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Flights to Marbella

Sunny Marbella is often known as the playground of the wealthy, particularly during summer months when the number of luxury yachts moored in the marina increase significantly and many of the town's Middle Eastern property owners and film stars are in residence. Even the mega popstar Prince owned a villa in the town for a while, yet the pretty Old Town still remains unspoilt and is a popular Andalucia visitor attraction. Regular, scheduled flights to Malaga and onwards to Marbella are available with a number of airlines throughout the year, as the Costa del Sol is renowned for its warm, sunny climate.

Which is the main airport in Marbella?

Malaga-Costa del Sol is the main Marbella airport, located just over 30 miles distance from the town. Travellers will need to take a cab or shuttle bus to Marbella, or hire their own car.

Which airlines offer flights to Marbella?

There are Increased numbers of flights into Malaga Airport during the summer season, due to its immense popularity with holidaymakers and property owners located in America, the Middle East, and Africa. However, dozens of airlines offer regular flights to Marbella via Malaga Airport throughout the entire year, including Ryanair, TUI, British Airways, Lufthansa, and Air Baltic.

Why travel by plane to Marbella?

Malaga Airport is the fourth busiest in Spain, offering links to 20 of Spain's major cities and more than 60 countries around the world. This makes it very easy to find affordable flights to Marbella on the dates and times preferred.

Before you travel to Marbella by plane - good to know!

Keen golfers will be particularly impressed by the courses in and around the Marbella region, the local cuisine is also excellent, with fresh fish dishes on the menu in restaurants and tapas bars. The resort's beaches are fantastic, and visitors seeking a quieter, lesser known beach will find that Playa de la Bajadilla ticks all their boxes and offers some of the best freshly caught fish dishes available. Mountaineers and adventure seekers will adore the Sierra Blanca mountains, located just a couple of miles outside the city. These mountain ranges offer plenty of challenges for keen climbers and hikers. It is possible to catch an intercity bus from Malaga Airport to Marbella, however, travellers need to be aware that the coastal Renfe train terminates at Fuengirola and does not complete the journey to Marbella.

How to Get to Marbella by Plane

Several airlines operate direct flights to Marbella's nearest international airport, Malaga-Costa del Sol, from London Gatwick. Malaga Airport is 51 kilometres from Marbella. There is a direct bus service into the town, with hourly departures and a journey time of just under 1 hour. An alternative is to take the train from Malaga Airport along the coast to Fuengirola, from where several local bus routes go to Marbella. Most hotels also offer their own shuttle bus services for guests. Airlines operating daily routes from Gatwick to Malaga include British Airways, EasyJet, Monarch Airlines, Thomson Airways and Norwegian Air Shuttle.


Marbella is a cosmopolitan town and beach resort situated on Spain's beautiful Costa del Sol coastline. It has something to offer everybody, from beaches to history, shopping to nightlife, yachting to stunning scenery. Marbella is compact enough to explore on foot and visitors can enjoy a stroll around the narrow streets of the Old Town, whose origins stretch back nearly 4000 years. Here they will find the Moorish Castle and the famous Orange Square. The square is a pleasant place to stop for a coffee or tapas, whilst admiring the flower filled balconies of the whitewashed houses. Marbella has its own sandy beaches with plenty of facilities for users. A short drive away visitors can also find quieter bays and coves for sunbathing and swimming in the warm Mediterranean waters. A pleasant morning can be spent walking the four miles along the coast between Marbella and the port of Puerto Banus. Many luxurious residences and hotels can be seen on this Golden Mile, including the palace of King Fahd. Visitors to Marbella can enjoy a wide range of shops such as El Cortes Ingles, the department store, and high end brands like Versace. The town also has plenty of smaller, unique boutiques and stores. At the end of the day visitors can enjoy a quiet drink or meal in one of Marbella's many restaurants or head for a nightclub or disco.

Airlines: Air Europa, Ryanair and Iberia Express to Marbella

Travel to Marbella on Air Europa, Ryanair and Iberia Express flights with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Air Europa is Spain's 3rd most popular airline with flights around Europe and the rest of the world and a choice between Economy or Business fares for your flight to Marbella.

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