Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport opened its new train station terminal in 2011, located underground outside Terminal T3. It is well-signposted and a convenient walking distance to and from Arrivals and Departures.
Train ticket prices, and timetables, may vary according to the time of day, week and year. It is, therefore, best to check your journey plans on the official Renfe website before you travel, as it will have all of the latest travel information available.
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Prices start from €1.80 for a one-way ticket and vary according to the number of zones you travel through. There are automatic ticket dispensers at the railway terminal at Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport, or you can purchase them from the ticket office at the gates.
Popular Routes and Approximate Travel Times
- Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport to Málaga city (Maria Zambrano station – connection with AVE high-speed national trains): 8 minutes
- Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport to Alora: 47 minutes
- Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport to Benalmádena: 18 minutes
- Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport to Torremolinos: 10 minutes
- Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport to Fuengirola: 34 minutes
- Málaga City (Maria Zambrano) to Fuengirola: 42 minutes
Various discount schemes and rail cards are available across the Málaga rail network.
Prices for monthly passes range from €35.80 to €100.15, depending on the number of zones you want to cover and if you need unlimited travel. If you are a frequent traveller, whether it is taking long, medium or short trips, it is well worth looking into these schemes. You can find more information on the official Renfe website.
Taking the train to or from Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport can prove to be a stress-free, reliable and economical way to travel along the Costa del Sol, especially when attempting to go into Málaga city centre.
Spanish trains are efficient, clean and punctual, which makes the local Málaga-Costa del Sol rail network a dependable source for commuting in comfort.
Photo credit: Jesse Spector