Favourite airline: e.g. Ryanair, flybe
88 % of travellers choose to book flights on this route with Ryanair, flybe and TUI Airways.
Ryanair
33 %
flybe
33 %
TUI Airways
22 %
Tip: book 2 months before departure
If booked 2 months before travel, flights cost only £66.00.
73 days before departure
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 43 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
02h 55min
06h 25min
£79
£138
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 56 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
02h 55min, from £79
56 %
1 stopover Belfast City
08h 35min, from £192
33 %
1 stopover Barcelona El Prat
06h 25min, from £138
11 %
Return from £79.00
Flights on this route with a departure on 11/10/19 and return flight on 11/10/19 currently cost £79.00.

£79
Cheap
£79
Expensive
£190

The many sides of Malaga

Malaga, a seaside resort on the Costa del Sol in Spain, is an exciting vacation destination. Holidaymakers flock here for the fabulous beach, stunning landscapes, delicious food and the city's many attractions.  

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Best seasons to go

If lying on the beach topping up your tan is your thing, the best time to travel to Malaga is from April to October. Enjoy the Mediterranean sunshine at its peak during this time of year. The weather from November to March can be a little unpredictable. Why not plan your visit in the second half of August for the Feria de Malaga, a 9 day firework celebration and street party celebration. Alternatively Easter and the Three Holy Kings Procession Festival are other festivals to enjoy.

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Helpful info before you get to Malaga

One tip is to reserve hire cars well in advance if you intend visiting the city's many attractions like the Alcazaba, Malaga Cathedral, Tivoli World or the Costa del Sol region. Make sure you set your watch an hour ahead to get on the right time line. Most people speak English here so you don't have to worry about any language barrier. However, learning a little Spanish before you travel will be appreciated. Dining out, grocery prices and drinks are around 50% cheaper than in London. The currency in Spain is the Euro. Buy a small amount of Euros before travelling to get you by, then the rest in Malaga itself for a better exchange rate.

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Facts on arriving, finding somewhere to stay and local transport

On your arrival at Malaga International Airport there's a good range of transport available to take you into the city centre. Buses cost around 3 Euros while the train is approximately 1.75 Euros. Expect to pay about 20 Euros for a taxi. The journey time from the airport to the centre of town is about fifteen minutes. The airport bus to Marbella is approx. 6 Euros while Torremolinos and Benalmadena should cost about 4 Euros. You can find hotel accommodation in Malaga from around 50 Euros per person, per night. If you want budget hostel style accommodation, prices start from around 10 Euros upwards. You can see many of the city's landmarks on foot. If you want to take a local bus, single tickets cost approximately 1.30 Euros. To save cash on public transport, rechargeable multi journey cards are available.

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