Trains from Madrid to Granada

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The cheapest Trains

from Madrid
to Granada

Cheapest

$65

Average

$65

Showing times and prices for May 24

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 $ 65 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 65.

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08:19Madrid Atocha Cercanias12h 51m 21:10Granada
$65
1One-way
$651One-way
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08:19Madrid Atocha Cercanias8h 43m 17:02Granada
$65
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$651One-way

Train Times

Madrid to Granada

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08:19Madrid Atocha Cercanias12h5121:10Granada
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08:19Madrid Atocha Cercanias8h4317:02Granada
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Fri
May 24
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$22Alsa
$199Air Nostrum
Sat
May 25
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$22Alsa
$211Vueling
Sun
May 26
$34Renfe
$22Alsa
$190Vueling
Mon
May 27
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$22Alsa
$107Air Europa
Tue
May 28
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$22Alsa
$107Air Europa
Wed
May 29
$31Renfe
$22Alsa
$138Air Europa
Thu
May 30
$34Renfe
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$164Air Europa
Fri
May 31
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$22Alsa
$219Vueling
Sat
Jun 1
$34Renfe
$22Alsa
$167Air Nostrum
Sun
Jun 2
$34Renfe
$22Alsa
$296Air Nostrum
Mon
Jun 3
$34Renfe
$22Alsa
$167Air Nostrum
Tue
Jun 4
Find prices
$22Alsa
$107Air Europa
Wed
Jun 5
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$22Alsa
$146Vueling
Thu
Jun 6
$34Renfe
$22Alsa
$167Air Nostrum
Fri
Jun 7
$34Renfe
$22Alsa
$167Air Nostrum
Sat
Jun 8
$45Renfe
$22Alsa
$147Air Europa
Sun
Jun 9
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$22Alsa
$121Air Nostrum
Mon
Jun 10
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$22Alsa
$104Air Nostrum
Tue
Jun 11
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$22Alsa
$104Air Nostrum
Wed
Jun 12
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$22Alsa
$107Air Europa

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The fastest trains

from Madrid
to Granada

Fastest Journey

8h 43m

Average

10h 47m

train per day

2

Distance

359 km

Showing times and prices for May 24

Of the 2 trains that leave Madrid for Granada every day 0 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 10h 47m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8h 43m .

The slowest trains will take 12h 51m 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.

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08:19Madrid Atocha Cercanias8h 43m 17:02Granada
$65
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$651One-way
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08:19Madrid Atocha Cercanias12h 51m 21:10Granada
$65
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$651One-way
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Journey Summary

Madrid to Granada Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 26 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $33
Trains depart from:Madrid
Trains arrive in:Granada
Distance:359 km
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe

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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Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe
13:134h 10m17:23
MadridGranada
Fastest Trains from Madrid to Granada
Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe
13:134h 10m17:23
MadridGranada
Tue, May 28
Train
Renfe
13:134h 10m17:23
MadridGranada
Wed, May 29
Train
Renfe
13:134h 10m17:23
MadridGranada
Return Train Tickets for Granada to Madrid
Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe
05:355h 11m10:46
GranadaMadrid
Sun, May 26
Train
Renfe
05:355h 11m10:46
GranadaMadrid
Mon, May 27
Train
Renfe
05:355h 11m10:46
GranadaMadrid
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Granada
TrainMadrid Chamartín

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainMadrid Puerta De Atocha

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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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