There are 8 ways to get from Granada to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Granada  •  3h 36m

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

43€ - 193€

Cheapest option

Bus to Malaga, fly  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Aeropuerto Malaga
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Barcelona (BCN) AGP - BCN

36€ - 176€

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Train to Almeria, fly  •  5h 59m

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

84€ - 369€

Train  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Granada to Barcelona-Sants Ave

120€ - 210€

Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Barcelona Sants 232

40€ - 60€

Bus via Barcelona El Prat Airport Terminal 1  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Barcelona Airport-Prat T1

74€ - 101€

Rideshare  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the rideshare from Grenade to Barcelone 844.4 km

50€

Drive  •  8h 24m

  1. Drive from Granada to Barcelona 846 km

90€ - 140€

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The cheapest way to get from Granada to Barcelona is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Granada to Barcelona is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 3h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Granada and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Granada and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 15m.

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

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The best way to get from Granada to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Granada to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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Granada to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Granada station.

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Map of how to get from Granada to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 681.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 36m

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

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Granada to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, Renfe AVE operates a train from Granada to Barcelona-Sants once daily. Tickets cost 120€ - 210€ and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 470€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 750€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 150€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Granada to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Granada to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
120€ - 160€
Promo+
125€ - 140€
Flexible
160€ - 210€
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Granada to Aeropuerto Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Barcelona Airport-Prat T1
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Granada to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Eurolines FR
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Grenade to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€
Book at
blablacar.es

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The best way to get from Granada to Barcelona is to fly which takes 3h 36m and costs 40€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 210€ and takes 6h 15m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12h 30m.

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

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Granada to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Granada to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Granada to Barcelona is 846 km. It takes approximately 8h 24m to drive from Granada to Barcelona.

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

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Book your Granada to Barcelona train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Granada to Barcelona bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 3703+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Granada and Barcelona. 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 Granada to Granada Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs 3€.

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