How to get to Marbella from Malaga (airport and city center)

Marbella - desirable, expensive resort, located in the South-West of Spain on the Costa del Sol. Annually, Marbella is a magnet that draws in its arms to thousands of tourists from different corners of the globe, attracting campers with its gorgeous beaches, interesting sites adjacent to colouring and grooming, as well as gastronomic delights.

In Marbella itself has no airport, the nearest international airport is 55 kilometres from the centre of Marbella, in Malaga. Malaga airport-Costa del Sol regularly sends and receives flights from more than 60 countries. Cheap flights to Malaga can be viewed here.

From Malaga airport to Marbella and from Marbella to Malaga airport

From Malaga airport you can get to Marbella: by public bus or taxi.

Taxi/Shuttle Service

Getting from Malaga airport to the center of Marbella , as well as other cities on the Costa del Sol, is more convenient and quicker by taxi. To order a taxi/Shuttle service in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, the driver will be waiting for you with a sign, where your first and last name will be written. To order a taxi, it is enough to report your flight data!


From Malaga airport there are daily direct public bus to Marbella and from Marbella to Malaga airport. In a way, about 45 minutes. The fare is from 6,15 Euros, depending on the bus and ride time. The Carrier Avanza.

Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office, located on the street near the exit of the airport in the arrivals hall or in advance online.

Билеты аэропорт Малага - Марбелья

The schedule of buses Malaga airport - Marbella

Расписание автобусов аэропорт Малага - Марбелья

Bus stop at the airport is located near the main exit of the arrivals area. Arriving at the airport and leaving the building, almost in front of you will see bus stops, at each stop it will be indicated at what time and where the bus should go. The buses are large and comfortable, with air conditioning.

Автобусы аэропорт Малага - Марбелья

Bus from Malaga airport will take you to the bus station in Marbella (Marbella bus Station), located at Avenida del Trapiche, s/n, 29601 Marbella, Málaga, Spain.

The distance from the bus station in Marbella to the historic city center is just over one and a half kilometers. You need to follow in the direction of the sea.

In the Marbella bus station: ticket offices, toilets (free of charge), a cafe, a point of sale of snacks and drinks, waiting areas, left-luggage offices, a free Wi-Fi zone.

Автобусная станция в Марбелье (Station bus Marbella)

From Malaga centre to Marbella and from Marbella to Malaga city centre

From Malaga centre to Marbella and from Marbella to Malaga city centre can be reached also by taxi or direct public bus.

How to get from Malaga airport to Malaga city centre and Vice versa, we told you earlier, if necessary, to review the information here.

From Malaga centre to Marbella buses leave from the bus station in Malaga (Estacion Autobuses Malaga), in the city center near the railway station (Maria Zambrano station). The bus from the centre of Malaga will take you as well as from the airport to the bus station in Marbella. From Marbella to Malaga airport or Malaga city centre are leaving from the same bus station.

Buses run daily from 05:00 to 23:00 PM. In a way, about 45 minutes to 1 hour and 30 minutes. The fare is between 5,35 Euros, depending on the bus and ride time. The carrier is the same - Avanza.

Attention! Public transport timetables and fares are subject to change. Please, check before the trip.

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