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Almeria Airport

General information

The airport is located in the south of Spain, it is one of the international airports in the autonomous region of Andalusia. The airport has a good location in relation to the beaches Costa Almeria and Costa Tropical near Motril. The runway of the airport is on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.


Where is Almeria Airport situated?

Almeria Airport is east of the city. By car you can reach the airport via the AL-12, the road lies parallel to the runway. The busy A-7 motorway is also close to the airport.

How many terminals does Almeria Airport have?

Almeria Airport has one terminal, in the public area all facilities are located on the ground floor. In the terminal you will find check-in desks 1 to 27 on the right, Departures in the middle and Arrivals on the left. The airport has six boarding gates.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Almeria Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Spain.

Airport Distance
Granada-Jaén Airport 131km
Región de Murcia Airport 153km
Malaga Airport 190km



The distance from Almeria Airport to the centre of Almeria is 10 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Almeria.

From LEI Airport to Almeria City centre by Car
10 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Almeria Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Almeria Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Almeria Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Almeria Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Almeria is about € 20.-. Book your taxi at Almeria Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LEI Airport to Almeria City centre by Taxi
10 km
15 min
€ 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Almeria Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Almeria Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Almeria Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Almeria Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Almeria Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Almeria Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Almeria Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Iberia
  • Jet2
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Air Europa
  • Ryanair


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Almeria Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Barceló Cabo de Gata, Retamar

Overlooking Almería Bay, this elegant hotel offers direct access to El Toyo Beach. It includes 4 outdoor swimming pools, one of them heated, a spa and a free Wi-Fi zone.


Hotel Los Arcos, El Alquián

Hotel Los Arcos in El Alquián has 2-star accommodation with a terrace and a shared lounge. The hotel features a bar and restaurant. Free WiFi is provided. At the hotel, each room is fitted with a desk, air conditioning and wardrobe.

Hotels in Almeria

Looking for the best hotels in Almeria? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Aire Hotel & Ancient Baths, Almería

Offering a rooftop pool overlooking Almería’s Alcazaba Fortress, this converted 19th-century building offers Arabic baths and stylish rooms with free WiFi and satellite TV.


La Perla, Almería

La Perla Hotel is set in the heart of Almeria, just 500 metres from the Cathedral, 37.5km from Cabo de Gata. It features a restaurant, a café and comfortable, good-value accommodation with free Wi-Fi.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Almeria Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Almería: Visit to the shelters of the Spanish Civil War

Explore the underground galleries that housed around 40,000 people during the Spanish Civil War.


Cabo de Gata: Tour of 5 Beaches by Yacht Motorboat

Discover the best beaches in Cabo de Gata on a relaxing boat trip. Swim in the Mediterranean’s crystalline waters and see stunning caves and cliffs.

Tour & transport

Tabernas Desert 4WD Adventure

Tour Europe’s only desert on board a go-anywhere 4WD vehicle and discover a unique landscape that has been featured in movies such as “Lawrence of Arabia” and “The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.”


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