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Tips to know when travelling to Málaga

Málaga travel tips

1) Discover a part of Roman Hispania at the Roman Theatre of Málaga

The theatre was built in the 1st century and used until the 3rd. Later some of its stones and columns were used for building the nearby Alcazaba fortress. Discovered in 1951, it remained half-hidden until the 90s. The Culture House, built on this site in the 1940s, was demolished. The stands of the theatre have a 31-metre radius and a height of 16 metres. The site has returned to its original use, and different shows take place here.

2) Málaga is a safe city, but watch for pickpockets in crowded places

Violent crimes are rare in Málaga. You won’t feel uneasy on its streets even at night, especially in the city centre. Still, like any major tourist destination, it has its share of pickpockets. Don’t leave your valuables unattended, and keep a close eye on them around popular sights. Remember about commonplace precautions, and your trip to Málaga will pass without any misadventures!

3) See the Neo-Gothic splendour of the Sagrado Corazón Málaga

This beautiful building is located in the middle of the Old Town, but is hidden in the side street — don’t miss it! The Sacred Heart Church was built in 1920. Fernando Guerrero Strachan, the revered local architect, called ‘the Gaudí of Málaga’, designed it. The church has an eye-catching facade in biscuit stone with the two spires and the Gothic tracery. It looks exceptionally fresh after the recent renovation.

Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Málaga. Book your trip to arrive at Málaga, Málaga - María Zambrano, Malaga estacion autobuses, Málaga-Fabrica De Cemento, or Málaga-El Palo. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, United Airlines, American Airlines, Lufthansa, and Air France. Chicago and Málaga have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Málaga, consider visiting Mezquita of Cordoba, Alhambra, and Alcazar, Seville, Spain.

Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Málaga

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
Air FranceAFRAFYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

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Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Quad City International, South Bend International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Muskegon County.
What airports are near Málaga?
The main airport in Málaga is Málaga. It is also served by Málaga, Seville, Tangier Ibn Battouta, Jerez, Federico García Lorca, Almería, Gibraltar International, Algeciras Heliport.
What buses and trains depart from Chicago?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Chicago and Málaga?
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