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

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

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

$68 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Fuengirola

$26 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Torremolinos

$39 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Mijas 347 miles

$65 - $95

Fly, bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Arroyo de la Miel to Avda. de Méjico

$40 - $248

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Mijas is to bus which costs 22€ - 23€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Mijas is to train which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Mijas. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Mijas via Fuengirola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Mijas is 433 km. The road distance is 555.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Mijas without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs 55€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Madrid to Mijas, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Mijas is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs 55€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 23€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Mijas.
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  • Distance: 270.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Mijas hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras operates a bus from Madrid to Mijas every 2 hours. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
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
Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
mma.interbus.es
Bus from Madrid to Fuengirola
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
mma.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 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
Transportes de Area de Malaga
Phone
+ 34 (0) 955 038 665
Email
info@ctmam.es
Website
siu.ctmam.ctan.es
Bus from Arroyo de la Miel to Avda. de Méjico
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
siu.ctmam.ctan.es

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