Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Granada

Showing times and prices for Jan 24

Cheapest

$71

Average

$89

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.

The average ticket from Madrid to Granada will cost around $ 89 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 71.

Cheapest
07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h19 10:54AMGranada
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$711One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h17 05:52PMGranada
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$821One-way
07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha4h08 11:43AMGranada
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$821One-way
04:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha5h20 09:55PMGranada
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$1011One-way
09:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha5h17 02:52PMGranada
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$1111One-way

Train schedule from Madrid to Granada

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07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h19 10:54AMGranada
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07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha4h08 11:43AMGranada
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09:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha5h17 02:52PMGranada
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02:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h17 05:52PMGranada
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04:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha5h20 09:55PMGranada
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Mon
Jan 24
$71Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$130Air Nostrum
Tue
Jan 25
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$23Alsa
$130Air Nostrum
Wed
Jan 26
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$23Alsa
$130Air Nostrum
Thu
Jan 27
$71Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$130Air Nostrum
Fri
Jan 28
$71Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$130Air Nostrum
Sat
Jan 29
$71Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$185Air Nostrum
Sun
Jan 30
$51Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$103Air Nostrum
Mon
Jan 31
$51Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$103Air Nostrum
Tue
Feb 1
$61Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$125Vueling
Wed
Feb 2
$61Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$103Air Nostrum
Thu
Feb 3
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$23Alsa
$103Air Nostrum
Fri
Feb 4
$61Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$42Air Nostrum
Sat
Feb 5
$51Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$103Air Nostrum
Sun
Feb 6
$51Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$85Air Nostrum
Mon
Feb 7
$51Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$103Air Nostrum
Tue
Feb 8
$41Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$42Air Nostrum
Wed
Feb 9
$41Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$42Air Nostrum
Thu
Feb 10
$51Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$78Air Nostrum
Fri
Feb 11
$61Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$103Air Nostrum
Sat
Feb 12
$51Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$110Air Nostrum

Fastest train times from Madrid to Granada

Showing times and prices for Jan 24

Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

Average

4 h 16 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

359 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Madrid for Granada every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 359 km distance in an average of 4 h 16 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 17 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 20 m 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.

Fastest
02:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h17 05:52PMGranada
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$821One-way
2nd Fastest
07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h19 10:54AMGranada
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$711One-way
07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha4h08 11:43AMGranada
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$821One-way
09:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha5h17 02:52PMGranada
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$1111One-way
04:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha5h20 09:55PMGranada
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$1011One-way

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Granada

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$84 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Madrid to Granada cover the 223 miles (359 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $84 (€70), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $61 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Granada.

Train companies: Renfe and AVE from Madrid to Granada trains

Buy your official Renfe and AVE train tickets from Madrid to Granada from $61 (€51) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Renfe
AVE

Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Granada trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    Renfe has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Renfe tickets between Madrid and Granada and when traveling by train:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

    Trains from Madrid to Granada

    Travelers can speed through the countryside at up to 190 mph (310 kph) or more when they travel by train from Madrid to Granada. This high-speed service is provided by Renfe, Spain's national train operator. There are three departures a day, seven days a week with a journey time of just over three and a quarter hours. Departures are early morning, early afternoon and early evening. Trains all depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Station while the route terminates at Granada Train Station.

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

    Every train from Madrid to Granada is direct with a journey time of approximately three hours and 15 minutes. Passengers will not have to make any transfers throughout the journey.

    How many trains are there from Madrid to Granada?

    Trains from Madrid to Granada operate on a timetable that is the same seven days a week. There are three departures a day. The first train leaves in the early morning. There are then two further departures, one in the early afternoon and one in the early evening.

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

    Departure train station: The train from Madrid to Granada departs from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Station which is located slightly to the southeast of the city center. It is approximately 15 minutes walk from the Prado Art Gallery while the main squares of Sol and Plaza Mayor are 30 minutes away on foot. The station is also a tourist attraction in its own right with its 19th-century architecture on the outside and large rainforest garden inside. Atocha is linked to Madrid's extensive transport network of Cercanias and Metro trains as well as local buses. Among the facilities at Madrid Atocha Station are car and bicycle parking, taxi ranks, car hire desks, ticket offices and automatic ticket machines, tourist information, toilets with baby-changing, ATMs, currency services, WiFi, and waiting areas. There is also a good selection of places to shop, eat, and drink. There are accessible toilets at the station and all areas have step-free access via lifts, elevators, and ramps.

    Arrival train station: The train from Madrid to Granada terminates at Granada Station. This can be found in the northwest of the city and within 30 minutes walk of main tourist attractions such as the cathedral and the Alhambra. These can also be reached by local buses or Granada's Metro Light Rail system. Facilities at Granada Station include a taxi rank, car hire desks, toilets, WiFi, left luggage storage, and a small selection of shops, bars, and cafes. The station does not have its own car park but there is a public car park just five minutes walk away. Passengers with limited mobility have step-free access to all areas of the station including the platform while accessible toilets are also available.

    Which train providers travel from Madrid to Granada?

    Passengers will not struggle when trying to choose who to travel with. The train route from Madrid to Granada is operated by Spain's national rail provider, Renfe.

    Renfe Madrid to Granada

    Renfe high-speed trains from Madrid to Granada reach speeds of up to 190 mph (310 kph), making the journey between the two cities in approximately three and a quarter hours. All routes are direct and there are three departures every day of the week. These are early morning, early afternoon and early evening.

    Madrid to Granada: Services on Board

    Renfe rolling stock is modern and safe while carriages are comfortable and spacious with generous legroom. Different ticket options are available including First Class. Facilities onboard the train include WiFi, ample luggage space, individual lights, power outlets, and toilets. Depending on the ticket class, there is either a bistro or at-seat catering service. Foldable bicycles can be taken on board the train while pets can be carried free-of-charge in First Class. There is a charge for pets in other carriages although certified service animals travel free in all areas of the train. Every carriage has space for wheelchairs and all toilets are easily accessible to passengers with limited mobility.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Madrid to Granada?

    To find cheap tickets on the train route from Madrid to Granada it is recommend booking online in advance. While there is little variation in ticket prices from day to day or for different departures, it is often possible to find a good-value upgrade to First Class travel or special deals when booking several weeks in advance. It is always advisable to avoid traveling during peak travel hours, as the higher demand for commuters usually increases the cost.

    Train tickets from Madrid to Granada: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 45 €
    2 weeks earlier 34 €32%
    3 weeks earlier 31 €45%
    1 month before 30 €50%
    2 months earlier 30 €50%
    3 months earlier 28 €61%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Madrid - Granada. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Madrid - Granada 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 45% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Madrid - Granada with 2 months in advance you save up to about 50% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 61%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Granada

    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 Madrid to Granada.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap trains from Madrid to Granada cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Madrid to Granada to cost as little as $61 (€51)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket between Madrid and Granada?

    The train price from Madrid to Granada is on average $84 (€70)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

    What is the distance between Madrid and Granada by train?

    You should expect to travel around 223 miles (359 km)  to Granada from Madrid by train.

    How long is a train between Madrid and Granada on average?

    While the time it takes to travel 223 miles (359 km) between Madrid and Granada can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Madrid to Granada train journey time is on average 3 h 17 min.

    What is the departure train station in Madrid and arrival train station in Granada?

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Granada.

    Where do I find the Madrid train station to Granada? Where is the Granada train station?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Granada, located 0.3 miles (510 m) away from the city center.

    What train providers offer a service to Granada from Madrid?

    If you're looking for trains from Madrid to Granada, you can rely on Renfe AVE or Renfe to get you to Granada. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Madrid to Granada route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Are there any nonstop train services from Madrid to Granada?

    Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Madrid to Granada with Renfe AVE, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.

    How many trains are there to Granada from Madrid a day?

    The average number of trains departing Madrid for Granada is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    When can I take the first train from Madrid to Granada? When can I take the last train for the day?

    The first Madrid to Granada train departs at 6: 35 AM   and the last train from Madrid to Granada leaves at 1: 35 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Madrid to Granada on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Madrid to Granada to get the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Granada from Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $84 (€70) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Madrid to Granada a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    Granada
    The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your journey from Madrid to Granada.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +34 912432343
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
    Public transit options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
    Metro lines: 1
    Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
    Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10