Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Pensinsula. It is only 6,8m2 and borders Andalusia, Spain. It is historically known as the Southernmost point of Europe and Marocco is only 24 kilometres away, across the Strait of Gibraltar. For more information on Gibraltar check out the official tourist board website or of course wikipedia.
Sunborn Yacht Hotel
EAAP34 will be held at Sunborn Yacht Hotel, Gibraltar. This static 7 deck, 142 metre cruise ship is moored in the harbour of Gibraltar.
For more information about the Sunborn (including rates) and other accomodation options, please visit the Accommodation page.
Transport to and from the venue
The closest airports are:
15 min. walk: Gibraltar International Airport-GIB
128km: Malaga Airport - AGP
British Airways, Easyjet (both via the UK) and Royal Air Maroc (via Casablanca and Tangier) all fly into Gibraltar airport.
Numerous (low-cost) airlines fly into Malaga. There are several options for getting from Malaga airport to Gibraltar:
- It is easy and cheap to reach La Línea de la Concepción (the spanish side of the border) via public transport. The easiest way is to take the train from the airport to Malaga Bus Station (10 mins, €3) and then the bus from Malaga to La Línea (approx. €16). For detailed instructions on the bus and how to pre-book click here. It is a 15 minute walk from the border to the conference venue. For more general information on public transport in the area click here.
- Blands travel offer a shuttle for €99 one-way with up to 6 passengers. To book click here.
- A pre-booked taxi from Malaga airport to the border with Gibraltar costs around €130 . Taxi can be pre-booked with several companies such as Cheap Malaga Airport Transfers and Malaga Airport Taxi.
- Finally, car hire from Malaga airport is relatively cheap. The cheapest way is to pre-book. Please be aware that parking at the Sunborn is limited. It is however possible to leave the car in a car park at the border (Spanish side - €15 per day) or there is some free street parking available about a 20 minute walk from the border. Also be aware that if you want to take a rental car into Gibraltar an extra cross-border fee often needs to be paid at the airport (approx. €10 per day).
If you are looking to share a shuttle, car or taxi please let us know on or via the Whova conference app as we can put you in contact with others arriving at a similar time.
Please note that you need a passport or EU issued Identity card to visit Gibraltar.
If you do not hold an EU or a UK passport you may need a visa to visit Gibraltar. Please check here for visa information.
Please note that if you are flying into Malaga you may then also need a schengen visa as you will be entering Europe via Spain.
Disclaimer: EAAP does not accept any liability for the above mentioned information and prices.