How to get to city centre from airport
Arriving by plane is the easiest way, but certainly the most expensive. If you prefer, you can take a high speed train from Madrid to Malaga, with services running every day. There also operate train services from Madrid to Malaga, with only a few hours. A cheaper option is to take a long distance bus from Madrid, with a trip of about 6 to 7 hours. Buses also arrive to Malaga from Barcelona, Cordoba, Seville and Granada.
When going from Malaga airport to Malaga city using a car or a bus, you may know that the city center is only 10.6 km from Malaga airport, with an approximate length of the journey of 16 minutes depending of the traffic.
How to get to Malaga city from Malaga airport
If you own a car, or you rent a car at Malaga airport, the map below could be useful.
Transfers Malaga airport to Malaga city
Are you coming to Malaga with lot of luggage, friends or family? you may need a private taxi or shuttle bus. Check our recommended websites for taking a taxi from the airport to the city centre.
Bus from Malaga airport to Malaga
Buses from Malaga airport to the city can be taken from the airport arrivals, the bus number is the 19 and it should take about 30 or 40 minutes depending of the traffic. There are buses every 30 minutes aproximately going to Malaga from the airport.
There are a few bus stops in Malaga, and the last one is known as Paseo del Parque, located in the city center, near Calle Larios and Malaga port.
More information about Malaga public bus
Train from Malaga airport to Malaga
Train to Malaga city from Malaga airport takes up to 13 minutes to arrive, each stop is also announced in both languages and shown in writing above the train doors. Train station can be located near arrivals hall.
More information about Malaga commuter train.