Flights from London to Malaga
Flight information London to Malaga
Cheapest return price last month
Flights per week
Average flight time, total distance 1696 kilometres
Most popular airline last month
This information is correct as of May 2016
Airlines that fly from London to Malaga
Currently Norwegian Air, Ryanair, Monarch, Easyjet, Lufthansa, Swiss Air, British Airways and Iberia offer flights from London to Malaga
Terminal Information – Departing
Londonis served by five major airports: London Heathrow, London Stansted, London Gatwick, London Luton and London City
Heathrow Airport is 15 miles from the centre of London, has five terminals and excellent transport links into London. It is linked to the Underground's Piccadilly Line into central London with trains running every 4 to 9 minutes. The average journey time is 45 to 65 minutes. The Heathrow Express is the fastest train service running from Heathrow Airport into central London operating 7 days a week and taking just 15 minutes. Prices start from £20* for a single. Taxis and car hire are also available.
Stansted Airport is 38 miles from the centre of London and has excellent transport links to the city. It can be reached by car in just over an hour. The Stansted Express is the fastest train service running from Stansted Airport into central London running 7 days a week into Liverpool Street train and Tube station taking around 47 minutes. Tickets cost from £23.40* for a single. Taxis and car hire are also available.
Gatwick Airport is 28 miles from London and can be reached by car in just over an hour. The Gatwick Express is the fastest train service running from Gatwick Airport into central London. It operates 7 days a week into London Victoria train and Tube station taking around 30 minutes. Taxis and car hire also available.
Luton Airport is 32 miles from central London and can be reached by car in just over an hour. First Capital Connect operates the fastest train service running from Luton Airport Parkway into five central London stations - St Pancras International, Farringdon, Blackfriars, City Thameslink and London Bridge. The airport runs a free shuttle bus service between the terminal and Luton Airport Parkway station. The journey time is 30 to 60 minutes. The Luton and District 757 Greenline coach runs a regular express service from Luton Airport into central London taking 90 minutes. Taxis and car hire are also available.
London City Airport is just 10 miles from central London and can be reached by car in 30 to 40 minutes. The Docklands Light Railway directly connects the London City Airport with Stratford International (for the Olympic site) and Bank Tube station (for central London) where you can change on to Waterloo and City, Northern, Central, District and Circle lines on the Underground. The DLR station is 50 metres from the main terminal and is clearly signposted. The journey time is around 20 to 30 minutes. Taxis and car hire are also available.
A Congestion Charge applies to all cars entering central London from Monday to Friday 7am-6.30pm.
All of London’s airports provide a huge range of facilities, services and eating and drinking options. From designer shops to restaurants, cafes, champagne bars and noodle bars, from kid’s play areas, massage chairs, free Wi-Fi and on-site hotels, there is plenty to keep customers entertained.
Terminal Information – Arriving
Malaga Airport is just 5 miles from the centre of Malaga and 3 miles from Torremolinos. Local train services link Malaga Airport to the city in just 12 minutes, costing €1.70* for a single ticket, running from 7am to 8pm. The Airport Express bus route A connects the airport with central Malaga in just 15 minutes and costs €3* for a one-way journey. Taxis and car hire are also available.
Inside Malaga Airport there is free Wi-Fi internet, cash machines, and currency exchange desks, a choice of cafes, bars and restaurants, duty free shopping and places to buy books, magazines, gifts, travel essentials and more. There are baby changing facilities, a children's area, conference facilities, car parking and an on-site hotel.
You need your passport with you when you’re flying out with the UK. There are printers in the check-in area of London’sAirports, so there is no need to panic if you forget to print your boarding pass. If you have a smartphone you can store your boarding card electronically on your phone. Security can scan the e-barcode so you don’t need to worry about paper at all.
We recommend leaving plenty of time at the airport, so try not to arrive any later than one hour before your flight is due to depart. Queues at security are longer at weekends and during school holidays, so it’s worth giving yourself extra time.
What to expect in Malaga
Malaga is a beach lover’s paradise with soft white sands and beach side bars. Surfers will be in their element with roaring waves. Tapas bars and English all-day breakfasts offer the perfect combination of delicious cuisine and al-fresco dining. There are galleries and museums to explore as one would expect from the home of Picasso. There is ancient architecture like Alcazaba Fortress and Gibralfaro Castle while the old town is vibrant with markets and large squares, ideal for relaxing in one of many local cafes. There are fashionable shopping streets to tempt every shopper while Soho is where you can find micro-breweries and bohemian shops and bars. With year round sunshine, Malaga has everything you could want from a holiday.
There is plenty of sunshine in Malaga, with winters being mild enough for a t-shirt. Summers are hot but pleasant but see more tourists while spring and autumn are quieter but still warm. There are some fantastic fiestas in August making it one of the busiest times of year. Malaga prices are fairly low and there is a choice of accommodation that appeals to most budgets. Entry tickets to the main sights are cheap whilst budget breakfasts can cost as little as €2* and dinner for one less than €6*. A bottle of cheap local beer costs from €1.20*.
*Prices subject to change
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.