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Malagacar.com offers a car hire service at Malaga’s Maria Zambrano train station, the visitors that wish to visit the Costa del Sol on the AVE high-speed train, will find with us cheap prices for their car hire through a quick and simple online booking form.
Once the booking has been done you can relax, our staff will take your vehicle to the train station upon your arrival, so we will need your train ticket number.
You won’t have to abandon the comfort of your journey when your trip in the AVE train ends, we will extend that sensation with a car hire service that you can trust, with which you’ll feel safe and comfortable.
The Maria Zambrano train station is located in the centre of Malaga; a car will provide you with the necessary mobility to comfortably reach the main resorts on the Costa del Sol or in Andalusia.
Malaga province has a good signposting of roads so you shouldn’t have any problems, but if you need it, you can ask us for a GPS navigator as an extra in your rental.
We have a wide selection that goes from economic cars, to top of the range models or vehicles with a great capacity.
Amongst the services and establishments that we’ll find in the Maria Zambrano train station, there is a big shopping centre with a cinema that show all latest movies. The station is adapted to people with hearing impairment.
Situated in the centre of the capital and not yet as popular as Malaga airport, the train is the chosen way of transport by many national and international tourists that visit the Costa del Sol.
There is a train for long and medium distances that connects the train station in Malaga with other destinations like the Santa Justa and Dos Hermanas station in Seville, Avila, Burgos or Bilbao-Abando, amongst others.
The old train station in Malaga was built in 1862 and was completely reformed and expanded between 2005 and 2007, passing on to be known as Maria Zambrano station (formerly known as ‘Terminal de Malaga’). It has 63.000 squared metres and is one of the biggest stations in Spain, with underground parking, VIP room and many other services to facilitate the traveller’s stay.
Malaga’s historical old quarter is situated only within walking distance, only a few minutes away; the bus station with local, regional and national lines is situated right opposite the train station. The port of Malaga is only 2 kms. away and only 9 kms. away we’ll find Malaga airport, which is connected by a suburban train that leaves every 20 minutes.
The Maria Zambrano shopping centre has 102 stores and restaurants, a 4-star hotel, 13 movie theatres and a 3.000 squared metre bowling alley.
Many of the visitors that visit Malaga arrive on the AVE, the high-speed train that can reach a speed of up to 350 km/h., a fast and comfortable way of transport that’s more and more extended around the country.
Currently, the two types of existing AVE models arrive at Malaga, the AVE S-102 and S-103. The most veteran of the two models has 329 seats divided into different classes: tourist, first class and club, while the new model has rotating chairs, a more aerodynamic design and advanced safety systems.
The AVE high-speed train connects the capital with the following destinations: Córdoba, Puerto Llano, Ciudad Real, Madrid Atocha, Zaragoza-Delicias, Lleida, Tarragona and Barcelona Sants.
The suburban train line only reaches up to Fuengirola, so if your destination is located in the eastern part of the Costa del Sol, or beyond Fuengirola to the west, you may want to consider other options. Bare in mind the luggage you will be carrying when it comes to making a decision.
Several buses stop in front of the train station towards Torremolinos and Benalmadena. Bur depending on the destination you may have to go to the bus station first.
Taxis from the train station
If you don’t need to hire a car, a taxi can be a quick and comfortable option. We offer taxi services from the train stop with prefixed prices to avoid unpleasant surprises. You can choose the model you wish, and the dricer will help with your luggage.
Car hire in the station
If you arrive on the AVE train, you can hire a car and we will take it to the station for you to pick it up from there. When returning it, you can choose between the option of us picking it up from the same place or from Malaga airport if you’re planning to catch a flight.
Here below we offer a detailed list of the train station’s services:
It has the possibility of a monthly fee, 24 hours a day, for when you have to travel (107,65 Euros), and a nocturnal fee with a cost of 41 Euros. 1250 underground parking spots and 250 above surface.
The train station offers lockers with the following prices: Small - 3,10 Euros, Medium - 3,60 Euros, Large - 5,20 Euros, Special - 10,20 Euros.
Ticket pick-up from purchase over the phone or online
Services adapted for the disabled:
Customer services for travellers with disabilities
- The station: 05:00 a 00:45
- Immediate ticket purchase: 06:00 a 21:30
- Ticket purchase in advance: 07:00 a 21:30
- Phone purchase pickup of tickets: 06:00 a 21:30
- Multiproduct auto-purchase machines: 06:00 a 23:30
- Lockers: 07:00 a 23:00
Buy a train ticket by phone or online:
- Information: 902 432 343
- Renfe: 902 320 320
- Booking, sale, exchange and cancellation of tickets: 902 240 505
- Official website: http://www.renfe.com/EN/viajeros/ (In english, will open in new window)
You can see the location of Maria Zambrano train station on the map below:
If you need to pickup or drop off your rental car at other different location than the train station check the links below: