Sleeping in Airports

Almeria Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or are just quickly passing through, our Almeria Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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LEI Airport Overview

almeria airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Almería Airport.

What to Expect

Almería Airport (code: LEI) is a modern two-level terminal with four gates and limited shopping and dining options. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Almería Airport

Overnight sleeping is not allowed in the airport, but there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, scroll down to explore more in our Almería Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 6:10 AM – 9:45 PM (winter hours) or 5:10 AM – 8:45 PM (summer hours).

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Almeria Airport:

  • Hotel Los Arcos – This is the closest hotel to the airport. No airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Almeria Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at this time.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


Free unlimited WiFi is available at Almeria airport. Connect to the “AIRPORT FREE WIFI AENA” network and enter “” into your browser address bar.  To register, use your email, Facebook, or LinkedIn account.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Floor 0, Departures Hall.

Conference/Meeting Hall – available

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available in the Departures Area (airside, Floor 1). Newspapers, magazines, snacks, and travel goods are available from the convenience store in the airport lobby.

Family Services – The following services are available:

  • Children’s Area – A play area is located on the outdoor terrace.
  • Breastfeeding Room – Equipped with rocking chairs for breastfeeding, microwave, baby changing table, washbasin, hydroalcoholic gel dispenser, additional tables, children’s table and chairs. Location: Floor 0

Food & Drinks

  • Landside: TRIB’S (Departures, Floor 0. Hours: according to flight schedule)
  • Airside: BeerCode (Departures, Boarding Area – Floor 1 Hours: according to flight schedule)

Information Desk – Location: Floor 0, Check-in Area.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable.

Medical ServicesCardiac Rescue Points – Locations: Floor 0 Check-in and Arrival • Floor 1 Boarding room.

Mobile Charging – A reader tells us, “There are free outlets located in the safe area nearest the wall. These are the only ones available in the airport.” (September 2021)

Observation Terrace – Location: Floor 1

Pharmacy – Farmacia. Location: Departures, landside, Floor 0. Hours: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM.

Police – The Police are on Floor 0, Departures Hall, and the Civil Guard are on Floor 0, Baggage Claim.

Showers – Unavailable.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Almeria airport is served by the following airlines: Air Nostrum • EasyJet • Iberia • Vueling Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Almeria Airport is served by bus Route 30 (Almería-Aeropuerto-Alquilán-Retamar El Toyo), which runs daily to and from Almeria city center. The journey takes 35 minutes, and bus fare is €1,05. Departures are available approximately every 35 minutes. For information about schedules, visit the SurBus website.

Car Rentals

The following agencies are available onsite in the Arrivals Hall: Europcar • Goldcar • Hertz.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area, just outside of the Arrivals Hall. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. Extra fees apply for oversized luggage, trips to/from the airport are subject to a €4.81 fee, fares can be higher at certain times of the day, on holidays, etc. It is best to ask before you start your trip.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.