The Airports that most easily connect you to a visit in Marbella
There actually is no airport in Marbella, however, there are 2 airports within an hour 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, Limousines or even a Disco bus so that you arrive in style.
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. There's plenty of airlines to choose from that fly into Malaga Airport, the majority of them low-cost budget airlines, including:- Ryanair, Easyjet, Jet2, Vueling, Transavia, AerLingus, Thompson Airways, FlyBe, 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 prebooking a transfer service as we mention above as there are often queues for taxis during the holiday peak seasons.
For more information on the whole airport experience, check out our Malaga Airport Information page.
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 Monarch, 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 or disco bus 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.
Want more information on the airport and some handy hints, visit our Gibraltar Airport Information page.