The Malaga Cercanías train service is a 70-kilometre network which connects Malaga city centre to Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport and various major towns in the province, such as Torremolinos, Benalmádena and Fuengirola.
It has two lines (C-1 and C-2) and 24 stations in operation.
The C-1 line runs along the Costa del Sol, every 20 minutes.
There have been calls to extend the line to Estepona to the west and to Nerja in the east but, for the timebeing, the current stations are:
The C-2 line run inland from Malaga to Álora.
Trains on this line are much more infrequent. During some times of the day, the train runs every hour; at others it is every two hours. You can consult the timetable here.
The stations are:
For the latest information on fares, click here.
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