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Where is Malaga airport

The Malaga Airport is located south-west of the city, within the municipality of Malaga, and it occupies an area of 273 Ha. Its Latitude is 36 40' 29" N and its Longitude is 04 29' 57" W.

The airport is connected with the city of Malaga by motorway E-15 and the Avenida de Velazquez. The city centre is at a distance of just 8 km while Torremolinos is at 5km.

The picture on the left shows the access road to Malaga airport, and the other one shows the exit ramp.

Entrance road to Malaga airportExit road from Malaga airport

You have different ways to get in and out Malaga Airport. That's why we recommended our clients to check this map of Malaga Airport prior to your trip.

Distances from Malaga airport

Distances from Malaga airport

Distances to municipalities in Costa del Sol from Malaga airport:

Distance to airport Distance by road Estimated time by car Estimated time by train Estimated time by bus How to get there
Algeciras 105 km 129 km 1 hour 30 minutes 5 hours 3 hours Read more
Estepona 65 km 81.4 km 53 minutes na. 3 hours 40 minutes Read more
Marbella 40 km 51.1 km 37 minutes na 2 hours 19 minutes Read more
Cala de Mijas 25 km 38.8 km 30 minutes na na Read more
Fuengirola 19 km 23.6 km 18 minutes 35 minutes 1 hour 7 minutes Read more
Benalmádena 9.5 km 10.3 km 16 minutes 19 minutes na Read more
Torremolinos 7 km 8.2 km 11 minutes 11 minutes na Read more
Málaga centro 9 km 13 km 20 minutes 13 minutes 30 minutes Read more
Vélez-Málaga 36 km 50.2 km 39 minutes na 1 hour 45 minutes Read more
Nerja 55 km 70.1 km 50 minutes na 2 hours Read more
Motril 87 km 114 km 1 hour 15 minutes na 3 / 5 hours Read more
Granada 97 km 136 km 1 hour 30 minutes na 2 hours 20 minutes Read more
Sierra Nevada 127 km 211 km 2 hour 45 minutes na na Read more

How to get to Malaga airport

Malaga airport is well connected and has a train station, continue reading to know how to get to Malaga airport:

How to get by road

The main access routes by road to the airport are the N-340 and the A-7 motorway. In the following map you can see the main access roads depending on where you start your journey.

  • From Nerja, Vélez-Málaga, Torrox and the eastern Costa del Sol, take the A-7 (Ma-20) dual carriageway to the well signposted Malaga airport exit.
  • From Malaga you can take the road A-7 (Ma-20) following the Avenida de Andalucía or the road Ma-21 by the Avenida de Velazquez.
  • If you arrive from Torremolinos or Benalmádena Costa the shortest route is by using the Ma-21 road as indicated on the map, you can also take the A-7 motorway.
  • From Marbella, Estepona, Fuengirola and the whole western Costa del Sol you have to take the A-7 motorway until you reach the exit to the airport, which is well signposted.
  • If you arrive from the inland, from towns such as Coín or Alhaurín el Grande, you can reach the airport via the north entrance of the N-340 road.

If you need to calculate the route for getting to Malaga airport you can use our website app.

Road access to Malaga airport

How to get there by bus

There are direct and semi-direct lines between Marbella, Estepona and Malaga airport all year round. In the case of arriving from another town it is advisable to check availability and in case there is no bus you can still take a bus from the centre of Malaga.

For more information about buses from the airport we recommend you to visit our guide.

How to get by train

The train line links Malaga airport with Fuengirola and the centre of Malaga. For more details about stops and prices you can visit our train guide from Malaga airport.