Regional Trains - Malaga to Ronda

Cortes de la Frontera station is in the Guadiaro Valley  © Michelle Chaplow .
Cortes de la Frontera station is in the Guadiaro Valley

RONDA-MALAGA TRAIN ROUTE

By Fiona Flores Watson

Time: 2hr
Frequency: one train daily
Stops: Almargen Campillos, Bobadilla, El Chorro, La Mellizas, Alora, Pizarra, Cartama

The train heads north out of Ronda through the Serrania de Ronda, towards its first stop, Almargen, after which it turns east. After a brief detour to the north, for Campillos station, you arrive at the famous junction of Bobadilla, crossing point for all of central Andalucia's old train lines. After this, the line turns south, following the eastern edge of the the massive Guadalteba-Guadalhorce reservoir , before passing through the spectacular Garganta del Chorro gorge by tunnels and viaducts where "Von Ryan's express" was filmed and calling at its station, El Chorro, then shortly after Las Mellizas, and contining to follow the course of the Guadalhorce river itself. The last stop before arriving at Malaga is Alora with its hill-top castle. After this, the line continues south before heading east and into its final destination of Malaga Las Mellizas, and contining the follow the course of the Guadalhorce river itself. The last stop before arriving at Malaga is Alora with its hill-top castle. After this, the line continues south before heading east into its final destination of Malaga.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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