Málaga-Costa del Sol International Airport is the fourth-largest airport in Spain. It handle 500 flights per day and enjoys direct links with over 60 destinations worldwide, including most of Europe’s main capitals and major cities. The airport is just 8 kilometers from the city and enjoys excellent communications with Málaga city centre and the rest of the Costa del Sol.
The AVE (Spanish high speed train), enables passengers to reach Madrid from Malaga-Maria Zambrano Train Station in just two and a half hours and provides faster connections to other cities such as Barcelona, Córdoba and Seville.
Line C1 of Renfe suburban trains connects terminal T3 of Málaga airport with Malaga City centre in about 10 minutes. There are entrances to the suburban train station, part of the new Terminal T3 building, in the exterior arrivals area and the forecourt of the departures area.
The price of a single ticket is around €1.70
First train: 06.44 Last train: 00.24
Frecuency: 20 minutes aprox.
Take the direction Málaga (not Fuengirola), until station Málaga-María Zambrano train station or Malaga Centro-Alameda.
There is a bus express service (Line “75”) between the airport and the city centre.
The price of a single ticket is 3€.
First bus: 07:00 Last bus: 00:00
Frecuency: 30 minutes aprox.
You can take/leave the bus either at “Explanada de la Estación” (train station) if you are staying at the Tryp Alameda Hotel, or at “Alameda Principal” or “Paseo del Parque” if you are staying at AC Málaga Palacio or any other hotel downtown.
The Taxi fares from Malaga airport have two tariff bands:
Fare 1* (weekdays from 06.00 to 22.00): minimum fare, 1.49€; kilometer travelled, 0.86€; minimum service from the airport, 17€.
Fare 2* (weekdays from 22.00 to 06.00, Saturdays and holidays): minimum fare, €1.85; kilometer travelled, €1.06; minimum service from the airport, €19.01.