Marbella Airport

The Airports that most easily connect you to a visit in Marbella

There is actually no airport in Marbella, however, there are 2 major International airports within an hour's drive of Marbella which are serviced by most major airlines. The larger of the two options is Malaga Airport (AGP) and the other much smaller but quite recently reformed option is Gibraltar Aiport (GIB).

The best way to get from either airport to Marbella is to organise a private transfer. Click here to book with our recommended transfer company or email our concierge partners for a more personalised service. They can help you with Shuttle buses, Mercedes Sprinters or more luxurious vehicles so that you arrive in style.

Malaga Airport (AGP)

Av. del Comandante García Morato, 29004 Málaga, Spain

This is the main airport used to access Marbella, serving close to 12 million passengers each year. Flights come into Malaga Airport from 60 countries worldwide, including Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North America too. It's recently undergone a huge overhaul with the addition of a third, more modern terminal, with lots of new shops for those last-minute gifts, great places to eat and relax and to grab a quick drink before your flight, so it's easy to see why it's the fourth busiest airport in Spain. Terminal 2 is used by Easy Jet and Ryan air whereas Terminal 3 is used by all of the other airlines.  They are next to each other though so do not worry about transit time between the two when arriving or departing.

There are plenty of airlines to choose from that fly into Malaga Airport, including the majority of the low-cost budget airlines such as:-
Ryanair, Easyjet, Wizz Air, Jet2, Vueling, Transavia, AerLingus, Thompson Airways, Norwegian Airlines and British Airways.

It will take you just 45 minutes to get to the heart of Marbella and Puerto Banus, and if you're a large group, it's worth pre-booking a transfer service as there are often queues for taxis during the holiday peak seasons. 

Alternatively, if you want to drive yourself then search and book a car hire for the best prices here

For more information about the whole airport experience, check out our Malaga Airport Information page.

Gibraltar Airport (GIB)

This is quite a unique airport as the runway runs right across the main entrance into Gibraltar, so when you're landing or taking off, the main road is closed and you have quite an audience!

Airlines that fly into Gibraltar Airport include Easyjet and British Airways, flying in from London, Manchester and Birmingham.

Getting to Marbella will take you about an hour, and your best bet is to organise a transfer of minibus or a limousine for those special occasions.

Leave with plenty of time to spare though because there could be possible delays when driving in and out of Gibraltar at the border.

If you want more information about the airport and some handy hints, visit our Gibraltar Airport Information page.

Malaga Private Terminal - General Aviation Terminal

In addition to the commercial airports detailed above Malaga also has a private terminal for visitors who are arriving to Marbella via their own private jet. The location is close to Malaga AGP but if you are arriving at the private terminal and using a transfer service then you must be clear about which terminal you are landing in!  If you are looking to travel to Marbella by Private Jet then be sure to contact our concierge partners as they can provide a quick response and the very best prices.