Car hire on the Costa del Sol & other transport options

Public transport on the Costa del Sol is less popular than bicycles, taxis or hire cars.
Car hire on the Costa del Sol & other transport options

Walk around than to drive or book a car?

Most of the Andalusian coast resorts are small towns that are more pleasant to walk around than to drive. The only resort to public transport is Málaga and parts of Benalmádena and Torremolinos.

Local buses cost around 1.30 Euros and Malaga's high speed tram up to 1.50 Euros, depending on the type of ticket. There is no discount for children.

Buses in the Costa del Sol stick to a precise timetable, which is not always convenient. In Málaga they go every 10-15 minutes, in other towns every 30-40 minutes. But the intercity transport in the Costa del Sol tourists actively use.

There are bus services between all resorts on the coast. Useful routes are number 110 (Malaga - Torremolinos - Benalmadena) and number 120 (Torremolinos - Fuengirola). You can also take the train that connects Málaga, Benalmádena and Fuengirola.

For travel around the Costa del Sol, taxis can be used

The cost of a taxi ride within the city is about 10 euros. All taxis are equipped with meters. To find out if a car is available, look for the "Libre" sign behind the window. It's cheaper and economical to hire a car for a week or more from a local rental company.

Cheap car hire in Spain, Costa del Sol

It's more convenient and cheaper to rent a car on the Costa del Sol. If you want to travel a lot during your holiday without suffering from the heat, it makes sense to rent a car. Car rental companies can be found at Malaga Airport and in all resorts.

A nice feature of the Costa del Sol is free parking, including near the beaches. If the free parking spaces are full, there will always be a pay parking space. Cheap car hire in Spain, Costa del Sol — will be a great value for your trip to Spain. For those who love adventure sports, camping or nature in general, the van includes an attractive camping version, with which it intends to denote a very modern lifestyle.

Cheap car hire in Spain, Costa del Sol. Van hire in Malaga, Torremolinos.

How do I get to the Costa del Sol?

By plane. The closest airport is in Málaga, 8 km from the city. From the airport there are buses and trains towards the resorts. Information on transport to the resorts is available on the airport website.

How to get to the Costa del Sol from the Malaga Airport?

By train. There are trains from terminal T-3 at Malaga airport to Fuengirola. The C-1 local train goes to central Málaga. The timetable is available on the Spanish railway company RENFE website:

By bus. There are regular bus services from Málaga Airport to the resorts. The M128 bus runs to Torremolinos and Benalmadena and the Avanzabús buses to Marbella and Estepona. Bus no. 19 or the express bus no. 75 will take you to central Málaga. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office.

By car. If you plan to travel around Spain, you can rent a car at Málaga Airport. It is several times cheaper to rent a car online through the website of a local rental car company in Málaga, How to get to the Costa del Sol from Málaga: along the coastal road along the A-7 or the AP-7.

Enjoy your daily commute without the hassle, evening out without worrying about how you'll get to your hotel and, if you buy your own groceries on the trip, how to get your groceries from the supermarket without the hassle.

Long term car rental Costa Del Sol

Whether you're flying to Málaga for just a couple of days or for a longer period, further travel will be more enjoyable if you rent a car. A long term car rental on the Costa del Sol will be a great value for your trip to Spain. You can find the best deals on car hire in Malaga here at


📌 Equal fuel policy

📌 Third party insurance with car passenger insurance

📌 FREE roadside assistance

📌 Free cancellation and change of reservations

📌 Unlimited mileage


The car will be returned with the same fuel level as rented. If it is not returned with the same fuel level, a charge corresponding to the missing fuel will be made. We do not charge for reporting services. Personal service. We are not intermediaries!