The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Granada to Madrid will cost around $ 118 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 58.
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Of the 12 train that leave Granada for Madrid every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 359 km distance in an average of 4h 45m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3h 5m .
The slowest train will take 6h 10m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 39 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$52|
|Trains depart from:||Granada|
|Trains arrive in:||Madrid|
|Train Companies:||Renfe AVE, Renfe|
Trains in Spain are an efficient way to travel between cities, with Renfe offering both domestic and international train routes. Trains from Granada to Madrid usually depart 6 times per day and take between 4¼ and 8¼ hours to arrive in Madrid depending on the service chosen. All trains traveling from Granada to Madrid require a change at Antequera Santa Ana where travelers transfer on to the high-speed AVE train line to Madrid. All Granada to Madrid trains are operated by Renfe, the Spanish national train company. The first train departs from Granada at 6:45 a.m., while the last train leaves 5:30 p.m. All trains from Granada depart from the Granada train station and arrive at Madrid's Atocha train station.
Average prices for Renfe trains from Granada to Madrid when you book in advance
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Granada to Madrid Trains: General Information
Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Granada to Madrid train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.
Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Granada to Madrid trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:
Trains from Granada to Madrid depart from Granada train station. This is located in the city center on Avenida de Andaluces, near the Plaza Nueva. This station services long distance trains from Granada. The Blue Coach bus service (Granada-airport line) as well as several other city bus lines can be used to travel to the station from the city center or airport. There are two circular night buses as well as taxis which operate after hours. It is also possible to travel via rental car or private transfer.
The vibrant city of Madrid offers multiple attractions and activities for young and old. Whether you want an action packed adventure or peaceful pampering you will be spoilt for choice in Madrid. Take a trip to the Royal Palace of Madrid, the Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Plaza de Cibeles or Buen Retiro Park. Trains from Granada arrive at the Madrid Atocha train station. This pretty station is Madrid's largest and is located in the Atocha neighborhood in Arganzuela, facing the Plaza del Emperador Carlos V where several local streets converge. Public transportation to the station includes city buses, 24 hour express airport shuttle, private taxis and rental cars.