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

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Train  •  3h 7m

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

50€ - 100€

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses to Torremolinos Madrid

18€ - 60€

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Torremolinos 541.6 km

50€ - 80€

Fly to Malaga, train  •  4h 28m

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

Fly to Granada, bus  •  6h 20m

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

58€ - 268€

Madrid → Torremolinos
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Torremolinos is to bus which costs 18€ - 60€ and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Torremolinos is to train which costs 50€ - 100€ and takes 3h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses and arriving at Torremolinos. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Torremolinos. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Torremolinos via Malága-María Zambrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Madrid and Torremolinos is 428 km. The road distance is 541.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Torremolinos without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 50€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Madrid to Torremolinos, including transfers.

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Madrid to Torremolinos bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses station.

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Madrid to Torremolinos 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 Torremolinos is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 50€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 60€ and takes 6h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Torremolinos.
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  • Distance: 427.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano 5 times a day. Tickets cost 50€ - 100€ and the journey takes 2h 33m. Alternatively, Interbus operates a bus from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses to Torremolinos 5 times a day. Tickets cost 18€ - 50€ and the journey takes 6h 20m. ALSA also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Flights from Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
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 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Torremolinos
Ave. Duration
20 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 Estación Sur Autobuses to Torremolinos
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Torremolinos is 542 km. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Madrid to Torremolinos.

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

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Book your Madrid to Torremolinos bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 4656+ hotels available in Torremolinos. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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