The buses operating around Malaga are clean, reliable and run frequently to all parts of the city. Travelling to and from Malaga Airport via the bus network is usually the most economical option for most passengers.
The main bus station is on the Terminal 3 forecourt, which is where you will find access to all major routes.
This line takes you straight from Malaga Airport T3 into Malaga City, and buses run throughout the day and into the night. For the full schedule, visit the official EMT website.
The A75 takes around 25 minutes from Malaga Airport to Malaga city (depending on the traffic and time of day). A75 buses run throughout the day and into the night at regular intervals, for full details of schedules and prices visit the EMT website.
Algeciras to Malaga Airport Line
This route runs from Algeciras to Malaga, via Benalmadena, Estepona and Fuengirola. The complete trip takes approximately 1 hour 55 minutes, and costs €12.30. Find more information on the Avanza website.
This route goes between Benalmadena, Torremolinos and Malaga Airport. Tickets cost €4.50 and timetables and detailed prices can be found on the website.
Estepona to Malaga Airport Line
The trip between Estepona and Malaga Airport takes roughly 1 hour and 15 minutes and will cost about €7.49. To check the latest timetable and prices, visit www.ctsa-portillo.com.
Marbella (Avenida del Trapiche) to Malaga Airport
Travelling from Marbella to Malaga Airport is straightforward, with a journey time of around 45 minutes and cost of €4.77. Do go online to check timetables and prices.
As you can see, travelling to or from Malaga Airport via bus is relatively inexpensive and the buses on the Costa del Sol are usually very punctual and reliable.
Do make sure to plan your route before you leave however, as prices and timetables can change – particularly during weekends and bank holidays, which will differ from those in the UK. Online journey planners will also help you to find your nearest stop and ensure you arrive in plenty of time for your flight.
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