Train from Madrid to Granada

Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Granada

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89

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

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07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h19 10:54AMGranada
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02:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h17 05:52PMGranada
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07:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h25 11:00PMGranada
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07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha4h08 11:43AMGranada
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841One-way
04:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha5h17 09:52PMGranada
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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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07:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h25 11:00PMGranada
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Granada

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Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

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4 h 17 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

359 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Madrid for Granada every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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02:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h17 05:52PMGranada
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761One-way
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07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h19 10:54AMGranada
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761One-way
07:35PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h25 11:00PMGranada
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761One-way
07:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha4h08 11:43AMGranada
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841One-way
09:35AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha5h17 02:52PMGranada
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Overview: Train from Madrid to Granada

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$89 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe Intercity, Renfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Madrid to Granada cover the 223 miles (359 km) long route taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Renfe Intercity, Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $66 (€59), but the average price of train tickets is $89 (€80). 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 to Granada from Madrid from $66 (€59) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable 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 from Madrid to Granada are available on Omio at just $66 (€59)! 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 from Madrid to Granada, the distance is 223 miles (359 km). There are a multitude of AVE train times for the Madrid to Granada trip, 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 Madrid to Granada train information:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
    • AVE frequency: 2 a day

    Trains from Madrid to Granada

    When you are searching for trains from Madrid to Granada you will find that there are roughly five different trains that depart on a daily basis. On average, the trip takes around 4h 30min to cover the distance of about 223 miles (359 km) and the fastest trip on this route will take around 3h 15min.

    Madrid to Granada Train Time: Daily Departures

    Of the five daily departures on Madrid to Granada trains, you will find that one departs early in the morning at around 7:30 a.m., one departs mid-morning, a couple depart in the afternoon, finally one train departs in the evening at around 7:10 p.m. The trains on this route are an even mix of direct trains and those that require one transfer along the route.

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

    The trip on trains to Granada from Madrid will cover a distance of around 223 miles (359 km). The time it will take to make a trip can vary anywhere from around 3h 20min up to about 5h 15min depending on whether or not your train trip requires a transfer along the way. There are five daily departures with the first leaving early in the morning, another one in the mid-morning hours, two in the afternoon, and then one in the early evening hours.

    Woman shopping in Madrid. Source: Shutterstock

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

    Departure train station: Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. This is a very large train station that sits around 1.2 miles (1.8 km) to the southeast of the center of Madrid. To get to the station from downtown Madrid before trains from Madrid to Granada you can take bus numbers C1, C4, or C7 in around 13min. Some of the amenities that travelers on Madrid to Granada trains will find at the station include a number of restaurants and cafés, some shopping options, a newsstand, several ATMs, a post office, a tourist office, plus plenty of convenient parking.

    Arrival train station: Granada Train Station. This central train station in the city of Granada sits just to the north of the center of the city and it's only about 0.8 miles (1.4 km) away from town. If you are looking for a public transportation option to get you from the station to the center of Granada after your Madrid to Granada train the line 123 bus makes the trip in around 7min. When you reach the station you will find a small cafe that offers food and great coffee drinks, plus there are also restrooms, seating areas, ticket offices, as well as an information booth and rental cars.

    Which train companies travel from Madrid to Granada?

    The sole provider of trains on this route is Renfe. They offer five different departures on Madrid to Granada trains on a daily basis and the first train of the day departs at around 7:30 a.m. Most of the trips on their direct trains will take around 3h 15min and on those that require a transfer the travel time is going to be closer to 5h 15min. All of the trains that they offer on this route are high-speed trains, with the exception of the final train of the day.

    Night trains Madrid

    If you enjoy traveling on trains at night there is one option for a night train from Madrid to Granada. That train departs Madrid at around 7:10 p.m. and will make the trip to Granada in around 3h 25min aboard one of the regional trains offered by this provider. This train will arrive at the station in Granada at around 10:30 p.m.

    Renfe trains from Madrid to Granada

    This provider offers five daily trains from Madrid to Granada and all the trains that they operate are high-speed trains except the last train of the day. The trains that they offer are a mix of direct trains and those that require one transfer during the trip. It is important to remember that on all of the trains that require a transfer the transfer times can be quite long and can range anywhere from 1h up to 2h.

    Trains from Madrid to Granada: Sustainability travel

    If you are looking for an environmentally friendly way to make a trip from Madrid to Granada traveling by train is a fantastic choice. The very fact that you've put so many travelers on one train to make this trip rather than all of them making the trip on their own is going to substantially lessen their environmental impact. What is even better is that this train provider is constantly modernizing its fleet and streamlining its operations to operate in the most environmentally friendly way possible.

    Trains from Madrid to Granada: Services on Board

    On all of these trains to Granada from Madrid you will find two different classes of seating available. Once you step onto the train you will find amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power plugs at the seats, very wide seats that offer extra legroom, plus plenty of food and beverage options available on the train as well as restrooms for passengers. When you are traveling on Madrid to Granada trains you can bring up to three pieces of luggage on the train and the only limitation is that you must be able to carry all the bags on your own. You can place baggage overhead or in storage areas at the end of cars.

    Each traveler can bring one bicycle and the bicycle must ride in spaces intended for that purpose. You can also bring a small domestic pet in an approved carrier on the train free of charge so long as the pet sits next to you on the floor. If you are a passenger that has disabilities or limited mobility the provider will make sure that your experience is similar to other travelers and that includes having space for those in wheelchairs to ride on the train in their wheelchair.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Madrid to Granada?

    As you look through the Madrid to Granada trains that operate on a daily basis you will see some ways that you can save money on your train fare. If you stick to departure times that are in lower demand you will often save money on your train trip. Another good tip is to pick a day that you want to travel and then try to get your ticket booked well in advance of the day to help you find specials and discounts. If you are not particular about the day that you travel search around several days and see if there's one day that is in lower demand offering lower ticket prices. For more train travel tips check out our online magazing The Window Seat.

    View from the Alhambra in Granada. Source: Shutterstock

    To Granada by train—travel tips

    This is a small town in Spain that's tucked along the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the south of Spain. The city has a notoriously infectious charm that has a European flair plus the city is famous for the mystery of its very storied history. Here you will find churches that were once mosques, bakeries they were at one time bathhouses, and shops that were once tea houses that are now serving tapas. Once you are here you may catch a flamenco show in the streets, you can shop for goods that you might otherwise find on the streets of a city like Morocco, and you are bound to find a large and varied meal every night for dinner.

    • Alhambra
    • Nasrid Palaces
    • Royal Chapel of Granada
    • Calle Mirador de San Nicolás
    • Patio de Los Leones
    • Parque de las Ciencias
    • Generalife
    • Catedral de Granada

    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%


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    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 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 Madrid to Granada.
    FAQs
    Train tickets to Granada from Madrid for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $66 (€59)  one way in the next 7 days.
    The Madrid to Granada train ticket price is on average $89 (€80)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Madrid to Granada by train to be approximately 223 miles (359 km).
    On average the Madrid to Granada train time is 3 h 17 min  covering the 223 miles (359 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 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.

    For the trip from Madrid to Granada you can take a train with Renfe Intercity, Renfe AVE or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Granada from Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Madrid to Granada. You can look to travel with Renfe AVE  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
    The average number of trains departing Madrid for Granada is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train departing from Madrid to Granada leaves at 7: 35 AM. The last train departing from Madrid to Granada leaves at 9: 00 PM. You can find the latest Madrid to Granada train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    You can find trains between Madrid and Granada to cost on average $89 (€80) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Granada train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports in Madrid and Granada

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    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 between Madrid and Granada.
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    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
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