Maria Zambrano train station in Malaga is located in the city centre, near the harbour and the historic centre and has connections with AVE and middle-distance trains and links to the bus station, metro and buses.
AVE and middle-distance trains
Malaga has direct AVE (high speed train) connections to Antequera, Córdoba, Zaragoza, Tarragona, Barcelona and Madrid, as well as middle-distance connections with most major Spanish and Andalusian cities.
From autumn 2017 there will also be a direct AVE connection from Malaga to Granada in less than one hour.
Commuter trains, metro and buses
Within the same complex there is the access to the commuter lines C-1 (Malaga-Fuengirola) and C-2 (Malaga-Alora). The C-1 has a frequency of every 20 minutes, while the C-2 has a frequency of every hour.
At the main entrance of the train station you have access to the Málaga metro and buses. A few meters from the station is also located the bus station with a large number of intercity and interprovincial connections.
Schedules and transportation
The railway station is open daily from 5 am till 12:45 am. Counters for instant ticket sales are open from 6 am to 9:30 pm and presale counters from 7 am to 9:30 pm.
To get to the Airport: Suburban trains Line C1: Malaga Centro Alameda – Fuengirola. Journey time: 12 minutes
The Malaga Bus Station is located at Paseo de los Tilos, 50 meters from the railway station.
To get to the port: The port is located about 2 km away. You can take the following bus lines that leave from the main entrance of the station: Lines 1 – 3 – 16 – 19 – 24
Integrated into the station there is also a huge shopping centre, Vialia Mall, with more than 100 shops, restaurants and cafes, kids club, nursery room, 10 cinemas and a 4-star hotel, the Hotel Barceló Vialia and underground parking. Most shops also open on Sundays.
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