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 2016 more than 16 million passengers (in 2014 the number was of 13.749.134 passengers).
Flights to Malaga
The airport serves many 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. This airport remains one of the favorite destinations of tourists from northern Europe, especially from Great Britain, Germany and Netherland.
Airlines use to arrange new flights and offers just before the holiday season. A flight ticket to Malaga can be cheaper than taking a train in your own country, check this post about a real case.
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.
Malaga airport has a direct train connection to Malaga, Torremolinos and Fuengirola.
The new suburban train station is situated just outside the Terminal 3 and passengers have easy access and swift access to arrivals and departures.
The bus to Malaga leaves every half an hour, and every 45 minutes for Marbella. The bus stop is very easy to find, check the link for timetables and more information about buses from the airport.
There are many car rental companies inside and outside the airport. Many of them provide online car hiring using your flight number. Some of them will track your flight and know when it lands so someome will be waiting for you as your arrive to Malaga. The rental firms we review here will wait you even if your flight is delayed as they check the arrival time.
From the airport, you have easy access to an large number of destinations within Andalucia and the Costa del sol with english speaking drivers. Transfers and shuttles are a perfect choice for those looking for a comfortable way for getting to their accommodation place without the need of a rental car.
The taxi rates are: Torremolinos € 9.00, Málaga € 12.00, Fuengirola € 23.00, Marbella € 47.00
Prices are expensivier by night. (*prices are expensivier than this, pending update)
The parking garages P-T1 (long term) and P-T2 (Short term) are in the terminals. Companies outside the airport also offer parking with insurance included in price and other services.
Malaga airport is upgrading the facilities very often always looking for a better comfort for the passengers. Continue reading to know more about them and find out the most recommended services at the airport.
Hotels next to Malaga airport
There are no hotels at the airport, however there is a hotel booking desk in Terminal 2. We recommend making a reservation online, it would not be funny getting to Malaga and having no place to stay at summer.
Shops and restaurants
You can find dutty free shops in the commercial center at the departure hall in Terminal 2 and 3. There are typical Spanish restaurants, fast food firms and all you might need while waiting for the boarding time. Check our guide for the latest list available.
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 email@example.com
There are parking spaces reserved for disabled people at the terminals. All airlines help disabled people when necessary. Train station is accesible by lift and if you requiere it an assistant from the airport will get you to the station.
Other airport services
Malaga airport has a health center, pharmacy and many travel agencies desks.
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.
From our website you will find useful information on arrivals and departures from Malaga airport:
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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.