|Almeria Airport Address||Ctra. Nijar Km 9,
|Telephone Number||0034 950 213 700|
|Guide in Spanish||Aeropuerto de Almeria|
|Guide in German||Almeria Flughafen|
Almeria Airport is the closest airport to resorts and towns such as Aguadulce, Almerimar, Roquetas de Mar, Mojacar, Vera, Garrucha and of course the City of Almeria. Passenger numbers at Almeria Airport in 2009 were 791,830 with 15,391 flight operations.
Almeria Airport is split over three floors. The main departure and arrival activity takes place on the ground floor. There is an excellent rooftop cafe that can be reached after you have gone through the security checks into the departure lounge.
The new departures terminal at Almeria Airport has just opened taking two and half years to complete and costing over €11,000,000. 52 Air Nostrum passengers flew to Barcelona on 1st July were the first members of the public to make use of the new 3,500sqm terminal which now has 21 check desks (instead of the original 17) and a further 6 are to be added when phase II of the expansion work is completed by the middle of next year.
There are five main car hire companies offering Almeria Airport Car Hire. Before booking you car you should read more about our experience with car hire at Almeria Airport. The companies offering rent a car at Almeria Airport are:
- Centauro at Almeria Airport
- Crown Car Hire at Almeria Airport
- Europa Rent a Car at Almeria Airport
- Europcar at Almeria Airport
- Rucar at Almeria Airport
If you prefer to have a private transfer and be met in the arrivals hall by an English Speaking Driver you could book private Almeria Airport transfers through Shuttle Direct and you will be taken to your chosen destination straight away.
Some new shuttle services are operating from Almeria Airport from 1st May to 31st October going to
- Roquetas de Mar
- Vera Playa
which again you can book through Shuttle Direct.
There are a good number of internal flights to Almeria from Barcelona, Madrid, Melilla and Palma de Mallorca. Normally the internal Spanish flights are on offer through Spanair, Air Europa or the National Airline, Iberia. If you are flying to Almeria from the UK and Ireland then you are able to catch regular, scheduled flights from the following Airports: Belfast, Birmingham, Dublin, Gatwick, Leeds, Luton, Manchester and London Stansted.
These airlines fly to Almeria from the following airports: Monarch from Birmingham, Luton and Manchester; Easyjet from London Gatwick; Jet from Leeds and Ryanair from Dublin and London Stansted.
We have detailed information on direct flights from: Birmingham to Almeria – Dublin to Almeria – Gatwick to Almeria – Glasgow to Almeria – Leeds to Almeria – Luton to Almeria – Manchester to Almeria – Newcastle to Almeria – Stansted to Almeria
Almeria Airport Taxis
The Almeria Airport Taxis can be found outside the arrivals hall. You will always find a number of taxis waiting on the rank.
The rates and fares are as follows:
Fare 1: Monday to Friday, from 6:00 to 22:00: approximate price to Almeria, €10.63; to Aguadulce, €24; to Cabo de Gata, €28.80; to El Ejido, €50.88; to Mojacar, €83.52; to Roquetas, €37.44.
Fare 2: Monday to Friday, from 22:00 to 6:00, Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays: approximate price to Almeria, €12.84; to Aguadulce, €29; to Cabo de Gata, €34.80; to El Ejido, €61.48; to Mojacar, €100.92; to Roquetas, €45.24
Telephone: Radiotaxi: (0034) 950 226 161 or Teletaxi: (0034)950 251 111
Departures at Almeria AirportThe Almeria Airport departures hall has just been extended and is also on the ground floor and consists of 21 check in desks. After you have checked in and cleared customs you head downstairs to the lower ground floor where there is a waiting area with a duty free shop and a café.
The Almeria Airport arrivals hall is fairly small with 4 different baggage reclaim areas as you leave the baggage area you enter the arrivals hall and it is here that you will find the various car hire companies and directions to the buses and taxis.
The L-20 Almeria Airport buses pick up from just outside the arrivals terminal.
Itinerary from Almeria: Gregorio Marañón-Antigua Estación-Sanidad-Cruz Roja-Avda. Mediterráneo- Pza Molinos-Los Partidores-Los Picos-Las Cocheras-Antonio Navarro-Pza Cañada-Agua Fresca-Los Ángeles-Venta Cabrera-Los Cortijillos-Cruce de los Llanos-Las Escuelas-Cortijo Rojas-Venta de Gaspar-Aniceto-Ctra. Viator-CP San Bernardo-Alquián-LaVenta-Airport
The service starts at 07.33 in the morning and the buses into Almeria City centre leave every 50 minutes until 22.33. On a Saturday and Sunday the buses operate every 30 minutes starting at 07.25 and finishing at 22.22. A ticket for the bus journey from the airport into town is €0.95 or you can purchase a ten trip around town pass for €6.70 Information telephone: (0034) 950 624 735 or visit www.surbus.com
If you want to travel further afield to places like Mojacar or Cabo de Gata you need to get a bus from the depot in the centre of Almeria. You can find out more details of routes and timetables at www.alsa.es
Almeria Airport Directions
Driving directions to and from Almeria Airport are quite straight forward. The main motorway, the AL-12 goes past Almeria Airport and the exit you need is KM9. The Airport is also well sign posted from the main Autovia the A-7. We have Almeria Airport Maps.
The parking used to be free but the now have charges and we have provided full information on this in our section on Almeria Airport parking. Unlike airports such as Malaga there are no “off Airport” long term car parks.
When you are visiting a new area or country it often takes a few days to find your way around. We have lived and worked in Spain for a number of years, and to make your life easier have written an Almeria Area Guide which contains information on Almeria local attractions, golf courses in Almeria, good places to shop in Almeria, Almeria market days and where the best Almeria beaches are. We have also included a list of recommended Almeria restaurants.
We are able to provide both a detailed 10 day forecast and a yearly weather chart which gives you a good idea of what to pack and what Almeria weather you can expect during your trip. See our Almeria Weather page.
Left Luggage Store
There are no left luggage facilities at Almeria Airport.
Almeria Travel Articles
We have written a series of articles about Almeria and on Spain in general which we hope you will find interesting. Visit our Travel Articles on Almeria to find out more about day trips and weekend breaks in Almeria.
If you are thinking of moving to the area, we have provided details on how to obtain your Social Security and NIE numbers, how to fly your pets to Spain and how to get a UK car registered over here.