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Madrid to Malaga drive

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 Santa Cruz de Mudela
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Madrid to Malaga road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Madrid to Malaga. If you're planning a road trip to Malaga, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Madrid
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:22 pm  Consuegra
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:22 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:38 pm  Santa Cruz de Mudela
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:38 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:48 pm  Jaen
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Jaen
drive for about 60 minutes

11:00 am  Granada
stay for about 3 hours
and leave at 2:00 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:17 pm  Antequera
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:17 pm
drive for about 45 minutes

5:01 pm  arrive in Malaga
eat at Bodega Bar El Pimpi

day 2 driving ≈ 3 hours
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Madrid to Malaga questions

profile  Mark asked:
Where’s good to stop overnight  (0 answers)

Where should I stop along the way?

Consuegra  (3 answers)

Santa Cruz de Mudela


Granada  (136 answers)
    Alhambra  (33 mentions)
    Albayzin  (9 mentions)
    Sacromonte  (8 mentions)
    Hammam Al Ándalus Granada - Baños Arabes  (3 mentions)
    Granada Cathedral  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Granada:
        Taberna La Tana
    questions about Granada:
        Study Abroad tips and tricks for Granada!
        two day itinerary

Antequera  (3 answers)

Where's the best place to eat in Malaga?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Bodega Bar El Pimpi, which was mentioned 2 times.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Malaga? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Malaga?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Picasso Museum Málaga  (5 mentions)
Málaga Cathedral  (4 mentions)
Alcazaba  (3 mentions)
Gibralfaro Castle  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Malaga. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Cindy from Mankato, Minnesota asked:
What to do for port day in Malaga?  (4 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Malaga?  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Malaga.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Malaga to Madrid drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Madrid? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Madrid.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Madrid to Malaga. Or get a full Madrid to Malaga flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Madrid well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Madrid!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 335 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 16 minutes
269 Madrid travel answers
3 Consuegra travel answers
1 Jaen travel answer
136 Granada travel answers
3 Antequera travel answers
64 Malaga travel answers


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