The Malaga Airport knows how to process large numbers of visitors, and rightfully so. Most of the people who are arriving in Spain to visit the Costa del Sol region use the Malaga Airport.
Malaga Airport Tips
Since this airport is used to a large amount of traffic they also know that travelers need a number of services and they strive to offer them. Once you get into one of the airport terminals look for an information desk. They will be able to give you a rundown of all the services that are available.
While there are two terminals at the airport, terminal two is the most commonly used one. Since this is likely the terminal you will be using for your flight home, make sure to give yourself plenty of extra time before your scheduled flight to check in, clear the security checkpoint area and make it to your departure gate.
Malaga Airport is a popular airport for flights from all over the world, so if you are looking at flying into this airport, chances are you can find a pretty good deal on airfare. Over 120 airports offer service to Malaga Airport.
Transportation to Your Destination
After you have landed and gathered your luggage, it’s time to get out of the airport and on to your travel destination. There are a number of options to consider for your ground transportation.
First, you may want to hire a car. This will let you have a vehicle of your own for your stay so you can come and go as you please. There are a number of car hire companies located at the airport itself. Or you can choose one in your destination town. They will pick you up at the airport and take you to your car, then return you to the airport when it is time to go home. This is a very popular method of ground transportation so you will want to book a car far in advance to make sure you can get the size vehicle you prefer.
If you don’t need to travel too far once you reach your destination, you may want to consider a taxi as your transport. How much you will pay for the ride will depend on whether your final destination is a town nearby, or if it’s quite a trek to get there.
A rail option is also available from the airport. There is a train that takes riders from the airport to the city, on 30-minute intervals, all day long.
Bus transportation options are three-fold. First the Malaga Airport bus, which is a public bus that will stop at a number of locations along the way. Next is the public minibus. This is best for larger groups of travelers. It will stop at a series of 10 destinations along the Costa del Sol and you will pay by the distance it is to your destination. If you are in a smaller traveling party, there is also a shuttle coach that travels to the coastal resorts in the Malaga area. If you want to use the shuttle bus, you need to book your seats in advance.