How to get from Malaga Airport to Torremolinos
You can get from Malaga airport to Torremolinos by either taxi or train. Both methods are available from the airport. Malaga airport taxis are available from the rank and will do an intercity transfer for around 20€, and the journey will take no longer than 15 minutes. If you prefer the public transport option, the Cercanias train leaves from Malaga airport to Fuengirola every 20-30 minutes, stopping at Torremolinos on the way, and will cost 2.70€. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Malaga at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Taxi || €20|| 12min|| 24/7|
| Welcome Pickups || €20|| 12min|| 24/7|
| Train || €5.40|| 10min|| 09:30–23:30|
How to get from Malaga Airport to Torremolinos by taxi
Malaga airport provides intercity taxis at the airport taxi rank that will take you to most of the cities within the region. Taxis should display a licence within the cab and should always have a meter. The taxis are always available and the journey will be short, taking only around 12-15 minutes to complete the 9km journey, depending on the traffic.
Taxi fare from Malaga Airport to Torremolinos
The taxis between Malaga airport and Torremolinos are metered, and therefore the price may vary. However, the approximate cost of the journey should be around 20€ on the standard meter fare.
Night-time rates for airport transits are in effect from 10:00pm-06:00am everyday, as well as on weekends and holidays - upping the cost to around 22€
Holy Days or Festival Days may also affect the price, and are charged at the night-time rate.
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A Malaga airport taxi is the most efficient and comfortable way to arrive in Torremolinos as it offers door-to-door service to your location. Taxis are always available, providing a safe option should any changes occur to your flight. It is always best to pre-book a taxi to avoid any fare surprises.
Be aware of your flight arrival time and date as there are many factors that can affect the price of a metered taxi, such as arriving after midnight. A 5.50€ airport collection fee will be added in most cases.
Approximate up-to-date prices are displayed on a board near the taxi rank at the airport for various locations.
Always ensure that your driver turns on the meter, do not enter a taxi that does not have a meter.
If you have large luggage with you, you may be charged a little extra by the taxi.
How to get from Malaga Airport to Torremolinos by train
The train for Torremolinos is operated by RENFE and leaves directly from the airport and is the Cercanias train to Fuengirola, which stops to Torremolinos on the way to its final destination. The train takes approximately 10 minutes to reach Torremolinos, and departs fairly frequently - every 20 minutes until 09:30pm and then every 30 minutes until 11:30pm.
How much is the train from Malaga Airport to Torremolinos?
The train from Malaga airport to Torremolinos will cost 2.70€ one way. Tickets can be purchased from the machines in the ticket station area located in terminal 3 of the airport.
There may be up to a half hour wait for the train.
The train leaves the airport station every 20 minutes between 05:30am - 09:30pm, then every 30 minutes between 09:30pm - 11:30pm.
Where do I get it from?
The train station for all local and intercity trains is located outside terminal 3 at the airport.
Although the trains are a cheap and quick option for the transit to Torremolinos, the queues for buying tickets as well as reasonable wait times can mean extra stress after a long journey, as well as further delays.
Torremolinos is a popular destination, famous for its beaches and nightlife. Do some research to ensure that you hit the best spots while you visit!
Ticket machines serve many different trains - make sure you get the right ticket!
Trains run 7 days a week but it is always best to check the schedule to ensure you are aware of any changes.
Make sure you leave enough time to get your ticket and reach the train as there is no pre-booking option for this train route.
Welcome Pickups transfer
Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line
If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Malaga. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.
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