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There are 7 ways to get from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Granada to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

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Bus via Madrid

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Madrid

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Madrid Estacion Sur

Drive

  1. Drive from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station

Fly from Granada

  1. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Madrid (MAD)

Bus to Malaga, fly

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Aeropuerto Malaga
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Madrid (MAD)

Train to Almeria, fly

  1. Take the train from Granada to Almeria
  2. Fly from Almeria (LEI) to Madrid (MAD)

Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station by train

The train journey time between Granada and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 4h 9m and covers a distance of around 578 km. This includes an average layover time of around 36 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 36m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe Cercanias and Renfe Viajeros, the Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station train service departs from Granada and arrives in Chamartin. Typically eight trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 33m
Layover time:
36 min
Total time:
4h 9m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 36m
Train distance:
578 km
Trains per week:
8
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:14
Last train departs at:
19:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station train schedules

Granada → Madrid Chamartín Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid Chamartín Station is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid Chamartín Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid Chamartín Station is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station is to bus via Madrid, which costs €24 - €29 and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 3h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station. However, there are services departing from Granada and arriving at Chamartin via Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Granada and Madrid Chamartín Station is 365 km. The road distance is 422.7 km.

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The best way to get from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs €60 - €120.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station, including transfers.

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Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Granada station.

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The best way to get from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs €60 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 5h 25m, you could also fly, which costs €35 - €160 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Granada Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Map of how to get from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 365.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Granada, Spain and Madrid Chamartín Station, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Granada to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 3 times a week. Tickets cost €55 - €110 and the journey takes 3h 18m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Granada to Madrid Estacion Sur 3 times a day. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Granada to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Almeria to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Almeria to Madrid via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid via Tangier
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Granada to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€55 - €75
Promo+
€64 - €69
Flexible
€85 - €110
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 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Aeropuerto Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Granada to Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station is 423 km. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Granada to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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Iberia offers flights from Granada Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 1498+ hotels available in Madrid Chamartín Station. Prices start at €87 per night.

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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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