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2 hrs 45 mins

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It's easy to understand the magic of Malaga, as there's a little something for everyone in this port city. Its Costa del Sol coastline promises scorching summer temperatures – Costa del Sol literally translates to ‘coast of the sun’ – and offers swathes of soft golden sand. Away from the beach, Malaga unrolls a red carpet of historical sights, art galleries, and must-try eats.

Start your adventure on a direct flight to Malaga Airport with British Airways. Or, book a holiday and we’ll wrap everything up in one handy package for you, so you can spend more time planning your itinerary. And, as one of Europe’s oldest cities, this Spanish spot has plenty to discover. Tick off the ancient city walls, authentic tapas restaurants, and the birthplace of artist Pablo Picasso. Book your flights to Malaga now.

Malaga flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Malaga?

The average flight time from London to Malaga is two hours and 45 minutes.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Malaga?

Malaga is at its busiest in the summer months, from June to August, so travel outside of this period to find the cheapest flights. Take a look at our low fare finder to find out more.

Is Malaga cheap to visit?

Malaga is great for an affordable getaway. You can tick off most of the must-see locations in the city by foot, including the beaches, or hop on local public transport to get around. Lots of the museums offer free entry on certain days of the week too, so make sure to do your research before you visit.

Is it easy to get around Malaga?

Malaga Airport (AGP) is only 8km from the city centre and it’s the international gateway to the Costa del Sol region of southern Spain. There are various transport options that will get you to your hotel, including a bus service, a quick 12-minute train ride or a taxi from outside the terminal.

If you prefer to explore the Costa del Sol on your own schedule, book a car hire with British Airways and receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support. Plus, collect Avios points on every rental.


Why visit Malaga?

As the birthplace of Pablo Picasso and one of the most ancient cities in Europe, there are many reasons to visit Malaga – both old and new. A picturesque port city in the south of Spain, Malaga has everything from medieval buildings and grand cathedrals to lively tapas restaurants and spectacular beaches. Take a stroll through the Old Town and see the Moorish Alcazaba, an ancient fortress dramatically overlooking the sea. From the Picasso Museum to the newly opened Centre Pompidou, the art and gallery scene in Malaga is second to none.

Why fly British Airways to Malaga?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Malaga Travel Essentials

Flight time

2 hrs 45 mins

Time zone

GMT +1



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