The Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Malaga, situated in the capital of the Costa del Sol –second most important junction of communications and transport in Spain, and the principal one in the south of the country- is situated beside the highway that links the Malaga ring-road with the Mediterranean highway.
The Pablo Ruiz Picasso International Airport, 9 Km away from the Trade Fairs and Congress Center, which has a second runway as from 2012, connects Malaga with the main European cities in an average of 2 or 3 hours. There is also a High Speed train service which has been running since December 2007. An extensive net of highways also allows fast access to the city, that has East and West ring-roads, and from these there is access to the trade fair precincts.
From the city center
From the city center there are two ways to arrive:
- Drive along the Alameda Principal towards the Avenida Andalucía. Continue along the Avenida de Andalucía and take exit A-7 towards E-15/Aeropuerto/MA-21/Torremolinos/Algeciras/Cádiz. Follow the signs towards Camino de San Rafael, joining up with Camino de San Rafael. Turn right in Avenida de las Malaguenas. At the roundabout take the first exit and drive towards the Avenida José Ortega y Gasset nº 201, where the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga is located.
- Drive along the Alameda Principal towards the Avenida Andalucía. Continue along the Avenida Andalucía. Take exit A-7 towards E-15/Almería/A-45. Continue along the ramp. At the first roundabout, take the second exit. Follow the signs to the Trade Fair precincts, in located in Avenida José Ortega y Gasset nº 201.
From the airport
Drive along until you join the MA-21 and then the A-7, taking the branch towards Motril/N-311/Antequera/Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga. Take the exit towards Avda. Ortega y Gasset/ MA-401 and at the junction take a U-turn. Follow the indications towards the Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Malaga.