Malaga Airport

Malaga Airport

Malaga Airport is the main international airport for the Costa del Sol region of Spain. It is the fourth largest airport in Spain, after Madrid-Barajas, Barcelona, and Palma de Mallorca. The airport is official known as Málaga–Costa del Sol Airport, or Aeropuerto de Málaga-Costa del Sol in Spanish.


Malaga Airport is situated around 8km south-west of Malaga and 5km north of Torremolinos. It attracts a large number of international flights, particularly from Northern European countries like Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Flights are available to several airports in Ireland, including Dublin, Cork, Knock, and Shannon. Malaga Airport also has flights to many international destinations outside of the EU including Morocco, the United States, Russia, and Canada.

In 2016, more than 16 million passengers passed through Malaga Airport.


Terminals at Malaga Airport

Malaga Airport has three terminals, and each terminal has plenty of shops, bars, and restaurants to enjoy while you wait for your flight to be called. Ryanair and Aer Lingus flights, the two main airlines that fly from Malaga to Ireland, depart from Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 respectively.


Restaurants at Malaga Airport

Popular places to eat at Malaga Airport range from international favourites like Burger King and Upper Crust to Spanish-restaurants like Gambrinus, Café & Tapas, and Dehesa Santa Maria.


Shops at Malaga Airport

Popular shops at Malaga Airport include Adidas for sportswear and TravelMate for essential travel accessories and luggage items.


Amenities at Malaga Airport

Wi-Fi is available at Malaga Airport, but it can be quite slow. If you are in need to a reliable Wi-Fi connection, it’s best to check yourself into one of the airport lounges at Malaga Airport such as the VIP Lounge. As well as a reliable internet connection, this lounge also offers a selection of drinks, snacks, magazines, and comfortable places to sit.


Getting to & from the Airport


As one of Spain’s busiest airports, Malaga Airport is well signposted. If your car has a Sat Nav, you can enter Malaga Airport’s address for more detailed directions: Malaga Airport, Avenida Comandante García Morato, s/n, 29004 Málaga, Spain. Several companies offer car hire at Malaga Airport including Centauro, Rent a Car Transauto, Malagacar, Sixt, Fetajo, Alba Cars, Caramba, First Car, and Auriga Cown.



Trains leave Malaga Airport every 20 minutes, heading to Malaga and Fuengirola. Those travelling to Torremolinos or Benalmádena should take the train in the direction of Fuengirola. Tickets are available from machines on the platform. The train ride from the airport to the city centre takes 11 minutes and costs €1.80.



A number of bus routes connect Malaga Airport with the rest of the Costa Del Sol. The main route is the Line A Express which goes from Malaga Airport to Malaga City Centre. Depending on traffic, the journey takes between 15 and 25 minutes. Tickets cost €3, and you can purchase your tickets on the bus. Buses run every 20-25 minutes between 7am and midnight.



Taxis are available from outside of Malaga Airport. Most are 4-seaters, so if you’re travelling in a larger group you may need to get more than one taxi or consider another form of transport. Taxis are metered, but it’s worth noticing that additional charges such as an airport pickup fee apply.


Information is correct as of June 2017

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 Airport Contact Details

Malaga Airport

Avda Garcia Morato s/n,
E-29004 Malaga,

Tel:902 404 704


 Location Details

Longitude:4° 29' 53'' W
Latitude:36° 40' 18'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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