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Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

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Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

Hi,

Can someone suggest the best way to travel to Marbella from Madrid? I'll be there in August....

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1. Re: Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

Many would use the fast train taking just over 2 1/2 hours then switch to the Portillo bus for transfer to Marbella main bus station. You can buy the through ticket using RENFE. Just input Madrid to Marbella-Bus on www.renfe.com

You may find a PROMO fare which reduces cost.

A timing I just looked at starts from Madrid at 09.35 and gets you to Marbella bus station by 13.15 at a Promo fare of under €70 but depends on day of travel.

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2. Re: Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

Thank you, I'll look into it!

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3. Re: Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

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The bus station is just across the road from the train station. Simples!

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4. Re: Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

Others may choose to fly down to Malaga then take a bus from the airport to Marbella bus station.

Airlines search : www.skyscanner.net

Buses search - there are several each day in summer.

portillo.avanzabus.com/web/default.aspx…

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5. Re: Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

Best as in cheapest is by bus all the way

billebus.es/daibus/autobus-madrid-marbella.p…

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6. Re: Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

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But doesn't it take 6-7 hours, though?

:-)

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7. Re: Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

mark:

I would take the AVE from Madrid to Malaga. Behind the train station in Malaga (Maria Zambrano Station) you will find the bus station and take the bus to Marbella.

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g187514-c80518/Madrid…

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8. Re: Best way to get to Marbella from Madrid??

Thanks for all the suggestions :-)

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