Travelling to Costa del Sol, Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport Services + Transportation Advice

Travelling to Costa del Sol is easy and within easy access from Malaga.

Travelling to Costa del Sol by air

Costa del Sol has one main airport that include; The Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport.


Málaga Airport is located about 8 miles from downtown and well connected with Costa del Sol.

The airport is the chief of all Spanish airports. London Gatwick is the destination with the most travellers, following by Manchester, Dublin, London-Luton, Paris Charles De Gaulle and Brussels.

Malaga airport has also a regular traffic with peninsular such as Madrid-Barajas, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca. Cities such as London, Paris, Berlin, Rome, New York and Moscow also have direct connections with Malaga Airport.

The Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport

Av. del Comandante García Morato, 0, Málaga, 29004.
Tel. +34 91 321 10 00.
Web: http://www.aeropuertodemalaga-costadelsol.com/

Travelling to Costa del Sol by Rail

Malaga is connected with the main Spain cities by rail such as Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville via high-speed railway.


The AVANT trains (medium-distance trains) link the Costa del Sol with other Andalusian cities. It takes about 2 hrs to reach Malaga from Seville and about 45 minutes from Cordoba. The latter is connected to the major Mediterranean cities such as Valencia and Barcelona.

The Málaga-María Zambrano Train Station is located in the centre of Málaga, next to the Bus Station.

As for travelling to the towns and villages of the Costa del Sol by train, in the Maria Zambrano Station, where the AVE arrives, you may board the various commuter trains.

The C1 line travels from Málaga to Fuengirola in less than 45 minutes, passing through the Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport and the C2 line reaches Álora in approximately 40 minutes.

Travelling to Costa del Sol by Road

Costa del Sol is well connected by road with an extensive network of motorways and dual carriageways.

Travelling to Costa del Sol by Sea

The main entry point is the Malaga Port. There are numerous Mediterranean cruise ships stop off the Malaga Port and allows passengers visit Malaga.

Malaga province is also a bridge between Europe and Africa.


Both continents are connected by the daily ferries between Malaga and Melilla that crosses the Strait of Gibraltar every day.