Exploring the Costa del Sol is a great way to experience the beauty of Spain. The closest airport to the Costa del Sol is Malaga (AGP), located four miles (6 km) southeast of the city center and serving more than 19 million passengers a year. If you're planning a trip to Spain, you can easily reach the Costa del Sol from most major Spanish cities. The easiest way to access the Costa del Sol is through Malaga airport.
Airport facilities include a bank, ATMs, currency exchange, restaurants and bars, shops, a post office, the National Museum of Navigation and Air Transport and a VIP lounge. You can take a bus from Málaga (AGP) to Costa del Sol via Málaga and A-7075 km 10200 in approximately 2 h 28 m. Malaga airport also offers a suburban train line operated by the Spanish company Renfe that connects it to key places such as the center of Malaga, Torremolinos, Fuengirola and Benalmádena. Long-distance buses (provided by ALSA and also by Avanza Group) are available to Algeciras and the province of Cádiz, Motril, Seville and Granada with departures from the airport.
Other nearby airports include Granada (GRX) (47.7 miles), Jerez (XRY) (88.3 miles), Seville (SVQ) (90.2 miles) and Tangier (TNG) (109.2 miles). If you're looking for an adventurous trip to Spain, consider taking a 16-day itinerary for the whole family. Along the way, you can stop at the beaches of the Costa Dorada and the Costa del Azahar, or do some historic sightseeing in Valencia, Murcia and Granada. You can also visit some of the most famous tourist resorts in Malaga, such as the Gran Hotel Miramar, the Vincci Selección Posada del Patio, the Barceló Malaga, the NH Málaga, the Novotel Suites Malaga Centro or the Tryp Málaga Alameda Hotel.
The selection of restaurants includes Flavors of the World, Jamie's Dely, Kirei by Kabuki, La Boutique and Olé Food Market. In addition, if you want to take a flight between Seville and the Costa del Sol, check out this picturesque route that offers you the option of stopping at Ronda and the White Villages to enjoy beautiful views. Make sure to check out the operating schedule to see when is your last airport transfer, train or any other mode of transport you may take to get to your destination.