Getting to Málaga

Málaga is the capital of the Costa del Sol, located in the South of Spain. The Málaga-Costa del Sol airport, with over 19 million passengers, has the third highest passenger volume of peninsula airports, after those of Madrid and Barcelona. If you get to Málaga by plane you can reach the city centre by train, bus or taxi:

  • By train: Line C1 of RENFE suburban trains connects terminal T3 of Málaga airport with Málaga María Zambrano train station.
  • By bus: The A Express Airport Line (Line 75) of EMT buses connects the airport with the city centre. It also stops in Málaga train station as well as in Málaga bus station.
  • By taxi: There is a taxi stop outside the arrivals area of Terminal T3. The minimum airport service costs around 17 euros.

You will find more information about public transport connecting the airport to the centre of Málaga and about taxi fares by clicking here.

Note that Málaga María Zambrano train station is connected to the “Perchel” metro station. From here, you can take metro line 1, direction Andalucía Tech, to arrive to the conference (see the Venue menu).


Málaga offers a wide variety of available accommodations, from modern first-class hotels to comfortable hostels. With more than 80 hotels and 11,000 rooms, the city can provide accommodation for any type of traveler.

Accommodation is not included in the HYP registration fee, so participants must book and pay for their own accommodation. However, hotel room rates have been previously booked a limited number of rooms at the hotels listed below. Breakfast and taxes (VAT) are included in the room price.

TRYP Málaga Alameda 4*122 €132 €
SUITE NOVOTEL 4*166 €176 €
DON CURRO 3*104 €110 €
IBIS CENTRO 2* 79 € 87 €

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The province of Málaga is located in Andalusia in Southern Spain. Its capital is the city also called Málaga, the birthplace of the painter Pablo Picasso, and it is home to monuments such as the Alcazaba Arab citadel. The province lies on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, and has 160 km of coastline with a multitude of beaches and marinas. The interior is well worth a visit to see the charming “white villages”. It also boasts over 15 protected natural spaces. Its gastronomy is based mainly on assorted fried fish dishes using the smaller fish (anchovies, mullet, mackerel…) and on typical recipes such as gazpacho.


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