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Granada to Madrid by train

The journey from Granada to Madrid by train is 223.37 mi and takes 4 hr 26 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:25 AM and the last at 7:26 PM. It is possible to travel from Granada to Madrid by train for as little as $20.89 or as much as $122.96. The best price for this journey is $20.89.

Lowest Price$20.89
Journey Duration4 hr 26 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$20.89
Highest Price$122.96
First Departure6:25 AM
Last Departure7:26 PM
Distance223.37 mi
DepartureGranada
ArrivalMadrid
CarriersRenfe - Intercity, Renfe AVANTMore

Granada to Madrid Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Feb 26, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Granada to Madrid?

Prices will vary when you travel from Granada to Madrid. On average, though, you'll pay about $54.42 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $20.89, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $54.42 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Granada to Madrid.

How long does the journey from Granada to Madrid take by train?

With a distance of 223.37 mi between Granada and Madrid, it will usually take 4 hr 26 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 4 hr 26 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Granada and Madrid is around 223.37 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 hr 26 min. However, the fastest routes between Granada and Madrid take 3 hr 18 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Granada to Madrid?

The first journey of the day departs from Granada at 6:25 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 7:26 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Granada and Madrid. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Granada to Madrid leaves at 6:25 AM, while the last journey sets out at 7:26 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Granada and Madrid. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Granada to Madrid?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Granada and Madrid. You can start your journey in Granada at stations such as . These connect to stations including in Madrid. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Granada to Madrid.

How many journeys from Granada to Madrid take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Granada to Madrid can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Granada to Madrid. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Granada to Madrid varies, but in general, you can expect to find 3 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Granada to Madrid. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Granada to Madrid
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Granada to Madrid.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Granada to Madrid, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Granada to Madrid.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book Granada to Madrid travel

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $13.19 to $68.88 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 81% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Granada to Madrid

The cheapest Granada - Madrid train tickets can be found for as low as $39.34 if you’re lucky, or $62.61 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $88.83.

Find the best day to travel to Madrid by train

When travelling to Madrid by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Avlo trains were introduced in 2020 as a high-speed train service operated by Renfe, Spain's national railway company, as a more affordable alternative to the high-speed train service AVE. Avlo trains, unlike the AVE, offer a single class of seating and have fewer onboard services to offer more passenger capacity. The main stations are Barcelona Sants, Madrid Atocha, and Zaragoza-Delicias.

Ticket types and facilities from Granada to Madrid

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by AVLO when traveling from Granada to Madrid.

Economy Class

You can travel with the standard "economy class" ticket on Avlo trains, which refers to the standard, basic level of seating available on the train. With this ticket you have access to basic amenities such as overhead luggage racks, reading lights, restrooms.
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Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Stay connected on Avlo with free WiFi via PlayRenfe. Enjoy movies, TV shows, and various reads at your fingertips.
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Every seat on Avlo is equipped with a power outlet for your convenience.
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You can bring a piece of hand luggage with no weight limit, such as a bag, backpack, or similar item, with dimensions up to 27x36x25 cm, and a piece of checked luggage with no weight limit, such as a suitcase, with dimensions up to 55x35x25 cm, without paying an additional fee on top of the ticket price you pay under the Basic fare.
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Avlo provides assistance for passengers with reduced mobility. Reach out to Avlo for more details.
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While Avlo doesn't offer a dining service, you can find vending machines stocked with a range of drinks and snacks. Keep in mind, these machines only accept card payments.
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Travel comfortably as Avlo trains are air-conditioned.
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You may bring folding bicycles and scooters on board, as long as they adhere to the maximum dimensions for luggage: 55x35x25 cm (as a carry-on bag with no weight limit, included in the price of the Basic Fare), or 85x60x35 cm, or a maximum of 180 cm overall (as additional luggage for an extra fee). To comply with regulations, all bicycles and scooters must be folded and stored in their respective carrying cases.
Services on board AVLO and AVE from Granada to Madrid
Compare services on board when travelling from Granada to Madrid by train.
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Granada to Madrid CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
25.16kg
Bus
26.96kg
Flight
71.89kg
Car
57.52kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Granada to Madrid by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Granada and Madrid are 25.16kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Granada and Madrid? By taking the train between Granada and Madrid you will save 46.73kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.8kg compared to a bus and 32.36kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Granada to Madrid?
A train ticket from Granada to Madrid is $54.42. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $20.89.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Granada to Madrid?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Granada to Madrid is $20.89. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Granada and Madrid by train?
Granada to Madrid is 223.37 mi.
How long does the train between Granada and Madrid take?
Granada to Madrid is on average 4 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 18 min.
Which companies operate from Granada to Madrid?
The train journey from Granada to Madrid is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Renfe - Intercity, Renfe AVANT, AVLO and AVE.
How many train connections per day go from Granada to Madrid?
Granada to Madrid has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Granada to Madrid leave?
The earliest train from Granada to Madrid departs at 6:25 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Granada to Madrid depart?
The latest train from Granada to Madrid departs at 7:26 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Granada to Madrid in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $20.89 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Granada to Madrid?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Granada to go to Madrid. You can go from Granada Prolongacion Carretera and GRANADA and you can arrive at Madrid Atocha, Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Méndez Alvaro, Madrid Avenida de America Bus Station, Madrid Puerta del Sol, Madrid Aeropuerto T4 and Madrid Chamartín.
How many direct connections depart from Granada to Madrid?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Granada to go to Madrid.
What's the fastest journey time between Granada to Madrid by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Granada and Madrid is 3 hr 18 min.
Is there a direct train from Granada to Madrid?
Yes, there is a direct train between Granada and Madrid.
What are the CO2 emissions for Granada to Madrid by train?
The train journey from Granada to Madrid creates 25.16kg of CO2 emissions.

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