There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Sierra Nevada by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Ave
  2. Ave / ...
  3. A / ...
  4. Ir

$185 - $270

Cheapest option

Fly to Malaga, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. BCN - AGP

$64 - $290

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Tlg

$154 - $200

Bus  •  14 h 30 min

$84 - $119

Bus via Barcelona  •  17 h 15 min

$87 - $122

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. 552.5 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Granada, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. BCN - GRX

$75 - $246

Fly to Almeria, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. BCN - LEI

$108 - $380

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Sierra Nevada, Andalusia, Spain?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Sierra Nevada via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Cordoba Central, Antequera-Santa Ana, and Granada in around 8 h 55 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Sierra Nevada once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 12 h 45 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 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
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 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
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
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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 Barcelona Franca to Linares-Baeza
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Train from Almeria to Granada
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Estacion Linares-Baeza to Granada
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Granada
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Sierra Nevada
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barcelona and Sierra Nevada is 676 km. The road distance is 884 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Sierra Nevada is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 14 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Sierra Nevada is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 60€ - 210€.

No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Sierra Nevada. However, there are services departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Sierra Nevada via Granada. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Barcelona to Sierra Nevada, including transfers.