Malaga - Metro

MALAGA METRO


The Málaga Metro is a light railway network with two lines which opened in July 2014. They cover the areas to the west and south-west of the city.

The lines curently terminate at the main line train station and the extention to bring the metro right into the city centre is under constructioni. Another four lines are planned long-term, for an eventual metro network with a total of six lines. The grey lines shown on the map below are already existing RENFE local train lines called Cercanias which also serve Malaga Airport.

 

Malaga Metro Map
Malaga Metro Map

LINES AND ROUTES

Both lines start from El Perchel, which is the metro station located under Maria Zambrano RENFE train station.

Line 1: Andalucía Tech - El Perchel (Maria Zambrano)
This line has 11 stations, 10 of them exclusive and one shared with Line 2, offering stops convenient for locations such as Teatinos theatre, City of Justice, and Clínico and Carlos Haya Hospitals. Total distance: 8.8km.

Line 2: Palacio de los Deportes - El Perchel (Maria Zambrano)
The line has seven stations, six exclusive and one shared with Líne 1, providing easy access to the most populated área of the city (Carretera de Cádiz), the Palacio de Deportes José María Martín Carpena and the beach. Total distance: 5km.


Both lines of the Málaga Metro run underground in the city centre area. The first section, from El Perchel to Clinico station, is subterranean. Between Clínico and the Andalucía Tech terminus, Line 1 run at the surface.  Line 2 runs entirely underground from the city centre to its terminus at Jose Maria Martin Carpena Arena, the Palacio de los Deportes.    This initial stage of the Malaga Metro has 17 stations, with 12 underground and 5 at street level.

TICKETS


The stations have automatic barriers, where you scan your ticket or pass.
A typical Ticket for the Metro
A typical Ticket for the Metro

Billete Ocasional: this can be charged for between one and nine journeys. It can be used by several people, as long as they're travelling together, for example a group or family. You can buy it at Malaga Metro stations.

Tarjeta Monedero Metro de Málaga: rechargable pass, up to 20 euros. Can be used by several people on the same journey. Much more economical than using a billete occasional. You can buy it at Malaga Metro stations.

Tarjeta Monedero Consorcio de Transportes this is a multi-use recargable transport card produced by the Consorcio de Transportes de Málaga, which can be used on all public transport - train, bus and metro, using more than one of these in any single journey. You can buy it in Consorcio de Transportes kiosks and recharge it in Malaga Metro stations.

 

Ticket prices


One journey with billete ocasional: 1.35 €
One journey with Tarjeta Monedero de Metro de Málaga: 0,82 €
One journey with Tarjeta Monedero del Consorcio de Transporte: 0,82 € If you're changing from a bus, 0,66 €.

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SCHEDULE OF TRAINS


Monday to Thursday 06:30 to 23:00 horas.
Friday and night before holiday 06:30 to 01:30.
Saturday 07:00 to 01:30.
Sunday 07:00 to 23:00.

Special timetables
Semana Santa, Feria, Special events

Frequency of trains


Monday to Thursday 06:30 to 20:00 every 7.5 minutes.
Monday to Thursday 20:00 to 23:00 every 10 minutes.
Friday and night before holiday 06:30 to 20:00 every 7.5 minutes.
Friday and night before holiday 20:00 to 01:30 every 10 minutes.
Saturday 07:00 to 01:30 every 10 minutes.
Sunday and holidays 07:00 to 23:00 every 10 minutes.

For more information call 902 11 22 33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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