Direct flight to Granada:
F.G.L. Granada – Jaén Airport only has good connections with several mayor Spanish cities. Because of this reason, people usually fly to Madrid, Barcelona or Palma de Mallorca and then book a direct flight to Granada. Check your options below:
– Madrid: Iberia
– Palma de Mallorca: Air Europa
We want to remind you that Iberia is our Preferred Airline and they are offering substantial discounts. More info here.
The airport of Granada is 16 kilometres away from the city and offers a wide variety of facilities, tourist information, coffee bar, car rentals, bus service and taxis.
Taking a taxi is the fastest option to get you to Granada. The ride will cost you around 27€. For more detailed information, please follow the link.
Bus (from Granada Airport):
On the other hand, you can get the bus to the city centre. The ticket costs 2.75€ and the ride takes approximately 45 minutes. Additionally, from the city centre to Gran Hotel Luna you can get bus line SN2 at Calle Francisco Padilla Fte 6, getting out at Camino Ronda 115 stop and then walk 2 minutes to the hotel. The cost of one trip is 1.20€.
The map below shows this itinerary, taking around 1 hour from the airport to the hotel.
Additional information on public transport available at the city (lines, fares, stations) can be found on the following link.
For more detailed information about public transport between the airpot and the city, please follow this link.
Direct flight to Malaga:
Malaga – Costa del Sol Airport has more than 70 international destinations from all over the world in addition to its national connections. This is the nearest international airport and It’s only 90 minutes away from Granada. You have 4 options to get there:
Bus (from Malaga Airport):
You can get a bus from Malaga airport to Granada bus station. This route has several stops along the way and takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. The price is around 11€. VisitALSA if you want to buy your ticket online or check the time tables.
Bus (from Malaga Bus Station):
This is the fastest bus option. First you need to go to the Malaga Bus Station. There are multiple ways:
– The A Express Bus Line. The bus stop is on the arrivals forecourt of Terminal 3 and the buses run every 30 minutes. You can buy the ticket on the bus for 3€ and the ride takes about 15 minutes.
– The C1 Train Line. This train can get you to the city centre for 1.80€. The trains run every 30 minutes and the ride takes 8 minutes. For more detailed information, please follow the link.
– Taxi. The fare is approximately 20€. For more detailed information, please follow the link.
Once you get to the station, you can catch a bus to Granada almost every hour from 7:00am until 21:30pm. The fare is around 12€ and the ride takes 1 hour and 45 minutes. Visit ALSA if you want to buy your ticket online or check the time tables.
Most companies have pick-up and drop-off points both at Granada airport and in the centre of the city. Average prices are 36€ for the economic option, 52€ for the standard option and 116€ for the executive option.
If you don’t mind spending a few more Euros, you can always take a taxi. The price is around 150€ during the weekdays and 174€ during the weekends. It takes around one hour and a half.
You can buy your ticket online in the RENFE homepage and check detailed information about prices and time tables. Currently there is no direct connection from major cities like Madrid, Barcelona or Seville because they are working on a new high speed rail to Granada. The company is offering a train+bus option in those cases.
The bus network around the country is fairly extensive and there are multiple connections with major European cities. Visit ALSA if you want to buy your ticket online or check the time tables. For international tickets, you should visit Eurolines .
You need to go to “Estación Sur” if you want to catch a bus to Granada. You would be unlucky if you have to wait longer than 2 hours. The trip takes about 5 hours and costs 18,78€.
See above in “Bus (Malaga Airport)” and “Bus (Malaga Station)”.
Our road network has improved a lot in the last 20 years and there are good roads to all major Spanish cities. It takes about 5 hours from Madrid, 11 hours from Barcelona, 90 minutes from Malaga.