Madrid to Málaga train

Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

85

Average

85

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.

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11:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h35 02:05PMMalaga María Zambrano
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03:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h33 06:08PMMalaga María Zambrano
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05:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h35 08:10PMMalaga María Zambrano
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08:25AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h26 10:51AMMalaga María Zambrano
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02:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h48 05:23PMMalaga María Zambrano
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Train schedule from Madrid to Málaga

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07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h50 10:25AMMalaga María Zambrano
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08:25AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h26 10:51AMMalaga María Zambrano
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09:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h51 12:26PMMalaga María Zambrano
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11:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h35 02:05PMMalaga María Zambrano
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12:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h50 03:25PMMalaga María Zambrano
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02:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h48 05:23PMMalaga María Zambrano
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03:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h33 06:08PMMalaga María Zambrano
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04:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h52 07:27PMMalaga María Zambrano
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05:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h35 08:10PMMalaga María Zambrano
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06:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h28 08:58PMMalaga María Zambrano
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07:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h55 10:30PMMalaga María Zambrano
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08:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h44 11:14PMMalaga María Zambrano
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

2 h 26 m

Average

2 h 42 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

416 km

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.

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08:25AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h26 10:51AMMalaga María Zambrano
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06:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h28 08:58PMMalaga María Zambrano
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03:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h33 06:08PMMalaga María Zambrano
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11:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h35 02:05PMMalaga María Zambrano
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05:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h35 08:10PMMalaga María Zambrano
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Overview: Train from Madrid to Málaga

distanceDistance415 km
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price€74 (€74)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Málaga cover the 415 km long route taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around €74, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €51. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Malaga María Zambrano.

Train providers: Renfe and AVE trains Madrid to Málaga

Buy your official Renfe and AVE train tickets to Málaga from Madrid from €51 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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Travel comfortably from Madrid to Málaga with AVE, Renfe's high-speed trains. When you travel on the AVE train from Madrid to Málaga, the distance to travel is 257 miles (415 km) and prices start as low as €51. Check all the AVE train timetables and find the cheapest ticket between Madrid and Málaga on Omio!

Renfe is the main railway operator in Spain and offers a wide variety of AVE tickets perfect for your budget, such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card that you can add when booking your Renfe AVE ticket with Omio.

The Renfe AVE trains are among the fastest in the world, reaching 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, and the AVE connects the main cities of the country in just a few hours, offering comfort and flexibility in long and medium distances. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, toilets and entertainment on board, and when you book your ticket on Omio, we offer you the possibility of choosing the seat that suits you best.

Train information from Madrid to Málaga with AVE:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 43 min
  • AVE frequency: 9 a day

Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Málaga

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Málaga easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Málaga.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Málaga from Madrid for as little as €51  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Málaga train price to come in at an average of €74  one way.
    The train distance from Madrid to Málaga is around 415 km.
    On average the Madrid to Málaga train time is 2 h 26 min  covering the 415 km long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When arriving in Málaga, you can end your journey in train stations like Malaga María Zambrano and Malaga-Aeropuerto.

    Omio customers book a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes   to Malaga María Zambrano   most frequently for this route.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Madrid.

    The most popular arrival train station, Malaga María Zambrano, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre of Málaga.

    For the trip from Madrid to Málaga you can take a train with Renfe or Renfe AVE. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Madrid and Málaga on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 9 direct trains to Málaga from Madrid per day with Renfe AVE  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    On average, there are 9 trains a day from Madrid to Málaga. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Madrid to Málaga train departs at 07: 25   and the last train from Madrid to Málaga leaves at 07: 25. Check out the most up-to-date Madrid to Málaga train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Madrid to Málaga within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average €74 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Madrid to Málaga a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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    Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your journey to Málaga.
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    Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
    Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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