Arrival and departure
How to get there
Torremolinos is one of the towns on the Costa del Sol with the easiest access, being connected by land, sea and air. The super road network of the province of Malaga, the international airport, the modern cruise terminal in the port of Malaga, the high speed railway line (AVE) with transfers to local lines, and buses , with connections to almost all points of Spain, all offer multiple possibilities for travel to Torremolinos. Choose which one suits you.
The city is just five kilometers from the International Pablo Ruiz Picasso de Málaga,- Costa del Sol airport – one of the most modern airports and with the largest volume of passengers in Europe: it is the both the main airfield and the one with the greatest recorded number of passengers in Andalucia. It has direct flights to the major European capitals, to many Spanish cities and even direct flights to America.
Torremolinos is 14 kilometers from the port of Malaga, whose maritime terminal has one of the best infrastructures in Europe for the arrival of passenger ships. This port has become the second largest cruise liner terminal in the peninsula, facilitating the berthing of the largest cruise ships in the world.
The Málaga-María Zambrano station is just 14 kilometres from Torremolinos. Malaga boasts a high-speed line, which connects within a few hours to some of the major cities in the country, such as Madrid (two and a half hours), Seville (less than two hours) or Barcelona (about five hours). In addition, the local line also begins in Malaga, offering a frequent service, and just five stops to the municipal area of Torremolinos, which is reached in a few minutes: Los Alamos, La Colina, Torremolinos (La Nogalera), Montemar-Alto and El Pinillo (Cercanias RENFE). From La Nogalera the airport can be reached in less than fifteen minutes and Malaga train station and the centre of the capital in about half an hour.
The distance from Torremolinos to Malaga bus station is only 14 km. There are bus routes which connect Malaga city with many points in Spain and Europe, thanks to the international long-distance companies. The Intercity bus link from various points in Torremolinos will arrive in Malaga in less than half an hour.
Malaga and the Costa del Sol have the best road network in the country. The A-7 motorway, the AP-7 motorway and the national 340 offer different possibilities for reaching Torremolinos, depending on the itinerary of each traveller.
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