Express Bus – Line A – Between Airport and Malaga
There is a new express bus between the airport and Malaga. This bus has only 7 intermediate stops between the two places and takes about 20 to 25 minutes and costs 2 euros. It is called the Linea A Express and the bus has luggage racks inside the bus. The bus runs everyday from the airport to the Plaza del General Torrijos (at the end of the Malaga park).
The bus from the airport to Malaga starts at 7:00H and ends at 24:00H, about every half hour.
Stops are at Avenida de Velazquez, La Hoz (Huelin market), Ayala (Los Arcos), Maria Zambrano Station, bus station, Avenida de Andalucia, Alameda Principal, Paseo del Parque, and Plaza del General Torrijos.
The bus from Plaza del General Torrijos to the airport starts at 6:25H and ends at 23:30H, about every half hour.
Cercanias Train Between Airport and Malaga
Many arrivals now use the new Terminal 3 building. The new airport station is now across the road from Terminal 3.
Follow the Train signs to reach the ticket machines. On the bottom left there is a multi language button which includes English., The Málaga side is clearly marked but you need the Fuengirola side for Torremolinos and benalmadena. Do buy your ticket before boarding or else risk a fine, and retain it for use at the exit turnstiles. .
All Malaga suburban trains will depart from and arrive at Malaga Centro Alameda, which is located by the Tetuan Bridge (Puente de Tetuan). It is not the best place to arrive, unless you have a hotel or other known destination nearby, as it appears to be more of a utilitarian exit for locals. Maria Zambrano is the main transport interchange for Media Distancia and AVE trains and has a large taxi rank for Málaga hotels.