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Bilbao to Málaga by train

The journey from Bilbao to Málaga by train is 459.41 mi and takes 21 hr 19 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:20 PM and the last at 3:20 PM. It is possible to travel from Bilbao to Málaga by train for as little as $85.19 or as much as $241.19. The best price for this journey is $85.19.

Lowest Price$85.19
Journey Duration21 hr 19 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$85.19
Highest Price$241.19
First Departure3:20 PM
Last Departure3:20 PM
Distance459.41 mi
DepartureBilbao
ArrivalMálaga
CarriersStar East Airline, Sky Eyes

Bilbao to Málaga Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Bilbao to Málaga?

The prices for train tickets from Bilbao to Málaga vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Bilbao to Málaga will cost $85.19. The average train ticket price is approximately $179.49. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for train tickets from Bilbao to Málaga vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $179.49. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does the journey from Bilbao to Málaga take by train?

The distance between Bilbao and Málaga is approximately 459.41 mi. In general, it will take you about 21 hr 19 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Bilbao and Málaga is around 459.41 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 21 hr 19 min. However, the fastest routes between Bilbao and Málaga take 18 hr 46 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Bilbao to Málaga?

The first daily departure from Bilbao to Málaga leaves at 3:20 PM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 3:20 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Bilbao and Málaga. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Bilbao to Málaga, which usually leaves at 3:20 PM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 3:20 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

In Bilbao, departure stations include Bilbao - Kastrexana,Bilbao Abando,Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses. When you arrive in Málaga, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Malaga María Zambrano,Málaga-El Palo,MALAGA AIRPORT. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

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

The exact number of journeys from Bilbao to Málaga can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 1 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bilbao to Málaga. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bilbao to Málaga varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 1 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bilbao to Málaga. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Málaga.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bilbao to Málaga, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bilbao to Málaga.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Bilbao - Málaga train tickets can be found for as low as $135.17 if you’re lucky, or $166.08 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $227.06.

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When travelling to Málaga by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Bilbao to Málaga CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
51.75kg
Bus
55.45kg
Flight
147.87kg
Car
118.3kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bilbao to Málaga by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bilbao and Málaga are 51.75kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bilbao and Málaga? By taking the train between Bilbao and Málaga you will save 96.12kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.7kg compared to a bus and 66.55kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bilbao to Málaga?
A train ticket from Bilbao to Málaga is $179.49. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $85.19.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bilbao to Málaga?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bilbao to Málaga is $85.19. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bilbao and Málaga by train?
Bilbao to Málaga is 459.41 mi.
How long does the train between Bilbao and Málaga take?
Bilbao to Málaga is on average 21 hr 19 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 18 hr 46 min.
Which companies operate from Bilbao to Málaga?
The train journey from Bilbao to Málaga is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Star East Airline and Sky Eyes.
How many train connections per day go from Bilbao to Málaga?
Bilbao to Málaga has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bilbao to Málaga leave?
The earliest train from Bilbao to Málaga departs at 3:20 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Bilbao to Málaga depart?
The latest train from Bilbao to Málaga departs at 3:20 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bilbao to Málaga in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $85.19 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Bilbao to Málaga by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bilbao and Málaga is 18 hr 46 min.
Is there a direct train from Bilbao to Málaga?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bilbao and Málaga.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bilbao to Málaga by train?
The train journey from Bilbao to Málaga creates 51.75kg of CO2 emissions.

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