There is one main bus station in Malaga city serving all long distant routes, and also a smaller bus halt called Muelle de Heredia serving the city and nearby towns mainy east of Malaga.
MALAGA´S MAIN BUS STATION
Malaga´s main bus station is situated on Paseo de los Tilos in the south west of the city centre.
It is well organized, open and light with an L shaped concourse. There are 38 platforms with electronic signs showing departure time and bus destination.
It conveniently located next door to the Maria Zambrano Train station, which has a frequent local 'cercanias' train service to Malaga Costa del Sol Airport 9 km away. The main bus station is approximately 2 km from the Malaga Port.
In the centre of the concourse is an information point. Nowadays the information office windows are unmanned but there is a touch screen info point that is actually the same info as the online timetable. Having selected your destination you can print the bus times.
Times of the arrivals and departures of buses and platform numbers are shown on the electronic display above the desk.
Buses from Malaga Bus Station travel over Spain including; Cadiz, Cordoba, Madrid, Valencia, Almeria, Bilbao, Huelva and various cities of Galicia and also to France and Morocco.
Timetable information is on our Malaga Bus Station Timetables page.
Bus companies ticket offices in the main concourse.
Alsa Ticket office numbers 3,4, & 5
Tabita Tour 7
CTSA Portillo 14,15
Naviera Armas. 17
Saiz Tour 21
Tickets purchased on the on the bus:
Malaga Airport (AGP) (3€) Platform 30 (described as a normal bus stop at the end of the long finger that extends down the middle of the Bus station)
Riogordo Platform 32
Antequera Platform 33
Villanuevas (Algaida, Trabuco, Tapias) Platform 34
Armas the ferry company sailing from Motril to Melilla operate a free bus service to their ferry at the Motril port.
The station has news agents, restaurants, cafes, gift shops, travel agents, bureau de change and Internet services. They also have a childrens play area,an information point, toilets, disabled toilets, taxi rank, bus company ticket offices, public phones, a waiting room, left luggage lockers (Small suitcase or medium rucksack size), a luggage or parcel check in, post box, various small kiosk shops for gifts sweets books phone cards.
- ALSA - Tel: 902 422 242
- ALSINA - Tel: 952 318 295
- ATLASSIB - Tel: 626 211 826
- AUTOCARES MATEOS - Tel: 952 730 146
- AUTOCARES SAMAR - Tel: 952 363 024
- AUTOCARES VALLE NIZA - Tel: 952 542 784
- AUTOMOVILES CASADO - Tel: 952 315 908
- BUS TURISTICO DE MALAGA - Tel: 952 363 133
- CORPORACION ESPAÑOLA DE TRANSPORTES - Tel: 902 143 144
- DAIBUS - Tel: 902 277 999
- EMPRESA MALAGUEÑA DE TRANSPORTES - Tel: 952 350 061
- EUROBUS - Tel: 902 119 699
- LINEBUS - Tel: 963 915 446
- LOS AMARILLOS - Tel: 952 363 024
- RUIZ Y AVILA - Tel: 952 541 113
- SIERRA DE LAS NIEVES - Tel: 952 355 490
- TRANSPORTES ANIBAL - Tel: 902 360 073
- TRANSPORTES BACOMA - Tel: 902 422 242
- VAZQUEZ OLMEDO - Tel: 952 433 523
- VIAJES EUROLINES - Tel: 952 363 345
For more information about services to and from Malaga Bus Station, see our Malaga Bus Timetables page where you will find links to bus times. It is possible to purchase tickets for at the station or on line. Some travel agents sell tickets but they charge commission.
Timetable Information and Tickets Tel: 952 350 061
Customer Service Tel: 952 352 956
Address: Paseo de los Tilos, S/N, 29006 Málaga
This is the smaller of the two bus stations and is also named 'Estacion de Autobuses de Puerto de Malaga'. It serves the city and its surrounding province, such as Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Los Rubios, Rincón de la Victoria and Torremolinos. The station was renovated in 2010 so is fairly modern and is located in the entrance to the port on Avenue Heredia, very close to Plaza de la Marina.
View Muelle de Heredia Bus Station in a larger map
For bus timetables of buses leaving from Muelle de Heredia Bus Station, visit our Malaga bus timetable page.
Getting between the bus stations
Getting between Main Bus Station (Estacion de Autobuses, Paseo de los Tilos) and Muelle Heredia Bus Station (Estacion de Autobuses de Puerto de Malaga).
Walking between the bus stations is 1,400m.
Train; If you are arriving by the Maria Zambrano Train Stations (Next to the main bus station) consider taking the ‘Cercanias’ train one stop to ‘Centro Alhameda’ and then walking to Muelle Heredia Bus station which is only 700m.
Local bus number 4 runs from Paseo de los Tilos; Plaza de la Solidaridad (Stop Number 468) to Alameda Principal Sur (Stop Number 1861) which is 350m from the Muelle Heredia bus station. In the other direction it runs from from Alameda Principal Norte (Stop Number 1701) to Paseo de los Tilos - Estación de Autobuses (Stop Number 2417)
Local circular bus number C1 runs between the Alameda Principal (North) (Stop Number 601) and Maria Zambrano train station on Esplanada de la Estacion (Stop number 403) but not back as it is a circular service.
Taxi is the most convenient and will be under 6€.
Tourist Hop on Hop off bus also runs from the Maria Zambrano train station to the Port entrance.
More info on our Getting Around Malaga page