Getting to us is possible by road, rail and bus
This page aims to help you plan how to reach the Molino. It is divided into reaching us once you are in Spain and also advice on best routes from outside the country. Although Molino is hidden away in the mountains, there are many ways to reach us.
By Private Car: We have prepared routes to and from the major airports of our area and these are listed at the bottom of this page. These routes will also serve to help you find us from larger cities. GPS co-ordinates are at the bottom of this page.
By Taxi: We can send a taxi to collect you from any Spanish airport. The cost from Malaga, Jerez, Granada or Sevilla airport is going to be in the region of 130 euros if we send a local driver. Hiring taxis at the airport can be considerably more expensive. It is more difficult for a local driver to collect you from Gibraltar airport because of the border restrictions.
Benaojan station is three minutes walk from the hotel, but there are only three stopping trains each way per day. Stopping trains can be used for arriving from Malaga and Gibraltar airports.
From Malaga airport, you will need to get to Malaga central station. You can do this by local train (every 20 minutes) , city buses (every half hour) or taxi. Taxi fares will be approximately 20 euros. Most journeys from Malaga will necessitate a change in Bobadilla. The train fare is no more than 15 euros. From Ronda you will need to hire a taxi costing approximately 20 euros. See a summary of train times to and from Malaga here.
From Gibraltar, the journey requires you to cross the border to the La Linea taxi rank. From here it is a 15 minute, 15 euro ride to Estacion de San Roque. Trains leave at approximately 06.50, 12.00, 16.05 and 19.15 for the 75 minute direct trip. The cost is approximately 10 euros single. Please check with www.renfe.com for train times and to make reservations.
From Madrid there are two daily Altaria (express) services to Ronda , leaving Madrid at 08.30, arriving at 12,30 and departing at 15.05, arriving in Ronda at 18.50 . The returns are at 10,07 and 16.30 from Ronda. This route also serves Cordoba. Fares are very reasonable.
GETTING TO SPAIN
By air: Malaga is very well served with flights from all over Europe and most regional airports within the UK. Quieter, and therefore quicker to negotiate, airports with international flights are Jerez (Ryanair from Stansted), Sevilla (BA and Iberia from Gatwick and Heathrow respectively), Gibraltar (from Gatwick , Heathrow and Manchester with BA) and Granada (from Stansted and Luton with Ryanair and Monarch respectively). All of these airports are approximately 90 minutes away from Molino.
By rail: If you prefer not to fly, train services from Northern Europe are via Paris and Madrid.
By sea: Ferries from Plymouth and Portsmouth serve Santander and Bilbao respectively. The Santander crossing, at 20 hours, is considerably shorter. Molino can be reached in about 12 hours driving time from these ports, We can supply suggested routes and stopping places on request.
Here are detailed instructions on how to find us from a variety of places, in alphabetical order from your departure point:
ALGECIRAS, ANTEQUERA, ARCOS DE LA FRONTERA, CADIZ, CAMPILLOS, CORDOBA, CORTES DE LA FRONTERA, CUEVA DE LA PILETA, ESTEPONA, FUENGIROLA, GIBRALTAR (AND AIRPORT), GRAZALEMA, JEREZ, JIMERA DE LIBAR, MADRID, MALAGA (AND AIRPORT), MARBELLA, MONTEJAQUE, OLVERA, RONDA, SAN PEDRO, SEVILLA (AND AIRPORT), TARIFA, TORREMOLINOS, VEJER DE LA FRONTERA, ZAHARA DE LA SIERRA
Our GPS co-ordinates are N 36º 42.836 ´ W 005º 14.916 ´