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We have convenient branches for collecting your Sixt car hire in Malaga located at Malaga Airport and the train station, both of which are served by efficient public transport and road networks. Malaga delivers enough variety to attract both weekend visitors as well as holidaymakers and with the freedom of rental cars it is easy to enjoy this Andalucian region. Click on the right-hand button of our Malaga car hire table for a view of where these locations are on a city map. You can also visit the individual branch pages for detailed information about their exact locations and opening hours.

  • Malaga Airport
    Terminal 2 & 3 Llegadas
    29004 Malaga

    Mo. - Su.07:00 - 01:00
    Bank Holidays07:00 - 01:00
    Book at this branch

  • Malaga Train Station
    C/ Mendivil 12
    29002 Malaga

    Mo. - Su.07:00 - 23:00
    Bank Holidays07:00 - 23:00
    Book at this branch

  • Malaga Airport

    Sixt Car Rental
    Terminal 2 & 3 Llegadas
    29004 Malaga

    Mo. - Su.07:00 - 01:00
    Bank Holidays07:00 - 01:00

    24 h pickup
    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s

  • Malaga Train Station

    Sixt Car Rental
    C/ Mendivil 12
    29002 Malaga

    Mo. - Su.07:00 - 23:00
    Bank Holidays07:00 - 23:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

Sixt car hire Malaga

Our Service | Traffic Information | Sixt Tip | Sightseeing Destinations | Business Destinations | Rental FAQs

To help you get the most out of your car rental in Malaga, our Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport branch remains open 24-hours a day while the María Zambrano Station office has extended opening hours and a 24-hour return facility. A quick comparison of our various vehicle categories shows that our rental rates are very affordable, so book now by calling our reservation number, going online or with our Sixt app. We aim to have your chosen car hire available at collection but cannot guarantee to provide specific models. Our friendly and knowledgeable customer service advisors are always on hand to assist regardless of whether you are in Malaga for one weekend or a few weeks.

Malaga city view

Our Service

Our Malaga rental fleet is designed to suit every visitor, whether you are travelling for business or leisure and whatever your group size and budget. Compact family saloons or comfortable minibuses are ideal for exploring central Malaga, while 4x4s are perfect if you plan on visiting the mountains that form the citys impressive backdrop. Beautiful coastal roads run through Malaga and there is no better way to cruise these than in the luxury of a sports car or convertible. Our fleet contains premium brands such as models from BMW, Porsche, Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Malaga contains a sometimes bewildering mix of narrow cobbled streets, but when you hire a car with a Sat Nav city-centre driving is easy. Other extras in our range include unlimited mileage, insurance top-ups and additional driver options, while child seats make for family-friendly holidays. We are also happy to welcome younger customers under 25 who wish to rent a vehicle in Malaga.

Andalucian dresses

Traffic Information

Malaga Airport is located approximately 10 miles West of the city centre. When you reach the arrivals hall you will find our office clearly signposted. Once paired with your rental car it only takes around 15 minutes to reach the city centre from the airport. Malaga train station is a just a few minutes walk from the heart of the city and an important travel hub with buses and trains arriving from across Spain and major European cities, including London.

Lying on the Andalucian coastline, Malaga has both coastal roads and motorways (toll-paying on some stretches) which link the city to other resort towns such as Torre del Mar, Torremolinos, Marbella and further afield to Gibraltar. There are also fast links to other towns in Andalucia, which are perfect for exploration as motorway driving is easy in Spain. Metered street parking is plentiful in Malaga while most areas of the city have easy to locate underground parking.

Once you have collected your car hire in Malaga you are ready to start exploring. Its beautiful Mediterranean climate and all year round sun mean you will want to be outside as much as possible. Spend days on the beach and walking or cycling in the countryside but do not forget to visit some of the citys fascinating galleries and attractions. Malaga is the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, so discover more about his life and art by visiting the Picasso Birthplace Museum. Located in a restored palace the Picasso Museum is also a must. When you have finished in the galleries go down into the basement to see fascinating archaeological remains from Malagas Phoenician and Roman past.

Motorways in Southern Spain

Sixt Tip

The Unique Coffee Culture of Malaga

If you find choosing between coffee options difficult in the UK then you will find ordering coffee in Malaga a unique and challenging experience. Malaga is famous for having one of the longest lists of coffee types in Spain, if not Europe. Make it less challenging by taking your coffee break in Central Cafe on Constitution Square. Its tiled wall gives pictures and names, so just point at your choice. Drink it like the locals in a glass rather than a cup. Malaga Cathedral, just a short walk away, is one of the city's best-known landmarks and also unique: never fully finished, the cathedral is still missing one of its towers.

Sightseeing Destinations

To enjoy a panoramic view of the city with its sparkling blue bay and the recently revitalised port and dock areas, head up the hill in your Malaga car rental to the Gibralfaro Castle. This Moorish castle lies directly above the Alcazaba to which it is linked by beautiful gardens. Take a walk around the ramparts and visit the different exhibitions and displays held in the castle and grounds.

Distances to Gibralfaro Castle

  • From Malaga Airport: 9 miles, about 20 minutes
  • From Malaga Station: 3.5 miles, about 19 mins

Take a day to cruise along the coast in your car hire from Malaga and visit Marbella, the playground of the rich. Admire the yachts in the marina and enjoy a lunch in the quaint Orange Square, set in the heart of the old town. On your way home call into Benalmadena Marina for cocktails or dinner. The weird and wonderful architecture is at its best when lit up after sunset.

Distances to Marbella

  • From Malaga Airport: 40 miles, about 1 hour
  • From Malaga Station: 35.5 miles, about 45 minutes
Beach in Marbella

For a family-friendly day of fun on the beach head East along the coast to Torre del Mar. With one of Europes longest promenades and beaches, there is plenty of room for everybody and plenty of watersports to enjoy. When it is time for lunch eat in one of the famous beach chiringuitos where freshly caught sardines are cooked the traditional way, on barbeques built into old fishing boats.

Distances to Torre del Mar

  • From Malaga Airport: 31 miles, about 40 minutes
  • From Malaga Station: 30 miles, about 40 minutes

Business Destinations

Although Malagas biggest industry is tourism there are other important sectors. Tourism growth has led to a big construction business while information technology and logistics are growing areas. Malaga is home to the huge Andalusia Technology Park, as well as holding the headquarters of Unicaja, the regions largest bank. Malaga ranks fourth in Spain for economic activity after Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.

Distance to Andalusia Technology Park

  • From Malaga Airport: 12 miles, about 20 minutes
  • From Malaga Station: 8.5 miles, about 16 minutes

Malaga panoramic view

Rental FAQs

Below are the quick answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Please be reminded that every country has slightly different rules and regulations, so for the most specific and detailed information pertaining to your desired rental please visit rental information for more information.

Do I need a credit card?

Can I hire a certain car model? If I'm not happy with my vehicle can I change it?

Do I have to pay a security deposit?

Which documents are needed to pick up the rental car?

What do the various insurance options cover?

Can I rent the car at one place and drop it off at another station?

Can I change my booking and do I have to pay a cancellation fee?

Does Sixt deliver rental cars?

Can I cross borders with my rental car?

What is Sixt's refuelling policy?


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