Tickets Caminito del Rey for April – September now available

by Lorraine Williamson
Caminito del Rey tickets

The Caminito del Rey is one of the great attractions of the province of Málaga. In addition, it is also one of the most impressive attractions in the interior of Andalucia. The spectacular walking route was renovated in 2015, and is definitely worth a visit!  

The demand for tickets for the Caminito del Rey is high, both from individuals and from companies or groups. Consequently, it is not always easy to get tickets for certain dates. Early reservations are definitely recommended. Tickets went on sale at the beginning of this month for the period between 1 April and 30 September 2024. 

Prices and point of sale 

You can safely buy your tickets on www.caminitodelrey.info. This is the only official website. Do not buy your ticket in any other way. Because, tickets outside unauthorised points of sale are not guaranteed to be authentic. The price for a ticket is €10. If you want a guided tour, you pay €18. To buy tickets, you need to register on the website. You then choose a specific day and time. Each user can purchase up to 10 tickets.  

How to get to the Caminito del Rey 

The hiking trail starts in the municipality of Ardales. It then passes through the municipality of Antequera to end in El Chorro (Álora). It may seem like the Caminito del Rey is far away from the touristy Costa del Sol, but the path is easy to reach. You have several options. 

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The visitor centre in Ardales has parking for 240 cars. Parking costs €2 per day. Furthermore, you can reserve a spot when you buy your tickets. Buses run between the car park and the Caminito del Rey. They run between 7.40 am and 8.00 pm. The ride to get to the stop at Restaurant El Kiosko takes 15 – 20 minutes. You can also park closer by the entrance at restaurante El Mirador. The best is to arrive at the parking at least half an hour before the time on your entrance ticket. The walk from the parking to the entrance takes more or less 20 minutes.

By train to Caminito del Rey

If you don’t come by car, you can take the Cercanías train, the C-2 line from the Málaga – María Zambrano station in the centre of town. Coming from the Costa del Sol (Fuengirola, Benalmádena, Torremolinos) you can take line C1 to Málaga – María Zambrano and change there to C2. 

Also read: Visit Caminito del Rey – All you need to know

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