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Marbella Buses

Marbella bus station on Avenida Trapiche. © Sophie Carefull
Marbella bus station on Avenida Trapiche.

Buses to and from Marbella

Marbella Bus Station

The Marbella bus station is located a km inland from the centre of the town on the north side of the A-7 ( old N-340) coast road at one of the intersections. (See map below). The local buses pass through the town centre befroe terminating  at the bus station.  The long distance coaches only stop at the bus station.

 

 

Routes and Tickets

Routes operate from Marbella bus station to the following destinations: Malaga Airport (AGP), - Algeciras - Almería - Benahavís - Benalmádena Costa - Cádiz - Coín - Córdoba - Estepona - Fuengirola - Granada - Hospital (from center) - Jaén - La Línea - Málaga - Nueva Andalucía - Ojén - Ronda - San Pedro (from bus station and center) - Sevilla - Torremolinos - Madrid

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Timetable (pdf) published 01-02-2021 for routes between: Malaga City (for Granada, Jaen, Cordoba), Malaga Airport, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Marbella, San Pedro, Estepona, Ronda, La Linea and Algeciras (for Cadiz, Sevilla).
 

 

 

Bus to Malaga Airport

Avanza / Portillo operate a direct non stop coach service from Malaga Airport to Marbella bus station.  Journey time is 45 mins. Tickets can be purchased online or purchased at the kiosk outside Malaga airport arrivals hall or at the Marbella bus station ticket kiosk. Luggage is conveniently placed in the luggage compartment under the bus. In the winter the first bus from Marbella to the airport is at 07.15 hrs and the last bus from the Malaga Airport to Marbella is at 22.30 hrs. There is no later service from Malaga city bus station, if your plane does not arrive in time for the 22.30 bus from the airport you will need either book a transfer, take a taxi, or stay in a hotel near the airport of a hotel near Malaga Bus Station. In the summer there is usually a later bus around midnight. 

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Timetable (pdf) published 01-02-2021 for routes between: Malaga City (for Granada, Jaen, Cordoba), Malaga Airport, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Marbella, San Pedro, Estepona, Ronda, La Linea and Algeciras (for Cadiz, Sevilla).

 

Coaches along Costa del Sol

Coaches depart for Malaga, some calling at Fuengirola, Benalmadena, Torremolinos, Malaga Airport and Málaga city

Coaches depart for Ronda, or Estepona and La Linea or Algeciras, a few continute to Cadiz or Sevilla.

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Timetable (pdf) published 01-02-2021 for routes between: Malaga City (for Granada, Jaen, Cordoba), Malaga Airport, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Marbella, San Pedro, Estepona, Ronda, La Linea and Algeciras (for Cadiz, Sevilla).

 

bus from MARBELLA TO ESTEPONA

There is a half-hourly stopping bus which runs to  Puerto Banus  San Pedro, and Estepona. This bus service terminates at the entrance to the Marina / Estepona port by the bullring.

Stops are: Estepona Port, Old Bus Station (on Avenida de España by Plaza ABC), Paseo Maritimo (Avenida de España near Calle de la Teraza), Plaza Ortiz, Palacio de Congresos (for the Bus Station), McDonald's, El Padron, El Gastor, El Velerin, Selwo Adventura, Bahondilla Alta, Parque Atena, Venta los Niños, Gran Hotel Playabella, Flamingos Golf, Hotel Santa Marta, El Pilar, Indalar, Guadalmina, Terminal San Pedro, Cortijo Blanco, Restaurant El Roberto, Playa del Duque, Puerto Banus, Hotel Melia Dinamar, Hotel Coral Beach, Restaurant Tony Roma's, Cruce Istan, Puente Romano, El Vicario, La Carolina, Montebello, Porcelanosa Marbella, Marbella Centro, Marbell Center, El Punto, Ricardo Soriano, Redes Club, Estacion Servicio Centro Comercial La Cañada, Marbella Bus Station. 

The published timetable only gives times at Estepona and Marbella Bus Station. Calculate intermediate times on this basis; Busses to Marbella call at Selwo Adventura 21 mins after Estepona departure, San Pedro 40 mins after Estepona departure, Ricardo Soriano Marbella 1 hr after Estepona departure. Busses to Estepona call at Ricardo Soriano Marbella 15 mins after Marbella departure, San Pedro 35 mins after Marbella departure, Selwo Adventura 54 mins after Marbella departure. 

Timetable (pdf) published 12-12-2020 for L79 route between: Marbella bus station, La Cañada, Marbella centre, Puerto Banus, San Pedro, Guadalmina, Benamara, Cancelada, Selwo, Estepona town, Estepona Marina, and return.

 

Bus from MARBELLA TO Fuengirola

There is a half-hourly stopping bus which runs to Fuengirola. The first bus leaves at 06.35 and the last at 22.30 hrs. Sundays 21.50. Bus line M-220

Stops are: Rotunda Ford, Ajoili, Terminal Fuengirola, Policía Nacional, El Castillo, Faro de Calaburra, Playa Marina, La Farola, El Chaparral, El Oasis, La Cala de Mijas, Cala Azul, Torrenueva, Miraflores, Garu Calahonda, Las Postas, Camping Los Jarales, Sitio de Calahonda, Leila Playa, El Camino, Camping Cabopino, Artola, La Reserva de Marbella, Miniature Golf, Hacienda Las Chapas, Camping Marbella Playa, Pino Golf, Elviria, La Vibora, Residencia Tiempo Libre, Hotel Marbella Playa, Viveros Costabella, Los Alicates, Urb Los Alicates and El Rosario, Colegio Las Chapas, Urb. El Rosario, Los Monteros, Hospital Costa del Sol, Los Olivos, Incosol Hotel Spa, Muebles Cassasola, El Cable, Misubishi Mavesa, Honda Cotri, Sanamientos Puya, Avda Ricardo Soriano, Marbella Centro, Porcelanosa, Urb. La Concha, Marbella Bus Station.

 

 

 

Urban and local bus in Marbella

Local buses also operate on seven routes in Marbella plus a night bus. It costs €1,18 for a single journey and tickets are purchased from the driver on board the bus. Travelcards are also available priced at €1,20 and are sold already charged with €5 (€6,20 total). These cards can then be topped up with 5 to 500 euros in Marbella Bus Station, in the ticket office at San Pedro Alcántara or on all Servicio Urbano de Transporte buses.

A monthly card is also available priced at €36 per month for unlimited travel on Servicio de Transporte Urbano de Marbella buses. It is personalised with your name and a photograph and can be recharged in Marbella Bus Station or at San Pedro Alcántara ticket office.

A Transporte Gratuito card is available for all Marbella residents. Available at municipal district offices but not Town Hall in Plaza de los Naranjos.   

  Follow the links below for timetables

Line 1:  La Cañada shopping centre - Marbella Centre - Puerto Banús pdf timetable
Line 2:  La Cañada - Marbella center - El Mirador pdf timetable
Line 3:  La Cañada - Marbella center - Puerto Banus - El Angel  pdf timetable
Line 4:  San Pedro - Puerto Banús - Nueva Andalucia (circular)  pdf timetable
Line 5:  Puerto Banus - Nueva Andalucia  - San Pedro - El Salto  pdf timetable
Line 6:  La Cañada - Marbella Center - La Chapas - Cabopino  pdf timetable
Line 6B:  La Cañada - Marbella center - Bello Horizonte district pdf timetable
Line 7:  San Pedro (circular) pdf timetable
Line 8:  La Cañada - Marbella centre - Puerto Banus - San Pedro (Night Bus) pdf timetable
Line 9:  Marbella centre - Las Chapas - Cabopino (Night Bus) pdf timetable
Line 10:  Marbella Center - Starlight (Summer festival special Bus) 

San Pedro de Alcántara

Routes operate from San Pedro to the following destinations: Algeciras - Benahavís - Cádiz - Córdoba - Estepona - Granada - Hospital - La Línea - Málaga - Marbella - Ronda - Sevilla

Follow the link below for timetables of lond distance routes.

Timetable (pdf) published 01-02-2021 for routes between: Malaga City (for Granada, Jaen, Cordoba), Malaga Airport, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Marbella, San Pedro, Estepona, Ronda, La Linea and Algeciras (for Cadiz, Sevilla).

 

 

 

BUS MARBELLA TO BARCELONA

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Alsa operate one bus a day  from Algeciras to Barcelona. Departing Algeciras at 18.30 and departing Barcelona at 12.00. It is an 18 hour journey! Price 110€ single. Here is a typical schedule departing Algeciras (Bus station) 18.30 hrs, Algeciras (Port) 18.45, La Linea 19.15 Estepona (suspended) Marbella 20.15, Fuengirola (suspended), Malaga 21.15 hrs, Granada 23.30 hrs, Guadix 00.20 hrs, Baza 01.00 hrs, Velez-Rubio 01.45 hrs, Puerto Lumbreras (suspended), Lorca (suspended), Murcia 03.15 hrs, Elche (suspended), Alicante 04.30 hrs, Benidorm 05.15 hrs, Valencia 07.15 hrs, Castellon 09.00 hrs, Tarragona 11.00 hrs, Barcelona (Norte) 12.30 hrs.

BUS MARBELLA TO MADRID

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Interbus  (was Daibus) operates a daily bus service from Algeciras to Madrid. Departing Algeciras Bus station at 21.00 hrs arriving at Madrid Estacion Sur at 07.00 hrs. The return departing Madrid Estacion Sur at 10.00 hrs and arriving in Algeciras at 07.05 hrs. There are additional services in the summer. Bus typically calls at Algeciras (Bus Station), Algeciras (Port), La Linea, Estepona, Marbella, Fuengirola, Torremolinos, Malaga  and Madrid (Estacion Sur).

 

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Page updated March 2021

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