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There are 3 ways to get from Granada to San José by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Granada to Almeria Ir
  2. Take the bus from Almería to San José

$26 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Almeria
  2. Take the bus from Almería to San José

$26 - $37

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Granada to San José 117.2 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Granada to San José is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Granada to San José is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Granada to San José. However, there are services departing from Granada and arriving at San José via Almería. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Granada and San José is 141 km. The road distance is 187.6 km.

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The best way to get from Granada to San José without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Granada to San José, including transfers.

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

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Granada to San José bus services, operated by Autocares Bernardo, arrive at San José station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Granada to San José is 188 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Granada to San José.

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There are 205+ hotels available in San José. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Granada to San José.
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  • Distance: 88.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Granada, Spain and San José, Andalusia, Spain?

You can take a bus from Granada to San José via Almeria and Almería in around 6 h 10 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Granada to Almeria
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autocares Bernardo
Phone
+34 (0) 950 25 04 22
Email
info@autocaresbernardo.com
Website
autocaresbernardo.com
Bus from Almería to San José
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
autocaresbernardo.com
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 Almeria
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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