If you are looking for different alternatives to travel from Málaga to Barcelona, trains and carpooling solutions could be a good deal seen the relatively short distance.
Despite being extremely cheap, the bus is also very slow and getting from Málaga to Barcelona by bus will take you a while. You could consider travelling by plane, getting low-cost tickets if you can book in advance.
How many bus connections are there from Málaga to Barcelona every day?
What time are the buses to Barcelona?
The average duration of the journey is 16 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest bus connections get you to Barcelona in 16 hours and 10 minutes. The first bus is scheduled at 01:05 and the last one at 13:08.
Which bus companies are in service in the route Málaga - Barcelona?
There are many companies cooperating with virail, among which also ALSA with buses to Barcelona.