How to Get from Benalmadena to Malaga Airport and Other Destinations
Benalmadena owes its development in the early 20th century to the booming mass coastal tourism. But with its rich history as a coastal trade town which has seen different civilizations and its proximity to other famous port city destinations such as Gibraltar, Marbella and others, the city saves its place in Costa del Sol. The closest airport to this resort town is Costa del Sol and it offers quite a number of international and domestic flights with its three terminals.
Public Transport from Benalmadena
The cheapest way to get around in Benalmadena is public transport. It is integrated into Malaga public transport so you can use the same tickets in both cities. The bus service is also very widespread. To get to Benalmadena, the best option is train service and it runs every 20 minutes below the Terminal 3. You travel across three zones and pay €2.05 for your 30-minute journey. But keep in mind that it does not run after midnight.
Taxi from Benalmadena
Cabs in Benalmadena are all metered and regulated. So you do not have to worry about drivers ripping you off. There are two rates for taxis: one for the daytime and for the night and special holidays. Normal taxi tariff charges you €0.58 per km in Benalmadena. Travel to and from the airport will include an surcharge of € 5.50 and taxi fares are €20 for normal tariff and €24 for the night tariff. You can find cabs lined up at the taxi ranks at the terminal exits but talk to the driver about the fare since there had been examples of overcharging.
Transfer from Benalmadena
If you do not want the trouble of looking for a taxi or arrive too late to use the train or buses, a transfer from Benalmadena is your choice in terms of comfort. Head to our website to book your transfer from Benalmadena to the air hub starting from €25. You can choose from several car classes and choose the transfer vehicle most suitable for your journey. You can prepay your transfer booking in a favorable currency or simply secure your transfer booking by card and pay in cash to the driver on the spot. Our transfer driver will meet you and take you to your destination without the hustle of taxi fares.
Benalmadena Must Do’s
If you want to have a bit of water fun, be sure to visit the biggest water park in Costa del Sol. Ride the cable car to Calamorro Mountain or try different water sport. You can also take it slow and chill at the beaches. All a day trip away from Benalmadena, you can go to Marbella to see Old Town, tour the luxurious Puerto Banus or visit private wineries. You can also go to Torremolinos to see the old fishing town, new resort sensation or Gibraltar to see The famous Rock.