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Airports In Spain Costa Del Sol

The Costa Del Sol has several airports that service the region but the main International airport for the region is Malaga Airport. Malaga ‘Costa Del Sol’ Airport is the fourth busiest of all the airports in Spain in terms of passenger traffic and has over 12.5 million passengers travelling through it each year. Malaga Airport is the most popular choice with tourists wishing to reach the more popular destinations on the Costa Del Sol, simply because it offers a larger variety of flights. Malaga Airport has a large number of Scheduled flights from a number of airlines from many different countries throughout the world. However, which region, city or resort you are wishing to get to on the Costa Del Sol, will obviously determine which is the best airport for you.

Although Malaga Airport is the largest airport in the region and most convenient in terms of distance, you also have the option to fly into a number of other airports such as Almería Airport, Gibraltar Airport, Granada Airport and Seville Airport.

The Costa Del Sol is a very popular part of Spain and is busy throughout the year with holiday makers visiting the many resorts along the coast. The Costa Del Sol stretches for approximately 160 klms from  Maro to the East and Punta Chullera to the West of Malaga Airport and includes the resorts and towns of Benahavís, Benalmádena, Casares, Estepona, Fuengirola, Frigiliana, Manilva, Mijas, Nerja, Rincón de la Victoria, San Pedro de Alcántara, Torremolinos, Torrox  and Vélez-Málaga are very popular and are all within easy access of Malaga Airport

Below are the distances and transfer times from each airport to the main resorts in the Costa Del Sol.

List Of Airports In Spain Costa Del Sol

Distance From Malaga Airport To the Popular Resorts On The Costa Del Sol

Airport   Resort Distance Drive Time
Malaga Airport To Benahavís 70 50 minutes
Malaga Airport To Benalmádena 14 20 minutes
Malaga Airport To Estepona 81 55 minutes
Malaga Airport To Fuengirola 24 25 minutes
Malaga Airport To Manilva 95 60 minutes
Malaga Airport To Marbella 51 35 minutes
Malaga Airport To Mijas 26 25 minutes
Malaga Airport To Torremolinos 7.5 10  minutes
Malaga Airport To Nerja 70 50 minutes
Malaga Airport To Ronda 106 90 minutes
Malaga Airport To Antequera 60 45 minutes

Gibralta Airport: Gibraltar airport provides relatively easy access to the Costa Del Sol and passengers landing at Gibraltar Airport can be in many of the resorts within the hour.

Airport   Resort Distance Drive Time
Gibraltar  Airport To Benahavís 67.5 klms 55 minutes
Gibraltar Airport To Benalmádena 116 klms 1 hr 20 mins
Gibraltar Airport To Estepona 47 klms 40 mins
Gibraltar Airport To Fuengirola 107 klms 1 hr 10 mins
Gibraltar Airport To Manilva 35 klms 35 mins
Gibraltar Airport To Marbella 76 klms 60 mins
Gibraltar Airport To Mijas 109 klms 1 hr 15 mins
Gibraltar Airport To Torremolinos 120 klms 1 hr 25 mins
Gibraltar Airport To Nerja 191 klms 2 hrs 5 mins
Gibraltar Airport To Ronda 109 klms 1 hr 40 mins
Gibraltar Airport To Antequera 179 klms 1 hr 55 mins

Granada Airport: Many of the resorts in the Costa Del Sol can be reached in under two hours from Granada Airport.

Airport   Resort Distance Drive Time
Granada Airport To Benahavís 188 1 hr 55 mins
Granada Airport To Benalmádena 132 1 hr 20 mins
Granada Airport To Estepona 199 2 hrs
Granada Airport To Fuengirola 141 1 hr 25 mins
Granada Airport To Manilva 211 2 hrs 5 mins
Granada Airport To Marbella 168 1 hr 40 mins
Granada Airport To Mijas 144 1 hr 30 mins
Granada Airport To Torremolinos 127 1 hr 15 mins
Granada Airport To Nerja 116 1 hr 20 mins
Granada Airport To Ronda 169 1 hr 40 mins
Granada Airport To Antequera 90 1 hr

Jerez Airport: Jerez Airport offers access to many of the resorts on the Costa Del Sol in around two hours or under.

Airport   Resort Distance Drive Time
Jerez Airport To Benahavís 171 klms 1 hr 50 mins
Jerez Airport To Benalmádena 220 klms 2 hrs 15 mins
Jerez Airport To Estepona 150 klms 1 hr 35 mins
Jerez Airport To Fuengirola 211 klms 2 hrs 5 mins
Jerez Airport To Manilva 139 klms 1hr 35 mins
Jerez Airport To Marbella 180 klms 1 hr 50 mins
Jerez Airport To Mijas 213 klms 2 hrs 10 mins
Jerez Airport To Torremolinos 224 klms 2hrs 15 mins
Jerez Airport To Nerja 295 klms 3 hrs
Jerez Airport To Ronda 121 klms 1 hr 30mins
Jerez Airport To Antequera 176 klms 2 hrs 15 mins

Seville Airport: The Costa Del Sol is accessible from Seville Airport but the transfers from the airport to many of the resorts will take you over two hours.

Airport   Resort Distance Drive Time
Seville Airport To Benahavís 186 klms 2 hrs 40 mins
Seville Airport To Benalmádena 227 klms 2 hrs 15 mins
Seville Airport To Estepona 236 klms 2 hrs 20 mins
Seville Airport To Fuengirola 236 klms 2 hrs 20 mins
Seville Airport To Manilva 225 klms 2 hrs 15 mins
Seville Airport To Marbella 263 klms 2 hrs 30 mins
Seville Airport To Mijas 238 klms 2 hrs 20 mins
Seville Airport To Torremolinos 222 klms 2 hrs 10 mins
Seville Airport To Nerja 262 klms 2 hrs 40 mins
Seville Airport To Ronda 138 klms 1 hr 45 mins
Seville Airport To Antequera 163 klms 1 hr 40 mins

Almeria Airport:

The Costa Del Sol is accessible from Almeria Airport but as you will see in the table below, the distances from Almeria to the resorts on the Costa Del Sol is quite considerable. The transfer time from Almeria Airport to the Costa Del Sol can be anywhere between 2-4 hours and if you are wanting to fly into Almeria Airport and then go to the Costa Del Sol, car hire is recommended.

Airport   Resort Distance Drive Time
Almería Airport To Benahavís 299 3 hrs 25 mins
Almería Airport To Benalmádena 243 2 hrs 50 mins
Almería Airport To Estepona 310 3 hrs 30 mins
Almería Airport To Fuengirola 253 2 hrs 55 mins
Almería Airport To Manilva 325 3 hrs 35 mins
Almería Airport To Marbella 280 3 hrs 10 mins
Almería Airport To Mijas 255 3 hrs
Almería Airport To Torremolinos 236 2 hrs 50 mins
Almería Airport To Nerja 165 2hrs 5 mins
Almería Airport To Ronda 336 3 hrs 20 mins
Almería Airport To Antequera 258 2 hrs 30 mins

Flying From The UK To Airports in Spain Costa Del Sol

There are a large number of airlines that currently service Malaga Airport and other airports in the Costa Del Sol region. Many of the airlines operate from the UK and provide regular flights from the major UK airports.

Flight Time From The UK To Malaga Airport: The flight time from the UK is approximately 3 hours depending on which airport in the UK you fly from.

Distance From The UK To Malaga Airport: The distance from the UK to Malaga Airport is approximately 1100 miles and once again, this figure fluctuates depending on the location of the airport you fly from in the UK.

Due to the popularity of the Costa Del Sol, Malaga Airport is fully equipped to handle large numbers of passengers and ensures that there are a number of transfer options in place for passengers wishing to reach the many resorts along the Coata Del Sol.

Getting To And From Airports In Spain Cost Del Sol

Passengers landing at Malaga Airport have a choice of transfer options and as with many airports, public transfer is the cheapest option, especially if you are travelling alone. There are also many other options including taxis, car hire, shuttle services and trains. To read more about Malaga Airport please visit our designated page ‘Malaga Airport’.

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