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Malaga Airport Arrivals

Enjoy a hassle-free Malaga airport arrivals experience thanks to our handy guide. Use our flight checker (coming soon) and discover lots of handy information on the arrivals area and transfer options.

Arrivals at Malaga Airport - FAQs

Is Malaga airport very busy?

Malaga airport is the 4th busiest airport in Spain and the main airport serving the Costa del Sol.

Which airport do you fly into for Malaga, Spain?

Malaga airport, or Malaga - Costa del Sol airport, is located about 8 miles south of the city making it the closest airport if you're visiting Malaga.

How early do I need to be at Malaga airport?

It's recommended to arrive 3 hours before the scheduled departure time for Non-Schengen flights and 2 hours before for domestic and Schengen flights.

How many terminals does Malaga airport have?

Malaga airport has 3 terminals.

Malaga Airport Arrivals Overview

Malaga Airport Terminal Information

All arrivals exit via the Arrivals Hall in Terminal 3, located on the ground floor. Facilities in Arrivals include a small Duty Free shop, Gambrinus, Vips, along with car hire desks, foreign exchange counters and cash machines.

Malaga Airport Pick Up

If you're picking up passengers from Malaga airport there are 3 car parks that are ideal for short stay parking. The General Parking area in P1, Express Parking in P2 and VIP Parking at Terminal T3.

Malaga Airport Transfers

  • By train: There's a train station under the Arrivals of T3. From here you can catch frequent services to Malaga and Fuengirola. Trains depart every 20 minutes and take 10-12 minutes to reach the city centre.
  • By bus: Malaga Airport has a transport hub outside the Main Terminal where passengers can get buses that travel to the city centre and beyond. The A Express Airport Line 75 bus is the service to Malaga and takes roughly 15 minutes.
  • By taxi: The taxi rank at Malaga airport is located in the Arrivals area of Terminal 3.
  • Private transfer: At Holiday Extras we have a brilliant range of cheap Malaga airport transfers to consider, including shuttles, private transfers and minibuses.

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