The average price of a 7-day trip to Malaga is $1,312 for a solo traveler, $2,356 for a couple, and $4,418 for a family of 4. Malaga hotels range from $57 to $212 per night with an average of $86, while most vacation rentals will cost $170 to $420 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Malaga Airport (AGP) are between $536 and $914 per person for economy flights and $1,682 to $2,868 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $42 to $91 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Malaga, ES

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to AGP and stay in a Malaga hotel:

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 24th to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 16th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Malaga is usually late January and early February.

 

Average Malaga Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Malaga for a week is $972-$1,932($139-$276 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $91 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $306 to $749 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $79 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $74 to $91 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Malaga for a week is $2,032-$3,648($290-$521 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $182 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $612 to $1,498 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $79 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $74 to $91 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Malaga for a week is $3,066-$6,492($438-$927 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $364 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,224 to $2,996 for economy

Lodging: $124 to $158 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $111 to $146 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Malaga

How cheap can you make a vacation to Malaga? The cheapest trip to Malaga is about $99 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $42 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $49.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Malaga for a week is $691-$1,380($99-$197 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $37 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $306 to $749 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $57 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $42 to $62 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Malaga for a week is $1,130-$2,388($161-$341 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $74 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $612 to $1,498 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $57 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $42 to $62 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Malaga for a week is $2,158-$4,716($308-$674 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $148 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,224 to $2,996 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $114 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $67 to $93 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Malaga cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Malaga Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Malaga.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Malaga for a week is $2,089-$7,779($298-$1,111 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $200 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $719 to $1,843 for first class

Lodging: $121 to $212 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $756 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Malaga for a week is $3,452-$11,022($493-$1,575 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $400 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,438 to $3,686 for first class

Lodging: $121 to $212 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $756 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Malaga for a week is $6,904-$19,320($986-$2,760 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $368 to $800 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,876 to $7,372 for first class

Lodging: $242 to $424 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $630 to $1,058 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Malaga Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Malaga is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Malaga due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Malaga Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Malaga hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Malaga.

 

Flight Costs to Malaga

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $914 average in late December to a low of $536 in late January and early February. Median flight price is $389. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Malaga our data includes 282 originating airports, and 131 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Malaga from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $12,595 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Melilla (MLN) in Melilla (Spain) at an average of just $76.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Malaga, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $378, so you can easily save about 71% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Malaga can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $557 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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