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Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 08m
Trains per day16
Fare range€24.00 - €137.00
Distance416km
Train operatorsDaibus,
First & last trains
First train departs at07:00
Last train departs at21:25
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 24m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationMadrid
Destination StationMálaga

Madrid to Málaga train times

Check out the next trains departing from Madrid to Málaga for Monday 17th Dec 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:00
10:00
Madrid
Málaga
3h 00m
1 change
07:20
10:05
Madrid
Málaga
2h 45m
Direct
07:35
10:20
Madrid
Málaga
2h 45m
Direct
08:25
10:49
Madrid
Málaga
2h 24m
Direct
09:35
12:22
Madrid
Málaga
2h 47m
Direct

Renfe and AVE trains from Madrid to Málaga

You can travel from Madrid to Málaga on Renfe and AVE trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.
Renfe train

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Renfe Ave train

AVE is Renfe's high-speed train, with trains capable of reaching up to 330 km/h. It’s one of the fastest trains in Europe and connects the main cities of Spain. Most AVE trains offer four comfort classes – Turista (standard class), Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats), Preferente (lounge access, wide leather seats, food and drink service) and Club (First Class equivalent, with 1-1 configuration, ultra-wide seats, gourmet food and drink and lounge access). All AVE trains have air conditioning, power sockets, free WiFi and a buffet carriage serving a selection of food and drinks.

How long does it take to travel from Madrid to Málaga by train?

The average journey time between Madrid and Málaga is 3 hours and 8 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 24 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 19 trains per day travelling from Madrid to Málaga. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Madrid to Málaga?

The first train from Madrid to Málaga departs at 07:00. The last train from Madrid to Málaga departs at 21:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Madrid and Málaga?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to Málaga without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from Madrid to Málaga. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Málaga to Madrid.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid to Málaga for a typical week day using timetable data for 17/12/2018. 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 24/09/2018 for travel on 25/09/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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