Granada to Madrid train

Cheap train tickets from Granada to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

59

Average

77

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:25PMGranada3h35 11:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
0 transfers
591One-way
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05:20PMGranada5h40 11:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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681One-way
03:40PMGranada3h31 07:11PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
0 transfers
761One-way
03:40PMGranada5h00 08:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
1 transfer
1061One-way

Train schedule from Granada to Madrid

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03:40PMGranada5h00 08:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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03:40PMGranada3h31 07:11PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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05:20PMGranada5h40 11:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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07:25PMGranada3h35 11:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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Fastest train times from Granada to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

3 h 31 m

Average

4 h 26 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

359 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Granada for Madrid every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
03:40PMGranada3h31 07:11PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
0 transfers
761One-way
2nd Fastest
07:25PMGranada3h35 11:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
0 transfers
591One-way
03:40PMGranada5h00 08:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
1 transfer
1061One-way
05:20PMGranada5h40 11:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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681One-way

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Overview: Train from Granada to Madrid

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$69 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe Intercity, Renfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Granada to Madrid cover the 223 miles (359 km) long route taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Renfe Intercity, Renfe or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $69 (€65), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $54 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Granada and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies: Renfe and AVE from Granada to Madrid trains

For as little as $54 (€51) you can travel by train between Granada and Madrid with Renfe and AVE. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

    AVE trains to Madrid from Granada are available on Omio at just $54 (€51)! 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 to Madrid from Granada, the distance is 223 miles (359 km). There are a multitude of AVE train times for the Granada to Madrid route, 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 Granada to Madrid train information:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 29 min
    • Average Price: $54
    • AVE frequency: 2 a day

    Trains from Granada to Madrid

    Regular train connections make it easy to travel between Granada and Madrid. In fact, with average journey times of three hours, Renfe Ave express trains compete well with flights, whilst also eliminating lengthy security checks. Travelers can also choose a train from Granada to Madrid every day of the year. With three daily services that don't require a change, finding a suitable departure should be simple, whenever passengers want to travel.

    Granada to Madrid Train Time: Daily Departures

    Renfe provides three options every day for anyone who needs to catch a train from Granada to Madrid. All run direct to Madrid's Puerta de Atocha station, so no changes will be required at any point. The first service of the day generally leaves Granada just after 7:00 a.m., followed by a mid-afternoon departure, and a final train soon after 7:00 p.m.

    How long is the journey by train from Granada to Madrid?

    Train travel is among the fastest ways to reach Madrid from Granada. Passengers can expect a journey time of between three hours nine minutes and three hours 19 minutes when no changes are needed. As the train from Granada to Madrid runs between the two city centers, this can make journeys faster than taking flights as passengers won't need to organize onward travel.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Granada to Madrid?

    Departure train station: Any train from Granada to Madrid will leave from Granada's central station, which is located a couple of hundred meters south of the historic center on the Av. de Andaluces.​ Local buses run to the station entrance from newer parts of town, but walking is an option from popular areas like Albaicin. The  station has a few shops and places to eat, as well as restrooms and seating.

    Arrival train station:The train from Granada to Madrid arrives at Atocha Station, a short distance southeast of the city center. From there, arrivals can hop onto the metro, take overground rail, hail a cab, or take local buses to central locations. Most transfers should take 15 minutes, maximum. Atocha is full of stores, cafes, ATMs, and essential amenities, so all traveler needs should be covered.

    Which train companies travel from Granada to Madrid?

    Travelers won't need to spend too long comparing companies when booking the train from Granada to Madrid. Renfe is the sole company operating on the route, providing a daily service with no need to change on the way.  Passengers can choose morning, afternoon, or evening services, though, and various seat classes are available.

    Renfe Granada to Madrid

    Renfe offers Ave services between Granada and Madrid. This means that the route is part of the company's high speed network, ensuring that journey times are kept low. Journey durations average three hours 10 minutes, and there's no need to change trains at any point. Expect a choice of three daily services, all running into Madrid Atocha station.

    Granada to Madrid Trains: Services on Board

    Renfe's Ave services allow travelers to book either First or Second class fares. In first class, anticipate plenty of leg room, quiet spaces, power outlets beside every seat, adjustable seat angles, and access to luxury lounges before departure. Second class (or "tourist") will offer less room, but does come with free WiFi for all. Passengers can take up to three items of luggage, with a total weight of 25kg or less. Anything extra will come with supplementary fees, and this could include bicycles that can't fold to smaller sizes. Pets are permitted on Renfe trains, as long as they are tucked away in small containers (so larger pets won't be allowed). If passengers use a wheelchair or are less abled in other ways, a service called Atendo is also available. This must be booked in advance (usually while booking tickets), and ensures that passengers can find comfortable, appropriate seating. There should also be staff on hand at both Granada and Madrid to assist with boarding and alighting.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Granada to Madrid?

    If passengers want to save money when booking a train from Granada to Madrid, buying tickets in advance is recommended. Renfe generally allows advance bookings as much as two months before departure. Alternatively, travelers might look into different departure times. For example, the earliest trains tend to come with lower ticket costs than those in mid-afternoon, with as much as a 25% difference. If cheap fares still aren't available, check a few dates around the preferred departure day. Renfe discounts can be unpredictable, but appear regularly. So using Omio to research potential departures can lead to major savings.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Granada to Madrid

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Madrid 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 Granada to Madrid.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Granada to Madrid for as low as $54 (€51)  for the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Granada to Madrid train price to come in at an average of $69 (€65)  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 223 miles (359 km)  to Madrid from Granada by train.
    The Granada to Madrid train duration is on average 3 h 20 min, which is to be expected when traveling 223 miles (359 km) to Madrid from Granada. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Granada   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Granada and travel around 0.3 miles (534 m) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Madrid.

    For the best Granada to Madrid train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe Intercity, Renfe or Renfe AVE. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Granada and Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 2 direct trains between Granada and Madrid per day with Renfe AVE  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    On average, there are 2 trains a day from Granada to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from Granada to Madrid at 5: 02 AM. The last train from Granada to Madrid that you can take departs at 5: 26 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Granada to Madrid schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    If you purchase a train ticket from Granada to Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $69 (€65) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Granada to Madrid are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    The major railway station for departures from Granada is Granada. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Granada for your journey between Granada and Madrid.
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