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AVE Madrid to Malaga

Trains AVE from Madrid to Malaga

It is always cheaper to buy tickets online than in physical spaces and AVE Madrid - Malaga is no exception. Now, it is possible to travel fast, comfortably and very cheap from Madrid to Malaga, if you want to know how, we will explain it to you. Before accessing the AVE Madrid Malaga, check on your ticket AVE Madrid - Malaga the number of wagon, because it will be more comfortable to look for it on the platform than inside the AVE.

Thanks to our prices for AVE tickets Madrid - Malaga and our simple guidelines, you can get your fares for AVE Madrid - Malaga for the lowest amount that you are going to find, 19,50 €. It will take us 2 hours 55 minutes at most to finish the route by AVE Madrid Malaga, which is still a very good time of travel! Equally, for the return, AVE Malaga Madrid.

Knowing that you might pay only up to 19,50 €, you will want to know how to do it, well then, we can start speaking about the different classes in which you can book your AVE tickets Madrid - Malaga, let us talk about economy class and about Confort class, in the first instance, the price for the tickets AVE Madrid - Malaga will range from 0,00 € and 0,00 €, and in this case, we will move between amounts of 27,05 € and 165,60 €. For only $precioAVEDuracionTrayectoMinimo, access the fastest AVE Madrid Malaga.

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AVE Madrid - Malaga

Distance: 417 Km
Average length: 2 hours 44 minutes
Average speed: 153.5 km/h
Price of the cheapest ticket: 19,50 €
Average ticket price: 70,62 €
Price of the expensive ticket: 165,60 €

AVE to Malaga

  • AVE Madrid to Malaga 19,50 €
  • AVE Barcelona to Malaga 24,95 €
  • AVE Córdoba to Malaga 9,20 €
  • AVE Valencia to Malaga 47,15 €
  • AVE Lleida to Malaga 20,05 €
  • AVE Ciudad Real to Malaga 19,85 €

The cheapest AVE Madrid Malaga ticket

The search for the AVE train ticket from Madrid to Malaga for the best price was made on the a las h, it is a AVE train with departure on the 24/10/2023 a las 12:35 h and arrival on the 24/10/2023 a las 15:25 h. The price of the cheapest ticket has been 19,50 € and the cheapest rate possible for this ticket has been the Básico 4 O Más fare.

Renfe official ticket from AVE Madrid to Malaga

Billete AVE Madrid  Malaga 31/03/2016 issues official AVE Madrid Malaga tickets and it does totally legally as a verified and authorised travel agency by Renfe, ie if you buy a AVE Madrid Malaga ticket through our website, you only need to print the ticket or to show the bidi code sent to the mobile phone, present it at the Madrid Atocha station and get on the train you have got assigned.

This is a real example of a Madrid Malaga ticket issued by

On it you can see the ticket number 7736400616917, the locator 4AHHLN, the origin and destination stations, in this case the train travels from Madrid Atocha to Málaga-maría Zambrano. The railway operator Renfe, the train type AVE, the train number 02082 and the rail car 008. The contracted rate Promo in Turista class, the assigned seat 05D, the price for the ticket, this Madrid Malaga train ticket is not necessarily the cheapest ticket since the price of the train ticket often depends on the time in advance with which you bought the ticket. In this case the price is 23,85€ and the departure date is 31/03/2016. The train departure time of this ticket is at 08:25 h and the arrival of this train at the Málaga-maría Zambrano station is at 10:45 h. The duration of the journey from Madrid Atocha to Málaga-maría Zambrano has been 2 horas 20 minutos.

Cheap AVE Madrid Malaga tickets

  • Origin Destination Train Date Price
  • Madrid Málaga-María Zambrano AVE 24/10/2023 19,50 €
  • Madrid Málaga-María Zambrano AVE 31/10/2023 20,35 €
  • Madrid Málaga-María Zambrano AVE 11/01/2023 21,20 €
  • Madrid Málaga-María Zambrano AVE 31/01/2023 23,40 €
  • Madrid Málaga-María Zambrano AVE 17/01/2023 25,45 €
  • Madrid Málaga-María Zambrano AVE 18/02/2023 27,30 €

AVE from Madrid to Malaga, stations, prices and schedules

Enlarge map AVE Madrid to Malaga Check the timetables for AVE from Madrid to Malaga on AVE schedules Madrid to Malaga.

For the route we are dealing with, from Madrid to Malaga, the cheapest class by AVE is the Estándar class and the less economical is 2 hours 50 minutes class. The best trip starts with the best tickets for AVE Madrid - Malaga.

If instead of be based on the class in which we are going to travel by AVE from Madrid to Malaga we are on the departure times from Madrid until the arrival at Málaga-María Zambrano, the most optimal is at 12:35 h and the worst is at 11:35 h, in the first instance, only for 19,50 € we will be at Málaga-María Zambrano at 15:25 h and in the second one, we will be at Malaga at 14:10 h having paid 165,60 € for the AVE tickets Madrid - Malaga. Booking a seat in your ticket AVE Madrid - Malaga, you travel much more comfortable than in other means of transport.

However, we have to keep in mind that on, the maximum amount you are going to pay for your tickets AVE Madrid - Malaga are these 165,60 € we will pay if we choose 2 hours 50 minutes class and/or the departure time at 11:35 h. If you do not want to worry about where to park, how to get from Madrid to the centre in Malaga and these kind of problems,the solution is clear, book now your tickets AVE Madrid Malaga.

It is appropriate to know that it is cheaper to start the journey by AVE from Madrid to Malaga in the evening and that the cheapest AVE tickets Madrid - Malaga cover the existing 417 Km in that route in 2 hours 50 minutes, and that the AVE tickets Madrid - Malaga with which we are going to finish our journey slower to Malaga have a cost of 21,20 €. The longest that a journey by AVE can take between Madrid and Malaga is 2 hours 55 minutes and the shortest will be 2 hours 26 minutes. We thank you to let us show you where and how to find the most affordable tickets for AVE Madrid - Malaga.

Information about the AVE journey from Madrid to Malaga

If you have doubts or questions about your AVE trip from Madrid to Malaga, we have prepared a list of questions that our clients usually ask us.

If I buy AVE tickets from Madrid to Malaga, do I have to print the tickets?
It is not necessary, we will send you the tickets both to your email and to your mobile phone so that you can travel without problems just by showing your mobile phone. We recommend, if you have the possibility to print them, that you do so in case you have problems with the coverage or with the battery of your mobile phone.
How long in advance do I have to be at the Madrid AVE station?
Normally we recommend that you be at the train station 30 minutes before the train's departure to go with tranquility and comfort.
What is the duration of the AVE trip from Madrid to Malaga?
The duration of the trip by AVE Madrid Malaga will depend on its stops. Normally the average duration of the trip is 2 hours 44 minutes , it will depend on the stops that the AVE train you have chosen has to make at other stations.
How fast do trains travel from Madrid to Malaga?
The AVE Madrid to Malaga travels at an average speed of 153.5 km/h , although at times it can reach much higher maximum speeds.
When does the first AVE depart from Madrid to Malaga?
Normally, the first AVE leaves Madrid at 7:35 h and arrives at Malaga at 10:25 h. TIt is possible that the schedule of the first AVE train will change if it is on holidays or weekends.
How much are the AVE tickets from Madrid to Malaga?
The prices of AVE trains from Madrid to Malaga can vary greatly, from 19,50 € to 165,60 € . The most important thing, if you are looking for the cheapest ticket, is that you buy it as far in advance as possible , this way you will get the best offers and prices.
Is there a direct AVE from Madrid to Malaga or will I have to change?
All AVE trains Madrid Malaga are direct , you will not need to change during the trip. You can go from Madrid to Malaga by AVE directly without getting off the train or changing stations, although the AVE may have to make a stop at an intermediate station.
Can I change or cancel my AVE tickets from Madrid to Malaga?
There are two options, there are tickets that, if they allow changes and cancellations and others do not, these are usually cheaper. It is very important that you choose the rate that suits you best at the time of purchase.
How far does the AVE travel from Madrid to Malaga?
Trains AVE traveling from Madrid to Malaga cover a distance of approximately 417 Km and the average duration of the AVE journey is 2 hours 44 minutes.
When is the last AVE from Madrid to Malaga?
Normally, the last AVE that can be taken leaves from Madrid at 20:30 h and arrives at Malaga at 23:14 h . It is possible that the schedule of the last AVE train changes if it is on holidays or weekends.

AVE Málaga María Zambrano station

The AVE Málaga María Zambrano station, which has been changing its official name over the years, has been named since 2007 María Zambrano, a Málaga-born philosophe. The station was formerly called Málaga Termo. It was inaugurated in 1862.

The AVE Málaga María Zambrano station is located in the Explanada de la Estación and the opening hours of the station in Málaga are between 05:00 am and 00:45 am.

The AVE Málaga María Zambrano train station is one of the most complete in Spain, its shopping center gives you even the opportunity to go bowling and to go to the cinema, as well as shopping, go to restaurants or bars, etc ... And of course, it is adapted for people with limited mobility or hearing impaired.

Estación del Ave Málaga María Zambrano

In addition to being a very complete AVE station, it is perfectly communicated by means of public transport, such as taxis, buses and metro lines, but you can also reach it by walking as it is 10 minutes from the city center. This AVE station is a point of reference both for travel and for leisure in the capital of the Costa del Sol. It hasn’t only has a huge shopping center inside, but you can find in its vicinity the Harbor  of Malaga, the beach Huelin, the Museum of Málaga, the Center for Contemporary Art, the Museum and House Museum of Picasso, the Roman Theater or the Alcazaba.

In this station in Málaga do not only depart and arrive AVE trains, but also AV City, Avant and Middle Distance trains. The biggest influx of rail traffic in the station of Málaga corresponds to the AVE trains to or from Madrid Puerta de Atocha, the connection in High Speed ??between Málaga and Madrid exists since 2007 and since 2008 it is connected with Barcelona as well, ??another important railway connection.

It is equipped to receive 24,000,000 passengers per year and it is 51,400 square meters.

More about the high speed line Madrid Málaga

This High Speed ??line has been running since the 24th of December 2007 and since then, its number of passengers hasn’t stopped growing, join the users who choose to have all the amenities at their fingertips and at the best price with our AVE Madrid Málaga train tickets.

AVE Madrid Málaga trains depart from Madrid's Atocha station and arrive at María Zambrano station in Málaga, some departures are direct, others have intermediate stops at Córdoba, Puente Genil Herrera and Antequera Santa Ana stations.

Both the Atocha station and the María Zambrano station are perfectly connected and have different means of public transportation to reach it, this is another of the advantages of traveling the Madrid Málaga route by AVE, both for the outward and the return journey.

Estación de AVE de Málaga

As always with, you can book your AVE Madrid - Málaga tickets at the best available price, choose between the different departure and arrival times that have this line, select the fare and the cheapest class, and all this, in a couple of Clicks.

Usually the Economy class is the most economic class, although there are promotions and occasional discounts, don’t forget to check our search engine for cheap AVE trains tickets and always find the best price according to your preferences when traveling, you will be surprised by the cheap tickets you can find for your AVE Madrid Málaga tickets also in business class.


Travel from Madrid to Málaga by high speed trains, with all the amenities, punctuality and with the best price available with our AVE Madrid Málaga tickets.

The trips on AVE trains from Madrid to Málaga are very popular, and there are many reasons for this.

It covers the 417 kilometers that separate these two important cities at high speed ??and with the commitment of punctuality of the AVE train, without waiting, without delays, without queues, you just need to arrive at the platform at the train station of Atocha with a reasonable time in advance, get on the AVE, sit on your seat and get ready to rest, read, watch a movie or just to look at the landscape through the window.

More about the AVE Madrid Málaga

Traveling from Madrid to the beach with the AVE is possible with one of our most beloved lines: Madrid-Málaga. The most important railway station in Malaga is called Málaga - María Zambrano. Before that, it was called Málaga - Término but in 2007 the name was changed. María Zambrano was a Spanish philosopher and essayist who was born in 1904 and died in 1991. During her life she traveled extensively and in her essays we can see a critical voice to the European thought of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that in her opinion, caused the disasters of the twentieth century.

It is the second busiest station in Andalusia, after the station in Sevilla Santa Justa. Before the arrival of the High Speed, the second station with more influx of passengers in Andalusia was in Cordoba Central. Since the arrival of the High Speed ??in Málaga, the number of passengers has increased considerably. Its location is central and it is very well connected through other means of transport. The station is next to the bus station and 9 km from Málaga airport. Málaga is the entrance to the Costa del Sol, a tourist area that goes along the coastline where tourists from different parts enjoy the sun and its beaches. For example in Marbella, Fuengirola, Torremolinos and of course, Málaga.

Marbella Costa del Sol

The Málaga - María Zambrano station was inaugurated in 1862 with the assistance of Queen Elizabeth II. The station that we can see today is the result of works that began in 2005 and ended in 2007. The reason for this remodeling was the desire and need to bring a high speed line to Málaga.

In 2007 the Madrid - Málaga high speed line was opened. In 2008, the connection between Malaga and Barcelona by AVE was also opened. The journey time from Madrid to Málaga with the AVE is approximately of 2 hours and 40 minutes. The average speed is 156 km/h.


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