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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 2018 more than 19 million passengers (in 2014 the number was of 13.749.134 passengers), with an increment of 2.1% comparing to 2017.

Continue reading below to know more details about the airport and the latest news or browse our blog on the right for recommended articles.

Flights to Malaga airport AGP

The airport serves many of national and international destinations. It 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 relevant are 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.

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Local transport from Malaga airport

This airport counts with an excellent infrastructure and all necessary facilities to make the arrival as easy as possible, therefore are different options of transport. You can rent a car (normally the car rentals pick you up right at the airport when providing your flight number) , in addition you can take the train, taxi or finally the bus, whose stops are very close to the terminal.


Malaga airport has a direct train connection to Malaga train station, the subway, Torremolinos, Benalmadena 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. Read about commuter train from the airport.


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. More information about buses from the airport.

Car hire

There are many car rental companies inside and outside the airport. Many of them provide online booking using your flight number so they are able to track your flight. The rental firms we review will wait you even if your flight is delayed as they check the arrival time, you can read more about companies hiring cars at the airport.

Transfers and taxis

From the airport you have easy access to a large number of destinations within Andalucia and the Costa del sol with english speaking drivers. Transfers and shuttles are in conclusion a perfect choice for those looking for a comfortable way for getting to their accommodation place. Read more about Malaga airport transfers.


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. Read more about Malaga airport parking.

Malaga airport services

Malaga airport overview from second floor

This 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 the airport

There are no hotels at the airport. We recommend making a reservation online, it would not be funny getting to Malaga and having no place to stay at summer.

The closest hotel is the Holiday Inn situated about 2.5 km from the terminals.

Shops and restaurants

You can find duty free shops in the commercial centre 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 airport shops available.

Luggage facilities and Lost luggage

Malaga airport does not have secure luggage storage facilities. If your luggage has been lost there is a lost luggage reception.

If you have lost your items on a plane, you should contact your airline.

In case you have lost your items at the airport, describe your belongings, date, flight number, contact information and any other details that may help identify the lost item; remember that they must be able to identify your item among others that may be similar.

After providing the information by emailing, they will contact you to give you a registration number if the object is found.

Finally, the owner has to provide proof of identity or written authorisation if the person collecting is not the same person.

Many people ask if they offer the shipping of lost and found objects, the answer is no as it is a free service. If neither you nor anyone you trust can get to the airport, the solution is to contact a courier service to pick it up and deliver it to you at the address indicated.

The lost property office is in the departures area, just behind check-in counters 363-385.

Information at airport

There are information desks at both Terminals so you can resolve any question you have.

Business centre and VIP lounges

There is 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

Disabled people

There are parking spaces reserved for disabled people at the terminals. All airlines help disabled people when necessary. Train station is accessible by lift and if you require it an assistant from the airport will get you to the station.

Other airport services

There is a health center, pharmacy and many travel agencies desks.

Expositions and museums

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 we offer relevant and important news.

Find information on how to return your rental car, which transport to use, schedule of departures and arrivals in real time.

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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.

Address: Avenida García Morato, s/n 29004 - Málaga, España.

Official webpage:

If you wish to contact Costa del Sol Airport, you have several options:

Airport Information

Phone: +34 952 048 838/844
Fax: +34 952 048 875

Airport Directorate
Tel: +34 952 048 923

Tel: +34 952 048 758

Human resources
Tel: +34 952 048 758

Lost items
Tel: +34 952 136 203

Airport parking
Tel: +34 952 058 776

Servicio Meteorológico
Tel: +34 952 048 890

Tel: +34 952 048 553

Tourist Information
Tel: +34 952 243 784

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