Car Hire at Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport
This information is correct as of July 2015.
Drop by Malaga, Spain and visit popular destinations in the Costa del Sol region such as Alcazaba of Malaga, Museo Picasso Malaga, and Gibralfaro, to name a few. To get to these attractions, start from Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport and make use of the airport’s car rental desks to rent a car and start your very own road adventure.
Where to hire a car at Malaga-Costa del Airport
The car rental desks found in Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport are located in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3, on the first and ground floors, respectively. Among the car rental companies that provide reliable service to passengers entering from Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport are Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz, Record Go, and Sixt. These car rental companies provide all types of vehicles from utility and economy cars to luxury cars.
What to expect when hiring a car from Malaga Airport
Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport, serving the Costa del Sol region of Spain, is located eight kilometres or five miles southwest of the city of Malaga, and five kilometres or 3.1 miles north of Torremolinos. Drive out from the airport via the MA-21 (Torremolinos—Malaga) or via the MA20. It will only take about 20 minutes to drive to the city proper of Malaga from the airport.
Driving around Malaga Airport
The major roads and highways within Malaga include the A45 road which leads north to Antequera and Cordoba; and the Autovia A-7 that is parallel to the N-340 road, both leading west to Cadiz through the Costa del Sol Occidental. Autovia A-7 also leads east to Barcelona through the Costa del Sol Oriental. When driving within the Malaga, expect the roads in the city centre to experience slower traffic in comparison to other thoroughfares within the city.
Getting to your destination
Drop by Madrid, Valencia, and Seville, Spain, among others. Visit these destinations with the help of the driving directions provided below. Please be advised that the directions have been simplified and as a quick reference, the instructions work better with a sat-nav, or other navigation devices.
Visit Madrid and experience the city’s beauty through attractions like Museo Nacional Del Prado, Buen Retiro Park, Royal Palace of Madrid, and more.
From Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport, drive down MA-20 then down A-45 and A-92 to get to Av. de Andalucía in Sevilla. Take Av. de Andalucía to Calle Luis Montoto and reach your destination after a total of 215 kilometres or two hours and 18 minutes from point of origin.
Travel to Valencia, a port city that features tourist destinations like the City of Arts and Sciences, L’Oceanografic, Llotja de la Seda, and Mercado Central, among others.
Valencia can be reached from Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport via MA-20. Drive from MA-20, then take the MA-20/A-45 exit then merge with A-7. Take exit 241 for A-45 to reach Cordoba/Granada/Sevilla, then exit 114 for A-92M to Granada. Down A-92M, take Exit 0 for La Palma then merge with A-92. Take exit 295 for A-92N to reach Baza/Murcia then continue driving down N-342/A-92N to A-91 then merge with E-15/A-7 towards Puerto Lumbreras Centro/Lorca/Murcia. Stay on E-15/A-7 to get to Albacete/Alicante, then down E-15/A-7/AP-7, to exit towards Valencia/Albacete/A-31/Marid. Take exit 171 A, merge with N-344 to La Font de la Figuera then A-35, continue down A-7 and V-31, to get to Place de la Mairie/Plaça de l'Ajuntament. Get to the destination, Valencia, in a total of six hours and 13 minutes for 629 kilometres.
Seville has tourist attractions like Alcazar of Seville, Seville Cathedral, Plaza de España, Giralda, and Maria Luisa Park, to name a few.
Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport to Seville will take a total of two hours and 18 minutes for 215 kilometres from point of origin. Drive for 2.9 kilometres to MA-20. Go down A-45 and A-92 to Av. de Andalucia in Seville in 208 kilometres. For another 4.3 kilometres, drive down Av. de Andalucía to Calle Luis Montoto, and reach your destination.