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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Almería by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Almeria (LEI) BCN - LEI

$71 - $320

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelone - airport prat T1 to Alicante - bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Alicante to Almeria

$52 - $78

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Train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Almeria Tlg

$135 - $182

Train via Ciudad Real  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Ciudad Real Ave
  2. Take the train from Ciudad Real to Manzanares Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Manzanares to Almeria Tlg

$140 - $197

Train, bus  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lorca-Sutullena Tlg
  2. Take the bus from Lorca to Almeria

$97 - $128

Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Benidorm
  2. Take the bus from Benidorm to Almeria

$64 - $97

Drive  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Almería 493.1 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Almería is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 13 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Almería is to fly which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Almería. However, there are services departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Almeria via Benidorm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Almería. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Almeria via Madrid-Atocha Cercanías. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Almería is 644 km. The road distance is 788.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Almería without a car is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Barcelona to Almería, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Almería bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona/Sants station.

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Barcelona to Almería train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Almería is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 60€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 9 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 12 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Almería.
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  • Distance: 402.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Barcelona to Almería 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Almería via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Madrid-Atocha Cercanías in around 9 h 43 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Ciudad Real
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
renfe.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Almeria
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Ciudad Real to Manzanares
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Manzanares to Almeria
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lorca-Sutullena
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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 Lorca to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Benidorm to Almeria
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelone - airport prat T1 to Alicante - bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Almeria Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Almería is 789 km. It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to drive from Barcelona to Almería.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Almeria Airport.

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

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Book your Barcelona to Almería bus tickets online with ALSA and ALSA.

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There are 292+ hotels available in Almería. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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