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Home Flights Europe Spain Cheap flights to Malaga, Spain

Cheap flights to Malaga, Spain

Popular in June High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price $777 Average for round-trip flights in December 2020
Round-trip from $384 From New York to Málaga
One-way from $248 One-way flight from New York to Málaga
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Can I fly to Malaga right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to Malaga along with the rest of Spain. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

Spain has reopened its borders to travelers from most EU and Schengen Area countries; however, entry remains restricted to travelers arriving from other areas, except for Spanish nationals and residents, and accompanying immediate family members. As of July 22, travelers arriving from Montenegro and Serbia are no longer allowed to enter Spain. For travelers arriving from outside the EU, only the following categories of travelers may enter: •Habitual residents in the European Union, Schengen Associated States, Andorra, Monaco, The Vatican, or San Marino. •Holders of a long-term visa issued by a Schengen member of Schengen Associated State who are going to that country. •Health professionals coming to Spain for work. •Goods and transport personnel in the practice of their duties. •Diplomats, consular, international officials, military personnel, civil protection and members of humanitarian organizations in the practice of their duties. •Students who study in one of the EU/Schengen member states and possess the appropriate visa or equivalent permit and medical insurance. They may enter the country 15 days prior to the start of their studies. •Highly qualified workers, including participants in high-level sporting events that take place in Spain. •People traveling for duly accredited family reasons. •People traveling for duly accredited humanitarian reasons of reasons of force major. •Residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, or Uruguay, provided that they have come directly from these countries or only made international transits at airports outside of these countries.

Entry requirements

From November 23, all travelers (including children) arriving from Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, French Polynesia, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guam, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, St. Martin, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, UAE, UK, Ukraine and US, must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to arrival with the exception of travelers arriving from Azores in Portugal; Rogaland, More og Romsdal, Nordland, Viken, Innlandet, Vestfold og Telemark, Agder, Vestland, Trondelag or Troms og Finnmarkin in Norway; Kitri, Ionia Nisia, Dytiki Ellada or Sterea Ellada in Greece; Faroe Island or Greenland Spain has reopened its borders to travelers from the EU, the Schengen area, and the UK. Travelers arriving from the aforementioned areas are no longer required to present a residency certificate or to self-isolate upon entry into Spain; however they will need to complete an "FCS health control form" 48 hours before arrival at https://www.spth.gob.es/. A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival. Travelers will also undergo a temperature check and visual health assessment. From November 14, travelers visiting the Canary Islands and are booked into regulated tourist accommodation must present a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours earlier, when checking in to their accommodation, download and activate the Radar COVID notification app throughout their stay on the islands, and for 15 days after they return home. Children under the age of 7 are exempt from these requirements.

All other info

Residency permits and D visas that expired between December 14, 2019 and June 21, 2020 are accepted for entry.

. If you are looking to book a trip to Malaga and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Malaga flights by month

January
$546
February
$531
March
$610
April
$661
May
$690
June
$865
July
$886
August
$800
September
$685
October
$654
November
$559
December
$613
February is currently the cheapest month to fly to Malaga. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Malaga?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
NYC - AGP
Price
$531 - $1,074
AGP
Temperature
62.6 - 87.8 °F
AGP
Rainfall
0.04 - 3.94 inches
Flying to Malaga in February is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. July tends to be the warmest period in Malaga so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. December is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Malaga?

Booking 37 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Malaga. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Malaga?

The cheapest day to fly to Malaga is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Thursday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Malaga?

Malaga flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

The gateway to Spain’s most desired resort towns is via Malaga, the quiet coastal seaport city of Andalucia. While Malaga has seen rise to bigger buildings and fancier hotels over the years, it still retains its legacy as one of Spain’s greatest destination spots. Past the congested streets and high-rise buildings lies the quaint old center, which is brimming with Spanish culture and historic landmarks. Millions of vacationers book flights to Malaga every year for entryway to the Costa del Sol’s top beach and resort destinations including Torremolinos and Marbella. For those travelers staying in Malaga, the city is full of opportunity.

Malaga is the birthplace of Pablo Picasso and his works are well-represented in the numerous art galleries throughout the city. Travelers spending time in Malaga will find its history is deep rooted in Moorish and Spanish culture, which is evident by the popular hotels and museums that have been converted from castles to accommodations. Because of its location to the Costa del Sol, Malaga’s economy thrives off tourism. Thanks to the more than six million tourists booking flights to Malaga annually, the city retains its position as southern Spain’s economic and financial epicenter.

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Malaga climate

Located on the Costa del Sol of Spain, Málaga experiences hot summers and ocean-cooled evenings. The Sierra Nevada Mountains, which reside further up in Andalucía, keep the colder weather away from Spain’s southernmost coast. If you’ve booked a cheap flight to Málaga for sometime in the winter, you’re looking at mild weather that’ll fall somewhere close to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. 

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Best Time to Fly to Malaga

Whether you’re heading to Malaga for prime summer beach time, or if you’re driving through Andalucía for panoramic views of the Mediterranean in the middle of winter, you’ll be able to find cheap flights to Málaga for any season if you plan ahead and you’re flexible with your travel dates.

Peak Season: Tourists flock in droves to Málaga in the summer months to enjoy the spotless southern-Spanish skies. Finding a Málaga cheap flight during this time may prove to be difficult, as rates and fares for transportation and hotels tend to spike to accommodate the increase in tourist traffic.

Off Season: Málaga’s off-season eases in during the autumn months with the cooler weather and usually marks the start of “local season”, which means cheap flights to Málaga and discounted hotel accommodations are more likely Though several restaurants and venues close for the shift in seasons, the weather in Málaga is still quite agreeable and the beaches make for the perfect backdrop to any vacation year-round.

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Getting around Malaga

Malaga is easy to get around on foot since most of the sites are right next to each other. The public buses are reliable and affordable. Take the train or bus into town after your Malaga flight lands. You can also rent a car at the arrivals gate if you need to.    

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Malaga Travel Information

The best way to shake off the jetlag from your flight to Málaga is to head straight for the beach! For the most famous photo-op in Malaga, head to the sandy strip with its own name rising from the dunes in huge, sculpted letters. La Malagueta is over a mile long and provides charming straw beach umbrellas for visitors at a small fee and a massive statue that spells out the name of the beach. The Plaza de Toros (bullfighting ring) is located near the beach, as well, for those interested in a different kind of entertainment.

Thousands of art enthusiasts book cheap flights to Málaga to visit the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. The Picasso Museum is located near the birthplace of the revolutionary Spanish artist, and houses a permanent collection of his work, the majority of which was donated by the Picasso family. In addition to the Picasso Museum, Málaga is home to the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Popular Arts and Customs, and the Museum of Fine Arts. All of these museums are centrally located and easily accessible via public transportation.

Before your flight to Málaga, make sure to leave a little extra room in your suitcase for the clothes and souvenirs you’ll pick up at the cities flea markets and ferias. In Huilin, the flea market takes place from morning until late afternoon on Wednesdays and you can find everything here from antique fans to fresh fruit. On Sundays, the flea market next to the La Rosaleda Stadium is a great place to go for second-hand and vintage clothes shopping, and it lasts from early morning until just before siesta around 2 p.m.

 

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