There are 4 ways to get from Santander to Málaga by bus, plane, train or car

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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Bus, fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Malaga (AGP) BIO - AGP

$57 - $233

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 13 min

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

$117 - $156

Bus  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Granada
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga Ouibus

$58 - $113

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Málaga 615.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Málaga is to bus which costs 45€ - 100€ and takes 13 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Málaga is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Santander and Málaga is 752 km. The road distance is 984.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Santander to Málaga, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Malaga via Granada. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santander to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Malaga via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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

You can take a train from Santander to Málaga via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 8 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santander to Málaga via Granada in around 13 h 39 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Granada
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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