We will write how to get from Malaga airport to city center. The distance from Málaga–Costa del Sol Airport to city center is 12 kilometers.
The travel time from Malaga airport to city is around 15 minutes by taxi and if you go by train 8-12 minutes and by bus 20-30 minutes. Click here to book online Malaga activities and Day Tour
The cheapest way from Malaga airport to city center is by train for €1.80 and by bus for €3. If you go by taxi will be around €20-25.
WHERE TO STAY IN MALAGA
If you are really in a tight budget for accommodation, you can sleep in a dorm room for €15-30. For mid-budget hotels prices start at €60-80 and if you want luxury hotels start from €120.
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MALAGA AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
BUS FROM MALAGA AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)
The bus from Malaga airport to city center is by bus is one of the favorite way for travelers. The Línea A or Aeropuerto Express and Bus Number 19 are running every 20-30 minutes during the day and every 45-60 minutes at night available 24 hours. You can get the bus from Malaga airport at Terminal 3.
You can buy the tickets in the vending machine with cash or credit card for €3 and if you buy inside the bus is the same price but only cash is accepted. The travel time by bus from Malaga airport to city is around 20-30 minutes depending on the traffic.
There are buses leaving from Malaga airport to Marbella, Nerja, Estepona and Alhaurín de la Torre. Prices are around €6-8 direct to these destinations and the travel time is around 40 minutes.
Bus Route Malaga Airport To City Center
Bus Malaga Airport To City: Aeroclub – Agenda de Velázquez – La Hoz (Huelin Market) – Ayala (Los Arcos) – Avenida Explanada Train Station – Bus Station Maria Zambrano – Avenida de Andalucía – Alameda Principal – Paseo del Parque (Plaza de la Marina)- Plaza del General Torrijos (City Center near Malagueta Beach).
TRAIN MALAGA AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Malaga airport to city center is by train. The train C1 from Malaga airport to city center is running every 20 minutes in peak hours and every 30 minutes the rest of the day starting from 6 10 am to 12 20 am.
The train fare is €1.80 and the travel time is around 12 minutes to reach city center. The train is leaving at Terminal 3 in Malaga airport.
You can buy the ticket at the vending machine at the airport with cash or credit card. The train fare from Malaga airport to city center is €1.80.
If you are going to Centro-Alameda the travel time from Malaga airport is 12 minutes. If you go to Maria Zambrano train station from Malaga airport the travel times is only 8 minutes.
Train Malaga Airport to Torremolinos
You can also go from Málaga–Costa del Sol airport to Torremolinos train fare is €1.80, Benalmadena train fare is €2.05 for 20 minutes and Fuengirola train fare is €2.70 for 33 minutes.