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There are 6 ways to get from Alicante to Granada by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Granada

$29 - $45

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the rideshare from Alicante to Grenade 218.7 miles

$23

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Elx-Parc to Murcia del Carmen C1
  2. Take the bus from Alcantarilla to Granada

$33 - $43

Train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Cuenca Fernando Zobel Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Antequera-Santa Ana Ic
  3. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Granada Ir

$125 - $167

Drive  •  3h 28m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Granada 218.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Granada (GRX) ALC - GRX

$106 - $508

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Granada is to rideshare which costs 20€ and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Granada is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Granada. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Granada. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Granada via Cuenca Fernando Zobel and Antequera-Santa Ana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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The distance between Alicante and Granada is 303 km. The road distance is 349.9 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Granada without a car is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs 26€ - 40€.

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The bus from Alicante to Granada takes 5h 45m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Alicante to Granada bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Granada train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Granada is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs 26€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 8h 16m, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 450€ and takes 6h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Granada.
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  • Distance: 189.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Granada, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Granada every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 5h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Granada via Cuenca Fernando Zobel and Antequera-Santa Ana in around 8h 16m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Algiers, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Algiers, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Train operators
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Elx-Parc to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante to Granada
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Comes
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Alicante to Grenade
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.es

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Alicante Airport to Granada Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Alicante to Granada bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Granada station.

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Alicante to Granada train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Granada station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Granada is 350 km. It takes approximately 3h 28m to drive from Alicante to Granada.

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easyJet, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Granada Airport.

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Book your Alicante to Granada train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Alicante to Granada bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Granada. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Alicante and Granada. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs 1€ - 4€.

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