The train station is outside the airport building. You should take the lift in the Arrivals Hall up the Departures Hall, and then walk to the outside, through the upper level parking area, going over the footbridge, which spans the road below. Follow the signs for the train station.
Look out for this sign above the station
It is important to know that you must have a ticket before you board the train, or you will be liable for a fine of around 10 times the cost of the fare. There is an automated ticket machine at the airport train station, which works with Euro coins, bank notes (up to €20), and credit cards. The price of a single is around €1,20 (working days and weekend fares are slightly different).
First train 07:09, then every half an hour. Last train 23.59. Journey time 12 minutes. Take the direction Málaga (not Fuengirola), until the terminus station (Málaga Renfe - Vialia).
Price of Train Ticket:
Most one way journeys are under €3 depending on destination and day of the week (slightly higher tariff on Saturdays and public holidays).
The Bus stop is located just outside the main arrivals hall (turn right on leaving and walk 40m). Frequent bus Services from the Airport to Málaga City Service No 19. This is an urban bus, it may leave the airport empty but fill with passengers en-route so be prepared if you have a lot of luggage.
From the Airport to Malaga bus and train station every 1/2 hour:
First Bus: 07.00
Last Bus: 24.00
From Malaga bus and train station to the Airport every 1/2 hour:
First Bus: 06.30
Last Bus: 23.30
The cost is around 1 euro.
The Taxi fares from Malaga airport have two tariff bands:
Fare 1*(weekdays from 06.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.): minimum fare, €1.30; kilometre travelled, €0.75; hour's wait, €17; minimum service, €3.20; minimum service from the airport, €14.
Fare 2*(weekdays from 10.00 p.m. to 06.00 a.m., Saturdays and holidays): minimum fare, €1.60; kilometre travelled, €0.90; hour's wait, €21; minimum service, €4; minimum service from the airport, €17.
Fare 3* (Saturdays and holidays from 3:00 am to 6:00 am): minimum fare, €2; kilometre travelled, €1.10; hour's wait, €26; minimum service, €5; minimum service from the airport, €18.
Here you have a map with all the info about the situation of the hotels, university, as well as all the transport such as buses, trains, even the airport. By default, the map is centred in the middle, so making zoom and using the arrows placed in the superior left corner of the map or the mouse, you could move the plan to look for different interest points indicated in the map. Click on the icons to know which hotel or which bus stop are you looking for.
Click to enlarge the map