There are 5 ways to get from Valencia to Málaga by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Malaga Ic

$100 - $130

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Málaga 386.8 miles

$42

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Malaga

$55 - $80

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Málaga 387.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP

$54 - $257

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Málaga, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Valencia to Málaga 4 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Valencia to Málaga every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Málaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Valencia to Málaga?

The distance between Valencia and Málaga is 468 km. The road distance is 620 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Valencia to Málaga?

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Málaga is to rideshare which costs 34€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Valencia to Málaga?

The quickest way to get from Valencia to Málaga is to fly which takes 2 h 56 min and costs 40€ - 210€.

Is there a direct train between Valencia and Málaga?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Malaga. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

Is there a direct bus between Valencia and Málaga?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Malaga. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Valencia to Málaga?

The train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Malaga takes 4 h 39 min including transfers and departs four times a week.