Benalmádena travel guide

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You're Going to Love Benalmádena

With a population of 58,854, Benalmádena is a must-see destination in Andalusia, Spain. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Benalmádena

Benalmádena in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Benalmádena in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Benalmádena


When flying to Benalmádena, you’ll arrive at Malaga Costa del Sol Airport (AGP), which is located 8 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Benalmádena from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 37h 40m.


iryo is the most popular train carrier serving Benalmádena, followed by Renfe. The train journey from Benalmádena to Seville takes 2h 02m and costs around $76 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Madrid, expect to pay about $20 for a 2h 44m trip.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Benalmádena, including iryo, ALSA and Interbus. From Seville, the bus ride to Benalmádena takes 241 km and will cost you around $69. From Madrid, the ticket costs about $67 for a journey of 264 km. The most popular bus station is Benalmádena Torrequebrada, located 4 km from the city centre of Benalmádena. Benalmádena Puerto Marina is also a commonly used station, and is 0.3 km from the city centre.

Airports near Benalmádena

Airlines serving Benalmádena

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Where to stay in Benalmádena

Average rates range from around $127 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $254 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Benalmádena

Most booked hotels in Benalmádena

Estival Torrequebrada
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Benalmadena Palace Spa
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Moon Dreams Calabahia
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Holiday World Resort
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Best Benalmadena
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Sunset Beach Club Hotel Apartments
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Benalmádena

Expect to pay $3.16 per litre in Benalmádena (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $37.85 and $50.46.