By Train

Getting around the Costa del Sol by train is very easy although the C1 line only runs from Malaga to Fuengirola stopping at all the stations below. The automatic ticket machine's are in multiple language's including English. All the trains are fitted with monitors showing the next stop and announcing the stop in Spanish and English. The train stops at Malaga, Malaga airport, Torremolinos, Benalmadena and Fuengirola including all the suburbs see below for a complete list. The price of the ticket depends the zones you enter but from one end of the track to the other is under 4 euro's each. (correct Nov 2017). The trains run every 20 minute's and they are on time. If you are staying at any of the resorts on the line you can save a lot of money on tranfer's or taxi's from the Airport to your hotel. Click here for timetable's

Buying and using a train ticket: from the automated ticket machines on the C1 Malaga to Fuengirola line click here or on the image on the left.

Malaga central: Beginning & end of the line. Two trains depart from here so be careful. The C1 is marked Fuengirola and will take you to all of the stations below. C2 will take you to Alora and is marked Alora. Malaga central is right in the heart of Malaga and is the best stop to see all the Historical attractions, the in door market  and Muelle Uno. There are two entrance's to this station either side on the river Guadalmedina but both go to the same platform. For directions to Malaga central click here or the image on the left.

Malaga Zambrano: Is the main train station in Malaga. From here you can access the main Spanish rail network. The station is in a large shopping complex and unlike any other station on the track.The C1 line has a seperate platform away from the main rail platforms and again has two trains C1 to Fuengirola and C2 to Alora. C1 will take you to all the places below. For directions to Malaga Zambrano click here or on the image on the left.

Victoria Kent: Has one platform but has lines left and right of it. This is the station where the C1 and C2 trains lines separate C1 to Fuengirola and C2 to Alora so be careful. Both C1 and C2 go to Malaga. For direction to Victoria Kent click here or the image on the left.

Guadalhorce: Has two platforms clearly marked Malaga and Fuengirola. The Malaga platform the train stops at all the above and the Fuengirola platform the train stops at all the below stations.For directions Guadalhorce station click here or on the image on the left.

Malaga Airport: has two platforms. As you go through the the ticket barrier you have the option left for Malaga and right for Fuengirola. So turn left for the station's above and turn right for the station's below on this page. For directions to Malaga airport station click here or on the image on the left

Plaza Mayor: is another single platform station so if the train is approaching from the right its going to Fuengirola, stopping at all the stations below and if it approaches from the left its going to Malaga stopping at all the stations above.For directions to Major Plaza station click here or on the image on the left.

Los Alamos: has two platforms clearly marked Malaga and Fuengirola. The Malaga platform the train stops at all the above and the Fuengirola platform the train stops at all the below stations.For directions to Los Alamos station click here or on the image on the left.

 

La Colina: has two platforms clearly marked Malaga and Fuengirola. The Malaga platform the train stops at all the above and the Fuengirola platform the train stops at all the below stations.For directions to La Colina station click here or on the image on the left.

Torremolinos: is another single platform station so if the train is approaching from the left its going to Malaga, stopping at all the stations above and if it approaches from the right it's going to Fuengirola stopping at all the stations below. For directions to Torremolinos station click here or on the image on the left.

Montemar-Alto: is another single platform station so if the train is approaching from the left its going to Fuengirola, stopping at all the stations below and if it approaches from the right its going to Malaga stopping at all the stations above. For directions to Montemar-Alto click here or on the image on the left.

El Pinillo: has two platforms clearly marked Malaga and Fuengirola. The Malaga platform the train stops at all the above and the Fuengirola platform the train stops at all the below stations.For directions to El Pinillo station click here or on the image on the left.

Benalmadena (Arroyo de la Miel): has two platform station. As you enter the building there are two escalators. One signed for Malaga and one for Fuengirola. The Malaga train will stop at all the stations above and the Fuengirola train will stop at all the below. For directions to Benalmadena station click here or on the image on the left.

Torremuelle: has two platforms clearly marked Malaga and Fuengirola. The Malaga platform the train stops at all the above and the Fuengirola platform the train stops at all the below stations.For directions to Torremuelle station click here or on the image on the left.

Caverjal: is a single platform but has railway tracks either side of the platform. There are two LED notice boards either side of the platform one for Fuengirola and the other for Malaga. The Malaga train will stop at all the stations above and the one signed Fuengirola will stop at all the stations below. For directions to Caverjal station click here or on the image on the left.

Torreblanca: is another single platform station so if the train is approaching from the right its going to Fuengirola, stopping at all the stations below and if it approaches from the left its going to Malaga stopping at all the stations above. For directions to Torreblanca station click here or the image on the left.

Los Boliches: is the only station on the line raised from the ground. It is another single platform station so if the train is approaching from the right its going to Fuengirola and if it approaches from the left its going to Malaga stopping at all the stations above.

 For directions to Los boliches station click here or the image on the left.

Fuengirola: is the beginning and end of the line. It is a single platform station and stops at all of the stations above. For directions to Fuengirola station click here or on the image on the left.

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