From the airport to the centre of Malaga you have different transfer options:
By taxi: The local taxi service is monitored by the authorities and is a popular means of transport even for the locals. You avoid parking problems by taking a taxi, but remember that during rush hour the traffic gets a little slow and there may even be a shortage of taxis. A taxi can take you from the airport to the centre of Malaga in around 20 minutes for approximately 20-30 Euros.
For more information: http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Malaga/es/Page/1237554404624/Taxi.html/
Radio Taxi: (+34) 952 040 804
Unitaxi: (+34)952 333 333
By train: It takes approximately 30 minutes to get to the centre of Malaga by train which leaves every 20 minutes between 6.00 am and 12.00 pm. The closest stations to the city centre are two: the train station Maria Zambrano, which is located on Explanada de la Estacion in Malaga city centre. From the central train station the national trains connect Malaga to the rest of the Andalusian capitals as well as Madrid and a few other destinations. The local trains connect Malaga with Fuengirola, Torremolinos, Benalmadena and Malaga Airport. The second option is Malaga-Centro Alameda, closer to Larios Street (the main street) and the rest of the old city centre. The single ticket is about 1,80 euros, depending on the stop you choose.
For more information call (+ 34) 952 360 202 and for reservations call (+ 34) 902 240 202.
For more information: http://www.renfe.com/viajeros/cercanias/malaga/
By bus: You can take the airport bus (Line A) to Malaga. The bus leaves the airport approximately every 30 minutes until 0:00. A ten-trip book of tickets for the bus (bonobus) costs about 9 Euros and can be purchased at the tobacco shops (estancos). The central bus station is located on Paseo de los Tilos, next to the central train station María Zambrano. From the central bus station in Malaga it is possible to find connections to all the provinces of Spain as well as to some international destinations. Taking a bus in Spain is normally the cheapest alternative when you wish to travel within the country. It is the only public transport into the smaller surrounding villages.
You will find bus itineraries at www.emtsam.es (English and Spanish).
For more information call (+ 34) 952 350 061.
By car: This is generally an easy way to get around, although you may encounter delays at rush hour (early morning from 7 am to 10 am approximately and around 8 pm). It is recommended to leave the car in a supervised car park. Car rental is fairly cheap in Spain, particularly due to the intense competition between the many companies. There are both international and national car rental companies, but generally Spanish companies offer cheaper rates.
You can find more information about the city at: http://www.malagaturismo.com
Touristic Information About Málaga
Málaga, placed at the very South of Spain, stretches over 100 miles along the Mediterranean coastline. With a population of more than 500.000 people, it is famous world-wide for having more than 300 sunny days per year.
Museums in the city:
- Museum of Málaga
- Picasso Museum
- Thyssen Museum
- Málaga Contemporary Art Centre
- Pompidou Centre
- State Russian Museum
- Cathedral and Cathedral Museum
- Wine Museum
- Glass Museum
- Automobile Museum
Ronda (63 mi. from Málaga): http://www.turismoderonda.es/indexeng.htm
Nerja (30 mi. from Málaga): http://www.nerja.es/turismo_ing/index.php
Mijas (18 mi. from Málaga): http://www.mijas.es/mijas/internet/
Train information: www.renfe.com
Bus information: www.alsa.es
Taxis: (+34) 9126.96.36.199
Málaga maps: http://www.callejeando.com/Pueblos/pueblo29_1.htm
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