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Madrid to Granada by train

The journey from Madrid to Granada by train is 223.37 mi and takes 5 hr 2 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:50 AM and the last at 8:05 PM. It is possible to travel from Madrid to Granada by train for as little as $26.12 or as much as $184.98. The best price for this journey is $26.12.

Lowest Price$26.12
Journey Duration5 hr 2 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$26.12
Highest Price$184.98
First Departure6:50 AM
Last Departure8:05 PM
Distance223.37 mi
DepartureMadrid
ArrivalGranada
CarriersRenfe AVANT, IryoMore

Madrid to Granada Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Feb 26, 2024

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Madrid to Granada. On average, though, you'll pay about $71.34 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $26.12, 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 $71.34 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 Madrid to Granada.

How long will it take me to travel from Madrid to Granada by train?

The average journey time is 5 hr 2 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 223.37 mi from Madrid to Granada. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Madrid to Granada to take longer than 5 hr 2 min. The journey between Madrid and Granada runs for about 223.37 mi and usually takes approximately 5 hr 2 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 hr 7 min. If you are trying to get from Madrid to Granada as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from Madrid to Granada?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Madrid to Granada, which usually leaves at 6:50 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 8:05 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Madrid to Granada leaving at 6:50 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 8:05 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

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

You can depart from Madrid at stations such as . At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Granada at the following stations: . Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Madrid and Granada. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Madrid to Granada are there every day?

On average, there are 6 daily departures from Madrid to Granada. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 3 departures from Madrid which travel directly to Granada. There are 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Madrid to Granada. 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 Madrid to Granada
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Madrid to Granada.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Madrid to Granada, 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 Madrid to Granada.

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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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 $67.83 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 Madrid to Granada

The cheapest Madrid - Granada train tickets can be found for as low as $60.44 if you’re lucky, or $70.29 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $93.00.

Find the best day to travel to Granada by train

When travelling to Granada 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.

AVE stands for "Alta Velocidad Española", which means "Spanish High Speed". AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish national railway company Renfe. With the AVE trains you can travel to many major cities in Spain, including routes to Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, and Zaragoza.

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.

Iryo is a Spanish high-speed train operator, founded in 2019 and serving Spain's major cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Seville, Valencia and Zaragoza. iryo operates on the national rail network in Spain, using the latest AVE high-speed trains to transport passengers at speeds of up to 310 km/h.

Ticket types and facilities from Madrid to Granada

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

Elige Estándar

The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Elige Estándar," provides travelers with the standard, regular seating arrangement known as the "Estándar seat." Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Básico

The Basico are the most affordable tickets, but they come with certain restrictions, such as no changes or refunds. They also typically have limited availability and must be purchased well in advance.
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Elige Confort

If you go for "Elige Confort," you get the bigger and likely more comfortable XL Confort seat. The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Prémium

Renfe AVE's Premium tickets are the priciest but also the most flexible, limited to Confort class only. They allow free train changes and provide the benefit of boarding the next train for free in case you miss your scheduled one.
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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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Singular

The "Singular fare" offers flexibility for entrepreneurs and companies with personalized customer service from iryo assistants.
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Inicial

iryo's Inicial fare provides affordable travel without compromising on comfort or service.
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Singular ONLY YOU

The "Singular Only YOU" fare is designed for entrepreneurs and companies, providing the best conditions for changes and cancellations in the ticket.
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Infinita

Infinita is iryo's all-inclusive fare that offers the best travel options with flexibility and comfort.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Travel in comfort as all AVE trains are air-conditioned.
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Stay connected at high speeds with PlayRenfe, AVE's complimentary WiFi service, ensuring you remain online even at 300 km/h.
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The Silent Carriage is available exclusively for standard seats on AVE trains, excluding the AVE International route between Spain and France, as well as Euromed trains. Due to its popularity, early ticket purchase is advised.
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Every AVE seat is fitted with power sockets and at-seat radios for your convenience.
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AVE provides a complimentary care and assistance service for individuals with limited mobility. To utilize this service, please reach out to AVE directly.
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On AVE trains, you're welcome to bring along 3 bags, each not surpassing 85 x 55 x 35 cm and 25 kg (55 lbs) in weight. Moreover, instruments are considered hand luggage if they're within 30 x 120 x 38 cm and safely tucked in a case.
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Visit the onboard AVE bar carriage for a treat or wait for the food trolley that travels through the train. Prémium Ticket holders can enjoy in-seat dining featuring Chef Ramón Freixa's expertise. Please ensure you request special menus, from vegetarian to Halal, at least 12 hours before departure to enjoy a tailored meal experience.
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You can bring along your bike or scooter, just make sure it's folded and snug in a case. Don't forget to remove the pedals and give those handlebars a 90-degree turn. If your case's total dimensions are under 180cm, it counts as hand luggage. Anything larger falls into the special luggage category but keep it within 120 x 90 x 40 cm.
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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.
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Connect to free WiFi on iryo trains in any class. Enjoy movies, TV shows, live news, and Spotify for entertainment.
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Every seat on iryo trains comes with power sockets, and those in the Infinita and Singular Cafe class boast additional USB ports.
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On iryo trains, flexible baggage policy lets you travel comfortably with up to 3 pieces of luggage, including a piece of hand luggage. Maximum size for 2 larger pieces is 85x55x35cm, while hand luggage must be 36x27x15cm. Total weight limit is 25kg.
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iryo trains are designed for inclusivity, offering designated seats for passengers with reduced mobility and ensuring step-free access during both boarding and disembarking.
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iryo offers quality menus for all classes. Find the onboard restaurant/bar usually close to coach 2. For Infinita Class passengers, meals are served at your seat, but remember to book 24 hours in advance.
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Enjoy fresh and comfortable air on the ETR1000 train; its cutting-edge air-conditioning system refreshes the entire carriage's air in just 3 minutes, ensuring a generous 35 m3/h of fresh outside air for every passenger.
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On Iryo trains, you can bring along one disassembled bicycle or electric scooter per coach, as long as it's tucked into a bag and stays within 90x120x40cm. It's free to transport! Just keep in mind that you'll handle the loading, safekeeping, and unloading. Also, be considerate of other passengers' comfort and safety, and remember any damages caused are on you.
Services on board Iryo, AVE and AVLO from Madrid to Granada
Compare services on board when travelling from Madrid to Granada by train.
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Madrid to Granada CO2 Emissions by Train

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25.16kg
Bus
26.96kg
Flight
71.89kg
Car
57.52kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Madrid to Granada by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Madrid and Granada are 25.16kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Madrid and Granada? By taking the train between Madrid and Granada 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 Madrid to Granada?
A train ticket from Madrid to Granada is $71.34. 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 $26.12.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Madrid to Granada?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madrid to Granada is $26.12. 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 Madrid and Granada by train?
Madrid to Granada is 223.37 mi.
How long does the train between Madrid and Granada take?
Madrid to Granada is on average 5 hr 2 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 7 min.
Which companies operate from Madrid to Granada?
The train journey from Madrid to Granada is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Renfe AVANT, Iryo, AVE, AVLO and Renfe - Intercity.
How many train connections per day go from Madrid to Granada?
Madrid to Granada has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Madrid to Granada leave?
The earliest train from Madrid to Granada departs at 6:50 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 Madrid to Granada depart?
The latest train from Madrid to Granada departs at 8:05 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 Madrid to Granada 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 $26.12 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 Madrid to Granada?
There are 7 station(s) that you can depart from Madrid to go to Granada. You can go from Madrid Méndez Alvaro, Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Puerta del Sol, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Aeropuerto T4, Madrid Avenida de America Bus Station and Madrid Chamartín and you can arrive at GRANADA and Granada Prolongacion Carretera.
How many direct connections depart from Madrid to Granada?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Madrid to go to Granada.
What's the fastest journey time between Madrid to Granada by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Madrid and Granada is 3 hr 7 min.
Is there a direct train from Madrid to Granada?
Yes, there is a direct train between Madrid and Granada.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madrid to Granada by train?
The train journey from Madrid to Granada creates 25.16kg of CO2 emissions.

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