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Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

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Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

Hi,

Can you please advise on bus numbers/times from the airport to Malaga city and then from Malaga city to Nerja?

I beleive that is the route we will have to follow to get to Nerja rom the airport.

Any assistance/advice would be appreciated.

Thanks

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1. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

Get the train into Málaga (Maria Zambrano, tha main station) - it's much cheaper, quicker, more frequent (every 20 mins) and more reliable. Maria Zambrano station is attached to a shopping centre, walk through this to Málaga bus station (about 3 mins) where buses to Nerja leave approximately hourly:

www.alsa.es

Edited: 01 March 2013, 15:00
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2. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

Thank you for your quick reply.

Can you also kindly confirm the following:

how much is the train from the airport to the Maria Zambrano station? how long does it take?

you mwention the bus goes every hour - do you know the timings please? how much is the bus from malaga to nerja and how long does the journey take?

thank you very much in advance for your help.

best regards

Edited: 01 March 2013, 15:08
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3. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

The fare is €1.70 (the machines take notes as well as coins as long as they have change), trains are at 14, 34 and 54 mins past the hour, journey time 8 mins.

Times and fares for the Málaga - Nerja buses are on the Alsa site.

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4. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

The train takes 8 minutes and cost €1,70.

Buses are "roughly" every hour, full timetable can be found at

http://www.alsa.es/en/

The fare is €4,31 and timing depends on whether it is the "Directo" (Express) or normal service, ranging from 50 mins to 1hr 30mins.

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5. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

Many thanks.

I also have another question with regards to the bus station in Nerja.

Is it walking distance from the Riu Monica hotel please?

Whats the best way to get to the hotel?

Thanks,

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6. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

It's quite a hike if you have luggage, which I presume you will. There is a taxi rank just beside the bus terminus in Nerja, I would opt for one costing, I'm guessing around 6 or 8 euros.

Edited: 01 March 2013, 16:22
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7. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

I was told there is a bus stop 50m from the hotel. Am I in right in assuming that the malaga-nerja bus doesn't stop there?

thank you.

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8. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

The bus stop by the Monica is only for the local town bus, the Malaga bus does not go off the main road.

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9. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

would you happen to know the bus number we need to get to the rui monica please?

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10. Re: Buses from Malaga airport to Nerja

It's about 1200m walk (downhill) from the bus stop up on the N-340 where the Málaga buses stop. OK if you have wheely-luggage that isn't too heavy and the weather isn't too hot, and there are plenty of places along the way to stop for 'refreshments', otherwise it's a cab....