Transport 2018-09-06T09:48:45+00:00

Free transportation between the venues for athletes during the participation.
The city is highly accesible by plane, train, bus, ship or road. Malaga has an extensive bus network, underground and train.

Airport

Málaga has the fourth busiest airport in Spain and one of the top twenty in Europe, with about 10 million passengers per year, it has 500 flights daily and regular flights to 67 European cities in a time slot of 2 to 3 hours. It is located 8km far from Malaga, in the West, only a few minutes from the city centre and Costa del Sol.

There is a direct bus to the city centre which stops at the train station and the price is 3 €.

There is a train service operating from 06h44 to 00h24, every 20 minutes, it takes 8 ‘to the central station and 12’ to the city centre, it costs 1.80 euros and also connects the airport to Torremolinos, Benalmadena and Fuengirola.

The taxi ride to the city centre takes 15 ‘and costs between 15 and 25 euros.

Roads and Highways

Malaga is linked via road with the rest of Andalusia and Spain by means of the A-92, A-45 (Autovía del Sur) and A-7 (Autovía del Mediterraneo).

The drive between Malaga and the bordering cities is: 122km to Granada, 220km to Sevilla, 187km to Córdoba, 265km to Cádiz and 219km to Almería and only 540 km to the capital of Spain, Madrid.

Malaga Port

The Port of Malaga, which is classified as border of the European Union, is located 50 nautical miles from the Strait of Gribraltar and sheltered by a natural bay.

Malaga Port has become the second most important cruise ship port in Spain and the sixth in the Mediterranean, with an increase in the number of passengers of 70% in just four years. It has regular connections with Melilla, Morocco and Algeria.

Bus

Only with accreditation

Underground

The stadiums are directly connected.
Stops: – Clínico / – Carranque / – Palacio de los Deportes

Railway

The railway station is located in the heart of the city, and has also a local rail network to Costa del Sol (including connection to the Airport) and to destinations throughout the province. The coastline is one of the most used in Spain and the first to achieve a quality certificate.

Malaga city is daily connected by train to Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cordoba, Granada and Seville.

It takes 2 hours approximately to reach Madrid, 5 hours Barcelona and 8 hours Paris.

There are 22 high-speed trains per day.