There are 5 ways to get from Valencia to Málaga by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Ic

$95 - $120

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7 h 15 min

  1. 386.8 miles

$40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

$50 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. 387.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly  •  2 h 58 min

  1. VLC - AGP

$54 - $257

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Valencia to Málaga 4 times a week. Tickets cost $95 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Valencia to Málaga twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Málaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Valencia and Málaga is 468 km. The road distance is 620 km.

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Málaga is to rideshare which costs 34€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Valencia to Málaga is to fly which takes 2 h 58 min and costs 45€ - 220€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Malaga. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm and arriving at Malaga. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

The train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Malaga takes 4 h 39 min including transfers and departs four times a week.