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Serving more than 60 countries with flights, Malaga departures can travel to all parts of the globe, be their destination in Europe, the Middle East, North America or Africa.
Malaga is Spain’s the fourth busiest airport after Madrid-Barajas, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca Airport. Both expats and holidaymakers heading for the Costa del Sol resorts use the airport, which is located some 8 km / 5 miles southwest of the city of Malaga and a mere 5 km / 3.1 mile from Torremolinos, one of the most popular resorts at the Costa del Sol. Getting to the airport is easy, as excellent public transport links are available.
Departures at Malaga Airport typically travel by one of the many budget airlines offering cheap flights and regular flights to the Andalucía region. Airlines such as BmiBaby, Easyjet, Air Europe, Germanwings, Air Nostrum, Vueling and Air Berlin, Ryanair and Aer Lingus as well as major airlines such as Alitalia and British Airways, Aeroflot and Finnair to name but a few. From Aalborg to domestic Alicante, from London to domestic Barcelona, from Paris to Basel, from Belfast to Berlin and Bilbao, there are flight connections that cover the globe.
Malaga Departures are handled at Terminal 2 and the new Terminal 3, inaugurated in 2010. Malaga Airport departures have 86 check-in counters and 20 new boarding gates at their disposal, and can eat out in the largest food hall in Europe. Blessed with a huge number of shops for duty free as well as regular shopping, Terminal 3 has not only the first National Geographic store in the world to offer, but also caters for shoppers looking for accessories and jewellery, fashion, electronics and famous sports brands like Addidas for example.
Malaga Airport departures looking for a quick snack prior to catching their flight home can find a large number of food outlets such as Burger King, Starbucks and Pizza Hut as well as cafes, bars and regular restaurants at Terminal 2 and 3. A pharmacy takes care of any last minute nerves about flying home. Banking services are available at Terminal 3. A VIP lounge can be found at Terminal 3 also. There are seven hotels within a close distance of the airport.
The airport is connected to Malaga and the Costa del Sol resorts via motorway Ma-21, which is also known as the Torremolinos to Malaga route.
Malaga departures have direct access to the departure as well as the arrivals areas from the Transportation Hub located below the airport, where bus and suburban train services arrive from the coastal resorts. City buses, intercity buses and long-distance coaches all travel to bus and train terminal. While the City from Malaga take around 15 minutes to reach the airport, the suburban trains, which link terminal 3 with Fuengirola, Banalmadena, Malaga and Torremolinos, take only 10 minutes from Torremolinos and 12 minutes from the centre of Malaga to reach the airport.
Malaga Airport taxis drop passengers off either at the taxi rank, which is located outside Terminal 3 near the arrivals area or directly in front of the departure area at either Terminal 2 or 3, depending on the airline and destination the passengers requires.
For more information about Malaga departures, please visit the official airport website at http://www.aena-aeropuertos.es.Back to top