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A frequently asked question is how to get to your hotel downtown from the airport. The simple way is to take a taxi to downtown. This may cost between 18 and 22 euros during the day and a bit more on nights or holidays.
One can also take the Airport Express Bus Line A (Cost is 3 euros – Operates from the airport from 07:00 to 24:00H) or the Cercanias train to the Malaga-Centro Alameda Station (cost is 1.40 euros from Monday to Friday, 1.55 euros on weekends and holidays. The Cercanias train takes 12 minutes from the airport and there is a train every 20 minutes from 06:54H to 21:14H.
if you do not want to wait in line, because in summer there are many people to get a taxi at the airport, you can make a reservation in advance for your private transfer to the hotel trasalado, will be faster and more comfortable, usually costs about 4 pax about 25 €.
Here are some recommendations for different hotels:
Hotel Castilla Guerrero, (Calle Cordoba nº 7) - Distance is 80 metros and takes 2 minutes.
Hotel AC Malaga Palacio (Calle de la Cortina del Muelle, 1) – Distance is 180 meters and takes 5 minutes.
Hotel Molina Lario (Calle Molina Lario, 20) – Distance is 200 meters and takes 3 minutes.
Hotel Don Curro (Calle de Sancha de Lara, 9) – Distance is 100 meters and takes 3 minutes.
Hotel Room-Mate Larios (Calle Marqués de Larios, 2) – Distance is 270 meters and takes 3 minutes.
Hotel Petit Palace Plaza (Calle de Nicasio Calle, 3) – Distance is 290 meters and takes 4 minutes.
Hotel Carlos V (Calle Cister, 10) – Distance is 550 meters and takes 6 minutes.
Hotel Room-Mate Lola (Calle de Casas de Campos, 17) – Distance is 450 meters and takes 5 minutes.
Take the Airport Express Line Bus Line A from the airport to the Alameda Principal and get off at the Monument to Marques Larios, at the foot of Calle Larios and adjacent to the Plaza de la Marina. The bus will automatically stop there.
You can use Google Maps to get directions from the bus stop at Calle Marques de Larios, 20 to your hotel address. Click on the link highlighted below, input your hotel name or address in the green My Location box. Choose your method of transportation (taxi, bus, walking).Click here for a custom Google map of the walk to your hotel.
2. Hotel MS Maestranza (Avenida de Canóvas del Castillo, 1)
Take the Airport Express Line Bus A from the airport to the Plaza de Torrijos (end of the park and end of the line). The hotel is very close to this point.
3. Hotel NH Malaga (Puente de la Esperanza) – Distance is 200 meters and takes 3 minutes.
Hotel Husa Guadalmedina (Calle Pasillo Matadero, 16) – Distance is 400 meters and takes 5 minutes.
Hotel Ibis Malaga Centro (Pasillo Guimbarda, 5) – Distance is 600 meters and takes 9 minutes.
Hotel Tryp Malaga Alameda (Avenida de la Aurora, 25) – Distance is 600 meters and takes 8 minutes.
Hotel Suite Novotel Malaga Centro (Calle San Jacinto, 7) – Distance is 400 meters and takes 4 minutes.
Hotel Etap (Calle Calvo ,4) – Distance is 400 meters and takes 5 minutes.
Hotel BH Atarazanas Malaga Boutique Hotel (Calle de las Atarazanas, 19) – Distance is 220 meters and takes 3 minutes.
Hotel Tribuna (Calle Carreteria, 6) – Distance is 650 meters and takes 8 minutes.
Hotel Vincci Selección Posada del Patio ( Pasillo Santa Isabel) – Distance is 500 meters and takes 6 minutes.
Hotel Salles Malaga Centro (Calle Mármoles, 6) – Distance is 750 meters and takes 10 minutes.
Take the Cercanias train to the Malaga-Centro Alameda Station.
You can go to Google Maps and get directions walking from Puente de Tetuan, Malaga, to your hotel address.
4. Hotel Barcelo Malaga (Calle Heroes de Sostoa, 2) – Located at the Maria Zambrano Station.
Hotel Silken Puerta Malaga (Calle Héroes de Sostoa, 17) - Distance is 220 meters and takes 3 minutes.
Hotel Monte Malaga (Paseo Maritimo Antonio Machado, 10)- Distance is 400 meters and takes 5 minutes.
Take the Cercanias train to the Maria Zambrano Station. Takes 8 minutes.
You can go to Google Maps and get directions walking from Calle Heroes de Sostoa, 2, Malaga, to your hotel address.
Note: Google Maps has slight inaccuracies. From the Puente de Tetuan there is a sidewalk that goes to the Puente de la Esperanza. Google Maps does not show this.