Trains Madrid to Malaga

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Facts

Trains Madrid <> Malaga 

Booking horizon  2 months*
Duration 2h20
Distance  503km 
Direct trains Yes
First train Madrid 07h35
Last train Madrid 21h25
First train Malaga 07h35
Last train Malaga 21h20
Trains per day 12
Train company Renfe
Station Madrid Madrid Atocha
Station Malaga Malaga Maria Zambrona

*Sometimes tickets are available earlier, but often later, occasionally even just 1 month before departure

Timetable

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The first train leaves at 07h35 from Madrid Atocha, the last train leaves at 21h25. The journey time is 2 hours and 20 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 12 trains run between Madrid and Malaga. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets for the train from Madrid to Malaga!

Travel by AVE

Routes: 

Turista class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Power points at each seat
  • Reservation included

Turista Plus Class

  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 

Preferente Class

  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 
  • Included meal and drinks on Monday to Friday on AVE and EuroMed-services

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Spain by train - Train tickets & info

How to book cheap train tickets in Spain? 

  • Book as early as possibe, tickets are available 2 months in advance
  • Avoid trains during rush hour
  • Be aware that first class tickets are sometimes cheaper than second class tickets

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Renfe

  • National railways  in Spain 
  • All major routes, like Barcelona to Madrid and Seville to Madrid
  • High speed trains like the AVE

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Madrid Atocha - Info

Train Station Madrid

Madrid Atocha is the name of one of the two main stations in Madrid. The other main station in Madrid is Madrid Chamartin. AVE-trains run very regularly to  Seville, Cordoba and Barcelona. There is a daily night train to Lisboa. 

  • Wifi: no 
  • Luggage lockers: yes, 6h30-22h00
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, see Saba

To the city centre (Centro) 

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: rental shops are nearby 
  • Scooter: rental shops are nearby
  • Tram: - 
  • Subway: 3 minutes, M 1
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

 

 

Madrid Atocha - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Madrid Atocha

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Madrid Atocha - Trains to Madrid

Hotel Mediodia**

Classic Spanish hotel just 5 minutes from the station. High ratings. Affordable.   
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NH Madrid Atocha***

Opposite of Madrid Atocha, comfortable and modern. Great views, high ratings, great value for your money.    
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AC Hotel Carlton by Marriot****

Very convenient hotel just 300 meters from the station. Extensive breakfast buffet.   
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Madrid Atocha - Rental cars

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Malaga Maria Zambrano - Info

Train Station Malaga

Malaga Maria Zambrano is the name of the main station in Malaga. AVE-trains run very regularly to Madrid, Seville and Barcelona. 

  • Wifi: no 
  • Luggage lockers: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, see Saba

To the city centre (Centro) 

  • Walking: 20 minutes
  • Bike: yes, rental shops are nearby
  • Tram: - 
  • Subway: -
  • Bus: 20 minutes
  • Taxi: yes

 

Malaga Maria Zambrano - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Malaga Maria Zambrano

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Malaga Maria Zambrano - Trains to Malaga

Barcelo Malaga****

4-star hotel in the train station. Very convenient, very high ratings. Great views. 
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Malaga Maria Zambrano - Rental cars

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Rental Cars

9 rental car companies. Alamo, Dollar, Enterpise, Europcar, Flizzr, Hertz, Keddy, Sixt, Thrifty.