Marbella bus station is up at the back of the town just off the A7 coastal highway. Take exit 184 if you are driving. The local buses pull out and arrive from the bus stops in front of the bus station every few minutes. A taxi down to any of the hotels or hostels in Marbella town centre is a minimum fare. Hotel Lima is a popular destination down near the beach. The local urban buses leave from in front of the bus station and you can check the timetable on the bus shelter. Another often asked about destination is the Hotel Princesa Playa.
If you are not pulling a suitcase it’s an easy walk straight down to the beach. There’s a taxi rank right in front of the bus station. There are left luggage compartments although they may be full at peak travel periods.
The shuttle bus from Malaga airport to Marbella bus station follows the inland AP7 toll road. It will take you from the airport to Marbella in exactly 43 minutes with no stops. Remember you can always conveniently book your airport to Marbella bus ticket in advance on the Gomarbella online bus booking engine. Sit back and relax! It’s a red carpet ride all the way to and from Marbella bus station 365 days of the year.
From Fuengirola to Marbella the M220 inter-urban coastal bus travels along the busy A7 road stopping at all the bus stops between Fuengirola and Marbella. It travels through Marbella first, stopping at Farmacia Berdaguer in the very centre. It then continues to the far side of Marbella to the Palacio de Congresos before curving back up to Marbella bus station.
From Estepona to Marbella the bus will pass all the bus stops between Marbella and Estepona passing through San Pedro de Alcántara. On entering Marbella it stops one block past the Parque Alameda at the Marbell Center stop before curving back up to the bus station.
Gibraltar for the day? You’ll be catching the bus from Marbella bus station heading west and getting off at La Linea bus station just five minutes’ walk from the frontier with Spain. Book your return ticket in Marbella at the same time. Any difficulties be sure to get your return ticket at La Linea bus station as soon as you arrive.
A great day’s exploring from Ronda’s bus station? Sit on the left off the bus as you go up to enjoy the scenic views. If you don’t do heights, sit on the right and read a magazine!
Marbella bus station to Sevilla via Ronda is my favourite bus trip.
Here’s a tip if you are buying your ticket from the Taquilla (ticket office). Get to the bus station a good 15 minutes before you travel at a peak time because there is often a queue. Reliability of Timetable: Marbella bus schedules and times may change without warning but are usually sufficiently reliable. Double check if catching your plane depends on your flight connection. Start your journey to anywhere in the world from Marbella Bus Station!
The Marbella Bus Station telephone numbers are:
Tel: 00 (34) 952 76 44 01
Tel: 00 (34) 952 36 01 91
The Portillo bus company contact phone number is 902 143 144