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There are 5 ways to get from Salamanca to Málaga by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave

$94 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus ALSA  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Malaga

$40 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Madrid Auto Res Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Torremolinos

$44 - $54

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Málaga 417.5 miles

$75 - $120

Train, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP

$66 - $285

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The cheapest way to get from Salamanca to Málaga is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salamanca to Málaga is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salamanca and arriving at Malaga. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salamanca to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Salamanca and arriving at Malaga via Madrid Chamartín and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Salamanca and Málaga is 485 km. The road distance is 668 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Málaga without a car is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Salamanca to Málaga, including transfers.

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

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Salamanca to Málaga train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Salamanca station.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Málaga is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 302.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain and Málaga, Spain?

You can take a train from Salamanca to Málaga via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Salamanca to Málaga once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Tangier
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Salamanca to Malaga
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Salamanca to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$27
Auto Res Normal
$20
Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
mma.interbus.es
Bus from Madrid to Torremolinos
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
mma.interbus.es

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Málaga is 668 km. It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to drive from Salamanca to Málaga.

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

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Book your Salamanca to Málaga bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 4103+ hotels available in Málaga. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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