You can get from Madrid to Granada by train, bus or flight.
To get from Madrid to Granada on 26 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||223 miles (359 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£17 - £84|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £17 • 4 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £84 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa, Air Nostrum or Renfe AVE|
Travel 223 miles (359 km) by coach, flight or train to Granada from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Alsa, Air Nostrum or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Madrid to Granada.
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Trips from Madrid to Granada are popular with people
Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Granada. Coaches traveling from Madrid to Granada depart from Madrid Estacion Sur bus station and take at least 4½ hours to arrive at Granada's bus station. At least 18 coaches travel from Madrid to Granada every day, with the first bus departing Madrid at 1:30 a.m. All coaches traveling from Madrid to Granada are operated by ALSA.
Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Madrid to Granada. Flights traveling from Madrid to Granada depart from Madrid–Barajas airport and arrive at Granada airport after just over an hour of flight time. Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Madraid to Granada even when travel time to and from Madrid and Granada's airports is taken into consideration. Approximately 11 direct flights travel from Madrid to Granada per day with the first departing Madrid at 5:50 a.m. Direct flights from Madrid to Granada are offered by Iberia and Air Europa.
Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Madrid to Granada. Traveling from Madrid to Granada by bus is slightly faster than taking a high-speed Renfe AVE train since all trains require a transfer at Antequera Santa Ana. Coaches are also an average of £50 cheaper compared to trains. Alternatively, flights are £110 more expensive than coaches on average, while only being 1:15 h faster when traveling to and from Madrid and Granada's airports is taken into consideration.
There are 3 ways to get from Madrid to Granada: coach, flight or train.
The cheapest way from Madrid to Granada is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Granada:
A coach journey is usually £67 less than a journey to Granada by plane, which costs on average £84 for the same trip.
A coach is generally £8 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £25 from Madrid to Granada.
The fastest way from Madrid to Granada is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.
Other travel options from Madrid to Granada can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 30 min on average.
In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 17 min.
The distance between Madrid and Granada is around 223 miles (359 km).
The average frequency per day from Madrid to Granada is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Madrid and Granada as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Granada:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Granada with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Granada tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.
When planning your trip from Madrid to Granada, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Madrid and Granada online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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