There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Almería by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 4m

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

68€ - 215€

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Bus via Murcia  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Murcia 262 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Almeria

49€ - 94€

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Train  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Granada Ave
  2. Take the train from Granada to Almeria 13940 / ...

135€ - 221€

Train, bus  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lorca-Sutullena 463
  2. Take the bus from Lorca to Almeria 262

56€ - 72€

Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Almeria MARROC Viajes Venecia

Drive  •  7h 41m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Almería 789 km

80€ - 120€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Almería is to bus via Murcia which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 13h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Almería is to fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 3h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona Nord and arriving at Almeria. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 14h.

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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 Granada. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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The distance between Barcelona and Almería is 644 km. The road distance is 789 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Almería without a car is to train which takes 10h and costs 130€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Barcelona to Almería, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Almería bus services, operated by Viajes Venecia, depart from Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona to Almería train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Almería is to fly which takes 3h 4m and costs 65€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 230€ and takes 10h, you could also bus via Murcia, which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 13h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Almería.
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  • Distance: 644.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Barcelona to Almería 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Almería via Granada in around 10h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Melilla
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 320€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Granada
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
120€ - 160€
Promo+
125€ - 140€
Flexible
160€ - 210€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Granada to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lorca-Sutullena
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lorca to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Murcia
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Eurolines FR
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Barcelona to Murcia
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Murcia , Murcia
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Viajes Venecia
Phone
93 265 61 32
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Almeria
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Viajes Venecia

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Almeria Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Barcelona to Almería train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Almeria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Almería is 789 km. It takes approximately 7h 41m 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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There are 409+ hotels available in Almería. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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