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late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

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late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

Hi

We land at Malaga 12.55am on 16th April, so need advise on what is the best thing to do - we will only be carrying hand luggage.

Can we walk to an airport hotel? - 1st option or

Would we be able to catch a bus or train at this time of night ?

And then should we go to Malaga for a night or could we get to Marbella which is where we will be staying?

When we are in Marbella we would like to rent a scooter if someone could recommend too please.

thanks in advance

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1. Re: late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

"Would we be able to catch a bus or train at this time of night ?"

No. Last train out of the airport into town is at 0054 ie one minute before your flight is due to land! Sorry I don't know about buses.

Given that it's about 35 miles from the airport to Marbella a taxi or transfer will cost a lot, but may be overall cheaper than a night in Malaga, that's assuming you can get into your accommodation at something around 2am - in either place!

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2. Re: late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

thanks cubsur, this is the problem so I do hope I can walk to the HI nearby.

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3. Re: late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

Just thought - anybody else on this flight who are looking to get to Marbella and would look to share a taxi - halves 66 euros which doesn't seem tooo bad.

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4. Re: late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

Take a look at www.alpharooms.com/transfersearch , they operate a shuttle to Marbella at that time, and going to the Hotel Central one way would be £35.36 for 2 people.

Edited: 31 March 2014, 17:02
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5. Re: late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

It is not possible to walk to a hotel from the airport. A taxi to the hotel is not cheap as it has to go the long way around a dual carriageway system

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6. Re: late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

chin0:

You can get a taxi and stay at the Barcelo Hotel. A taxi from the airport will cost about 23 euros.

The bus station is just behind the hotel, so you will be able to take the bus to Marbella.

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7. Re: late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

I think Benny's option is indeed very good. Airport hotels are not my cup of tea, and anyway you will have to get to the bus station the following day. You can be at your hotel around 1.45 and have a good night sleep before jumping in on your bus.

As said above problem is that you won't save much by staying at an airport hotel since there are charges that apply for picking you up at the airport, even if you are not going too far away.

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8. Re: late Ryanair flight - transfer advise

thanks everyone, have now booked a shuttle but not looking forward to it, any ideas how long it usually takes?

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