How to get to Nerja

How to get to Nerja

By Airplane:

foto (3)The easiest way is to fly to Malaga. This city is +/- 52 km from Nerja. Your alternatives are the airports of Granada (+/- 100km), Sevilla (+/-230km) or Almeria (+/- 160 km).

You can book your ticket online at:

From the airport you can come by bus, taxi or car to hostal Lorca.

You can take a taxi from the Malaga airport to Nerja. It is best we book it for you, then it is always 65 euros (day and night). In that case we need your flightnumber, time and destination you fly from.

You can also come relatively easy by bus  from the Malaga airport to Nerja.  Details you can find in ´by bus´.

Or you can rent a car at the airport. The rental company we use, has prices inclusive all-risk, except windows, tires and bottom of the car. But that is possible to include for an extra charge. They charge half a tank of gasoline, which offcourse you can spent. Ask us  for a good deal! The directions of how to drive, you can find down at ‘by car/ in nerja’.


1335015569082By bus:

From the airport you take a bus/train to the bus station in Malaga (every half hour, +/- 1 euro). From this bus station, a bus departs nearly every hour for Nerja (trip length about 1 hour and 30 minutes, +/- 3,90 euros). Our Hostal is very close to the ´bus station´ in Nerja. Ask for the busschedule. The first one is at 6.30 and the last one at 23.00

From Granada there are going a few buses a day; 9.00, 11.00, 13.00 16.00, 18.00 and 20.00. The bus takes 2 hours.


fotoBy car:

Bordeaux, San Sebastian, Burgos, Madrid, Granada, Motril, Nerja or Boat to Bilbao then by car Burgos, Madrid, Granada, Motril, Nerja

For a detailed description you can use a routeplanner

How to drive in Nerja:

If you drive on the highway A7  Almeria – Malaga: Take ´salida 292´ to Nerja. Take direction nerja, towards the sea . You cross a couple of roundabouts which you continue to take downwards to the sea. At the 3th roundbout, take the 3th to Nerja playa and parador. The next roundabout you have to go sharp to the right (calle san miguel). After +/- 50 metres, just after a small park with a fountain (plaza Cantarero), you go to the left and after 10 metres to the right and you are in the calle Mendez Nuñez. Hostal Lorca  is after 50m to the left (a yellow building). Parking is possible in one of the surrounding streets (max. 200m, free). We give tips once you arrived.

foto (14)By train
The nearest trainstation is at Malaga. The AVE is the fast train connection. You can book online at:

Renfe (Spanish railways)