Almeria airport (LEI)

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Almería Airport, opened on February 6, 1968, is an important air terminal in Andalucía and serves the tourist area of El Ejido, Mojácar, Almerimar, Roquetas de Mar and Vera. It operates with domestic and international flights to some important destinations in Europe.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 6:10 am to 9:45 pm during the winter and from 5:10 am to 8:45 pm in the summer.
Airlines: Air Europa, Air Nostrum, Brussels Airlines, EasyJet, Enter Air, Germania, Iberia,, Luxair, Primera Air, Ryanair, SmartLynx, SmartWings, TAP Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Transavia, Travel Service, TUIfly, Vueling.
Annual passenger traffic: About 1.007.446 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +34 913 211 000 / 902 404 704. Information counter in the check-in area. Tourist information office in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +34 950 292 918).


The airport is located 9 km (6 miles) to the east of the city of Almería.

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Offices located in the Arrivals Hall.

Europcar (Tel +34 950 292 934 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Goldcar (Tel +34 965 233 174 - Sunday to Friday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +34 950 297 797 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm and from 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm)


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The airport has ATMs, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- In the Departures Hall there is a coffee shop, a restaurant and a fast food outlet.
Shopping- Duty-free shop in the Departures area, in addition to a multifunctional space with press, accessories, electronics, gifts, regional products.
Baggage- The lost and found office is handled by the airport services agent, situated in the Arrivals Hall.
Other Services- Pharmacy, travel agencies.


Bus - Line 30 from Surbus (Tel +34 950 170 050) travels between the airport and the city centre from 7:15 am to 11:20 pm, with a frequency of approximately 30 minutes. Journey time is 35 min. Services depart from in front of the terminal and tickets have a cost of €1.05. Other stops include La Venta, El Chalet, El Alquián, Centro Congresos, Paseo de Castañeda, Plaza Nueva Andalucía. More information

Taxi - Outside the Arrivals area there are cabs from Radio-Taxi Almería (Tel +34 950 222 222 / 226 161) and Tele-Taxi Almería (Tel +34 950 251 111). Extra charges are applied for travelling at night (between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am), on weekends and on holidays. The minimum fare from the airport is €11.93 and the trip to the city centre takes around 15 minutes.


There are no hotels on-site. The nearest accommodations include: Barceló Cabo De Gata (Tel +34 950 184 250), Cabogata Garden Hotel & Spa (Tel +34 950 010 750), Albergue Inturjoven Almería (Tel +34 955 181 181), Hotel Los Arcos (Tel +34 950 297 603), Hostal Marquesado (Tel +34 653 917 042), Ohtels Cabogata (Tel +34 950 209 493), Hotel Cabo de Gata (Tel +34 902 533 532), Cabogata Mar Garden Hotel & Spa (Tel +34 950 181 680), Hostal Sutton (Tel +34 950 207 468), Hospedería del Desierto (Tel +34 950 369 444).


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Opposite the terminal building there is a fenced parking area with covered spaces and security staff, for short- and long-term stays. Fees and reservations


Access ramps and adapted restrooms are available. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their particular needs at least 48 hours before their arrival. Children travelling alone will be escorted from the check-in process until their arrival at their destination.