Trains from Madrid to Granada

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Tue
Jul 23
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$72Air Nostrum
Wed
Jul 24
$48Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$204Vueling
Thu
Jul 25
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$88Air Nostrum
Fri
Jul 26
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$88Air Nostrum
Sat
Jul 27
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$88Air Nostrum
Sun
Jul 28
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$88Air Nostrum
Mon
Jul 29
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$88Air Nostrum
Tue
Jul 30
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$72Air Nostrum
Wed
Jul 31
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$72Air Nostrum
Thu
Aug 1
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$171Air Nostrum
Fri
Aug 2
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$171Air Nostrum
Sat
Aug 3
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$72Air Nostrum
Sun
Aug 4
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$171Air Nostrum
Mon
Aug 5
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$171Air Nostrum
Tue
Aug 6
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$72Air Nostrum
Wed
Aug 7
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$165Vueling
Thu
Aug 8
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$72Air Nostrum
Fri
Aug 9
$48Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$86Air Nostrum
Sat
Aug 10
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$72Air Nostrum
Sun
Aug 11
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$143Air Nostrum
Mon
Aug 12
$43Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
$88Air Nostrum

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Journey Summary

Madrid to Granada Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 18 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $50
Trains depart from:Madrid
Trains arrive in:Granada
Distance:359 km
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe AVE

Quick Guide: Trains from Madrid to Granada

Average Price: €75
Trains per day: 7
Transfers: Antequera Santa Ana
Average Time: 6:37
Fastest Route: 4:35
Slowest Route: 16:26


Trains from Madrid to Granada

Trains in Spain are a convenient way to travel between cities, with Renfe offering domestic and international train routes. Renfe, the Spanish national train company, provides 7 daily Madrid to Granada trains. The schedule begins with an early morning departure from Madrid and ends with a late afternoon service. Trains from Madrid to Granada are indirect, involving Renfe's high-speed AVE trains as far as Antequera Santa Ana and then a change to slower trains or a bus service to complete the journey to Granada. Total journey times are between 4½-6 hours.

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Madrid to Granada Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€85

1 Day in Advance

€85

1 Week in Advance

€76

2 Weeks in Advance

€73

1 Month in Advance

€73

3 Months in Advance

€55

Madrid to Granada Trains: General Information


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


  • autobus All Madrid to Granada trains are run by Renfe.
  • autobus All Renfe trains are direct, depart from Madrid's Puerta de Atocha station and arrive at Granada's main train station.
  • autobus The Madrid to Granada train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 35 minutes to arrive in Granada.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Madrid 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 Madrid to Granada trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 11% cheaper to purchase Madrid to Granada train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Madrid to Granada train costs are 14% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Madrid

AVE services from Madrid depart from the modern steel and glass Puerta de Atocha station located on the south-eastern edge of the city center. The station has its own Metro stop, Atocha-Renfe, with connections on line 1. Cercanias local trains connect the station with most areas of Madrid. Bus routes 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102 and the city center Circular service stop at the station. There are taxi stands located next to the arrivals terminal and by the station exit on Mendez Alvaro street.

Getting into Granada by Train

Granada is famous for the Alhambra, the magnificent Moorish edifice that is part palace, part fortress, with elegant formal gardens and courtyards. It is also a popular student city, with a vibrant nightlife and restaurant scene. Trains from Madrid to Granada arrive at the main railway station, situated very close to the city center, near Plaza Nueva. There is a bus stop immediately opposite the station on Avenida Constitución, offering 9 bus routes around the city. This is also the stop for the bus link to Granada airport and the 121 night bus, operating a circular route between midnight and around 6:00 a.m. There is a taxi stand close to the main station entrance.

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Best fares for trains from Madrid to Granada

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Fri, Jul 26
Train
Renfe AVE
05:353h 19m08:54
MadridGranada
Sat, Jul 27
Train
Renfe AVE
05:353h 19m08:54
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Fastest Trains from Madrid to Granada
Thu, Aug 8
Train
Renfe AVE
12:353h 17m15:52
MadridGranada
Sat, Aug 10
Train
Renfe AVE
12:353h 17m15:52
MadridGranada
Thu, Aug 15
Train
Renfe AVE
12:353h 17m15:52
MadridGranada
Return Train Tickets for Granada to Madrid
Thu, Jul 25
Train
Renfe AVE
17:183h 14m20:32
GranadaMadrid
Sat, Jul 27
Train
Renfe AVE
13:003h 5m16:05
GranadaMadrid
Mon, Jul 29
Train
Renfe AVE
13:003h 5m16:05
GranadaMadrid

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Granada
TrainMadrid Chamartín

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainMadrid Puerta De Atocha

Amenities

Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 1
Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C

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