Almeria Airport car hire - find cheap car rentals in southern Spain
Almeria Airport - LEI is the second busiest airport of Andalusia, after Málaga Airport.
Spain car hire companies Goldcar, Europcar and Centauro often offer Fiat 500L (Lounge) as a rental car. © Photo: Find-cheap-car-hire.co.uk
The port city of Almeria (spelled as Almería in Spanish) is located on the coast of the Mediterranean, in the eastern part of Andalusia. Almeria Airport is only a short drive away (appox. 5 miles east) from the city centre.
The airport is connected to the A-7 motorway, also known as Autovía del Mediterráneo, the Motorway of the Mediterranean, stretching along the Spanish southern coast.
If Almeria Airport car hire is your choice for travelling in southern Spain, all of the most iconic locations of Costa del Sol are at an easy reach from Almeria. A little bit more distant Barcelona and Costa Brava can be still accessed in within 6-7 hours drive from Almeria.
Almeria Airport car hire providers
Major car rental companies provide services at Almeria Airport.
Europcar, Hertz Car Hire Spain and Goldcar Rental are the on-site suppliers. Other rent a car companies, amongst them Inter Rent, Alamo, Atesa Alquiler de Coches and Avis Rent A Car deliver the cars to the airport on a meet & greet basis or provide shuttle busses to their rental stations, always in a short distance from Almeria Airport.
Cartrawler Spain - book Almeria Airport car rental online
Internet search engines of car hire, such as Cartrawler, allow to compare prices from all the major car rental providers operating in any larger tourist destination. Car hire rates available online are, in many case, much more competitive, than car ire directly at the counter.
By running a quick search on Cartrawler you will be able to find the beast deals in a broad range of car rental classes, from the smallest city cars, to economy, compact, minivans and minibuses to hire from Almeria Airport. Once you have found and ideal offer, follow Cartrawler’s instructions to carry an online booking .
Please note that at Almeia Airport, much like in any other summer holiday destination, prices of car hire increase significantly in the peak season, in July and August. To benefit from the lowest rates, book Almeria car hire well in advance.
Opel Zafira 5+2 - a Spain hire car with room for the whole family © Photo: Find-cheap-car-hire.co.uk
UK flights to Almeria Airport
Holidaymakers from the UK, who consider Almeria as an alternative to the busy Malaga Airport, can choose from several routes and airlines.
The low-cost carrier Easyjet offers year-round flights to Almeria from London-Gatwick. Seasonal flights to Almeria are available from Monarch Airline and Ryanair with departures from the cities as Birmingham, Manchester, East Midlands, amongst others.
Charter airlines, Thomas Cook and Thomson Airways also fly to Almeria.
Almeria Airport to Costa del Sol - distances
The location of Almeria Airport makes it a major gateway not only to the local ‘costas’, Costa de Almeria and Costa Tropical, but also a convenient stop for tourists on the way to Costa del Sol.
Below are the approximate road distances from Almeria to popular holiday locations on the southern Spain coast:
- distance from Almeria to Malaga: 200 km / 125 miles
- distance from Almeria to Torremolinos: 220 km / 137 miles
- distance from Almeria to Nerja: 146 km / 91 miles
- distance from Almeria to Roquetas de Mar: 16 km / 10 miles
- distance from Almeria to Torrevieja: 240 km / 150 miles
- distance from Almeria to Cartagena: 187 km / 117 miles
- distance from Almeria to Benidorm: 335 km / 210 miles
- distance from Almeria to Valencia: 440 km / 275 miles
- distance from Almeria to Barcelona: 790 km / 500 miles