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Journey timeFrom 3h 05m
Price$30.17 - $200.73
Distance360km (224 miles)
Frequency3 trains per day
Departure stationGranada
Arrival stationMadrid
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Granada to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Granada to Madrid for Wednesday 16th Oct 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
07:1010:293h 19m, directAVE 2077Renfe
08:1314:566h 43m, 1 changeMedia Distancia 13941, Alvia/Avant 2105Renfe
08:1516:107h 55m, 2 changesMedia Distancia 13062, Media Distancia 13903+1Renfe
10:5316:556h 02m, 1 changeMedia Distancia 13943, AVE 2143Renfe
13:0517:504h 45m, 2 changesMedia Distancia 13064, AVE 3991+1Renfe
15:0018:053h 05m, directAVE 2147Renfe
15:3519:173h 42m, 1 changeAVE 3931, AVE 2161Renfe
17:0321:174h 14m, 2 changesMedia Distancia 13945, Alvia/Avant 8784+1Renfe
17:0321:454h 42m, 1 changeMedia Distancia 13945, AVE 2193Renfe
19:1822:323h 14m, directAVE 2197Renfe

Renfe trains from Granada to Madrid

You can travel from Granada to Madrid on Renfe trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Cheap train tickets from Granada to Madrid

Train tickets from Granada to Madrid start at €26.05 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €85.94.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price59.59
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price71.15
on the day
avg. single price85.94

Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Granada to Madrid by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Granada to Madrid? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Granada to Madrid take?

The average journey time by train between Granada and Madrid is 3 hours and 20 minutes, with around 4 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Granada and Madrid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Granada to Madrid is 3 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Granada to Madrid cost?

Train tickets from Granada to Madrid can start from as little as €26.05 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Granada to Madrid?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Granada to Madrid without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Granada to Madrid. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Granada to Madrid leave?

The first train from Granada to Madrid leaves at 07:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Granada to Madrid leave?

The last train from Granada to Madrid leaves at 19:18. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Granada and Madrid by train?

Trains travelling from Granada to Madrid cover a distance of around 360km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid to Granada. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Granada to Madrid.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Granada to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 16/10/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/04/2019 for travel on 02/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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