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Port of Málaga - Terminals and passengers services

Located in a natural harbour, right in front of the city of Málaga, at the beautiful Costa del Sol in Andalusia, the Port of Málaga is one of the main Mediterranean ports, due to its passenger volume and its product volume.

Every year, a great number of giant cruise ships from the most famous providers worldwide, is visiting the city of Málaga. Some stop for a one day excursion, others are using Málaga as their point of departure or arrival, giving Málaga the position of the second most important cruise ship port of the peninsula. From the Port of Málaga you may also take the ferry connection to Melilla, for passengers and vehicles.

In certain occasions, passengers may ask for a “combined” airport-port check-in, which offers to the cruise ship passengers, who arrive to Málaga by plane, the opportunity, to check their luggage through all the way to the Port of Málaga.

If you wish to get to the port from the airport of Málaga or viceversa, if you wish to get to the airport from the Port of Málaga, please consult our site about transfer facilities to/from airport-port.

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Cruise ships from the Port of Málaga

The Port of Málaga disposes of a modern and extensive terminal for tourist cruise ships.

Málaga is the point of departure, arrival and destination of an infinitive number of cruise ships all year round and disposes of a great variety of facilities and services for the cruise ship passenger.

This city boasts a great variety of accommodation, a fascinating culture and numerous points of interest for tourists. The convenient communication services with the airport, parking spaces at the port itself, etc. are some of the characteristics which give this port a status as the second most important cruise ship port of the peninsula.

Mediterranean cruises:

The most typical one: Greek islands, France, Portugal, Italy, Malta, Tunisia, Corsica.

Cruise to the Fjords of Norway:

Stops in Copenhaguen, Stavanger, Bergen, Flàm, Hellesylt, Geiranger, Alesund and Trondheim.

Cruises on the Adriatic:

Unforgettable places as Venice, Corfu, Katakolon, Dubrovnik or Ancona.

Transatlantic Cruises:

Combine your own, memorable travel destinations: Tangier, Lisbon, Funchal, Tenerife, Recife, Salvador De Bahía, Ilheus, Río De Janeiro, Santos, Casablanca, Maceió, etc.

Passenger terminals at the Port of Málaga - Maritime Station

Cruise ships do usually arrive at the landing stage Eastern wharf "Muelle de Levante”.
All the necessary administration facilities for the passage and the crew of tourist cruise ships are located at the Maritime Station landing stage "Gran Estación Marïtima de Levante", with its two modern terminals (A and B), both two-storey: check-in, pick-up of the luggage, shops, taxi stand, etc.
Both terminals can operate separately.

This terminal, as well as the landing stage for vessels and cruise ships, is located at about 3 km from the port's main entrance. We do therefore recommend usage of a private vehicle, on condition of prior reservation of a parking spot at the port. If you wish to take a taxi or private transfer, please don't forget prior reservation, in order to avoid last minute traffic jams or delays before getting to the terminal.

Estación Marítima de Levante, s/n - Muelle de Levante.
(+34) 952 125 026
During the stay of your cruise ship, the port usually disposes of a regular bus service from the landing stage number 3 (port entrance) to the Maritime Station. The price for a one way ticket is about €2, for a round trip ticket, €3,50. The bus usually passes every 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Terminal A - State Of The Art Turnaround Cruise Terminal:
    Two levels terminal particularly designed as a turnaround terminal, and capable to operate the mega cruise ships and new generation of ships. The terminal operates the Northern berth.
  • Terminal B - Combi-Cruise Terminal:
    Two levels terminal designed to respond to the operational loading, unloading and security requirements of large cruises..

Cruise berthing wharfs

Cruises starts/ends port of Málaga, berthing at Eastern wharf, at the Maritime Station area. In this wharf are operating three berthing areas: North berth, South berth, and a berth area attached.
Some tourist cruises visiting Málaga calling at a port in Muelle Número 2 Guadiaro - Palmeral de las sorpresas, due to its proximity to the downtown area.

Reserva de aparcamiento en el puerto Car park reservation for the Port of Málaga

You can choose from many options if you want to select a car park at the Port of Málaga: Cruise Ship car park, long-term car park, low-cost car park with pick-up and return service, monitored car parks, covered car parks, etc.

The anticipated reservation of a car park at the Port of Málaga or its vicinity will help you to select the most comfortable car park for your necessities, depending on the availability.

Please consult rates and offers of the individual operators of car parks at the Port of Málaga, asking for a quotation in the following window. You can make your reservation online - comfortable, simple and reliable.

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Regular ferry connection Málaga-Melilla, wharf No.3

This wharf disposes of a maritime station ("Estación Marítima), with all the necessary amenities for customs, security and services for passengers. You can embark this line with your own vehicle. Ferries operate with a frequency of 1 passage per day from October to May and 2 passages per day from June to September. The duration of the passage is 8 hours and 30 minutes.

Wharf No. 3, in front of seaport main gate.
Ticket reservation: DirectFerries.

Port of Málaga - Contact information

Authority of the Port of Málaga

Address: Muelle de Cánovas, s/n. 29001 Málaga.
Call center: (+34) 952 125 012
Switchboard: (+34) 952 125 000 (11 lines)
Puerto de Málaga .