Malaga airport is regarded as the gateway to the Costa del Sol, Spain’s sunshine coast, a region filled with attractive resorts and beautiful beaches. Not only does renting a car in Malaga airport allow you to get to your destination quickly and conveniently, it also gives you the option to explore neighbouring towns and attractions along the coast.
Major and independent rental car companies are represented at Malaga airport. Desks for these rental car agents are located in the arrivals hall.
In Malaga, cars drive on the right. If you are not used to driving on the right-hand side of the road it is worth taking a few minutes to familiarise yourself with the inside layout of your rental car in the rental provider’s car park. The steering wheel will be on the left, while the gearstick and handbrake will be on the right. Once you arrive at Malaga airport be sure that you have all necessary documentation as requested by your car rental company. This should include your rental confirmation voucher, your credit card, your driver’s licence and any other forms of identification required by your car rental provider.
Malaga airport is situated just 11km from Malaga city. The airport provides customers with a good range of services and facilities including ATMs and Bureax de change. Wifi and public telephones are available throughout the airport.
In terms of dining options, Malaga airport offers bars, restaurants and fast food outlets. There is a good variety of shops at Malaga airport including fashion, electronics, books and duty free for passengers leaving the EU. The airport offers a good range of facilities including a pharmacy, a medical service, baby room, pets and children’s areas, police station and exhibition area, as well as a chapel and a number of travel agencies.Passengers with disabilities can avail of lifts and ramps, adapted toilets, reserved seating and parking spaces for disabled badge holders. Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline before travelling. A five-story car park is situated close to the airport entrance, providing 2,500 spaces. It is connected at the north end, close to the current P2 car park Covered and outdoor car parking is available in the airport. Long-term parking is also possible close to the terminal. A free car park is situated next to the railway station.
If driving from Malaga Airport, take the N-340 to Fuengirola which is located to the southwest of the airport and Malaga which is situated to the northeast of the airport. Once you reach Malaga, follow the A-45 north to Cordoba. Malaga Airport may also be reached from the E-15 motorway which leads to a number of towns on the Costa del Sol.