Shortest travel time:
2 h 28 m
Longest travel time:
2 h 55 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
Avg. daily departures:
Earliest departure:
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The lively capital of Spain boasts quite a few busy train hubs. Check out everything you need to know about railway stations in Madrid.
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Madrid train stations
Puerta de Atocha
Plaza Emperador Carlos V, 28045, Madrid, Spain
Agustín de Foxá, 40, Madrid, Spain
Madrid - Atocha Cercanias
28045 , Madrid, Spain
Principe Pio
Paseo del Rey, 1092, Madrid, Spain
417 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.
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Malaga train station
Maria Zambrano
Explanada de la Estación, s/n, 29002, Malaga, Spain

Madrid to Malaga Train Information

Without a doubt, one of the most time-saving options to discover the miracles of sun-kissed Spain is taking a train from Madrid to Malaga. An absolute favorite among adventurers is the AVE high-speed train that brings you from the spectacular Spanish capital to the southern part of the country in about 2,5 hours. Besides short travel times, this train boasts great service and modern amenities onboard, featuring cozy seats, generous luggage space, power sockets, free Wi-Fi, and entertaining multimedia. On Rail Ninja, you can easily browse the departure schedule and book your Madrid to Malaga train tickets within a few minutes.
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Is there a high-speed train from Madrid to Malaga?

Noted for great onboard service and short travel times, AVE high-speed train in one of the top-choice on Madrid - Malaga rail route.

How do I get from Madrid airport to Malaga by train?

As there are no direct rail services available between the mentioned destinations, you first need to reach the Atocha station, which regularly sends trains to the city of Malaga. Trains to Madrid's central station depart from Aeropuerto T4 every hour, so you won't spend much time waiting.

Madrid to Malaga Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Morning trains
2 hrs 35 min
2 hrs 51 min
Afternoon trains
2 hrs 33 min
2 hrs 52 min
Evening trains
2 hrs 28 min
2 hrs 55 min

Trains on Madrid - Malaga Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Bullet train
2 hrs 28 min

Madrid to Malaga Train Review & Rating

We're really glad that we took the Madrid - Malaga train instead of a plane

David & Mary F. about traveling from Madrid to Malaga