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from Málaga to Granada

You can get from Málaga to Granada by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Málaga to Granada on Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:13PMMalaga María Zambrano1h42 09:55PMGranada
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$301One-way
Cheapest
08:58AMMalaga María Zambrano2h47 11:45AMGranada
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$251One-way
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09:10AMMalaga María Zambrano2h35 11:45AMGranada
1 changes
$301One-way
06:20PMMalaga María Zambrano3h35 09:55PMGranada
1 changes
$301One-way
06:37AMMalaga María Zambrano3h46 10:23AMGranada
1 changes
$251One-way

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Sep 19
$13Alsa
Mon
Sep 20
$13Alsa
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Sep 21
$13Alsa
Wed
Sep 22
$13Alsa
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Sep 23
$13Alsa
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Sep 24
$13Alsa
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Sep 25
$13Alsa
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Sep 26
$13Alsa
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Sep 27
$13Alsa
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Sep 28
$13Alsa
Wed
Sep 29
$13Alsa
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Sep 30
$13Alsa
Fri
Oct 1
$13Alsa
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Oct 2
$13Alsa
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Oct 3
$13Alsa
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Oct 4
$13Alsa
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Oct 5
$13Alsa
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Oct 6
$13Alsa
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Oct 7
$13Alsa
Fri
Oct 8
$13Alsa
Sat
Oct 9
$13Alsa

Travel Information between Málaga and Granada

distanceDistance55 miles (89 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa

Take a bus to travel 55 miles (89 km) from Málaga to Granada. Alsa is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Málaga to Granada.

How to Travel from Malaga to Granada

Malaga and Granada are two popular tourist destinations in Southern Spain which are only 125 km apart. Despite their close proximity the only direct public transport connection between them is by bus. Passengers wishing to travel by plane would need to take a flight to Madrid from Malaga and then an onward connection to Granada. This is, however, an expensive and time-consuming method of making this short journey.

Buses from Malaga to Granada | Trains from Malaga to Granada | Return trips from Granada to Malaga

Malaga to Granada Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€12

1:30 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€29

2:14 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Malaga to Granada?

Cheapest way to travel from Malaga to Granada


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Malaga to Granada. Buses traveling from Malaga to Granada depart from Malaga's bus station and take at least 1½ hours to arrive at Granada's bus station. Over 30 buses travel from Malaga to Granada every day, with the first bus departing Malaga at 7:00 a.m. All buses traveling from Malaga to Granada are operated by Alsa.


Fastest way to travel from Malaga to Granada


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Traveling by bus is the fastest way to travel from Malaga to Granada. More than 30 direct buses running from Malaga to Granada are offered daily, allowing travelers to choose the most convenient time to take their trip. Direct bus services from Malaga to Granada are offered by Alsa, and car sharing services provided by Bla Bla Car also available.


Most popular way to travel from Malaga to Granada


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Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Malaga to Granada. Traveling from Malaga to Granada by bus is both faster and cheaper than taking the train. Buses between Malaga and Granada are direct, while trains require a change in Antequera Santa Ana. Alternatively, travelers that prefer to fly first have to go to Madrid to fly into Granada. Taking these factors into consideration, traveling by bus from Malaga to Granada is the most popular option.


How to get from Málaga to Granada

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Málaga to Granada there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 97,18% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Málaga to Granada. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Malaga to Granada

Buses from Malaga to Granada are offered by the Spanish bus company Alsa. They run a service which operates seven days a week with buses departing approximately every hour. Buses leave from the Estacion Autobuses on Paseo de los Tilos which is adjacent to the Maria Zambrano Train Station in Malaga and arrive in Granada at the coach station located on Carretera de Jaen. This is a few kilometers from the city center and linked by regular local buses. Journey time between the two cities is around 2 hours. There are also four direct buses a day to Granada departing from Malaga Airport.

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FAQs
How do I get from Málaga to Granada?

Travel Málaga to Granada by bus.

What is the quickest way from Málaga to Granada?

A bus is the fastest way to get to Granada from Málaga with an average travel time for this journey around 1 h 40 min.

How many miles from Málaga to Granada would I travel?

The distance is approximately 55 miles (89 km) from Málaga to Granada.

How many services a day are there between Málaga and Granada?

The average frequency per day from Málaga to Granada is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Málaga to Granada as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Málaga and Granada, where do I depart from Málaga and where do I arrive in Granada?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Málaga to Granada:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Málaga, Puerto Málaga and arrive in Granada, Estación De Autobuses.
Which travel companies can get me from Málaga to Granada?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Granada from Málaga:

  • You can take a bus from Málaga to Granada with Alsa. Cheap tickets can be found for $13 (€10) with Alsa from Málaga to Granada.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Málaga and Granada ends?
Your trip from Málaga to Granada doesn't have to end in Granada. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Sevilla or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Madrid, Sevilla or Barcelona to your Málaga to Granada tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Granada today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Granada from Málaga online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Málaga to Granada, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $13 (€10) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Málaga to Granada tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Málaga
Granada
Malaga
Amenities
María Zambrano
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