Fuengirola travel guide

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You're Going to Love Fuengirola

With a population of 71,482, Fuengirola is a must-see destination in Andalusia, Spain. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Fuengirola has to offer.

When to visit Fuengirola

Fuengirola in January
Estimated hotel price
$46
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fuengirola in January
Estimated hotel price
$46
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Fuengirola in July, when the average temperature is 75.2 °F, and the highest can go up to 84.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 42.8 °F, with an average temperature of 51.8 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 4.5″. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Fuengirola, with an average rainfall of 0.1″.

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How to Get to Fuengirola

Plane

When flying to Fuengirola, you’ll arrive at Malaga Costa del Sol Airport (AGP), which is located 12 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Fuengirola from the United States departs from New York and takes around 9h 20m.

Train

Renfe is the most popular train carrier serving Fuengirola, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Fuengirola to Seville takes 2h 10m and costs around $52 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Madrid, expect to pay about $33 for a 2h 26m trip. The train station in Fuengirola is called Fuengirola, and is located 0.1 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Fuengirola is to pick up a car rental from Málaga, which is about 17 miles from Fuengirola. You’ll find branches of Delpaso and Record Go, among others, in Málaga.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fuengirola, including Interbus, ALSA and Bus. From Granada, the bus ride to Fuengirola takes 105 miles and will cost you around $18. From Córdoba, the ticket costs about $32 for a journey of 150 miles.

Airports near Fuengirola

Airlines serving Fuengirola

Lufthansa
Good (1,726 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,064 reviews)
KLM
Good (317 reviews)
Air France
Good (355 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,161 reviews)
Delta
Excellent (2,815 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,118 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,024 reviews)
SWISS
Good (406 reviews)
Iberia
Good (770 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (952 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (239 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (446 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (236 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (83 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (1,367 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (378 reviews)
Finnair
Good (572 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (707 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (114 reviews)
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Where to stay in Fuengirola

Average rates range from around $86 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $121 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hostal Los Corchos and Hotel Agur.

Where to stay in popular areas of Fuengirola

Most booked hotels in Fuengirola

Melia Costa del Sol
Excellent (8.5, 2046 reviews)
$82+
Aparthotel Myramar Fuengirola
Excellent (8.3, 2301 reviews)
$46+
Ilunion Fuengirola
Excellent (8, 4415 reviews)
$54+
Trh Mijas
Excellent (8, 2651 reviews)
$62+
Hotel El Puerto By Pierre & Vacances
Good (7.4, 4278 reviews)
$52+
Vik Gran Hotel Costa Del Sol
Good (7.4, 3626 reviews)
$54+
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Renting a car in Fuengirola

Renting a car in Fuengirola costs $23 per day, on average, or $113 if you want to rent if for 5 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 1% cheaper than airport locations in Fuengirola.

Expect to pay $6.36 per gallon in Fuengirola (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $76.31 and $101.75.