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

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Train  •  7 h 14 min

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

$115 - $175

Cheapest option

Train, fly  •  5 h 5 min

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

$45 - $233

3 alternative options

Train via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Camp de Tarragona to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave

$135 - $205

Bus  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Salou to Malaga

$55 - $85

Drive  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Salou to Málaga 542.4 miles

$100 - $150

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

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The quickest way to get from Salou to Málaga is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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

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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 7 h 14 min and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min 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 7 h 14 min and costs 95€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 15 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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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: 7 h 14 min

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 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Salou to Málaga 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 15 h 35 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp de Tarragona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp de Tarragona to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salou to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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
15 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com

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

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

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