There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Benalmádena by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave

$70 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Torremolinos

$31 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Torremolinos

$39 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Benalmádena 342.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP

$39 - $246

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Benalmádena is to bus which costs 26€ - 29€ and takes 8 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Benalmádena is to train which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Benalmádena. However, there are services departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Benalmádena Pueblo via Torremolinos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Benalmádena. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Benalmadena-Arroyo de la Miel via Málaga María Zambrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Benalmádena is 431 km. The road distance is 547.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Benalmádena without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Madrid to Benalmádena, including transfers.

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Madrid to Benalmádena bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid to Benalmádena train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Benalmádena is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6 h 56 min, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Benalmádena.
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  • Distance: 269.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Benalmádena, Spain?

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Benalmádena hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Benalmádena twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Torremolinos
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
mma.interbus.es
Bus from Madrid to Torremolinos
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
mma.interbus.es

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