Sleeping in Airports

Almeria Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you 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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Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us about their time at Almería Airport.

What to Expect

Almería Airport 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.

Where to Sleep

Overnight sleeping is not allowed in the airport, but there are hotels near the airport. Please see Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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.

Airport Lounges

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

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Almeria Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels within a 15 minute drive:

  • Barceló Cabo de Gata – (9 minutes from the airport) This is the closest hotel to the airport. No airport shuttle is available. The hotel suggests a taxi for approx. 20,00€ each way. » Check Rates
  • Cabogata Garden – (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available via private transfer($). » Check Rates
  • Albergue Inturjoven Almeria – (12 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Almeria Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free unlimited WiFi is available at Almeria airport. Connect to the “kubiwireless” network. (SSID: Airport_Free_Wifi_AENA).

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

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.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available from 6:30AM – 9:00PM (closes at 8:00PM in the winter) in the Departures Area (airside, Floor 1). Newspapers, magazines, snacks, and travel goods are available for purchase from the convenience store in the airport lobby.

Food & Drinks – The airport has three dining options:

  • Landside: Food & Goods (Departures, Floor 0. Hours: according to flight scheduling)
  • Airside: Oasis Bar & Coffee (Departures, Boarding Area – Floor 1 Hours: according to flight scheduling) • La Jamboteca (Departures, Boarding Area – Floor 1. Hours: from 9:00AM until the last flight).

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

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Observation Terrace – Location: Floor 1

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

Police – The Police can be found at Floor 0, Departures Hall and the Civil Guard can be found at Floor 0, Baggage Claim.

Showers – Not available.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 6:15AM – 9:45PM (winter hours) or 5:10AM – 8:45PM (summer hours).


As of October 2018, Almeria airport is served by the following airlines: Air Europa • Air Nostrum • British Airways • Brussels Airlines • EasyJet • Enter Air • Germania • Iberia • Jet2 • Luxair • Primera Air • RyanAir • SmartLynx • Smartwings • TAP Air Portugal • Thomas Cook Airlines • Transavia • Travel Service • TUI • Vueling.

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. Departures are available every 25 minutes, from 6:00AM (to the airport) or 7:10AM (to the city), for the 35 minute trip. Last departure is at 9:40PM (to the airport) or 11:00PM (to the city). Bus fare is €1,05.

Car Rentals

Europcar, Goldcar and Hertz are available onsite in the Arrivals Hall.


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 €4.64 fee, fares can be higher at certain times of the day, on holidays, etc. It is best to ask before you start your trip. For fares and route options, check out the Almeria Airport website.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are 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 web sites. 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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.