There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Granada by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly to Granada  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Granada (GRX) BCN - GRX

$51 - $211

6 alternative options

Fly to Almeria, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Almeria (LEI) BCN - LEI
  2. Take the train from Almeria to Granada

$91 - $354

Train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Antequera-Santa Ana Ave
  2. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Granada Ir

$134 - $188

Train via Cordoba Central  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Cordoba Central Ave
  2. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Antequera-Santa Ana A / ...
  3. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Granada Ir

$136 - $197

Bus  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Granada

$55 - $85

Rideshare  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Grenade 527.2 miles

$57

Drive  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Granada 528.8 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Granada is to rideshare which costs 49€ and takes 9 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Granada is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Granada. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Granada. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Granada via Antequera-Santa Ana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Granada is 682 km. The road distance is 846 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Granada without a car is to train which takes 8 h 1 min and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Barcelona to Granada, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Granada train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Granada is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 40€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 8 h 1 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 15 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Granada.
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  • Distance: 426.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and Air Europa fly from Barcelona to Granada every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Granada via Antequera-Santa Ana in around 8 h 1 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
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 Almeria to Granada
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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 Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Grenade
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Granada Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Granada is 846 km. It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to drive from Barcelona to Granada.

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Air Europa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Granada Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Granada train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Barcelona to Granada bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 1434+ hotels available in Granada. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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