Living in Málaga: an expat city guide

The Ultimate Guide to Málaga’s Top 6 Neighbourhoods

Being one of Spain's best cities to live in, Málaga’s neighbourhoods have a lot to offer to everyone. Discover the 6 most popular neighbourhoods in Málaga and narrow down your choices based on your preferences and budget.

Explore Málaga

Cost of living in Málaga (2022)

Málaga is one of Spain’s best cities to live in and also the fifth most expensive city in Spain. To help you budget for your new life in Málaga city, we've focused on four main areas: rental prices, food prices, leisure prices, and public transport.

DISCOVER THE COST OF LIVING

Student Life in Málaga

Málaga is a great place to study abroad as you’ll feel at home relatively quickly. Student life in Málaga is preferred by many international and Erasmus or exchange students thanks to the cheap cost of living, the city’s historical and modern vibe, the nightlife, the wide variety of gastronomy, and its perfect size.

GET A GLIMPSE OF STUDENT LIFE

Getting Around With Public Transport in Málaga

The public transport in Málaga makes it easy to travel both within and outside of the city. The top neighbourhoods are centrally located and the rest of the city is well-connected by metro, train, bus, cycle, and taxi. As a bonus, the public transport costs are budget friendly.

EXPLORE MÁLAGA USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT