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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Granada

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Granada

Train

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

Bus via Madrid Estacion Sur

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Granada

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station

Train, fly to Granada

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Granada (GRX)

Fly to Malaga, bus

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

Fly to Almeria, bus

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

Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station by walk and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Granada Station is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 419 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 35m. Operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes and FlixBus, the Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Granada. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 29m
Layover time:
5 min
Total time:
5h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 35m
Journey distance:
419 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€22
Carbon emissions:
52 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:40
Last service departs at:
09:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station walk and bus schedules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Granada 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: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station is to bus which costs €22 - €28 and takes 6h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station is to train via Granada which costs €55 - €110 and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Granada via Madrid Estacion Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Granada. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Granada Station is 357 km. The road distance is 413.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station without a car is to train via Granada which takes 3h 44m and costs €55 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station is to train via Granada which takes 3h 44m and costs €55 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus via Madrid Estacion Sur, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 5h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station.
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  • Distance: 356.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 44m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Granada once daily. Tickets cost €55 - €110 and the journey takes 3h 17m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Granada hourly. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
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
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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 Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Granada
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Madrid to Granada
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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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Granada Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Granada station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station is 413 km. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Granada Station.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Granada Airport.

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There are 1545+ hotels available in Granada Station. Prices start at €87 per night.

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