Buses operating in Málaga are clean and reliable, and run regularly to all parts of the city as well as key areas around the province – both on the coast and inland – and further afield. Travelling to and from Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport via the bus network is usually the most economical option for most passengers.
The main bus station is on the Terminal T3 forecourt, which is where you will find access to all major routes.
This line takes you straight from Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport T3 into Málaga city, with buses running throughout the day and into the night. For a full schedule, visit the official EMT website.
The A75 takes around 15 to 25 minutes from Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport to Málaga 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 Airport Express website.
Algeciras to Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport Line
This route runs from Algeciras to Málaga, via Benalmádena, Estepona and Fuengirola. The complete trip takes approximately one hour 55 minutes, and costs €12.30. More information on the Avanzabús website.
This route runs between Benalmádena, Torremolinos and Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport. Tickets cost €4.50 and timetables and detailed prices can be found on the Avanzabús website.
Estepona to Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport Line
The trip between Estepona and Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport takes around one hour and 15 minutes and will cost about €7.49. To check the latest timetable and prices, visit CTSA Portillo.
Marbella (Avenida del Trapiche) to Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport
Travelling from Marbella to Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport is straightforward, with a journey time of around 45 minutes and a cost of €4.77. Go online to check timetables and prices.
As you can see, travelling to or from Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport via bus is relatively inexpensive and buses operating on the Costa del Sol are usually punctual and reliable.
Do make sure to plan your route before you leave, however, as prices and timetables can change – particularly during weekends and on public holidays, which may differ from those in the U.K. Online journey planners will also help you find your nearest stop and ensure you arrive in plenty of time for your flight.
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