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Take the train from Barcelona to Almería in 9 hours 7 minutes

If you want to travel from Barcelona to Almería by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Barcelona to Almería by train to take around 11 hours 22 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 9 hours 7 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 4 trains per day running on this route, which spans 639 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Almería.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Barcelona to Almería start from $23.12 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Barcelona to Almería by train

It takes an average of 11h 22m to travel from Barcelona to Almería by train, over a distance of around 397 miles (639 km). There are normally 4 trains per day traveling from Barcelona to Almería and tickets for this journey start from $23.12 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 7m
PriceFrom $23.12
Distance397 miles (639 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
First train08:30
Last train21:20
Departure stationBarcelona
Arrival stationAlmería
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsALSA

Barcelona to Almería train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Almería for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:30 16:37 9h 7m, 1 change
10:00 19:44 9h 44m, 2 changes
14:00 23:32 9h 32m, 3 changes
20:20 13:27 17h 7m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Almería

The price of train tickets from Barcelona to Almería starts at $23.12 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona to Almería by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Barcelona to Almería

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona to Almería? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Barcelona to Almería take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Almería is 11 hours and 22 minutes, with around 4 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona and Almería by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Almería is 9 hours and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Almería cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona to Almería can start from as little as $23.12 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Barcelona to Almería?

No, there are no direct train services from Barcelona to Almería. Travelling from Barcelona to Almería by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Barcelona to Almería leave?

The first train from Barcelona to Almería leaves at 08:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barcelona to Almería leave?

The last train from Barcelona to Almería leaves at 21:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Barcelona and Almería by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona to Almería cover a distance of around 397 miles (639 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Almería to Barcelona.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona to Almería for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/23/2023 for travel on 01/23/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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