The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 15 m
6 h 34 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Madrid for Almeria every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$34 (€30)|
|Bus frequency||3 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 3 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Bus BAM or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Madrid to Almeria cover the 255 miles (412 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like Bus BAM or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Almería, Estación de Autobuses de Almeria.
You can travel by bus from Madrid to Almeria with Alsa for as low as $34 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Traveling to Almeria from Madrid is simple, thanks to direct, regular bus connections. Every day of the week, travelers can choose from 7 direct services. Buses run from the city center and the airport, and journey times range from 6 hours 15 minutes, to 7 hours 15 minutes.
There's only one option when it comes to booking buses to Almeria from the Spanish capital. Plus Ultra is the sole operator on the route, running year-round, direct connections.
Journey times between Madrid and Almeria range from 6 hours 15 minutes to 7 hours 15 minutes, so it's a relatively long bus journey. However, there are no stops or changes along the way, and buses run directly to the heart of Almeria.
There are plenty of buses to choose from when visiting Almeria from Madrid. Every day, there should be 7 direct departures, with schedules varying very little all year-round.
Departure Bus Station: There are a couple of possible departure points for buses from Madrid to Almeria. Firstly, some buses leave from the Estacion Sur. This bus station is about 2 miles south-east of the city center, and can be reached easily via the Madrid Metro. Just alight at Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur, and follow signposts to reach the coach station. Other buses depart from Terminal 4 of Madrid's Barajas Airport. This is a handy option for arrivals by air, but also suits those in northern Madrid. Barajas can be reached in no time from most neighborhoods. Simply take the Metro directly to Terminal 4.
Arrival Bus Station: All buses from Madrid will arrive at Almeria's Estacion Autobus. The city's major bus hub is located right next to the train station, around 400 meters north-west of the port and the city center. Rail connections provide access to some coastal resorts, while buses run from the bus station to destinations like Torrecardenas, Murcia, and Granada. Taxis to the ferry and cruise port will take 5-10 minutes (although walking is a good alternative). And buses leave the station for Almeria Airport every hour. Expect a journey time of around 30 minutes.
There are a few bus stations in Madrid to start your journey from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. In Almeria you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Almería, Estación de Autobuses de Almeria, Almería, Salinas (almeria) and Almería, Urbanizacion La Parra.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Almería, Estación de Autobuses de Almeria.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Almería, Estación de Autobuses de Almeria, located 0.4 miles (600 m) away from the city center.
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