Cheap Flights to Malaga

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When is the best time to book a flight to Malaga?

Peak season:

May to October is generally considered to be peak season for flights to Malaga; as the weather heats up, the tourists flock in, making cheap flight tickets harder to come by. The height of summer can reach close to 30°C, which can be uncomfortable for some people. You'll find cheap flights to Malaga in the spring and autumn, whilst still benefiting from warm weather. Easter can be expensive for flights to Malaga, so book in advance if you're wanting to visit then.

Off season:

You can find the cheapest flights to Malaya from October through to March, it's also when most of the Spaniards go on holiday so you'll notice quieter beaches too. The weather is still great for the most part and flight tickets are easy to find at great prices. Christmas can be slightly busier so it is advisable to book your flights to Malaga earlier to make the best savings on your flight tickets.

When is the best time to book a flight to Malaga?

Malaga is a popular destination all year round, although the off season from October to late March is when you'll find the cheapest flights to Malaga. The temperatures do start to fall as the winter creeps in but you'll mostly be blessed with sunny skies. You should book your flights to Malaga at least a month or two in advance to make the greatest savings. If you can be flexible with your dates you'll find the cheapest flights to Malaga. If you want to visit during Christmas, Easter or during any special Spanish events then make sure to book as early as you can to avoid price spikes on your flight tickets.

How long is the flight to Malaga?

Flights from London to Malaga: 2 hours 32 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Malaga: 2 hours 54 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Malaga: 2 hours 44 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Malaga: 3 hours 18 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Malaga?

British Airways, Monarch, easyJet and Ryanair are just a few of the many airlines that operate flights to Malaga. Ryanair and easyJet are among the cheapest, however you will be getting slightly less comfort for the cheaper flight tickets. Ryanair also charge a hefty fee for checked in luggage during the summer, so take this into account before booking your flights to Malaga. British Airways are a comfortable airline that also offer complimentary snacks and drinks onboard no matter how short the flight is, however they won't offer the absolute cheapest flights to Malaga. Compare a few and decide what benefits you more and gives you the best value for money.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The city centre is only 8km away from the airport, making it easy to find your way after your flights to Malaga. You can get buses and trains direct from the airport with ease. The buses will be cheaper than the trains but will take longer. You can purchase the Malaga Metropolitan Travel Card from the airport and is ideal if you're planning on catching buses quite regularly whilst you are in Malaga. You can also get the shuttle bus that runs directly to your hotel, and you can also jump in a taxi if you'd rather arrive at your accommodation quickly. This won't be the cheapest option but if there are a few of you, you can split the fare and it can work out better.

Malaga insider information

Malaga is packed with attractions such as Malaga Park, Pedro Luis Alonso Gardens and the Puerta Oscura Gardens.

Check out the best tours in Malaga to get a true experience whilst you're on your holiday.

Juzcar is a town in Southern Malaga, and is a must-see place for tourists wanting something different. It's now nicknamed the Smurf town due to it being completely blue!

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How much do things cost in Malaga?

1 mile taxi journey
£ 1.45
Petrol (1 litre)
£ 0.85
One-way ticket (local transport)
£ 0.92
Taxi - fixed fee
£ 1.69
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of Nike trainers
£ 44.31
Pair of jeans
£ 56.81
A dozen eggs
£ 1.17
Loaf of white bread
£ 0.74
1 litre of milk
£ 0.58
£ 1.00
3 course meal for 2
£ 21.15
Meal at McDonald's or similar
£ 4.58
How much does a beer cost in Malaga?
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
£ 2
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
£ 1
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
£ 1
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
£ 1

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More information about Malaga

  • Sample the watersports or just soak up the sun on the beaches of El Candado, Las Acacias, La Malagueta and Guadalmar.
  • One way flights to Malaga are also a hot ticket to wider travels to Spain’s historic cities and villages.
  • Enjoy a round on one of the region’s many superb championship golf courses – Malaga is known as The Costa del Golf.
  • Pablo Picasso is the city's famous son and you can see his work at Museum of Fine Arts and Museo Picasso.
  • Don’t miss out on last minute flights to Malaga – many airlines fly there and you can pick up some fantastic deals.
  • Return flights to Malaga operate frequently during the summer season with both scheduled and low cost airlines.
  • Shop ‘til you drop in the smart shops and boutiques and refuel in the bustling cafes along Calle Larios.
  • A holiday in Malaga transports you to the finest beaches and resorts in Spain’s glorious Costa del Sol.
  • Feast on traditional tapas, small portions of many different tasty Andalusian dishes washed down with Sangria.

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