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How to get to Torremolinos from Malaga Airport

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Find out how to get from Malaga airport to Torremolinos by road or public transport. Continue reading to know the details of this trip.

Torremolinos has a long history, as it has been the first summer resort on the Costa del Sol that opened in the 1950s to tourism. Since then the face of the old fishing village has changed a lot, but even so there are still typical spots where you can enjoy the local gastronomy, as well as a wide range of leisure activities, hotels and a lively nightlife, which characterize this popular city.

Motorway direction to Torremolinos

To get there, take the Algeciras direction and be ready to take the first exit to Torremolinos on the AP-7 motorway. Another option is to continue along the N-340 road, although you will find traffic lights and a higher traffic density.

Exit to Torremolinos and Palacio de Congresos

After taking the exit, you will have to make the roundabout avoiding the first exits, you must follow the sign indicating' Torremolinos and Palacio de Congresos'.

Take the exit to Torremolinos and drive straight

Once you have taken the exit from the roundabout to Torremolinos, just follow the same direction in order to get to the town centre. If your destination is Benalmádena Costa, Arroyo de la Miel, Montemar or El Pinillo, you must take the road that is on the bridge of the upper image, for which you can turn left or right, where you can later exit to the N-340a road.

How to get from the airport by bus to Torremolinos

From 2017 onwards, a new bus service has been established from Malaga airport to Torremolinos and Benalmadena, with stops in some hotels and urbanisations.

Some of the stops are the bus terminal in Torremolinos, La Carihuela, Hotel Pez Espada, Hotel Melia Torremolinos, Selwo Marina, Torrequebrada or Holiday World.

You can see a bus schedule from Malaga to Torremolinos: http://malaga.avanzagrupo.com/es/destinos/torremolinos

  • The first bus leaves at 9:00 am and the last one at 8:45 pm. Weekends and public holidays from 7:55 am to 4:15 pm.
  • The ticket price is 3.80€ and the estimated travel time is 28 minutes.

We recommend consulting with the company providing the service as schedule might change without advise.

Read more information about buses from Malaga airport.

How to get to Torremolinos by train

You can go to the Malaga airport train station in front of Terminal T3. At the entrance and on your right you can use the vending machines to buy your train ticket. You must be on the platform to your right to take the train to Torremolinos.

The first train to Torremolinos passes at 05:32 am and the last at 11:42 pm with a frequency of 20 minutes.

The price of the one-way ticket is €1.80.

If you need more information about the trains from Malaga airport or the station you can visit our guide.

Other options to get to Torremolinos

If the option of using public transport does not appeal to you, you can rent a car at the airport, a convenient and economical option. You can check our prices and you will not have to pay until your arrival.

If you don't feel like driving and want a fast and timely transport you can choose the option of a transfer from Malaga to Torremolinos. The price is set by what you will know what you will pay from the start.

Map of driving route to Torremolinos

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