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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Málaga Ouibus

$30 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Torremolinos

$47 - $66

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

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Benalmádena every 2 hours. 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 $45 - $65 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 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
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
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Tangier
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
mma.interbus.es
Bus from Madrid to Málaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
mma.interbus.es
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Madrid - South Station to Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Benalmádena is 431 km. The road distance is 548 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Benalmádena is to bus which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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

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.

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.

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