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.

When to visit Almería

Almería in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Almería in March
Estimated hotel price
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


When flying to Almería, you’ll arrive at Almeria Airport (LEI), which is located 8 km from the city centre.


Renfe is the most popular train carrier serving Almería, followed by iryo. The train journey from Almería to Málaga takes 5h 12m and costs around $78 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Seville, expect to pay about $99 for a 5h 12m trip. The train station in Almería is called Almería, and is located 0.5 km from the city centre.


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 Alamo, among others, in Málaga.


You can travel by bus to Almería using ALSA or Bus. From Málaga, the bus ride to Almería takes 241 km and will cost you around $109. From Alicante, the ticket costs about $96 for a journey of 410 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
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Qatar Airways
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Air Europa
Good (218 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (921 reviews)
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Transavia France
Good (141 reviews)
American Airlines
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Czech Airlines
Okay (6 reviews)
TUI Fly Belgium
Good (30 reviews)
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Where to stay in Almería

Average rates range from around $99 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $173 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Albergue Inturjoven Almeria and Sol Almería.

Where to stay in popular areas of Almería

Most booked hotels in Almería

Elba Almería Business & Convention Hotel
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Avenida Hotel
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Barceló Cabo de Gata
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Nuevo Torreluz
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
AC Hotel Almería by Marriott
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Almería

Expect to pay $2.80 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 $33.60 and $44.80. The most frequently booked car type in Almería is Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Renault Captur or similar) is, on average, 71% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.