If you are planning to spend a few days on holiday in Marbella, you are probably already finalising all the details of your stay.

We can get to Marbella by car, train or bus, but if we don’t want to get desperate about the journey, the best way is by plane.

Malaga Airport is the closest airport to Marbella. It is located at a distance of 51km, which means a journey time of approximately 38 minutes.

Still don’t know how to get to Marbella from Malaga airport? Here are all the options available to make your journey easier.

How to get from Malaga airport to Marbella?

1.     By Bus

It is one of the cheapest ways to go from Malaga airport to Marbella.

The lines we can take to make the journey are as follows: L-602, L-605, L-607 and L-611.

The bus will drop us off at the bus stop closest to our destination and will end at the city’s bus station.

The bus journey takes about 40 minutes.

2.     Taxi

Of course, there is always the option of a taxi. There is a taxi rank just outside Marbella airport, so you can get to any part of the city.

The service operates any day, even on public holidays.

Estimate a journey time of about 35 minutes (depending on traffic).

3.     Rent a car

A third alternative is to hire a car. There are several Rent a Car offices at Malaga airport where you can go, although you should bear in mind that their opening hours are usually between 07:00 and 00:00.

This is a good option if you are carrying a lot of luggage and want to be in control of the journey.

Vistas Hotel Benabola Puerto Banús

Where to stay in Marbella?

If you are looking for a good accommodation near Marbella, in the heart of Puerto Banús, we recommend the Benabola Hotel.

This is a hotel in Puerto Banús that has all the facilities to provide a unique experience.

Now you know the different ways to get to Marbella from Malaga airport.