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

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Fly  •  3 h 32 min

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

$49 - $211

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Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Barcelona Ouibus

$30 - $85

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 50 min

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

$125 - $185

Train via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Granada to Antequera-Santa Ana Ir
  2. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$145 - $215

Rideshare  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Grenade to Barcelone 526.9 miles

$57

Drive  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Granada to Barcelona 528.1 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Granada to Barcelona is to bus which costs 28€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Granada to Barcelona is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Granada and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Granada to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Granada and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Antequera-Santa Ana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Granada and Barcelona is 682 km. The road distance is 845 km.

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The best way to get from Granada to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Granada to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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Granada to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Granada station.

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The best way to get from Granada to Barcelona is to fly which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 40€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 7 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs 28€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Granada to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 426.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Granada to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Granada to Barcelona via Antequera-Santa Ana in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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 Granada to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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 Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Granada to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Grenade to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$57
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Granada Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Granada to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Granada to Barcelona is 845 km. It takes approximately 8 h 23 min 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 Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Granada to Barcelona bus tickets online with ALSA and Distribusion.

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There are 3525+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $70 USD 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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