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Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Granada

Showing times and prices for Dec 03





The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Barcelona to Granada is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Renfe AVE
06:30AMBarcelona6h27 12:57PMGranada
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Renfe AVE
07:30AMBarcelona6h22 01:52PMGranada
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Train schedule from Barcelona to Granada

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Renfe AVE
06:30AMBarcelona6h27 12:57PMGranada
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Renfe AVE
07:30AMBarcelona6h22 01:52PMGranada
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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Granada

Showing times and prices for Dec 03

Fastest Journey

6 h 22 m


6 h 24 m

Trains per day



681 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Barcelona for Granada every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Renfe AVE
07:30AMBarcelona6h22 01:52PMGranada
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Renfe AVE
06:30AMBarcelona6h27 12:57PMGranada
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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Granada

distanceDistance422 miles (681 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$148 (€133)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE

Trains from Barcelona to Granada cover the 422 miles (681 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 22 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $148 (€133), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $111 (€100). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Granada.

Train providers: AVE from Barcelona to Granada trains

Buy your official AVE train tickets from Barcelona to Granada from $111 (€100) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.


AVE trains between Barcelona and Granada are available on Omio at just $111 (€100)! AVE are the high-speed trains from Renfe, the main Spanish railroad company that offers routes throughout the country and to France and Portugal. When you travel with a Renfe AVE train between Barcelona and Granada, the distance is 422 miles (681 km). There are a multitude of AVE train times for the Barcelona to Granada journey, which you can compare and book easily on Omio.

Renfe offers different types of AVE tickets that adapt to all budgets, such as Promo, Promo +, Flexible tickets for one-way or round-trip. You can also use the Renfe discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card when booking your Renfe AVE ticket on Omio.

All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms and onboard entertainment and offer a multitude of times throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. In addition, Renfe AVE trains are characterized as being the most popular, comfortable, punctual and one of the fastest trains in the world, reaching speeds around 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes. AVE connects the main Spanish cities in just a few hours.

AVE from Barcelona to Granada train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 22 min
  • Average Price: $111
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Barcelona to Granada

There are no direct trains in Spain between Barcelona and Granada but the Spanish train provider Renfe offers daily trains between the two cities with connections at Madrid, Antequera-Santa Ana, or Cordoba. There are 7 daytime departures starting at just before 6:00 a.m. and continuing until around 8:30 p.m. with journey times of between 7½ and 9½ hours.

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Barcelona to Granada Train Cost

Average prices for Renfe trains from Barcelona to Granada when you book in advance

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Barcelona to Granada Trains: General Information

Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Barcelona to Granada train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Barcelona to Granada trains are run by Renfe.
  • autobus All Renfe trains are direct, depart from Barcelona's Sants train station and arrive at Granada train station.
  • autobus Journey Time: The Barcelona to Granada train journey takes as little as 7 hours and 40 minutes to arrive in Granada.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Barcelona to Granada train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Barcelona to Granada trains decrease the further you book in advance:

  • It is 13% cheaper to book a Barcelona to Granada train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 50% cheaper to purchase Barcelona to Granada train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Finally, Barcelona to Granada train costs are 61% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Barcelona

Renfe trains for Granada depart from Barcelona Sants Station, a large international terminus located to the South West of the city. Sants train station has good transport links into the city center which connect with an efficient network of buses, trams, local and Metro trains. Barcelona also has several night bus services while car rentals and taxis are available at the station.

Getting into Granada by Train

Granada is a beautiful and historic city and the ideal destination for a short city break. Within a short drive of an hour, visitors can take advantage of skiing in the Sierra Granada or enjoy the beautiful Andalusian coastline. In the city of Granada itself, the main attraction is the stunning Alhambra. This Moorish and medieval complex is made up of the Alcazaba, the Palacio Nazaries, the Generalife Garden and the ancient Medina. Visitors should plan on taking at least a day to explore the Alhambra. Granada's main train station is just a short bus ride away from the historic heart of the city or the journey can be made by taxi from the rank located outside the station entrance. The best way to enjoy the city's atmosphere is on foot although frequent local buses cover all areas.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Granada

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Granada easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Granada.
Train tickets between Barcelona and Granada for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $111 (€100)  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $148 (€133)  for a train ticket between Barcelona and Granada.
You should expect to travel around 422 miles (681 km)  between Barcelona and Granada by train.
On average the Barcelona to Granada train time is 6 h 22 min  covering the 422 miles (681 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Granada.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Granada and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (534 m) from the train station to the city center in Granada.

When taking a train from Barcelona to Granada, you can count on Renfe AVE for the best way to get you to Granada. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Barcelona to Granada and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day between Barcelona and Granada. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Renfe AVE. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Granada is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Barcelona to Granada at 6: 30 AM. The last train from Barcelona to Granada that you can take departs at 6: 30 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Barcelona to Granada schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Granada from Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $148 (€133) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Barcelona to Granada a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Barcelona and Granada

The major railway station for departures from Barcelona is Barcelona Sants. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barcelona Sants for your journey to Granada from Barcelona.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+34 934956020
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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