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About the train journey from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano

Want to travel from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano usually takes 10 hours 59 minutes on average to travel 243 miles (392 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 6 hours 45 minutes. You can expect to find 7 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Alicante Terminal and Málaga-María Zambrano, you’ll need to make 2 changes on your way to Málaga-María Zambrano.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €43.35.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Málaga-María Zambrano, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano by train

It takes an average of 10h 59m to travel from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano by train, over a distance of around 243 miles (392 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano and tickets for this journey start from €43.35 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 45m
PriceFrom €43.35
Distance243 miles (392 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
First train10:12
Last train20:15
Departure stationAlicante Terminal
Arrival stationMálaga-María Zambrano
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsALSA

Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano train times

Check out the next trains departing from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano for Tuesday 7th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:12 16:21 7h 9m, 2 changes
09:35 16:21 6h 46m, 3 changes
11:40 18:25 6h 45m, 3 changes
11:40 19:08 7h 28m, 2 changes
16:00 08:55 16h 55m, 2 changes
17:10 08:55 15h 45m, 4 changes
19:15 11:24 16h 9m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano

The price of train tickets from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano starts at €43.35 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano take?

The average journey time by train between Alicante Terminal and Málaga-María Zambrano is 10 hours and 59 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Alicante Terminal and Málaga-María Zambrano by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano is 6 hours and 45 minutes.

How much does the train from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano cost?

Train ticket prices from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano can start from as little as €43.35 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano?

No, there are no direct train services from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano. Travelling from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano leave?

The first train from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano leaves at 10:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano leave?

The last train from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano leaves at 20:15. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Alicante Terminal and Málaga-María Zambrano by train?

Trains travelling from Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano cover a distance of around 243 miles (392 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Málaga-María Zambrano to Alicante Terminal.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Alicante Terminal to Málaga-María Zambrano for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/07/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/01/2021 for travel on 12/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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