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how could i get to Ronda

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1. Posted by katestars (Budding Member 4 posts) 10y

Hi
I am going to Ronda from Malaga or Seville. But i could not find the public transport information as Bus or train ( i found this line is not mentioned on any bus company's website) . Could you help? What is your suggestion?

Thanks

2. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 10y

We took a bus to Ronda from the station in Torremolinos, which is right near Malaga. Check the bus schedules from Malaga, or else head to Torremolinos and go from there. Ronda has a decent (in terms of size - not cleanliness!) bus station, so I presume busses come from quite a few places.

3. Posted by steff (Travel Guru 1160 posts) 10y

I know it is difficult or even impossible to get from Seville to Ronda directly by bus or train. We took a bus from Cadiz, which was a wonderful journey through the countryside. Alternatively, you can also leave from Jerez de la Frontera which is only an hour south of Seville by train.

Hope this helps,

Steff

4. Posted by jason25 (Budding Member 11 posts) 10y

what is happenning in Ronda ? everybody seems to go there and yet it is not on any tourist guide ?

5. Posted by jyri (Budding Member 6 posts) 10y

Jason - Ronda is the best thing to see in that part of Spain. Situated on top of a cliff, split in two by a gorge, lovely buildings, including the oldest functioning bullfighting arena.

www.pbase.com/jyri/andalusia has seven pictures of it.

6. Posted by Gelli (Travel Guru 2457 posts) 10y

You can go by train from Malaga with a change in Bobadilla (one direct train in the evening). It should take between 2 and 2.5hours,m depending upon the connection.

From Sevilla it takes about 3hrs 15 by train, again changing in Bobadilla (or, occassionally, Cordoba).

HOWEVER - Note that in both cases there are not huge numbers of connection a day (3 or 4 useful ones in general), so you will need to plan a little ahead to make sure you have a connection from Bobadilla to Ronda. Also note that Interciy trains (and higher) in Spain require compulsary reservation, and depending when you travel, it's possible that one of your two legs on - from either destination - might be on such a train. Cheack in Malaga or Sevilla SJ stations.