2 hrs 45 mins
Arrive in Almeria ahead of the rest
2 hrs 45 mins
Cheapest each-way flights
Discover the lively city and its spectacular surrounding coast on Almeria city breaks with British Airways. With our award-winning service, onboard catering and generous baggage allowance, we aim to make Almeria flights as comfortable and stress-free as possible. So you can arrive in this fascinating historic city, with its wealth of magnificent monuments, refreshed and ready to start exploring.
flight time to Almeria
You can fly direct to Almeria with British Airways.
With our twice weekly flights to Almeria, getting to this wonderful, historic Spanish city couldn’t be easier. We fly direct from London Heathrow (LHR) to Almeria Airport (LEI). Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure – find the cabin to suit you. Our economy class offers excellent value for money and a range of benefits. While business class offers premium levels of comfort, style and service.
The cheapest months to fly to Almeria are the shoulder months of April, May and October. The city’s year-round balmy weather is slightly cooler in these months – perfect for city exploration. To find our cheapest flights to Almeria, use our lowest fare finder.
Just under three hours. Choose from two direct flights per week from Heathrow (LHR) Terminal 5 to Almeria Airport (LEI). With complimentary newspapers and kids’ activity packs, plus M&S snacks (for an additional charge) available on board, the time will fly. Upgrade to business class to enjoy enhanced comfort and legroom, in addition to a complimentary food and drink service.
Almeria Airport is approximately five miles from the city centre and less than a mile from the coast. The City Bus Route 30 runs daily from the airport to the centre of Almeria, taking approximately 35 minutes. A taxi rank can also be found in the arrivals area of the airport. Please note that all fares include a supplement of 4.64 euros for city services. Or book Almeria car hire with us and enjoy the freedom to explore at your leisure.
If you’re travelling on a European Union (EU) passport, at present there’s no need to get a visa.Those from countries outside the EU may need to apply for a visa in advance. To check your visa requirements and apply, visit the IATA Travel Centre.
We offer a generous baggage allowance. Economy class customers can check in one bag each, weighing up to 23kg. If you’re travelling in business class you can check in two bags at 32kg each. Families travelling with young children can also check in one fully collapsible pushchair and one car seat.
Read our baggage guide to answer your specific queries.
Which cabins can I book when I fly with British Airways?
Our economy cabins are a good budget option, with a range of wallet-friendly fares:
Business cabins are located at the front of the plane, with the middle seat kept free for extra legroom and added comfort.
Our insider Almeria tips will have you feeling holiday ready in no time.
Tipping is not compulsory here. Leaving some small change (a Euro or two) at cafes and bars is considered a nice thing to do, but not expected. Tipping in an upscale restaurant is perhaps more customary, in which case 10% of the bill is the norm.
You don’t need to spend a fortune to have an amazing time in Almeria. The best view in the city can be enjoyed – free of charge – at the remarkable Alcazaba fortress in the city. Unwind on the Costa de Almeria’s array of beautiful beaches, or explore the striking scenery of the UNESCO-protected Cabo de Gata Natural Park.
Weather is generally mild all year round in Almeria, reaching highs of 33°C in July and August. If basking on the Costa de Almeria’s golden shores are high on your agenda, then May through to August is the best time of year to visit. For city exploration, the slightly cooler spring and autumn temperatures (averaging 20°C) are ideal.
Our Almeria hotels have been carefully selected for their close proximity to the sights, so you can get the most out of your trip to Almeria. Whether you’re looking for a traditional setting or a touch of modern luxury, we have something to suit your tastes.
Order a drink at any bar and it’ll often be accompanied by free tapas to whet your appetite. Fish fried in olive oil is particularly popular, along with delicious gazpacho made from the fruits of the region – cucumber and tomatoes.
Follow in the footsteps of Clint Eastwood and Brigitte Bardot and head to Mini-Hollywood for a glimpse into Almeria’s film history. Or pick up the locations guidebook from the tourist office in Plaza Bendicho.