Terminal 3 (most of European flights)


Terminal 3 is the main artery of Malaga airport. All Schengen and EU flights depart from here. This is also where the security filter is located. All passengers have to pass there, regardless of whether their boarding area is in Terminal 2 or Terminal 3.

The Terminal 3 is directly connected to the Terminal 2. The main building has 225 metres of façade with a luminous design. The high ceilings facilitate the entry of natural light and include the check-in lobby and the baggage reclaim hall.

Malaga Airport Transport Options

In the main plaza, which opens to the arrivals hall, is situated the intermodality exchanger. There converge all the possible transport options to get to and from the airport.

Check-in Counters

Check-in Malaga airport terminal 3
Check-in Malaga airport. Credit Depositpotos

The check-in counters at T3 are divided into 2 zones. Accessing the Terminal from Departures, are located the counters 301 to 362 and to right of them the counters 363 to 386.

In the T2, opposite the entrance gates to the Terminal departure level, are situated the counters 201 to 265.

At T3, there are eight self-check-in machines, divided into two groups of four. All these are situated in the check-in lobby. You find the offices of the Tour operators also on this level.

At the departure level you find 86 counters (two of them for special baggage) and 15 self-service machines for billing.

Furthermore, there is one area of centralized security control with 9 security filters.  After the filters you find a shopping plaza which leads to the boarding docks.

The departures are has 3 zones corresponding to the 3 docks of the airport. Dock B is for traffic outside the EU and non-Schengen. Dock C for European Union non-Schengen traffic. And Dock D for the Schengen area (EU and non EU).


Disabled Passengers

AGP passengers with reduced mobility. malaga airport terminal 3

Passengers with reduced mobility can request personal assistance via the web of AENA or the telephone information 902 404 704.

Furthermore, in the Terminal 3 you´ll find information desks and meeting places in all areas. At these points you can request assistance by pressing the panel through an intercom.

Access to the T3

The transport interchange connects the terminal T3, bus stop, the pedestrian access to the car parks P1 and P2. And to the RENFE suburban train station MalagaFuengirola.

You reach the T3 by the access road to the departures area. Taxis drop off their passengers there.

Private vehicles can not access. But there is a car park just 20 metres from the arrivals hall.

The departure area has bus stop (line 19 to Malaga and the shuttle bus MarbellaMalaga Airport) and Taxis.

Passenger Pick up & Drop off

There are currently available five different public car parks at Malaga Airport-Costa del Sol:

Two large car parks, a Parking Express, a VIP parking and a Long Distance parking.

You can choose the one which most serves your requirements.

Shops & Restaurants

Shopping area in Terminal 3 at Malaga airport
Shopping area in Terminal 3 at Malaga airport

Terminal 3 offers passengers a commercial area, an attractive and innovative space.

There are available more than 50 shops and restaurants. You find international brands and a varied selection of Cafés and Restaurants for all tastes and purses.

There are also lots of shops: Music, books, cultural gifts, toys, newspapers, jewellery, gourmet products, news, gifts, chocolates and sweets.

And also other services like: Pharmacy, vending machines, scales, internet, telephone booths, ATM’s, currency exchange and WiFi.

We also provide information on Terminal 1, Terminal 2, General Aviation and the Cargo Terminal at Malaga airport.