There are 5 ways to get from Alicante to Almería by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Almeria

$27 - $45

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Rideshare  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Alicante to Almería 183.5 miles

$18

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Albacete Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Albacete to Alcazar de San Juan Tlg / ...
  3. Take the train from Alcazar de San Juan to Almeria Tlg

$94 - $136

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Almería 183 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Almeria (LEI) ALC - LEI

$141 - $627

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Almeria. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Almería. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Almeria via Albacete and Alcazar de San Juan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Almería is 242 km. The road distance is 292.8 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Almería without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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The bus from Alicante to Almeria takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Alicante to Almería bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Almería train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Almería is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alicante Airport to Almeria Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Alicante to Almería bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Almeria station.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Almería.
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  • Distance: 151.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Almería, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Almería twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Almería via Albacete and Alcazar de San Juan in around 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Almeria via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Almeria via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Almeria via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Almeria via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Almeria via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Almeria via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Alicante to Almeria via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Alcazar de San Juan
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alcazar de San Juan to Almeria
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Alicante to Almería
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.es

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Alicante to Almería train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Almeria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Almería is 293 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Alicante to Almería.

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Jet2.com, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Alicante Airport to Almeria Airport.

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Book your Alicante to Almería train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Alicante to Almería bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 329+ hotels available in Almería. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Alicante and Almería. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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