María Zambrano Train Station

María Zambrano Train Station

María Zambrano train station is the main one in the city of Malaga and after the arrival of high-speed trains it has become one of the most important in Spain.
This importance is due mainly to high speed train connections with some of the main cities of the country as Madrid, Barcelona, Seville or Cordoba in just a few hours. Medium and short distance connections make easy to reach other towns of the province like Fuengirola or Torremolinos or different places in Andalusia.
If you are planning a trip by train and you need information about how to reach the train station or what you can find there, go on reading.


Malaga is the biggest seaside city on the south of Spain and it’s also very well connected thanks to its airport, the highways network and the bus and train stations. Maria Zambrano train station is just ten minutes walking west of the historic centre in an area of the city that can be also considered as centric.
You can find also in the station the Vialia Shopping Centre built over the old station where you can enjoy a good selection of shops, restaurants, a 4-star hotel (Barcelo Vialia) and one of the biggest cinemas in town.

malaga maria zambrano station


You can reach Malaga Maria Zambrano train station through the commuter trains from different small towns in the province like Torremolinos, Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Churriana, etc.
All the streets around the train station have numerous bus stops that makes possible to reach it from many different points of the city. Urban bus lines with a stop close to the train station are these: 1, 3, 10, 16, 19, 24, 27, C2. If you need further information you can visit the city bus company web page.
In the shopping area you can also find an access to the Málaga Metro station where you can pick any of the two lines available.

From the train station to Malaga airport

Malaga airport is just 9 km west of the train station and you can take a commuter train to reach it. A second option is to take a bus to the airport (line A) although getting there by train is the best option with not doubt. 

From the train station to Malaga port

Malaga port, one of the city main tourist attractions, is just 2 km east of the Maria Zambrano train station. You can get there by bus with lines 1, 3, 16, 19 and 24 although if you are not carrying a lot of luggage is worth to get there with a short walk.

Malaga bus station

Just a few metres from one of the lateral exits of the shopping centre you can find the city bus station where a broad selection of companies offer connections to different villages and towns of Malaga province, Andalusia, the north of Africa and other international destinations. If you are planning a trip by bus remember to buy the tickets in advance as the number of seats is limited and there are some times of high demand.

malaga bus station


Opened in 2007, with over 63.000 square metres is the biggest train station in Spain today.
The station is ready to provide to any traveller going through it anything he/she might need. It has a big underground parking, basic services like luggage carriers and different car hire companies, among them Espacar.
You can also find restaurants, cafes and many shops where to buy that missing last minute gift. You can find more information about them in the Vialia Shopping Center web page.
There are also available different services for people with reduced mobility, such as adapted lifts, especial parking places or wheel chairs. 


Malaga Maria Zambrano train station offers a luggage storage service that allows any user to keep his luggage without having to worry for security reasons. It’s a very interesting option as it allows for a walk around the city without carrying the luggage with you. 
Rates vary with luggage size and they go from 3,1€ up to 10,2€.

luggage storage service


  • Address: Explanada de la Estación, 29002 Málaga
  • Opening times: The station is open from 5:00AM to 12:45AM

- Tickets can be bought from 6:00AM up to 9:30PM and you can collect them -if you bought them by telephone- on that same timetable.
- Automatic selling tickets machines are active from 6:00 AM to 11:30PM
- Storage luggage service is available from 7:00AM to 11:00pm

  • Information: +34 912 320 320
  • Information for people with especial needs: + 34 912 140 505

malaga maria zambrano train station

This is basically all you need to now about Malaga Maria Zambrano Train Station if you are planning to visit the city. If you need further information about other things to see and do in Malaga don’t forget to visit our other posts on Malaga Museums, trekking routes, free tapas, activities with children and much more.
We wish you a nice stay in Malaga and we hope this post about Malaga Maria Zambrano train station is useful for you.

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