Shortest travel time:
2 h 44 m
Longest travel time:
3 h 15 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
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Malaga train station
Maria Zambrano
Explanada de la Estación, s/n, 29002, Malaga, Spain
417 km
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
Pta. Atocha - Almudena Grandes
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
Madrid Estacion Sur
Calle Méndez Álvaro 84, 28045, Madrid, Spain

Malaga to Madrid Train Information

Without a doubt, one of the most time-saving options to discover the miracles of sun-kissed Spain is taking a high-speed train from Malaga to Madrid. An absolute favorite among adventurers is the AVE bullet 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 train tickets from Malaga to Madrid within a few minutes. The Rail.Ninja team wishes you a pleasant trip and hope that your Madrid travel experience will be unforgettable. To make the most of your getaway we strongly suggest using Spain itinerary planner to create customizable trips all over Spain and other European destinations choosing among the hundreds of offers for each taste and budget.

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

Yes, the fastest train operating on Malaga to Madrid rail line is AVE high-speed train which gets you to the Spanish capital in just 2 hours 30 minutes.

How to get from Malaga to Madrid?

Since trains are one of the most favorite options on this route, you should start your trip from Malaga Maria Zambrano station, where you need to catch one of the direct Renfe trains to Madrid. After a 2,5-hour journey, you arrive at the Atocha rail station which is set in the very center of the city.

Malaga to Madrid Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Morning trains
2 hrs 44 min
3 hrs 15 min
Afternoon trains
2 hrs 44 min
3 hrs 8 min
Evening trains
2 hrs 49 min
3 hrs 8 min

Trains on Malaga - Madrid Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Bullet train
2 hrs 44 min
Express train
3 hrs 15 min
Bullet train
2 hrs 49 min
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Malaga to Madrid Train Review & Rating

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Cindy J. about traveling from Malaga to Madrid