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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Camp de Tarragona to Malaga Ave

$117 - $172

Cheapest option

Train to Barcelona, fly to Malaga  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Salou to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Malaga (AGP) BCN - AGP

$45 - $233

4 alternative options

Bus  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Salou to Malaga

$50 - $85

Drive  •  8h 35m

  1. Drive from Salou to Málaga 542.4 miles

$100 - $150

Train to Valencia, fly to Malaga  •  5h 6m

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

$83 - $298

Train to Barcelona, fly to Granada, bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Salou to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Granada (GRX) BCN - GRX
  3. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga

$81 - $264

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The cheapest way to get from Salou to Málaga is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Salou to Málaga is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 210€ and takes 5h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salou and arriving at Malaga. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 35m.

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The distance between Salou and Málaga is 683 km. The road distance is 867.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salou to Málaga without a car is to train which takes 7h 10m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Salou to Málaga, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Salou to Málaga is to train which takes 7h 10m and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Map of how to get from Salou to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 426.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 10m

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Salou to Málaga 4 times a day. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 5h 17m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Salou to Málaga 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 15h 35m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Salou to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salou to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 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 Salou to Malaga
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Salou to Málaga is 868 km. It takes approximately 8h 35m to drive from Salou to Málaga.

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Air Europa, Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Malaga Airport.

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Book your Salou to Málaga bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 4383+ hotels available in Málaga. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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