Renfe has introduced a new daily service between Malaga and Ronda, taking in several stations on the way including El Chorro. It is now possible to spend a reasonable amount of time at either location and get back the same day.
The train departs Málaga MZ station at 10.05 and arrives at El Chorro at 10.43 and Ronda at 11.52.
The return train leaves Ronda at 16.55, leaves El Chorro at 18.02 arriving in Álora at 18.15 and Málaga MZ at 18.47.
Posted in Ronda and Malaga forums.