Arriving at a unusual airport can often be a stressful expertise - specially if it is in the course of the scorching and busy summer time months and you are travelling with children, carrying a great deal of luggage and arriving late at night.�
I know Malaga Airport extremely well as I live on the Costa del Sol and travel to and from there a number of occasions a 12 months.�I have as a result written a simple fact sheet detailing all you want to know when you arrive at or depart from Malaga Airport.
one. How to Get to Malaga Airport
When you are booking your flight to Malaga Airport there are about 9 airlines operating from 20 UK airports offering normal scheduled and charter flights.
If you are flying from the London or the South you can get flights from Bournemouth, Bristol, Southampton, Exeter, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted Airports.
Travellers from the North of England can fly into Malaga from Blackpool, Doncaster Sheffield, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Liverpool and Newcastle in the North and Midlands' travellers have the alternative of Birmingham and East Midlands Airport.
Other UK airports incorporate Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow Worldwide and Prestwick Airports in Scotland, Belfast Worldwide in Ireland and Cardiff in Wales.
2. Landing at Malaga Airport
The moment you have landed and disembarked from the aircraft you ought to head in direction of the baggage reclaim hall which is on the floor ground. Based on your arrival gate this can be fairly a walk, but there are travelators which will take you all the way there.�If you do have mobility difficulties, make confident that you inform your airline of this when you make the reservation so that they can prepare for a buggy to be waiting when the aircraft docks. Look for the Television monitors at the entrance of the luggage which indicate which belt your luggage will seem on. You will discover the public toilets situated to the correct hand side in the corner of the arrivals hall.
3. Hiring a Auto at Malaga Airport
If you have hired a car which you want to pick up from Malaga Airport, if it is from a rent a car business who is positioned in the main airport terminal (Auriga Crown, Autos Lido, Avis, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz, Nationwide Atesa, File, Sixt and Solmar) then you will see a slope off to the correct at the end of the arrivals hall which leads to their desks.�If it is an offsite car employ business (AutoLink, Auto Gest, Centauro, First Auto Group, Worldwide Auto Employ, Holiday Auto Employ, Marbesol, Malaga Auto, Nationwide, Niza Automobiles, Pepecars, Tony's Lease a Auto, Top rated Lease a Auto and Yellow Auto) then you want to go via into the public arrivals hall, out via the main door, turn correct, walk a extremely short distance past the taxi rank and main bus stop outside to the car rental pick up position. The bulk of the offsite car rental firms arepositioned on a slip road working adjacent to the Avenida Garcia Morato which is the tactic road into Malaga Airport just a number of minutes away.
The route to the Costa del Sol is well signposted when you leave Malaga Airport. Drive out of the airport terminal and stick to sign to Cadiz, N340-E15. There is a BP garage on your left and soon after 50 metres there is roundabout and the San Miguel Brewery.�Take the 2nd exit off and get into the correct hand lane all set to take the slip road in 100m.� Path Torremolinos�& Cadiz, N340.
Prior to you set off check you are familiar with all the controls of your rent a car as this is your possibility to ask the representative any inquiries.
four. Taxis at Malaga Airport
If you are preparing on finding a taxi to your vacation vacation spot you will discover the rank to the correct directly outside the arrivals hall. By law regular Malaga Airport taxis can only carry up to a greatest of four passengers (such as children), and they do not supply baby or child booster seats.� If you are travelling in a huge party, are carrying a huge volume of luggage or if you require unique child seating then it is a great deal less difficult if you pre-book a private transfer.
It fees about EUR12 for a taxi into Malaga City centre, EUR16 to Torremolinos, EUR15 to Benalmadena Costa, EUR35 to Fuengirola, EUR35 to Mijas, EUR70 to Marbella, EUR75 to Puerto Banus, EUR80 to San Pedro and EUR90 to Estepona. These fares will differ depending on the time and day you are travelling as late at night or on Sundays and bank holidays will be more expensive.
five. Buses at Malaga Airport
You can discover the bus stop by turning correct as you exit arrivals and walk for about 20 metres. �
There are two main services: the C19 to Malaga City Centre and the main bus station and Maria Zambrano Railway Station. It runs each and every 20-forty minutes depending on the time of day and fees EUR1.ten single fare (pay out the driver). The initial bus leaves at 07.00 and the last at 24.00.
The 2nd service is the non stop coach direct to Marbella bus station, wherever you can get connections to San Pedro, Estepona and Puerto Banus.�Journey time is 45 minutes and it fees EUR4.30 (pay out the driver) with buses leaving at hourly or two hourly intervals depending on the time of 12 months.
6. Trains at Malaga Airport
There is a train service from Malaga Airport which goes to Malaga City in one direction and Fuengirola in the other.
The platform is on the opposite side of the road from the airport terminal initial ground degree (departures). You turn correct out of the departures hall, walk past the new terminal one extension until you arrive to a sign sending you about zebra crossing into the car park place. Look to the left in the car park and stick to the indications until you get to an elevated metal bridge which crosses the motorway beneath and eventually leads to the station.
It is about a six moment walk which is all on one degree until you get to the station platform when you want to climb a dozen or so rather steep concrete actions to get to it. So any person with walking troubles will have a problem. You can purchase your tickets from a machine at the base of these actions.
Trains run to Malaga City Centre each and every 30 minutes from 06:49 to 23:49. The single fare is between EUR1.20 and EUR1.30 depending on the day of travel. �Journey time about ten minutes.
Trains from Malaga Airport to Torremolinos, Benalmadena and Fuengirola each and every 30 minutes from 05:24 to 22:34. to 23:17 The fares for this journey array from EUR1.85 to EUR2.00. Complete journey time around 35 minutes.
7. Parking at Malaga Airport
There are at present about 2,000 parking spaces at Malaga Airport split into 3 diverse places: P1, P2 and the Standard Aviation, P1 is the greatest with one,533 spaces, P2 has 968 spaces and Standard Aviation has just 47.
Parking for employ automobiles is positioned on ground one of P2 and floors one and 2 of P1. You pay out for your parking at the machine with possibly credit card or money just before you get to your car when leaving the airport
The tariffs for the parking at all Malaga Airport car parks are initial 30 minutes or less EUR0.63: 2nd fifty percent hour or less EUR1.00: all or aspect of each and every extra hour EUR1.64: daily greatest up to four days, EUR18.00: daily greatest from the fifth day EUR14.forty.
eight. Checking in and Departing from Malaga Airport
There are 3 departures halls at Malaga Airport. The main one is on the initial ground of Terminal 2 (previously mentioned the arrivals hall) and handles most of the flights.
There is also a check in hall on the floor ground of Terminal one and on the initial ground which can be accessed from Terminal one and also through aslope in the left hand corner of Terminal 2.
9. Shops, Bars & Cafes at Malaga Airport
Malaga Airport Shops supply a great possibility to stock up on last moment presents and duty-free of charge items. Items offered array from sporting gear via to trend, jewellery, music, toys, electronics, home decoration, confectionery, nearby meals, as well as 5 Aldeasa Stores selling the typical duty-free of charge make-up, perfumes, cigarettes and alcohol. The main buying place is in Terminal 2 past security on the 2nd ground, though there are a number of duty free of charge retailers and newsagents foremost to the departure gates.
There is a pharmacy in the public place on the initial ground of Terminal one, which you can get to from Terminal 2 through an adjoining tunnel. It is open from 09:00 to 21:00. There is also a publish office (Monday to Friday 08:30-14:30 & Saturday 09:30-13:00) and lost luggage office positioned right here.
Opening occasions for the retailers are generally 08:00 to 20:00 though this may differ for individual boutiques.
There are a number of restaurants at Malaga Airport with a couple of cafes just before security in the Terminal 2 creating and a restaurant serving meals in the adjoining walkway to Terminal one. Inside the entrance hall of Terminal one there is another cafe serving sandwiches and drinks.
The moment via security there is an upstairs place on the 2nd ground of Terminal 2 wherever you will discover the bulk of retailers and a huge self service cafeteria serving scorching and cold food, a little cafe and a Haagen Daz kiosk.�There are also a number of cafes serving cold snacks and drinks by the departure gates.
If you are meeting somebody in the public arrivals hall then the Bar del Golf on the left hand side of the entrance doors from the luggage hall is a great spot to wait.
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