Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga

Edinburgh to Malaga

  • Edinburgh to Malaga is 1,334 miles
  • There are 14 flights a week from Edinburgh to Malaga
  • The average flight time from Edinburgh to Malaga is 3h 15min
  • The most popular airline flying from Edinburgh to Malaga last month was Ryanair
  • 4 airlines fly direct from Edinburgh to Malaga
  • £42 was the cheapest return price from Edinburgh to Malaga last month

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Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga

This information is correct as of August 2015

Airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Malaga

Direct flights from Edinburgh to Malaga are operated by Ryanair and Jet2.

Terminal Information

Edinburgh Airport

You should arrive at Edinburgh Airport at least two hours before the scheduled departure time of your flight to Malaga. If you would prefer to save time at the airport and check in in advance both airlines offer online check in and Ryanair’s app gives you the opportunity to check in via your phone which will store your boarding pass.

Edinburgh Airport has one terminal, here you will find a number of facilities in the departures lounge whilst waiting for your flight to Malaga. Places to eat at Edinburgh Airport include Yo! Sushi, The Gathering Restaurant and The Gathering Deli for takeaway food, Costa and Eat. Shops at the airport cover the basics such as Boots and WHSmith as well as a number of designer fashion and beauty brands so you can pick up some duty free bargains. These include Kurt Geiger, Mac and Hugo Boss.

An upgrade to FastTRACK security is available so you can avoid any long queues when going through security in busy periods. There are two executive lounges at the airport if you wish to upgrade, Aspire Lounge and the No. 1 Traveller Lounge. Guests within the lounges can enjoy free food, drinks and unlimited Wi-Fi.

You can remain connected in the departures lounge with up to 2 hours of free Wi-Fi per device.

Malaga Airport

Malaga Airport is located 11km south of Malaga with excellent road links to the resorts in Andalucia. Malaga Airport has two terminals which are currently in use Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 with most flights arriving into Terminal 3.

Within Terminal 3 arrivals you will find the car hire desks for a number of car hire companies, these are easily accessed from Terminal 2. A transport hub is located outside of Terminal 3 for onward travel via bus and train. Buses run regularly with an information hub and ticket sales available from the airport. Trains to Malaga and Fuengirola with stops at Benalmadena and Torremolinos run every 20 minutes throughout the day. Malaga Airport to Malaga takes approximately 11 minutes with a ticket costing €1.75.

What to expect in Malaga

Malaga is a popular summer holiday resort with a number of cultural attractions, historic links and a vibrant atmosphere. With the strength of the pound against the Euro you will find your experience in Malaga to be cheaper than what you would expect in Edinburgh. A typical 3 course meal can cost around 45% less in Malaga and taxis can cost up to 40% less.

Malaga is one hour ahead of the UK so watches will need to be moved forward on arrival.

Take a look at our local’s guide to the best things to do in Malaga for holiday inspiration.

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