Getting to Málaga by air is the most convenient option for visitors from abroad.Málaga’s airport (AGP) is Spain’s third largest one after Madrid and Barcelona, and handled a traffic of 12 million passengers last year. The airport has been enlarged last year, and brand new terminal T3 is now available (3D virtual visit available here). This new terminal has handled more than 100 000 operations since its opening in March 2010.
More than 60 companies operate flights to Málaga, including both major airlines (Iberia, British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa, KLM, Alitalia, …) and low-cost ones (Easyjet, Ryanair, AerLingus, Germanwings, …). Please, check a listing of airlines serving flights to Málaga here. There are direct flights from most major European cities.
Connections to the airport
There is a bus connecting the airport with the city center, that runs every hour. However, taxis are the easiest transportation method. The fare from the airport to and from the city center is about EUR20 (extras: Sundays, late at night, extra baggage, etc). A commuter train (Cercanías) can also take you to the Main Station in downtown (ticket price is EUR 1.35).