The cheapest trains from Madrid to Granada

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Cheapest

$148

Average

$148

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 $ 148 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 148.

Cheapest
03:05PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha6h50 09:55PMGranada
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$1481One-way

Timetable Madrid to Granada

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03:05PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha6h50 09:55PMGranada
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Thu
Sep 23
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$272Air Nostrum
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Sep 24
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$230Vueling
Sat
Sep 25
$81Renfe AVE
$177Vueling
Sun
Sep 26
$101Renfe AVE
$191Air Nostrum
Mon
Sep 27
$81Renfe AVE
$161Air Nostrum
Tue
Sep 28
$71Renfe AVE
$148Vueling
Wed
Sep 29
$71Renfe AVE
$126Vueling
Thu
Sep 30
$81Renfe AVE
$156Vueling
Fri
Oct 1
$65Renfe
$150Vueling
Sat
Oct 2
$60Renfe AVE
$113Vueling
Sun
Oct 3
$81Renfe AVE
$161Air Nostrum
Mon
Oct 4
$71Renfe AVE
$113Vueling
Tue
Oct 5
$60Renfe AVE
$89Vueling
Wed
Oct 6
$60Renfe AVE
$94Vueling
Thu
Oct 7
$71Renfe AVE
$138Vueling
Fri
Oct 8
$101Renfe AVE
$161Air Nostrum
Sat
Oct 9
$101Renfe AVE
$134Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 10
$60Renfe AVE
$134Air Nostrum
Mon
Oct 11
$60Renfe AVE
$107Vueling
Tue
Oct 12
$81Renfe AVE
$114Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 13
$60Renfe AVE
$89Vueling

The fastest trains from Madrid to Granada

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

6 h 50 m

Average

6 h 50 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

359 km

It's difficult to get from Madrid to Granada without transferring at least once.

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03:05PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha6h50 09:55PMGranada
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$1481One-way

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Train Information from Madrid to Granada

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€78)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe 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 $96 (€78), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $71 (€57). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Granada.

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Train from Madrid to Granada with AVE and Renfe

Buy your official AVE and Renfe train tickets between Madrid and Granada from $71 (€57) 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.

    Renfe's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Madrid and Granada are the following:

    • 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%


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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
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    FAQs
    How much are cheap trains from Madrid to Granada?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Madrid to Granada trains for as little as $71 (€57)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is the train from Madrid to Granada on average?
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Madrid to Granada train to cost on average $96 (€78)  one way.
    How far is it from Madrid to Granada by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Madrid to Granada by train to be approximately 223 miles (359 km).
    How long is a train to Granada from Madrid on average?
    The Madrid to Granada train duration is on average 3 h 17 min, which is to be expected when traveling 223 miles (359 km) from Madrid to Granada. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    When traveling by train from Madrid to Granada, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Granada do I arrive in?

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

    Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Granada located?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Madrid. The most popular arrival train station in Granada, called Granada, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Madrid to Granada?
    When taking a train from Madrid to Granada, you can count on Renfe AVE or Renfe for the best way to get you to Granada. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Madrid and Granada and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    How many trains are there from Madrid to Granada a day?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to Granada. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When is the earliest train from Madrid to Granada? When is the last train from Madrid to Granada?
    The earliest train departing from Madrid to Granada leaves at 12: 35 PM. The last train departing from Madrid to Granada leaves at 5: 45 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.
    When should I buy the Madrid to Granada train for the best deals on tickets?
    If you purchase a train ticket from Madrid to Granada within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $96 (€78) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Madrid and Granada are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    Granada
    Madrid Chamartín
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    Refreshments
    Madrid 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.<br>Metro lines 1<br>Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C