There are 3 ways to get from Quarteira to Málaga by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Loule to Huelva
  2. Take the train from Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central A
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Malaga A / ...

$73 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Málaga

$37 - $93

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Quarteira to Málaga 261.4 miles

$55 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Quarteira to Málaga is to bus which costs 30€ - 80€ and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quarteira to Málaga is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quarteira to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Quarteira and arriving at Málaga via Faro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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The distance between Quarteira and Málaga is 330 km. The road distance is 418.2 km.

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The best way to get from Quarteira to Málaga without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 16 min and costs 60€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Quarteira to Málaga, including transfers.

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Quarteira to Málaga bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Faro station.

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Quarteira to Málaga bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Málaga station.

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Málaga is 1 h ahead of Quarteira. It is currently 1:22 AM in Quarteira and 2:22 AM in Málaga.

Yes, the driving distance between Quarteira to Málaga is 418 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Quarteira to Málaga.

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  • Distance: 206 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

What companies run services between Quarteira, Portugal and Málaga, Spain?

InterNorte operates a bus from Quarteira to Málaga twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Train operators
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 Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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 Loule to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Faro to Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Málaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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