The new train station in Malaga Airport which was built below ground is located just outside T3, it is easily accessible from arrivals as well as departures and it is well signposted.
Prices of tickets vary according to the day and time of the year and so do timetables, so for the latest information, best visit the official RENFE website which is constantly updated and offers you up to date information.
http://www.renfe.com/EN/viajeros/index.html This should take you to the English version of the site.
Information/ reservations: (+34) 902 240202
Information: (+34) 952 128079
Prices start from €1.35 for a one-way ticket and the price varies by the number of zones you travel through.
There are automatic ticket dispensers at the railway terminal at Malaga Airport or you can purchase them from the ticket office at the gates.
Some of the most popular routes and approximate travel times
Malaga Airport to Malaga city (Maria Zambrano) 8 minutes
Malaga Airport to Alora – 47 minutes
Malaga Airport to Benalmadena – 17 minutes
Malaga Airport to Torremolinos – 10 minutes
Malaga Airport to Fuengirola – 35 minutes
Malaga City (Maria Zambrano) to Fuengirola – 43 minutes
There are various discount schemes as well as travel cards. Prices range from €29.00 to €67.90m.
This allows you to make up to two trips per day. Prices depend on the travel zones. For long, medium and short distances, if you are a frequent traveller, it is worth looking into these schemes for which more information is available from the official website at www.renfe.com
Review of Train Service
Taking the train to or from Malaga Airport can prove to be a stress free, reliable and economical way to travel along the Costa del Sol, especially when attempting to go to Malaga city centre.
Spanish trains are reliable, clean and run on time which makes this a dependable source for commuting.
Photo credit: Jesse Spector