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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Granada  •  2h 16m

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

41€ - 162€

Cheapest option

Bus via Madrid, Madrid  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid, Madrid to Granada N1158

21€ - 26€

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Fly to Malaga, bus  •  4h 29m

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

34€ - 140€

Fly to Almeria, bus  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Almeria (LEI) MAD - LEI
  2. Take the bus from Almería to Granada - Estación de Autobuses 1

57€ - 169€

Train  •  4h 49m

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

55€ - 110€

Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Granada

30€ - 50€

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada 428.5 km

40€ - 60€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada is to bus via Madrid, Madrid which costs 21€ - 26€ and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada is to fly which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 2h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Granada. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Granada via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Granada is 367 km. The road distance is 428.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada without a car is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs 55€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada is to fly which takes 2h 16m and costs 40€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 4h 49m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 6h.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada.
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  • Distance: 367.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Granada, Spain?

Iberia flies from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada 4 times a day. Alternatively, Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Granada once daily. Tickets cost 55€ - 110€ and the journey takes 3h 17m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Granada
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
55€ - 75€
Promo+
64€ - 69€
Flexible
85€ - 110€
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 Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Granada
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
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 Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid, Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Granada Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Granada station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Granada station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada is 428 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Granada Airport.

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Book your Madrid Airport (MAD) to Granada bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 1444+ hotels available in Granada. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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