Transfer to/from - Malaga airport (AGP)

 

Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Malaga airport (AGP)

Transportation

Bus

Line Express Aeropuerto from the Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Málaga (Tel +34 900 922 404 / 952 367 200) connects the airport with the city centre in 15 minutes, passing through Villa Rosa, Mercado de Huelin, Los Arcos, the train and bus stations, Alameda Principal and Paseo del Parque. The bus stop is located in front of the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 3. The ticket costs ‚¬4.00 and buses run from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, with a frequency of 30-45 min.

There are also services to nearby towns and cities in Andalusia.

Train

Line C1 from Renfe Cercaní­as (Tel +34 912 320 320) connects Terminal 3 with the centre of Málaga (Alameda) in 12 minutes, with a fare of ‚¬1.80. It operates every 20 min. between 6:44 am and 0:54 am. The station is integrated into the terminal building and is accessed from the outside Arrivals plaza and from the curbside on the Departures level. The train also runs to various locations on the Costa del Sol, such as Torremolinos (10 min.; ‚¬1.80), Benalmádena (18 min.; ‚¬2.05) and Fuengirola (34 min.; ‚¬2.70).

Ride-sharing

You can request a ride with a driver via the Uber app, which will cost around ‚¬17.00-18.00 to the city centre. Pick-up points at the airport are located on the ground floor of Parking Preferente of Terminal 3.

Taxi

Taxi ranks are located outside the Arrivals area of Terminal 3 and the official operators are Taxi Unión (Tel +34 952 040 404) and Unitaxi (Tel +34 952 333 333). The journey to the city centre takes 20-25 minutes, costing ‚¬29.00-35.00. The minimum service from the airport costs ‚¬5.50.

 

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Intercity buses

The Consorcio de Transporte Metropolitano de Málaga (Tel +34 902 450 550 / 422 242) operates the M-135 line between the cargo terminal and the towns of Alhaurí­n de la Torre, Málaga and Santa Amalia, with a fare of ‚¬1.70. It departs from 7:20 am to 10:20 pm.

The company Avanzabus (Tel +34 912 722 832 / 955 038 665) offers transport to Marbella bus station several times a day between 8:45 am and 11:10 pm, at a cost of ‚¬6.15-8.50 and a journey time of 45-60 min. Services to the town of Estepona are also available. The ticket costs ‚¬9.45-11.80 and the journey time is 75 min.

Long distance buses

There are services from Avanzabus (Tel +34 912 722 832 / 955 038 665) to Algeciras (2 hours; ‚¬16.32-18.70) and La Lí­nea de la Concepción (1 hour and 45 min.; ‚¬14.79-17.00).

ALSA (Tel +34 902 422 242) connects the airport with Nerja, Motril, Seville and Granada.

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Latest updates: March 25, 2024

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

Although there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take them into account when moving to or from the airport, and especially if we go by public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to leave with a little more anticipation than what is commonly suggested. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always take into account peak traffic times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may delay the journey to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what is happening.
 
If you contract a shared transfer service, have a contact telephone number handy in case of any delay by the company. In these cases they usually already have a scheduled collection time.
 
If you use public transport (collective, train) take into account the schedules (weekends and holidays tend to have less frequency), if you have to change and also how to board (if you need a card or paying the driver or motorist at the moment ). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know so as not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could cause complications.
 
If you rent a car to get to the airport, check where to leave the vehicle. At some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- Here it is a little less stressful since you don't have the pressure of missing your flight. In the worst case, you will arrive later at the place where you are going to stay or at the meeting point where you are trying to arrive.
 
Once you leave the plane, look for your suitcase and finish with the arrival procedures that are required. Then, follow the directions for public transportation or ask the airport staff.
 
It is very useful to find out in advance the schedules of the buses or trains in case you arrive late at night. Not all work 24 hours. The same goes for taxis. In case of using an Uber-type service, have the mobile application handy to contact the driver.
 
On the other hand, if you booked a private transport service, it is likely that they will have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign. If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for greater peace of mind it is advisable to book it in advance. Rental counters are usually available in the arrivals hall.
 
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