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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3h 7m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Almeria (LEI) MAD - LEI

€68 - €222

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Almería 542.5 km

€25 - €30

4 alternative options

Train  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria 276

€30 - €45

Bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Almería Vac-216

€30 - €34

Bus via Madrid Estacion Sur  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Almeria

€42 - €62

Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería 541.1 km

€50 - €80

Madrid Atocha Station to Almería by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Almería is around 6h 32m and covers a distance of around 555 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 32m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Madrid Atocha Station to Almería service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Almeria. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 32m
Fastest journey time:
6h 32m
Journey distance:
555 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:19
Last service departs at:
08:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Almería walk and train schedules

Madrid Atocha Station → Almería
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Almería is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Almería is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Almería is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería is to rideshare which costs €25 - €30 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería is to fly which costs €65 - €230 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería. However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Almería via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias and arriving at Almeria. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 32m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Almería is 411 km. The road distance is 541.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería without a car is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs €30 - €45.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Almería bus services, operated by BusbamSL, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Almería train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería is to fly which takes 3h 7m and costs €65 - €230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 6h 39m, you could also bus, which costs €29 - €34 and takes 7h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería.
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  • Distance: 411.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Almería, Spain?

Iberia flies from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería twice daily. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 6h 32m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €310
Train operators
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 Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
BusbamSL
Phone
902 22 72 72
Email
atencionaclientes@busbam.com
Website
busbam.com
Bus from Madrid to Almería
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €32
Schedules at
busbam.com
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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Almeria
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Almería
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Almeria Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Almería bus services, operated by BusbamSL, arrive at Almería station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Almería train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Almeria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Almería is 541 km. It takes approximately 5h 36m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Almería.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Almeria Airport.

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

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