Flights from London to Malaga
Are you searching for cheap flights from London to Malaga? Well, look no further! Before making the trip to Spain, here’s everything you need to know.
How to get to London Stansted airport
London Stansted Airport (STN) is easily accessible by car or public transport. Stansted is 56km northeast of London and the quickest way to get there to catch your flights from London to Malaga is by using the Stansted Express train in and out of Central London. It takes just over 45 minutes from the city centre (Liverpool Street).
Stansted also provides a number of parking options should you choose to drive to the airport ahead of your flights from London to Malaga – with short-stay, mid-stay and long-stay spaces available.
London Stansted Airport: Overview
Before you fly from London to Malaga, you’ll have some time to explore Stansted airport. The airport has one main terminal with boarding gates in satellite buildings around the main terminal. Since its redevelopment in recent years, moving through security has become quicker. However, due to the high volume of passengers it can become quite busy, so leave yourself plenty of time ahead of your London to Malaga flights.
Malaga Airport: Overview
Malaga Airport is the fourth busiest airport in Spain with around 18 million passengers travelling through it every year. It operates using three terminals and has two runways.
You can use two roads to access the airport for your flights from London to Malaga if you are driving, the MA-21 and the recently opened MA20. Ryanair car hire has some great deals on car hire if you choose to rent a car during your trip
Malaga Airport has a Transportation Hub outside terminal 3, which provides access to the bus station and the suburban train station. The suburban train line is an underground system that connects the airport to Malaga with trains operating every 20 minutes.
What to expect on arrival in Malaga
Malaga is more than just a sun holiday destination. There are plenty of things to keep you occupied once you disembark your flights from London to Malaga.
The so-called capital of the Costa del Sol has something for everyone, whether you want to relax on one of the city’s many scenic beaches, go for a hike in the sun or explore the city’s historic castles, you won’t have any difficulty trying to pass the time during your stay. Because of its close proximity to the coastline, Malaga also boasts some of the country’s finest seafood restaurants. Head to Try Somewhere New to find out more about this coastal city.
Five Fun Facts about Malaga:
- Artist Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga. His birthplace, Casa Natal, is open to the public where you can learn about his early life in Malaga
- Malaga averages 300 days of sunshine every year, and only 50 days of rain
- Picasso isn’t the only famous person who was born in Malaga. Star of The Mask of Zorro and the voice of Puss in Boots Antonio Banderas was also born here
- Malaga’s coat of arms contains the initials “TM” which stand for “Tanto Monta”, an abbreviation for “Tanto monta cortar como desatar” which means “It doesn’t matter if you cut it or untie it” – a phrase used by King Ferdinand II of Aragon
- Citizens of Malaga are nicknamed Anchovies (Boquerones) because of the city’s reputation for supplying fresh fish, especially anchovies
From London to Malaga: Practical Information
Malaga averages 300 days of sunshine a year, with temperatures in the summer often exceeding 26°C. It rarely rains there, with just 50 days of rain on average every year. So as your flight from London to Malaga lands make sure you leave your jacket in your bag or you’ll swelter.
The best way to see the sights in Malaga is probably on foot. Take your time and wander the beautiful old town. There are plenty of guided tours on offer if you want a more in-depth insight into the city. Like a lot of European cities, Malaga has a “hop on, hop off” tour bus which will bring you around the city with a tour guide to tell you everything you want to know.
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Be sure to bring a travel adaptor plug with you so you can use your electrical devices after you fly London to Malaga.
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