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Journey Details

Best price $ 48.98
Journey duration 6 h 14 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 08:30
Last departure 18:00
Distance 477.8 mi

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Barcelona to Málaga?

Prices will vary when you travel from Barcelona to Málaga. On average, though, you'll pay about $ 120.63 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $ 48.98, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Stations of departure

Barcelona Sants
Estación de Barcelona Sants
Barcelona - Sants

Destination stations

Malaga María Zambrano
Estación de Málaga-María Zambrano
Málaga - María Zambrano

CO2 emissions for this route


Ticket price Barcelona - Málaga every day

In 2 days
In 3 days
In 4 days
In 5 days
In 6 days
$ 102.43
$ 86.72
$ 120
$ 108.81
$ 107.64
$ 119.51
$ 140.60
$ 110.91
$ 110.91
$ 110.91
$ 111.25
$ 110.91
$ 111.25
$ 110.91
$ 69.09
$ 64.61
$ 35.96
$ 44.15
$ 51.20
$ 52.71
$ 119.50
$ 1.17
$ 51.26
$ 46.87
Duration: 5 h 56 min
Barcelona - Sants - Málaga - María Zambrano
15:50 - 21:46
$ 140.60
Duration: 6 h 9 min
Barcelona - Sants - Málaga - María Zambrano
06:45 - 12:54
$ 179.27
Duration: 6 h 48 min
Barcelona - Sants - Málaga - María Zambrano
10:33 - 17:21
$ 200.36

How much time will it take to go from Barcelona to Málaga by train?

The journey from Barcelona to Málaga covers a distance of 478.5 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 7 h 22 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 5 h 32 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Barcelona to Málaga faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Barcelona to Málaga leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Barcelona to Málaga leaving at 17:50. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:00.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

When traveling from Barcelona to Málaga by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Barcelona by using stations such as BARCELONA-ESTACIO DE FRANÇA, Barcelona Sants, BARCELONA-SANTS, Estación de Barcelona Sants and Barcelona - Sants. These connect you to stations including MALAGA MARIA ZAMBRANO, Malaga María Zambrano, Malaga, Estación de Málaga-María Zambrano and Málaga - María Zambrano in Málaga. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Barcelona or in Málaga, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Barcelona leave for Málaga?

The route from Barcelona to Málaga is served by providers including Renfe, Ave, Renfe AVE, and SBB. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 5 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Barcelona 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Barcelona to Málaga, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.