Almería travel guide

Almería Tourism | Almería Guide

You're Going to Love Almería

With a population of 188,810, Almería is a must-see destination in Andalusia, Spain. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Almería has to offer.

When to visit Almería

Almería in November
Estimated hotel price
£31
1 night at 3-star hotel
Almería in November
Estimated hotel price
£31
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Almería in July, when the average temperature is 26 °C, and the highest can go up to 30 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 8 °C, with an average temperature of 13 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 28 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Almería, with an average rainfall of 1 mm.

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How to Get to Almería

Plane

When flying to Almería, you’ll arrive at Almeria Airport (LEI), which is located 8 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Almería from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 2h 45m.

Train

Renfe is the only carrier operating train routes to Almería. The train journey from Almería to Seville takes 6h 09m and costs around £51 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Madrid, expect to pay about £49 for a 6h 26m trip. The train station in Almería is called Almería, and is located 0.5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Almería is to pick up a car hire from Málaga, which is about 175 km from Almería. You’ll find branches of Delpaso and Goldcar Rental SP, among others, in Málaga.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Almería, including ALSA, Bus and Buses BAM. From Málaga, the bus ride to Almería takes 266 km and will cost you around £29. From Alicante, the ticket costs about £25 for a journey of 418 km. The most popular bus station is Almería, located 0.5 km from the city centre of Almería. Almería Murcia is also a commonly used station, and is 0.6 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Almería, you’ll arrive at Almeria Airport (LEI), which is located 8 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Almería from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 2h 45m.

Train

Renfe is the only carrier operating train routes to Almería. The train journey from Almería to Seville takes 6h 09m and costs around £51 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Madrid, expect to pay about £49 for a 6h 26m trip. The train station in Almería is called Almería, and is located 0.5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Almería is to pick up a car hire from Málaga, which is about 175 km from Almería. You’ll find branches of Delpaso and Goldcar Rental SP, among others, in Málaga.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Almería, including ALSA, Bus and Buses BAM. From Málaga, the bus ride to Almería takes 266 km and will cost you around £29. From Alicante, the ticket costs about £25 for a journey of 418 km. The most popular bus station is Almería, located 0.5 km from the city centre of Almería. Almería Murcia is also a commonly used station, and is 0.6 km from the city centre.

Airports near Almería

Airlines serving Almería

British Airways
Good (4,741 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,369 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (342 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (946 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,402 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,344 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (920 reviews)
airBaltic
Good (129 reviews)
Royal Air Maroc
Good (312 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (242 reviews)
Vueling
Good (772 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,635 reviews)
Luxair
Excellent (40 reviews)
Volotea
Good (378 reviews)
Smartwings
Excellent (12 reviews)
Transavia
Good (77 reviews)
Czech Airlines
Good (5 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (105 reviews)
TUI Fly Belgium
Good (23 reviews)
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Where to stay in Almería

Average rates range from around £54 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £79 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Albergue Inturjoven Almería - Hostel and Sol Almería.

Where to stay in popular areas of Almería

Most booked hotels in Almería

Elba Almería Business & Convention Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£59+
Cabogata Beach Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£89+
Barceló Cabo de Gata
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£80+
Cabogata Jardín Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
£84+

Hiring a car in Almería

Hiring a car in Almería costs £24 per day, on average, or £119 if you want to hire it for 5 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 9% more expensive than at Almeria.

Expect to pay £1.35 per litre in Almería (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £16.19 and £21.59. The most frequently booked car type in Almería is Economy (Class Economy Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Audi Q2 or similar) is, on average, 75% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Almería costs £24 per day, on average, or £119 if you want to hire it for 5 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 9% more expensive than at Almeria.

Expect to pay £1.35 per litre in Almería (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £16.19 and £21.59. The most frequently booked car type in Almería is Economy (Class Economy Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Audi Q2 or similar) is, on average, 75% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.