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Barcelona to Malaga flights

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Departure Mon, 28 Sep Return Thu, 01 Oct
BCN Barcelona
AGP Malaga
return from £28
Departure Mon, 19 Oct Return Sun, 25 Oct
BCN Barcelona
AGP Malaga
return from £32
Flight route information
The capital of Costa del Sol, Malaga, features beautiful views, pristine beaches and plush surroundings.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.09 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.93 GBP
Last checked on 23 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
41%

Trains in Malaga are 41% cheaper than in Barcelona.

Barcelona
£2.02
Malaga
£1.19
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
25%

A meal in Malaga is 25% cheaper than a meal in Barcelona.

Barcelona
£11
Malaga
£8.25
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
22%

Taxis are 22% more expensive in Malaga than in Barcelona.

Barcelona
£2.38
Malaga
£2.91
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
10%

Coffee in Malaga is 10% cheaper than in Barcelona.

Barcelona
£1.64
Malaga
£1.4
Barcelona airports
  • ( El Prat (BCN)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Reus (REU)
    How far from city centre: 57 miles
  • ( Costa Brava (GRO)
    How far from city centre: 51 miles
Malaga airports
  • ( Málaga (AGP)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Granada (GRX)
    How far from city centre: 48 miles
K Distance: 478 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from Barcelona

Spain's major city, Barcelona, is a cultural hub that offers endless attractions and fun activities with unique qualities. The European city is located by the Mediterranean Sea and it benefits from pleasant temperate and mild climatic conditions. The city is an authentic beach paradise with picturesque grandeur, historical marvels, spectacular architecture and a pulsating cultural life.

If you love exciting water sports, you should probably head to one of the 'playas' in Barcelona. Barcelona is the second largest city of Spain, and its airport, Barcelona-El Prat Airport, is the main one serving the city. Barcelona Malaga flights depart from this airport for Malaga.

Getting to Barcelona airport

Barcelona-El Prat Airport is located about 12km southwest of the city centre. The airport operates both international and domestic flights. Several airlines offer flights to Malaga from Barcelona at this airport. It's very easy to get to Barcelona-El Prat Airport from the city centre.

You can take a metro to the airport or opt for the faster Airport Aerobus from Central Barcelona to the airport terminals. You can also opt for a taxi ride from any location in central Barcelona to the airport. Alternatively, if you want to drive your car to the airport, there are several affordable parking facilities at the airport.

Arriving to Malaga

Malaga is indeed an amazing place to visit in Spain; the city is filled with perfect sandy beaches, museums and art galleries. Being the sixth largest city in Spain, Malaga offers an exclusive opportunity for visitors to explore its ancient and modern sights. Located in the south of Spain on the renowned Costa del Sol, Malaga offers a unique ambiance, exciting activities and beautiful weather.

The city is surrounded by undulating mountains with wonderful views of the coastline; tourists holidaying in Malaga enjoy its outdoor activities, such as walking, hiking and mountain biking. Malaga has a brilliant gastronomic scene, which can be experienced in its several luxury restaurants and street markets.

How to get to the city centre

Vueling and Ryanair are some of the airlines operating direct flights from Barcelona to Malaga Costa del Sol Airport (AGP), which is the main airport serving the city. The airport is one of the busiest airports in Spain. The journey takes about 95 minutes from Barcelona-El Prat Airport. Malaga Airport is located about 8km from the city centre.

There is a train station at the Airport arrivals, where you can purchase a ticket and join a local Malaga train to your destination. The Journey takes just ten minutes to the city centre. You can opt for a rental car or take a taxi from the airport to the city.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Barcelona to Malaga

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Barcelona to Malaga?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Spain may apply when travelling from Barcelona. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much, on average, are flights from Barcelona to Malaga?
The average price to go from Barcelona to Malaga is 70.14 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Barcelona to Malaga at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 28€ for the route Barcelona - Malaga. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Malaga expensive to visit compared to Barcelona?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Malaga costs an average of 2.91 GBP, 22% more expensive than Barcelona, with a fare of 2.38 GBP, while train tickets costs 41% less in Malaga: 1.19 GBP against 2.01 GBP in Barcelona. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 8.22 GBP in Malaga, 25% less than the 10.97 GBP in Barcelona. The price of the coffee is around 14% cheaper in Malaga, with an average of 1.40 GBP, while in Barcelona the coffee costs 1.63 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Barcelona to Malaga?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Barcelona to Malaga are May, April and June.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Barcelona to Malaga?
The best time of the year to go to Malaga when flying from Barcelona depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1 month to fly to  Malaga from Barcelona in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by August and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, November and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Barcelona -  Malaga.
How long does the flight take to go from Barcelona to Malaga?
The total flight time between Barcelona and Malaga is of around 01:42 hours on average, considering an average distance of 768 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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