Malaga Train Station, Maria Zambrano – Renfe

Our shuttle service extends to all parts of Malaga and provinces of Andalusia and of course is also available from Malaga train station named Maria Zambrano.

It is common for travellers arriving in the province in the AVE train to spend their holiday on the Costa del Sol and hiring a transfer in order to bring them to their hotel; frequently travellers book a private taxi to take them to the station to take the high speed train to other destinations such as: Seville, Ciudad Real, Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, among other provinces.

Renfe, the suburban train of Malaga

Inside the train station Maria Zambrano is located one of the stops of the Renfe suburban train linking different parts of Malaga city to Malaga airport and other municipalities as: Torremolinos, Benalmadena or Fuengirola. There is also another line from this train station which connects to other locations such as: Campanillas, Cartama, Pizarra or Alora.

AVE high-speed train in Malaga

Since 2007 Malaga has the high speed train, which was to join Madrid with Malaga and consequently having a good connection to the different provinces which are also using the AVE as means of transport. At present, the AVE high speed train runs the following destinations: Antequera, Cordoba, Seville, Cuidad Real, Madrid, Segovia, Albacete, Valencia and Barcelona among others. The high-speed train in Spain has a top speed of 250 km / h, has toilets in virtually all cars, 236 seats with room for one bag per person, plus a separate trunk in each lobby; a folding table, a good air conditioning system, a café / bar, soda machine, and providing many other services.

Following is a brief information on some destinations frequented by AVE from Malaga:

  • AVE from Malaga to Madrid
    The journey time is 2 hours and 35 minutes with an approximate cost of 80 to 90 euros. In many cases you can take advantage of the offers on the website depending on how far in advance you buy your ticket.
  • Train from Malaga to Seville
    Travel time is 1 hour and 55 minutes with an approximate cost of 44 euros. EconomyTransfer offers a shuttle service from Malaga to Seville in the following link.
  • Train from Malaga to Valencia
    The train ride to Valencia is rather long (8 ½ hours) at a price of approximately 60 euros.
  • AVE from Malaga to Barcelona
    It is a journey of five hours and forty minutes, costing about 140 euros; we recommend planning the trip in time to get some of the deals on the website and save money.
  • AVE from Malaga to Cordoba
    In just 55 minutes you can get to Cordoba for a price of 46 euros.

Transfers from the train station

You can hire our services of private transfers and taxis easily; you only need to select as a starting point “Malaga Train Station” (top of the site), and then choose the desired destination; you can check our competitive prices and make payment securely via credit card. Similarly you can perform the reverse process (from any destination to Malaga train station).

Other means of transport that can markedly facilitate your holidays in Malaga is a car hire; companies we recommend are:, or

Services at Malaga train station

Maria Zambrano train station has a shopping centre named Vialia and contains all the services that a station must have: Toilets, cafes, parking, lockers, shops, telephone and ticket collection, etc. everything is perfectly adapted for disabled and inside we find the large shopping centre Vialia.

Establishments at Vialia Shopping Centre

Restaurants and places where you can eat: Vialia has a large number of restaurant franchises such as: McDonald, Burger King, Dunkin’ Coffee, 100 Montaditos, Vips, Pans & Company, Latinos, Taco Bell, Ginos, Foster’s Hollywood, woking, etc.

Mediamarkt, specialist for sales of accessories and electronic equipment, telephony, appliances and audio-visual material for entertainment, has two floors in Vialia; a must stopover for lovers of technology.

The Yelmo-Malaga Vialia 3D Cinemas with 13 screens which projects the most popular films of the moment. Vialia also offers entertainment and leisure in the bowling Vid Bowling.

Other facilities: Clothes and accessories (H&M, Base, Bershka, Zara, Blanco, Stradivarius, etc.), toys and gifts shop, bookstore, lotteries and betting, a game store and a candy store, among many other stores.

Places of Interest close to the Railway Station

Thanks to its great location, close to downtown, you’ll find plenty of places to visit or you may be interested to know. Next to it is situated Malaga Bus Station, the shopping street Larios Centro in the city centre and if you need accommodation, there is a Barceló hotel right next to the train station Maria Zambrano.

Other malls are just 5 minutes’ walk away, as are the Malaga Plaza where you can visit many other shops and Fnac Library. The Corte Ingles shopping centre is situated next to it.

If you do not mind a walk in order to meet the most interesting attractions of Malaga, within 20 minutes’ walk you will be in the historic centre of the city full of history, art and culture. The Alcazaba of Malaga, the Cathedral, the Picasso Museum, the Roman Theatre, the Thyssen Museum, a walk through the park; these are the places in the centre we think you should take as priorities in your visit.

The port of Malaga is situated 2 kilometres away and is highly recommended since the opening of the leisure port called Pier One.

Important Numbers

Information of Train stations: 902 432 343
Renfe phone: 902 320 320
Information, reservation, sale, exchange and cancellation of tickets: 902 240 505
Official website: