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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
5 hours 34 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Birmingham|
|Flights arrive in:||Málaga|
|Airlines:||Ryanair, Iberia Express, Brussels Airlines, Jet2.com, KLM|
Direct flights depart from Birmingham for Malaga on a regular basis throughout the week. There are several low-cost carriers to choose between on any given day throughout the year. Flights depart from as early as 6:45 a.m. until well into the evening on most days.
The airline providing the greatest number of direct flights is Ryanair, which flies along this route every day. Eurowings offers relatively quick indirect flights once a week on Wednesdays - these take just five hours and 10 minutes of travel time with a short stopover in Dusseldorf. Other flight providers include WOW air, Jet2 and Palestinian Airlines.
Flights along this route, including return flights from Malaga to Birmingham, take just two hours and 50 minutes at the shortest, and up to three hours at the longest for a direct flight. Ryanair flights take two hours and 55 minutes on average. The shortest indirect flights, offered by Eurowings, take just over five hours of travel time plus a 50 minute stopover.
Travellers can find flights along this route on any day of the week, at any time of day. On a typical day there are anywhere between four and six direct flights available, plus many more indirect flights. Ryanair is the most frequent provider of flights, offering one or two on a daily basis.
Departure airport: Birmingham Airport (BHX) is conveniently located just outside Birmingham city centre and is easy to reach from every part of the UK. As well as onsite parking and a wide selection of shops and restaurants, the airport also offers a pre-bookable Express Lane security option.
Arrival airport: Malaga Airport (AGP) is a short drive from both Malaga and Torremolinos and is also easy to reach from the many other resorts in the area. The airport is easiest to reach by car, but it is also possible to get there by local bus or train. The airport offers places to eat and shops, as well as a children's play area.
All flights from Birmingham depart from Birmingham Airport, which is located to the west of the city centre. The airport offers a variety of convenient transport options, including the free Air-Rail Link monorail system, which operates from Birmingham International Station. Regular trains run from Birmingham New Street to Birmingham International Station every 10 minutes. Travellers can also choose to travel on one of the bus services that operate between the city centre and the airport, such as the 900, 97 and 75 bus routes. Alternatively, travellers can hire a licensed black cab from the city centre 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
Situated on the Costa del Sol, the historical city of Malaga is not only the birthplace of the artist Pablo Picasso, but also a vibrant tourist destination that is dominated by two ancient citadels. Passengers on flights from Birmingham to Malaga must travel from Malaga Airport to the city centre, which is 8 km away. There are several bus services that run from the airport to the city, but journey time can vary depending upon which bus is taken from 50 minutes to 1.5 hours. Trains also run from the airport to the city every 30 minutes and take only 8 minutes to reach the city.