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Almeria Transportation- Taxi, Train, Bus & Airport Tips

Almeria Transportation

Almeria is located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain and has attracted some of the biggest celebrity names. It’s a popular tourist attraction and travelers have multiple transportation options such as the bus and train.

Bus

This is excellent for people who love to shop. There are multiple bus drivers that take passengers to several different locations and their bus schedules are posted. The service is dependable and the cost is cheap.

You can also do organized bus trips which travel to Granada and Sierra Nevada. Bookings are available through the hotels.

Car Service

The most painless way to get around is by hiring a car service. You won’t have to worry about a map or a GPS, and you can actually enjoy your vacation. Some of the local transportation is insufficient and the railway only travels to long distances.

Car Rental

Although this isn’t as painless as hiring a car service, you can sight-see at your free will. You’re not limited to a bus schedule. This is fantastic if you’re planning to visit Parque Natural Cabo de Gata which is a nature park. Drive carefully, there are streets that are extremely narrow.

Taking the Train to Almeria

While the train service is not that convenient, the routes offer incredible scenery. You can take the train from Madrid Charmatin which leaves twice per day. A train leaves in the morning at 8:19 and another train leaves in the afternoon at 2:53. Expect the train ride to last for 6 hours. On the up side, you get complimentary headsets to watch TV shows and movies while you’re headed to your destination.

Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about transportation in Almeria.

By Christine Sarkis

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Christine Sarkis is an SATW-award-winning journalist and executive editor at SmarterTravel. Her stories have also appeared on USA Today, Conde Nast Traveler, Huffington Post, and Business Insider. Her advice has been featured in dozens of print and online publications including The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, and People magazine. She has also shared travel tips on television and radio shows including Good Morning America, Marketplace, and Here & Now. Her work has been published in the anthologies Spain from a Backpack and The Best Women's Travel Writing 2008. She is currently working on a travel memoir.

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