Underground at Fair
The Málaga Underground network is composed of two lines connecting the centre of town (Atarazanas in Alameda Principal) to the western area and the university area since the summer of 2014.
Today, the Málaga Underground is composed of two lines.
Line 1 connects the extension of the university to the centre of town, its stations being Andalucía Tech, Paraninfo, El Cónsul, Clínico, Universidad, Ciudad de Justicia, Portada Alta, Carranque, Barbarela, La Unión, El Perchel (interchange station for line 2), Guadalmedina and Atarazanas (Alameda Principal).
Line 2 stretches into the western part of town from the vicinity of downtown Málaga. Its stations are Palacio de los Deportes, Puerta Blanca, La Luz-La Paz, El Torcal, Princesa-Huelin, La Isla, El Perchel (interchange station for line 1) and Guadalmedina. If you want to reach Atarazanas, you have to change lines at El Perchel.
Málaga Fair Timetable
• Friday 11: 6:30 to 6:30 (24-hour service)
• Saturday 12: 6:30 to 1:30
• Sunday 13: 7:00 to 23:00
• Monday 14 to Friday 18: 6:30 to 1:30
• Saturday 19: 7:00 to 1:30
The frequency of the trains is 7 to 12 minutes.
Fares: How much it costs and how to pay
You can pay in five different ways to travel:
Single fare: The single-fare card can be loaded with 1 to 9 tickets and used by multiple users travelling together. The single fare is €1.35.
Monedero Metro de Málaga: Monedero is a smart card you add money to, so you can pay as you go. You can add €5 to €25 to your Monedero Metro de Málaga. It can be reloaded and used by multiple passengers. Using Monedero Metro de Málaga, the single fare is €0.82 (plus €0.30 for the card or €1.80 if you want a PVC card).
Monedero Consorcio de Transportes de Andalucía: The Monedero smart card from the Andalusian Transport Authority (Consorcio de Transportes de Andalucía) is sold in newsagents’ and tobacconist’s shops. You can also get your card from Metro de Málaga ticket machines. You can use it in all means of public transport, with reduced fares for transfers. Using Monedero Consorcio de Transportes de Andalucía, the single fare is €0.82 (reduced transfer for users of Metro + city or intercity buses: €0.66).
Consorcio de Transportes de Andalucía Large Family Card: This smart card is similar to Monedero, but it is personal and non-transferable, which means it cannot be used by multiple passengers. You can add money to your card showing your ID and large family certificate. When you travel using the Large Family Card, you will be charged the reduced fare available at the time.
Consorcio de Transportes de Andalucía Youth Pass: Like the Large Family Card, the Youth Pass is personal and non-transferable, so it cannot be used by multiple passengers. You can get your Youth Pass if you are under 30 and live in Andalusia for reduced fares (20% less than Monedero Consorcio de Transportes de Andalucía regular fares; 25% off for reloads). You will be charged the reduced fare available at the time you travel. The Youth Pass can be used with the Large Family Card or the Special Family Card for greater discounts.
For more information, go to the Metro de Málaga official website: http://metromalaga.es/en/