Málaga Transportation

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    Celia (11), Peggy, & Gil
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  • 1. Cercanias - Local Trains

    While there is a mainline train station in Malaga connecting with the major Spanish cities, it is the local line that most people are interested in. This runs from Malaga to Fuengirola and has stops...

  • 2. Airport

    Malaga is a pleasant enough airport, albeit thronged (even in the first months of the year) with many UK package tourists and ex-pats. You can expect it to be very busy indeed during the peak holiday...

  • 3. Trains

    Renfe is the official railway operator in Spain, running long-distance and medium-distance routes as well as the local Cercanias rail lines. Malaga's main Renfe station is Maria Zambrano, to the west...

  • 4. Taxis

    I seldom hail a cab, they are the most expensive way of getting around, but on this trip with my sister, brother-in-law, niece, and myself traveling together, it cuts the cost (or multiplies the cost...

  • 5. Local Bus

    The local buses were easy to use & seemed to run frequently. To take the bus out of the city the main bus station is next to Maria Zambrano train station but there is also a smaller terminus near the...

  • 6. Car Rental - Car Hire

    Although that it is true that many online booking facilities allow payments per debitcard, fact is that most car hire companies request to be paid by a valid credit card which must be issued on the...

  • 7. Airport Bus

    The cheapest way from Malaga Airport to central Malaga is via the Number 19 bus which costs 1.20 and takes about 30 minutes for the journey. This is far slower than a taxi or train but it is a good...

  • 8. Long-distance Bus

    I was much impressed by the Alsa buses I used, particularly the long-distance ones. Duyring my two visits to this part of Spain I used the Alsa buses to make trips from Nerja to Malaga and to...

  • 9. Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

    This bus is available at the main station for local buses. It has a tour cycle of 80 minutes to all stops along the guided way; a quick on/off for a lot of places. The buses operate every 30 minutes,...

  • 10. Metro

    Metro arrived to Málaga last July, yesssss three years later but it´s here. There are two lines that connect university and sport center. The closest stop to town center is Perchel. Ticket price is...

  • 11. Parking

    If you drive a car in Malaga I strongly recommend you to park in a Public Parking when you visit the city center. It's not expensive (1€/hour aprox) and you'll save time looking for a not existing...

  • 12. Horse & Carriage

    It seems that I see carraige rides in many destinations. I suppose that if you are on a honeymoon, or with someone that you wish to be intimate with, it is a romantic means of transportation. On the...

  • 13. Segway

    May brother-in-law, Gil, was unable to complete the walking tour. We saw people on Segways and thought that a segway might have been good for Gil, though I do not know how they handle stairs. This...

  • 14. Walking Tour

    We took a 4 hour walking tour. Exploring the Alcazaba and the surrounding sights is best done on foot. The Alcazaba is all walkways and stairways. From there you head into a mob of people by the Roman...

  • 15. Airlines

    For national flights, Iberia is the best option to get Malaga. There are flights from main spaninsh airports like Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, etc. Other air companies like aireuropa, spanair,...

  • 16. Cruise

    Sailing on an ocean crossing is the best of both worlds, days to relax, and then boom, boom, boom, port, port, port. Málaga was our first Spanish port. This cruise would find us in Spain for semana...

  • 17. Bus for the City

    You can nearly go to everywhere with the bus.The most urbans busses have a stop at "Alameda Principal" in the center of the city. From there you will have to...

  • 18. Checking times flights on line?

    yes...You can check the predicted arrival and departure times of planes flying into and out of Málaga airport by using this link to the official Spanish...

  • 19. From Madrid to Malaga

    Travelling from Madrid to Malaga takes , for most, 6 hours if using the bus, and 1 hour if taking a flight. By planing vacation in advance (6-8 weeks at least)...

  • 20. Malaga airport plan

    This is a map of the arrivals terminal at Malaga. The red shaded section is the refreshment bar. The exit doors are opposite. Go through these and turn right to...

  • 21. The bus to and from Malaga airport

    From Malaga airport you obviously need to get to some other location. Unless your holiday includes airport transfers or you take a taxi, (which can be...

  • 22. bus to airport

    To get to the airport, you can take the public transport or taxi. If you prefer cheap option - then bus 19 is for you - it goes all the way to the airport....

  • 23. Bus to Gibralfaro

    If you don't feel like walking uphill to Castillo de Gibralfaro you can take bus 35 that goes along Avenida de Cervantes and then takes you directly to the...

  • 24. Save on bus tickets

    If you plan to travel by bus more than just to/from airport, I'd recommend buying a ticket for 10 trips which is much cheaper than if you buy one-trip ticket...

  • 25. If you're lucky enough to have a driver's license

    Best way of getting around Malaga, Spain is to rent a car. It may seem like a lot of money, but to get around, it'll be easier and more convenient. There isn't...

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