Malaga airport guide
Malaga Airport is located 8 km from Malaga city on the Costa del Sol. This airport is one of the busiest airports in Spain regarding passenger volume and registered in 2014 a total of 13.749.134 passengers. The airport serves a large number of national and international destinations, Malaga airport has daily flights to over 20 cities in Spain and more than 60 European capitals, as well as some destinations on the African Continent. Malaga airport remains one of the favorite destinations of tourists from northern Europe, especially from Great Britain and Germany.
Malaga airport in 2010 incorporates new facilities, continue reading to know more about them and find out the most recommended services at the airport.
Flights to Malaga
The Malaga airport counts with an excellent infrastructure and all necessary facilities to make the arrival as easy as possible. There are different options of transport, as you can rent a car at Malaga airport (normally the car rentals pick you up right at the airport when providing your flight number) or you can take the train or bus, whose stops are very close to the terminal. The access roads to the airport are magnificent and at present, in march 2009, improvement works are making them even better.
Malaga airport has a direct train connection to Malaga, Torremolinos and Fuengirola. In the future, past the year 2013 Marbella will also be accesible by train.
The new suburban train station is situated just outside the Terminal 3 and passengers have easy access and swift access to arrivals and departures.
There are cheap buses for tourists at Terminal 1. The bus to Malaga leaves every half an hour, and every 45 minutes for Marbella. There is another bus stop next to San Miguel factory outside, about 15 minutes from the airport if going to Fuengirola and Torremolinos. There are also companies like Malagabus.com offering a Malaga bus hire service.
There are many car rental companies at the airport, you can choose between luxury and cheap car hire. Many of them provide online car hiring using your flight number, so someome would be waiting for you as your arrive to Malaga, the companies we review here will wait you even if your flight is delayed as they check the arrival time.
From Malaga Airport, you have easy access to an large number of destinations within Andalucia and the Costa del sol with english speaking drivers. Malaga airport transfers are without queues and fully insured.
There are many taxis at Malaga airport waiting for getting you to the most known places at Costa del Sol; the taxi rates are: Torremolinos € 9.00, Málaga € 12.00, Fuengirola € 23.00, Marbella € 47.00 Prices are expensivier by night.
The parking garages P-T1 (long term) and P-T2 (Short term) are in the terminals but not very extensive. Therefore there is a new site for parking, P3, which is just beyond. There is a direct free bus to and from the terminal. P3 is adjacent to the Terminal 3.
Hotels next to Malaga airport
There are no hotels at the airport. There is a hotel booking desk in Terminal 2, however we recommend making a reservation online, it would not be funny getting to Malaga and having no place to stay at summer; Find hotels in Malaga and make your reservation online or by phone if you are still not sure about where to stay as the operators from that website would recommend you depending on your preferences. They have a wide range of hotels with extensive internet rates.
Shops and restaurants
You can find dutty free shops in the commercial center at the departure hall in Terminal 2. If looking for bars and restaurants with Spanish atmosphere, go to Terminal 1, you also may find smaller shops there.
Malaga airport has no facilities for leaving luggage in custody. If your luggage gets lost, there is a desk for lost luggage at Terminal 1.
Information at airport
There are information desks at both Terminals.
Malaga airport has no business center. There are VIP lounges with telephone, fax and email devices available. VIP Lounge Costa del Sol (tel: +34 (0) 95 - 2048823) can be rented for meetings or conferences. You can find this in Terminal 2 and in Europe VIP Lounge (tel: +34 (0) 95 - 2048854) or using this email firstname.lastname@example.org
There are parking spaces reserved for disabled people at the terminals. All airlines help disabled people when necessary. The train station is only accessible by stairs so we don´t recommend using it if having problems to walk.
Other airport services
Malaga airport has a health center, pharmacy and many travel agencies desks.
There is an Exhibition Hall in the path between the terminals 1 and 2. Exhibits of local artists change every month, so if you've been to Malaga Airport, still worth seeing the exhibition. Opening hours: 10:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 21:00.
In addition, the airport of Malaga has the National Museum of Aviation which provides an overview of Spanish aviation. In the garden there is a Beechcraft B-18 original. The museum only has scale models. Moreover, there are engines and other equipment from the beginning of aviation to the present, including the pilots clothing, masks and old boards advertising airlines.
Malaga airport news
Do you need current information about Malaga airport? In Malagaweb.com we offer relevant and important news from Malaga airport. We have reported on the activity during the ash cloud in 2010 and are constantly paying attention to new situations that could affect your holidays. Please contact us in our forum whenever you're planning a visit to Malaga.
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¿Where is Malaga airport?
Malaga Airport is located within the municipality of Malaga and access, as stated above, is simple and uncomplicated.Malaga airport address: Avenida García Morato, s/n 29004 - Málaga, España.
Official webpage: http://www.aena-aeropuertos.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Malaga/en/
If you wish to contact Malaga airport, you have several options:
Phone: +34 952 048 838/844
Fax: +34 952 048 875
Tel: +34 952 048 923
Tel: +34 952 048 758
Tel: +34 952 048 758
Tel: +34 952 136 203
Malaga airport parking
Tel: +34 952 058 776
Tel: +34 952 048 890
Pharmacy Malaga airport
Tel: +34 952 048 553
Tel: +34 952 243 784
Malaga airport pictures
Check some of the airport pictures below, you can find more inside our photogallery.