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Transport in Malaga, Spain

Malaga Transport

Getting There

By air: Malaga International Airport is located 8km southwest of Malaga city, and it's also close to Torremolinos. Trains from the airport to the city run every 30 minutes and cost less than €1.50. You can hail taxis from outside the arrivals hall and the journey into the city should cost around €15. The number 19 bus runs from the airport to the city centre every 20/25 minutes.

By train: Malaga Maria Zambrano is the main railway station. Trains from here depart to various destinations in the surrounding area and across Spain. The AVE high speed service now operating from this station is helping to make these cross-country journeys a lot quicker.

By bus: There are regular bus services from Malaga's main terminal at Paseo de los Tilos to various destinations all over Spain, as well as to other European cities.

Getting Around

By bus: Buses tend to be the most popular form of public transport here. Services are provided by Empresa Municipal de Transport (EMT), with buses running frequently on various lines across the city. Most one-way fares cost about €1.

By taxi: Taxis can be hailed down all over the city and are a relatively cheap and easy way to get around.

On foot: A lot of the main tourist attractions are reachable on foot from the city centre. Given Malaga's location beside the Med, there are lots of promenades to stroll along too.

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