How to travel from Madrid to Almeria

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from Madrid to Almeria

You can get from Madrid to Almeria by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Almeria on Apr 01 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur6h45 04:15PMAlmeria
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09:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur6h45 04:15PMAlmeria
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05:00PMMadrid, Estación Sur6h15 11:15PMAlmeria
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11:59PMMadrid, Estación Sur6h31 06:30AMAlmeria
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11:00PMMadrid, Estación Sur6h30 05:30AMAlmeria
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Travel Information between Madrid and Almeria

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $165
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 6 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $165 (€146) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus BAM

Travel 255 miles (412 km) by bus, flight or train from Madrid to Almeria. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Bus BAM among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Almeria.

How to get from Madrid to Almeria

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Madrid to Almeria there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 50,85% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Madrid to Almeria. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Almeria

Travel Tips: Travel to Almeria easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Almeria.

You can travel to Almeria from Madrid 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Almeria from Madrid is by taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Almeria:

A train is $14 (€12) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Madrid to Almeria costing on average $34 (€30).

A train is $145 (€128) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Almeria costing on average $165 (€146).

The fastest way to get to Almeria from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Almeria can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Almeria by bus can take on average 6 h 30 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 11 min.

The distance is approximately 255 miles (412 km) from Madrid to Almeria.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Almeria is:

  • 4 buses per day.
  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Almeria from Madrid as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Almeria:

  • Buses mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Almería, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Almeria International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and tend to arrive in Almería.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Almeria, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Bus BAM to go to Almeria by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Bus BAM Madrid to Almeria tickets on Omio for $34 (€30).

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Almeria with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 4 direct buses a day to Almeria with BlaBlaCar or Bus BAM.

Direct services to Almeria tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Your trip from Madrid to Almeria doesn't have to end in Almeria. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Málaga, Barcelona or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Málaga, Barcelona or Sevilla to your Madrid to Almeria tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Almeria today!

Before traveling from Madrid to Almeria, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $34 (€30) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $165 (€146) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $20 (€18) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Almeria tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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