417 km
Departure station:
Plaza Emperador Carlos V, 28045, Madrid, Spain
Agustín de Foxá, 40, Madrid, Spain
28045 , Madrid, Spain
Paseo del Rey, 1092, Madrid, Spain
Arrival station:
Explanada de la Estación, s/n, 29002, Malaga, Spain
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2 hrs 33 min

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 Madra - 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.

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Shortest travel time:
2 hrs 33 min
Longest travel time:
2 hrs 50 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