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Air

Almería’s small airport is 9km east of the city centre.

EasyJet, Ryanair, and Thomas Cook Airlines fly direct to/from various English airports (Ryanair also flies from Dublin and Brussels); Iberia and Vueling serve Spanish destinations.

Boat

Acciona Trasmediterránea sails from the passenger port to the Moroccan ports of Nador (€62, six hours) and Melilla (€35, eight hours) at least once daily, and to the Algerian cities of Orán (€81, nine hours) and Ghazaouet (€81, nine hours) at least once weekly.

Bus

Buses and trains share the Estación Intermodal, just east of the centre. Bus Bam runs up to six daily buses (one on Sunday) to/from Madrid (€23, 6¾ hours). Most other intercity services are operated by Alsa.

Córdoba

Cost (€)

29

Duration (hr)

5

Frequency (daily)

1

Granada

Cost (€)

14-17.50

Duration (hr)

2-4¼

Frequency (daily)

8

Guadix

Cost (€)

9.50

Duration (hr)

2

Frequency (daily)

2

Jaén

Cost (€)

19.50

Duration (hr)

4-5

Frequency (daily)

3

Málaga

Cost (€)

19-22

Duration (hr)

2½-5½

Frequency (daily)

7

Murcia

Cost (€)

14

Duration (hr)

2¾-4½

Frequency (daily)

7

Seville

Cost (€)

37

Duration (hr)

5½-8½

Frequency (daily)

4

Train

From the Estación Intermodal, there are direct trains to Granada (€20, 2½ hours, four daily), Seville (€41, 5¾ hours, four daily) and Madrid (€33 to €83, 6½ hours, three daily).