There are 6 ways to get from Murcia to Málaga by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Murcia to Malaga

$30 - $50

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Rideshare  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Murcie to Málaga 250.6 miles

$23 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus Transportes Comes  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Alcantarilla to Granada
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga

$46 - $67

Train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Beniel to Alacant Terminal C-1
  2. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave

$131 - $186

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Murcia to Málaga 252 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP

$83 - $298

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Murcia and arriving at Malaga. Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Murcia to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Murcia del Carmen and arriving at Malaga via Beniel, Alacant-Terminal and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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The distance between Murcia and Málaga is 323 km. The road distance is 403.3 km.

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The best way to get from Murcia to Málaga without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Murcia to Malaga takes 6 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Murcia to Málaga bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Murcia station.

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Murcia to Málaga train services, operated by Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE), depart from Beniel station.

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The best way to get from Murcia to Málaga is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 8 min.

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

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Murcia to Málaga bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Malaga station.

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Map of how to get from Murcia to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 202 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Murcia, Spain and Málaga, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Murcia to Málaga every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. Dary Commerce also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Murcia to Málaga via Beniel, Alacant Terminal, Alacant-Terminal, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 8 h 8 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Beniel to Alacant Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
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 Murcia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Murcia to Málaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Alcantarilla to Granada
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Book at
movelia.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Murcie to Málaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Book at
blablacar.es

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Murcia to Málaga train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Malaga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Murcia to Málaga is 403 km. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Murcia to Málaga.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Valencia Airport to Malaga Airport.

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Book your Murcia to Málaga bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 4276+ hotels available in Málaga. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Murcia and Málaga. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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