Shortest travel time:
5 h 32 m
Longest travel time:
8 h 24 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
Avg. daily departures:
Earliest departure:
Latest departure:
Catalonia's capital is a very popular travel destination, welcoming hundreds of tourists daily. Find all you need to know about railway stations in Barcelona!
Show more
Barcelona train stations
Sants Station
Carrer del Rector Triado, 75, 08014, Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Airport Terminal
08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
770 km
To fully prepare for the upcoming trip, learn everything you need to know about train stations in Malaga, in-house facilities, and available rail services.
Show more
Malaga train station
Maria Zambrano
Explanada de la Estación, s/n, 29002, Malaga, Spain

Barcelona to Malaga Train Information

If you are already planning your upcoming trip from wonderful Catalonia’s capital to famous Costa del Sol, think about hopping on a Barcelona to Malaga train. Being one of the most time-saving options on the route, the well-equipped Ave train runs with a maximum speed of 350 kph (217 mph) and provides a direct 6-hour connection between the main railway stations of these two spectacular cities. To guarantee the utmost comfort during the ride, all coaches are air-conditioned and offer spacious seats, power outlets, and plenty of luggage space. One of the great perks of booking your Barcelona to Malaga train tickets on Rail Ninja is that you can make a reservation as far as 2 years before the selected departure date.

Is there a high-speed train from Barcelona to Malaga?

Renfe’s AVE high-speed train is the fastest Barcelona to Malaga train option. Reaching the speed of up to 310 km/h (193 mph), it takes AVE high-speed train about 6 hours to carry you to Malaga’s Maria Zambrano station.

Which train station in Barcelona goes to Malaga?

Renfe’ AVE high-speed train operates from Barcelona Sants train station. The station is very accessible as it is located almost in the city’s center. Take bus line 32, 78, and 109 or use metro lines 3 or 5 to find your way to the station.

Barcelona to Malaga Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Morning trains
5 hrs 32 min
8 hrs 24 min
Afternoon trains
5 hrs 57 min
7 hrs 22 min

Trains on Barcelona - Malaga Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Bullet train
6 hrs 21 min
Train with 1 change
5 hrs 32 min

Barcelona to Malaga Train Review & Rating

Clean and modern train, no complaints

Derek W. about traveling from Barcelona to Malaga