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Cheap flights to Almeria, Spain

If it’s plenty of sunshine that you’re looking for book a cheap flight to Almeria. Almeria lies in one of Spain’s sunniest regions, where it’s warm enough to strip off and tan the body beautiful at most times of the year. Situated at the foot of a stark imposing grey hill that’s dominated by a Moorish fortress, the sprawling metropolis is hit by the sun’s rays for 320 sizzling days a year. Founded by the Romans and developed by the Phoenicians, the capital of the province of Almeria has more monuments and relics from the past than you can wave a tourist guide at. But it’s also a thoroughly modern city with much on offer. You can shop beyond sundown, party hard to the heady pulse of the city’s nightlife, and then revive yourself with a refreshing dip in the cool waters of the Mediterranean.

Take a flight to Almeria and be sure to visit the many bars on offer to enjoy the wonderful tapas experience. In Almeria tapas comes free with selected drinks and you’ll be asked to choose what you would like. Some popular dishes are albondigas (meatballs), patatas bravas (diced potato in spicy tomato sauce), calamares (squid) and Boquerones fritas (deep friend anchoives).

If this has whetted your appetite for a visit to Spain, we offer cheap flights to Almeria on a weekly basis from East Midlands airport.


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Almeria - (LEI)

Location

Almeria Airport is 9 kilometers to the east of the region's capital city, 500 metres from the coast on the gulf of Almeria and to the south of the Sierra Alhamilla. In the area neighbouring the airport are the towns of El Alquian and Costacabana, it has excellent connections with the other tourist destinations in the province, such as Cabo de Gata, Aguadulce, Roquetas de Mar, El Ejido or Mojácar.

Almeria airport - Tel: 0034 (0)950213700

Transport

By road: The airport can be reached from Almeria via the AL-12 road, which is a dual carriageway. The airport turn off is found at kilometre nine. From here, the single carriageway road continues to Níjar. There are also access roads signposted from the Autovía del Mediterráneo A-7.

By bus: The L20 Almeria picks up just outside the arrivals terminal. It runs from 07:33-22:33 and takes 50 minutes to reach the city centre. On weekends the bus runs every 30 minutes from 07:25-22:22. Ticket prices cost from 1.15 Euros with a ten trip pass from 6.25 Euros. www.surbus.com Tel: 0034 (0)950624735

By taxi: Almeria Airport taxis are located outside the arrivals hall. (Prices correct as from May 2009).

18.00 Euros to Almeria

48.00 Euros to Aguadulce

30.00 Euros to Cabo de Gata.

75.00 Euros to El Ejido

112.00 Euros to Mojacar

52.00 Euros to Roquetas.

For more info telephone Radio Taxi on 0034 (0)950226161 or Teletaxi on 0034 (0)950251111

By train: There is no train service from Almeria airport

Check-in

Opens 2 hours prior to flight departure time. Desks close promptly 40 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.

Special assistance

Passengers with reduced mobility must also notify their airline, agent or tour operator of their need for assistance.

Assistance can also be requested by calling the Aena information service: Telephone: 0034 (0)902404704.