There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Almería by train, plane, bus, car ferry, car, bus and ferry or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Almeria  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Almeria (LEI) LHR - LEI

$153 - $399

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Almeria  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Almeria (LEI) LGW - LEI

$88 - $373

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Fly Southampton to Malaga, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Malaga (AGP) SOU - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Malaga to Almeria

$115 - $396

Fly Southampton to Almeria  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Almeria (LEI) SOU - LEI

$131 - $809

Train to Bristol, fly to Malaga, bus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Malaga (AGP) BRS - AGP
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Malaga to Almeria

$117 - $386

Train, bus  •  35 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  3. Take the train from Irun to Zaragoza Delicias A / ...
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  5. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Almeria Tlg

$231 - $336

Car ferry, train  •  38 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Almeria Tlg

$226 - $634

Car ferry, drive  •  33 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
  2. Drive from Bilbao to Almería

$254 - $826

Bus, bus and ferry  •  41 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Murcia
  4. Take the bus from Murcia to Almeria

$235 - $280

Bus  •  42 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Angers
  4. Take the bus from Angers to Almería

$197 - $283

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  24 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nîmes Tgv
  5. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Almería

$567 - $703

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Almería. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Almeria via London Victoria, Lille and Murcia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 40 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Almería is 979 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Almería without a car is to train and bus which takes 35 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Southampton to Almería, including transfers.

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Southampton to Almería bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Almería is to fly which takes 8 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 42 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Almeria Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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Almería is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 6:14 PM in Southampton and 7:14 PM in Almería.

Vueling Airlines, British Airways and Iberia offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Almeria Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Almería.
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  • Distance: 978.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Almería, Spain?

Flybe, Jet2.com and three other airlines fly from Southampton to Almería every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Almería via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Paris Centre - Bercy, and Angers in around 42 h 50 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Almeria via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Malaga, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Bordeaux, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Alicante, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Manchester, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Malaga, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Alicante, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Manchester, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Manchester
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Almeria via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Almeria via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 Irun to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Almeria
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Almeria
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
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 Aeropuerto Malaga to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Angers to Almería
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Murcia
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$147
Schedules at
starbus.es
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Murcia to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Angers
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$330 - $460
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$140 - $180
Car
$450 - $650

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