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Málaga Airport

Transport Options

Taxis from the airport to the city centre cost between €20 and €25.

Trains run every 20 minutes from 6.50am to 11.54pm to María Zambrano station, and Málaga-Centro station beside the Río Guadalmedina. Departures from the city to the airport are every 20 minutes from 5.30am to 11.30pm.

Bus Line A to the city centre (€3, 20 minutes) leaves from outside the arrivals hall every 20 minutes, from 7am to midnight. The bus to the airport leaves from the eastern end of Paseo del Parque, and from outside the bus and train stations, about every half-hour from 6.30am to 11.30pm.

Numerous local and international car-hire agencies have desks at the airport.

Bus

The bus station is 1km southwest of the city centre and has links to all major cities in Spain. The main bus lines are Alsa and Portillo.

Buses to the Costa del Sol (east and west) also usually stop at the more central Muelle Heredia bus stop.

Destinations include the following; note that the prices listed are the minimum quoted for the route.

Almería

Cost (€)

19

Duration (hr)

Frequency (daily)

8

Cádiz

Cost (€)

27

Duration (hr)

4

Frequency (daily)

3

Córdoba

Cost (€)

12

Duration (hr)

3-4

Frequency (daily)

4

Granada

Cost (€)

12

Duration (hr)

2

Frequency (daily)

18

Jaén

Cost (€)

20

Duration (hr)

Frequency (daily)

4

Madrid airport

Cost (€)

45

Duration (hr)

10

Frequency (daily)

5

Seville

Cost (€)

19

Duration (hr)

Frequency (daily)

6

Train

Málaga is the southern terminus of the Madrid–Málaga high-speed train line.

Málaga María Zambrano Train Station is near the bus station, a 15-minute walk from the city centre. Destinations include Córdoba (€27.50, one hour, 19 daily), Seville (€24, 2¾ hours, 11 daily) and Madrid (€80, 2¾ hours, 15 daily). Note that for Córdoba and Seville the daily schedule includes fast AVE trains at roughly double the cost.

Ferry

Trasmediterránea Operates a ferry (6¼ hours) daily year-round to/from Melilla (passenger only/passenger and car €40/126).