Caminito del Rey Tickets

In case you don't know, Malaga Trips is a booking service business. So if you want to book our Caminito del Rey Guided Tour and skip the details, just click here.

However, if you would like to know more details about how to buy to Caminito del Rey tickets, you are on the right page!

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Official Caminito del Rey Website

You can check tickets availability at the official website

Sounds easy, but Caminito del Rey's website is not the "dreamed user friendly award winning site" where you can easily check availability or even easily buy your tickets.

You must first choose one of these three categories of tickets:
  • Last Minute Tickets 10€
  • Regular Tickets 10€
  • Guided Visit Tickets 18€

We have been unable to find anybody at Caminito del Rey office to explain us the difference between "Last Minute Tickets" and "Regular Tickets" (perhaps there is none). However if you are checking tickets availability, you will probably want to check both categories.

We can tell you also that there are usually more tickets available at the Guided Visit Tickets, although they are more expensive.

You also will need to be patient, because you will need to check availability day by day. Please don't ask us why, it is a torture for us too.

Finally, consider that Caminito del Rey are not refundable or subject to any date change after your payment.

About Availability

Try to avoid weekends since those tickets are probably sold out with two months in advance.

If you are looking for tickets when you are already in Malaga, you should check availability between Tuesday and Thursday (Caminito del Rey is closed on Mondays), or perhaps at the Guided Visits box.

Agencies have special tickets, so if you don't find tickets on the website, try contacting us and we will check them for you.

The Bus Ticket Option

If you buy your tickets online and go by yourself, remember to click the bus option for additional 1,55€. This bus will take you from Caminito del Rey Exit (El Chorro, Alora) to the north entrance (Ardales).

If you go with private transportation, perhaps you don't need to buy the bus ticket. You must instruct your driver to drop you off at the entrance and then pick you up at the exit to come back to Malaga.

El Chorro Bus Stop

About Printing your Tickets

After completing the whole process, you will receive your tickets and a PDF guide with rules (pages 3 and 4 are in English).

If you bought the tickets with the bus option, you must print your tickets and show the paper before entering the bus. An inspector will elegantly use her scissors to cut a square from your paper.

At Caminito del Rey tickets control point (see image below), they will just scan the QR code. They can do that from your printed paper or from your mobile phone.

We hope this information is useful. If you have any question, contact us or comment this post. We will be happy to help!

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