Traveling by bus from Malaga airport or to Malaga airport is probably the most economical way of getting there. Buses to Malaga airport run on a regular basis and have stops at convenient points. The bus stop is on the forecourt of Malaga airport T3 (http://www.aena-aeropuertos.es/cartografia/recinto.jsp?id=27&poi=4052&t=&p=&swidth=870&sheight=531
Buses are clean, reliable and run frequently, please take note that timetables are different during bank holidays and weekends, for full information on timetables and prices, you can visit the official website of the bus company, this will depend on where you are heading from or to.
C19 – This line takes you straight into Malaga from T3 in Malaga airport, buses run throughout the day and into the night, for full schedule, visit the official EMT website, www.emtmalaga.es
A75 Express line – The A75 takes you from Malaga airport to Malaga city in approximately 25 minutes (traffic and time of the day dependent) – buses run throughout the day and into the night at regular intervals, for full details of schedules and prices visit www.emtmalaga.es
Algeciras to Malaga Airport Line – 1 hour 55 minutes, price €12.30, website – www.ctsa-portillo.com
Benalmadena, Torremolinos to Malaga Airport line M-128
Cost €4.50 – timetables and prices can be found on www.ctsa-portillo.com
Estepona to Malaga Airport line – Time 1 hour and 15 minutes, cost €7.49, timetable and schedule can be found on www.ctsa-portillo.com
Marbella (Avenida del Trapiche) to Malaga Airport – Time 45 minutes, cost €4.77, for full information and schedule, visit www.ctsa-portillo.com
As you can see, traveling by bus from Malaga airport is relatively inexpensive, however, if time if time is of the essence or you are carrying a lot of luggage, it may not be the most practical way to travel, you may wish to consider traveling by taxi to Malaga airport or a arranging one of the very low cost Malaga aiport car hire deals upon arrival, it may prove to be less stressful and more convenient.