The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Málaga is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
2 h 36 m
2 h 47 m
Trains per day
Of the 12 trains that leave Madrid for Málaga every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||2 h 44 min|
|Average train ticket price||€60 (€60)|
|Train frequency||11 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||iryo, Renfe AVE or Renfe AVLO|
Trains from Madrid to Málaga cover the 415 km long journey taking on average 2 h 44 min with our travel partners like iryo, Renfe AVE or Renfe AVLO. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around €60, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €46. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Malaga María Zambrano.
When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Atocha Cercanias. When arriving in Málaga, you can end your route in train stations like Malaga María Zambrano and Malaga-Aeropuerto.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Malaga María Zambrano, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need