There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Mijas by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ave

50€ - 100€

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Bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Torremolinos

22€ - 50€

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Bus #2  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Torremolinos

44€ - 62€

Drive  •  5h 38m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Mijas 555.3 km

55€ - 85€

Fly to Malaga, train  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP
  2. Take the train from Malága-María Zambrano to Torreblanca

Fly to Granada, bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Granada (GRX) MAD - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga

58€ - 264€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Mijas is to bus which costs 22€ - 55€ and takes 7h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Mijas is to train which costs 50€ - 100€ and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Mijas. However, there are services departing from Madrid Méndez Álvaro and arriving at Mijas via Torremolinos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Mijas. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Torreblanca via Malága-María Zambrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between Madrid and Mijas is 433 km. The road distance is 555.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Mijas without a car is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs 50€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Madrid to Mijas, including transfers.

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Madrid to Mijas bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Madrid Méndez Álvaro station.

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Madrid to Mijas train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Mijas is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs 50€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 55€ and takes 7h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Mijas.
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  • Distance: 432.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano every 3 hours. Tickets cost 50€ - 100€ and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, Interbus operates a bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Torremolinos hourly. Tickets cost 21€ - 50€ and the journey takes 6h 20m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Flights from Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 100€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
50€ - 70€
Promo+
58€ - 63€
Flexible
75€ - 100€
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malága-María Zambrano to Torreblanca
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Torremolinos
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Schedules at
interbus.es
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Granada to Malaga Estacion
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Madrid to Mijas bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Torremolinos station.

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Madrid to Mijas train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Malaga Maria Zambrano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Mijas is 555 km. It takes approximately 5h 38m to drive from Madrid to Mijas.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 7376+ hotels available in Mijas. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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