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Almeria airport car hire

Airport Code: LEI

Almeria Airport, airport code LEI, is Spain's second most important airport in the region of Andalucía in regards to foreign tourism being brought into the area. Regular national and international flights arrive and depart from this airport with daily frequency. Air carriers servicing the airport include Iberia Airlines and Easy Jet with flights to the UK.

The airport is located 9 kilometres east of the capital and just 500 metres from the coast, in Almeria's Gulf, to the south of Alhamilla Mountain Range. Urban hubs such as El Alquián and Costacabana are close to the airport.

From Almeria, access to the airport is easy. If you're driving in your rental car to Almeria Airport, Spain, take the AL-14 Motorway leaving at the airport exit. From here, this road continues to Níjar. There is also signed exit from the Mediterráneo A-7 Motorway.

Hire a car in Almeria Airport and drive into the city and its surroundings. Experience a hassle free visit to Almeria, touring at your own pace and comfort.

Also visit our specialized page on Almeria Airport.

It's easy to hire a car in Almeria Airport. Car rental companies at Almeria Airport are conveniently located for you. After leaving the arrival area, you will find signs showing you the way to your car rental company counter.

There is a high volume of interesting sites in Almeria. Hiring a car will enable you to get to tour the sites of Almeria as and when you want.

Car hire companies in Almeria Airport include:

  • Auriga Crown
  • Avis
  • Europcar
  • Goldcar
  • Hertz
  • Atesa
  • Solmar

After collecting your rental car in Almeria Airport head to the city. It is just a short 15 to 20 minute-drive and then you can begin your trip in comfort and freedom

Our car hire search engine will find you great deals and car rental discounts in Almeria Airport. Book 7 seater, 9 seater, luxury car or any type of car rental vehicle in Almeria Airport you require to accommodate your needs.

For further information on booking your rental car, visit our section How to book a rental car in Almeria.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Almeria, Spain

Airport Code: LEI

Telephone: +34 902 404 704

Distance: Almeria city || 5.6 Miles / 9 km / 20 minutes by rental car from Downtown Almeria

Address: Ctra. De Nijar, Km 9. 04130, Almeria

Timezone: GMT+1

Population: 188,810


Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park

Listed by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve in 1997, the park has an area of 29,000 hectares of which 12,000 are protected marine zones.

Cabo de Gata-Níjar, Almeria

There's no better way to visit Cabo de Gata-Nijar than in a rental car from Almeria. The views you will find along the way are incredible and every picture moment will be at your reach when driving in your own rental car in Almeria, Spain

Sierra María-Los Vélez

Besides its forest greenery, which is the best preserved in the entire Almeria province, this nature park features archaeological sites of importance plus sites where cave paintings may be seen.

A hire car will take you here from Almeria, Spain in comfort and freedom, and you'll have the flexibility to see every hidden spot by driving in your own hire car.

Check out our Almeria Travel Guide for more interesting sites to visit in Almeria.

Day Trips

Caves of Sorbas

This site has been officially protected since 1989. Its spectacular alabaster caves, ranging to well over 1000, make this location one of the most unique places in Spain. Within the caves you may observe countless stalactites and stalagmites and rocky crystal formations.


Movie enthusiasts will not want to miss this area located within Europe’s only desert, the desert of Tabernas. Here many legendary films have been shot and presently there are sites open to visitors. The largest of the Mini-Hollywood sites to visit is the Oasys Theme Park, open from 10 am to 9 pm; entrance fees are 22.50 euros for adults and 12.50 euros per child.

How to Get There in a rental car from Almeria:

Take the A-92 towards the Desert of Tabernas. The park is situated off the 430a highway at KM 654.

Desert of Tabernas

The only desert to be located in Europe, it comprises about 2000 kilometres squared. Its landscape receives almost 3000 hours of sunlight per year and has been the site for many movies.

How to Get There in a rental car from Almeria:

The desert is located within a 30-minute hire car drive from Almeria.


Hotel Catedral

Plaza de la Catedral, nº 8

04002 Almería, Spain

Telf. +34 950 278 178 | Fax. +34 950 278 117

Hotel Tryp Indalo Almeria

Avda. Mediterráneo, 310, 04009, 

Almería, Spain

Tel:  (34) 902 144 440 - Fax:  (34) 950 183409

Hotel AC Almeria

Plaza Flores, 5

4001, Almería

Tel. 950 23 49 99

Fax 950 23 47 09

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Almeria, Spain

  • Adria Airways
  • Air Berlin
  • Air Europa
  • Air Nostrum L.A. Mediterráneo
  • Andalus
  • BMI
  • EasyJet
  • First Choice Airways
  • Flightline
  • Iberworld
  • Jetairfly
  • Luxair
  • Monarch Airlines
  • Ryanair
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
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