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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Sierra Nevada (Spain) by train, plane or bus

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Train

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

Cheapest

Train via Guadix

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Guadix

Fly to Granada, travel

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Granada (GRX)
  2. Travel from Catedral de Granada to Sierra Nevada (Spain)

Fly to Almeria, train

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

Fly to Malaga, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP)
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Granada
Madrid Atocha Station → Sierra Nevada (Spain)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sierra Nevada (Spain) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sierra Nevada (Spain) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sierra Nevada (Spain) is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Sierra Nevada (Spain) is to train via Guadix which costs €29 - €40 and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Sierra Nevada (Spain) is to train which costs €55 - €110 and takes 3h 59m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Sierra Nevada (Spain) is 373 km.

The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Sierra Nevada (Spain) without a car is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs €55 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Sierra Nevada (Spain), including transfers.

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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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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Granada Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Sierra Nevada (Spain). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Sierra Nevada (Spain).
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  • Distance: 372.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Sierra Nevada (Spain), Andalusia, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Granada twice daily. Tickets cost €55 - €110 and the journey takes 3h 17m.

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 Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Guadix
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Almeria to Guadix
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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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