A high percentage of the tourists visiting the Costa de Sol reach the area by plane. The main airport within the Costal del Sol is Pablo Ruiz Picasso, situated within the Málaga Province.
Travellers coming to Málaga City or Marbella can take a bus from the airport. The coach station at Paseo de los Tilos is where coaches can be taken to anywhere in Málaga Province, or to other destinations in Andalusia and Spain (long-distance coaches). Bus frequency depends on the day and time, ranging from 20 to 40 minutes. There are CTSA-Portillo shuttle buses connecting Terminals 1 and 2 with the coach station in Marbella. They leave every 45 minutes.
You can travel by train from Málaga Airport as far as Fuengirola. Trains are incredibly punctual along this line, and run from Málaga’s main station, RENFE in the centre of Málaga all along the coast.