Malaga to Barcelona

Malaga to Barcelona

  Oct 28, 2021, 9 trips (53 – 226)

Malaga to Barcelona Schedule

Malaga to Barcelona Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Vueling Economy #VY211006:45 - 08:25€ 58.15
Vueling Economy #VY211409:35 - 11:15€ 74.97
Vueling Economy #VY211614:30 - 16:10€ 81.60
Vueling Economy #VY212017:35 - 19:15€ 105.06
Vueling Economy #VY211219:30 - 21:10€ 96.39
Vueling Economy #VY211823:05 - 00:45€ 53.04

Transportation from Malaga to Barcelona

  • Flights
    € 43.01
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Malaga to Barcelona

When you want to get from Malaga to Barcelona, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about EUR 125.57. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as EUR 42.84.

How far is Malaga from Barcelona?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Malaga to Barcelona. Your trip will be a total of 615 miles (989 km). The flying distance is 550 miles (884 km).

How long does it take to get from Malaga to Barcelona?

The travel time from Malaga to Barcelona can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 22 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Malaga to Barcelona?

The cost of the trip from Malaga to Barcelona varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Vueling: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as EUR 42.84 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as EUR 125.57.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Malaga to Barcelona:

  • Plane tickets - EUR 43.01 to EUR 68.81;
  • Bus tickets - EUR 104.94 to EUR 125.59;

How many trips per day are there between Malaga and Barcelona?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Malaga to Barcelona depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 08:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 21:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Malaga to Barcelona. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is EUR 43.01.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Malaga to Barcelona


Taking a bus from Malaga to Barcelona is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Malaga to Barcelona

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Malaga to Barcelona? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users took a plane.