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There are 9 ways to get from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Malaga to Rome  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Rome (FCO) AGP - FCO

€24 - €94

8 alternative options

Train, train to Sevilla, fly to Rome  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Cordoba-Central
  2. Take the train from Cordoba-Central to Sevilla-Santa Justa
  3. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Rome (FCO) SVQ - FCO

€56 - €157

Fly Malaga to Rome Ciampino  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) AGP - CIA

€24 - €127

Train  •  27h 4m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

€365 - €673

Train, car ferry, bus  •  31h 59m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the bus from Civitavecchia Port to Rome Termini Piazza Indipendenza

€174 - €308

Train, car ferry, bus via Madrid  •  32h 8m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  4. Take the bus from Civitavecchia Port to Rome Termini Piazza Indipendenza

€173 - €359

Bus  •  37h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Florence
  3. Take the bus from Florence to Rome Fiumicino Airport

€146 - €189

Bus, train  •  44h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Padova
  2. Take the train from Padova to Fiumicino Aeroporto Fr

€108 - €183

Drive  •  22h 26m

  1. Drive from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) 2348 km

€290 - €430

Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) by train

The train journey time between Málaga and Rome Airport (FCO) is around 46h 49m and covers a distance of around 3661 km. The fastest train normally takes 46h 37m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF, TGV inOui and others, the Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) train service departs from Malaga Maria Zambrano and arrives in Fiumicino Aeroporto. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
46h 49m
Fastest train time:
46h 37m
Train distance:
3661 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€372
Carbon emissions:
193 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
19:00
Last train departs at:
20:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) train schedules

Spain → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rome Airport (FCO) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rome Airport (FCO) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rome Airport (FCO) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which costs €24 - €95 and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which costs €24 - €95 and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO). However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Rome Fiumicino Airport via Barcelona and Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO). However, there are services departing from Malaga Maria Zambrano and arriving at Fiumicino Aeroporto via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 4m.

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It is 1539 km from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO). It is approximately 2348 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) without a car is to train which takes 27h 4m and costs €360 - €700.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO), including transfers.

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Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Malaga station.

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Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Malaga Maria Zambrano station.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which takes 4h 44m and costs €24 - €95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €360 - €700 and takes 27h 4m, you could also bus, which costs €140 - €190 and takes 37h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO).
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  • Distance: 1539.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Rome Airport (FCO), Italy?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Roma Termini in around 27h 4m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €180
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Sevilla to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€29 - €110
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€29 - €110
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€29 - €110
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €110
Flights from Malaga to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Flights from Malaga to Rome Ciampino via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Flights from Malaga to Rome Ciampino via Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malaga to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Malaga to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sevilla to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €340
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €45
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€17 - €22
Promo+
€22 - €25
Flexible
€30 - €45
Train from Cordoba-Central to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€13 - €17
Promo+
€18 - €20
Flexible
€28 - €40
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€50 - €70
Promo+
€58 - €63
Flexible
€75 - €100
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€110 - €150
Promo+
€120 - €130
Flexible
€150 - €200
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cordoba-Central to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
Train from Padova to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€75 - €110
Bus operators
SitBus Shuttle
Phone
(+39) 06.5916826
Email
sit@sitbus.com
Website
sitbusshuttle.com
Bus from Civitavecchia Port to Rome Termini Piazza Indipendenza
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
SitBus Shuttle
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Rome Fiumicino Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Malaga to Padova
Ave. Duration
39h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€74
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport station.

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Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO) is 2348 km. It takes approximately 22h 26m to drive from Málaga to Rome Airport (FCO).

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Ryanair, Alitalia, easyJet and five other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 4094+ hotels available in Rome Airport (FCO). Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Malaga Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs €2 - €5.

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