Getting around

A look at all of the ways you can navigate your way around the Malaga city area

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Getting the bus in Malaga city

Getting around Malaga by bus is easy. Empresa Malagueña de Transportes (EMT) boasts an extensive bus network that is very reliable and safe to use. Most areas in the city are reachable by a single bus from the Alameda, the main boulevard at the bottom of Calle Larios. Paying for the bus in Malaga If you’re in Malaga for a short […]

Metro de Málaga

The Metro de Málaga network, with a total length of 13.2 kilometres (8.2 miles), connects Malaga’s historic centre with the city’s northwestern and southwestern suburbs. The network has 19 stations, 12 of which are underground, and five are surface-level light rail stops. Two lines The Malaga Metro consists of two lines almost entirely on the western side of the Guadalmedina […]
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Medium and long-distance trains from Malaga

Since its introduction in 1992, the high-speed AVE rail service has revolutionised rail travel in Spain. Over the years, the high-speed network has significantly expanded, now covering more than 3,600 kilometres and connecting dozens of towns and cities throughout the country. Spain’s high-speed rail network is currently the largest in Europe and ranks second globally, only behind China. Connecting Malaga […]
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Cercanías Málaga train service

The Malaga Cercanías train service is a 70-kilometre network which connects Malaga city centre to Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport and various major towns in the province, such as Torremolinos, Benalmádena and Fuengirola. It has two lines (C-1 and C-2) and 24 stations in operation. C-1: Malaga – Airport – Fuengirola The C-1 line runs along the Costa del Sol, every […]
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Getting to Malaga Airport from the city centre

The trip home after a nice holiday is always horrible. However, the trip from Malaga city centre to Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport is a short one with three easy options. 1) Take the train The Renfe Cercanías suburban train is the quickest way to get between the airport and the city (12 minutes). It’s also the best value for money […]
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How to get to Malaga city centre from the airport

The airport transfer is always the worst part of any trip, isn’t it? Luckily there is no shortage of options to get you from the Costa del Sol’s international airport to Malaga city centre. Trains to Malaga from the airport The Renfe Cercanías is the cheapest and quickest way to get between the airport and the city (from 1.80€ one […]
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Getting around Malaga by bicycle

While cycling is still a relatively new way of getting around in Malaga city, more and more bicycles are visible on the city’s streets every day. The city hall has made enormous progress in this regard and the city now boasts 44 kilometres of cycle lanes. That said, if you come from countries where there is top-notch cycling infrastructure, such […]