There are 8 ways to get from Valencia to Alhambra by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Antequera-Santa Ana Ic
  2. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Granada Ir

$104 - $133

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Rideshare  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Grenade 309.5 miles

$29 - $40

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Bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm to Granada

$40 - $59

Bus via Valencia  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Granada

$41 - $61

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Alhambra 311.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Granada  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Granada (GRX) VLC - GRX

$86 - $217

Fly to Almeria, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Almeria (LEI) VLC - LEI
  2. Take the train from Almeria to Granada

$151 - $550

Fly to Malaga, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP
  2. Take the train from Malaga to Antequera-Santa Ana
  3. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Granada

$76 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Alhambra is to rideshare which costs 25€ - 30€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Alhambra is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Alhambra. However, there are services departing from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm and arriving at Granada via Granada - Estación de Autobuses. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Alhambra. However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Granada via Antequera-Santa Ana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 14 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Alhambra is 379 km. The road distance is 497.8 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Alhambra without a car is to train which takes 7 h 14 min and costs 85€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Valencia to Alhambra, including transfers.

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Valencia to Alhambra bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm station.

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Valencia to Alhambra train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Alhambra is to train which takes 7 h 14 min and costs 85€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 26 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Valencia Airport to Granada Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Valencia to Alhambra bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Granada station.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Alhambra.
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  • Distance: 236.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Alhambra, Andalusia, Spain?

You can take a train from Valencia to Alhambra via Antequera-Santa Ana and Granada in around 7 h 14 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Valencia to Alhambra twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Sevilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Mahon, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Vigo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Vigo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
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 Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Almeria to Granada
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
renfe.com
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 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 Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm to Granada
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Granada
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Grenade
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
blablacar.es

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