Taxi Information

Finding a taxi from Malaga Airport is very simple regardless of which terminal you have just arrived in. At present moment, taxis don’t have meters, make sure you have a quote from the driver before embarking on your trip. If it’s your first time using a taxi from Malaga Airport, please beware that they don’t hang about and will try and get you to your destination as quickly as possible. Most of them will try and get you from A to B using the coastal road unless you tell them otherwise. The toll road runs from Fuengirola to Sotogrande, prices do vary considerably from toll to toll and also at different times of the year. The toll road doe remain the quickest way of getting from Malaga airport to most destinations.

The main taxi rank is located just outside T3 arrivals

Should you wish to contact the main taxi companies in Malaga Airport:

Unitaxi: (+34) 952 333 333

Taxi Union: (+34) 952 040 804

There are two rates in operation, these are rate 1 (weekday rate 06:00 to 22:00) and rate 2 (22:00 to 06:00, weekends and national holidays).


Rate 1 – € 0.55 per kilometre

Waiting time – €13.77 per hour

Minimum Service starting from the airport – €15.21

Rate 2 – €0.66 per kilometre

Waiting time – €16.53 per hour

Minimum service starting from the airport – €19.01

There is a supplement (to and from the airport) of €5.50 applicable during August festivities as well as during Easter week as well as prices being based on rate 2.

As a guideline, these are the prices you will pay to some of the most popular destinations on the Costa del Sol when taking a taxi from Malaga Airport:

Destination                              Rate 1                                      Rate 2

Benalmadena (Pueblo)            €27.50                                     €31.90

Benalmadena (Costa)              €20.90                                     €23.98

Estepona                                 €99.00                                     €117.70

Fuengirola                               €34.10                                     €39.82

Marbella                                  €64.90                                     €76.78

Puerto Banus                           €79.20                                     €93.94

Torremolinos                           €15.40                                     €17.38

Please note that these are guideline prices, for more information; please contact the taxi companies above.

As you can see, hiring a taxi from Malaga Airport may not be the most economical way to travel and many people opt for arranging one of the very competitive Malaga car hire deals available from the airport instead.

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  1. thomas manton says:

    my girlfriend left her iphone in a taxi from malaga airport to benalmadena last wednesday night is there anyway of locating this taxi

    • TravelGuy says:

      It’s most likely that the taxi belonged to either Unitaxi or Taxi Untion. Their contact details are on this page (scroll up) so get in touch with them directly and see if they have the phone.