417 km
Departure station:
Explanada de la Estación, s/n, 29002, Malaga, Spain
Arrival station:
Plaza Emperador Carlos V, 28045, Madrid, Spain
Agustín de Foxá, 40, Madrid, Spain
28045 , Madrid, Spain
Paseo del Rey, 1092, Madrid, Spain
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Bullet train
2 hrs 47 min

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.
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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.

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2 hrs 47 min

Malaga to Madrid Train Review & Rating

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