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Travel in bus on Costa Del Sol Spain
One of the best ways to travel in Costa del Sol by public transport is by modern bus or coach. There is a frequent service between the main towns in Costa del Sol and also day and overnight services to and from Madrid. Buses will be the only form of public transport into the surrounding villages.
The bus and coach services are operated by different private bus companies.
Most operate from the main bus terminals in the towns. Some however do use their own bus station.
Tickets between towns should be purchased from the bus companies ticket sales window. The ticket will also be a reservation for the bus. The ticket may also be the allocation of a seat. The bus driver usually checks the tickets as the passengers board. On shorter journeys or when boarding between towns the custom is to pay the driver.
Location of bus stations and bus timetables:
Málaga See Bus Plan Málaga
The coach station is located just to the west of the centre of town, next to the RENFE railway station. There are also coaches from here to other European Cities. Bus Station Telephone: 952 350 061 Timetable summary from Malaga to other towns in Costa del Sol
Málaga Airport See Bus Plan Málaga Airport
The airport coach direct to Marbella coach station is taken from the bus stand located just outside the arrivals hall. There is also an urban bus (No 19) to the centre of the city and the main bus and Train station. More details on the Malaga Airport Page
Sevilla See Bus Plan Sevilla
The coach station is located in the center of town at the Plaza de Armas. It is a modern well organised station with shopping facilities. Timetable summary from Seville to other towns in Costa del Sol
Cordoba See Bus Plan Cordoba
New modern bus station close to the RENFE railway station. Timetable summary from Cordoba to other towns in Costa del Sol
Granada See Bus Plan Granada
Granada's bus station is at Carretera de Jaen, the continuation of Avenida de Madrid, 3 km north west of the centre. All services operate from here except for a few to nearby destinations such as Fuente Vaqueros, Viznar and Sierra Nevada. Left luggage (Consigna) lockers cost 2 Euros and there's a large cafeteria. Alsina Graells runs to Las Alpujarras, Cordoba eight times daily, Seville nine times daily, Malaga fourteen times daily and Jaen, Baeza, Ubeda, Cazorla, Almeria, Almuñecar and Nerja several times daily. Timetable summary from Granada to other towns in Costa del Sol
Almeria See Bus Plan Almeria
Timetable summary from Almeria to other towns in Costa del Sol
Algeciras See Bus Algeciras
The coach station is located in front of the entrance just to the west of the centre of town, next to the Train Station. Timetable summary from Algeciras to other towns in Costa del Sol
Cadiz See Bus Plan Cadiz
The coach station is located near the entrance to the old walled city to the east overlooking Cadiz bay. Timetable summary from Cadiz to other towns in Costa del Sol
Marbella See Bus Plan Marbella
The bus station is located a few km inland from the centre of the town adjacent to the N340 coast road at one of the intersections. The local buses pass through the town and the long distant coaches do not. - Timetable summary from Marbella to other towns in Costa del Sol
Estepona See Bus Plan Estepona
The 'Portillo' bus station is located on the sea front between the centre of the town and the marina. - Timetable summary from Estepona to other towns in Costa del Sol
Jaén See Bus Plan Jaén
Timetable summary from Jaén to other towns in Costa del Sol
Jerez de la Frontera See Bus Plan Jerez de la Frontera
Timetable summary from Jerez de la Frontera to other towns in Costa del Sol
La Línea See Bus Plan La Linea
The bus station is located in the centre of the town about one block from the border with Gibraltar. Timetable summary from La Línea to other towns in Costa del Sol