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Take the train from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano in 1 hour 24 minutes

If you want to travel from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano by train to take around 1 hour 45 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 1 hour 24 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 9 trains per day running on this route, which spans 56 miles (90 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Málaga-María Zambrano. Renfe is the main rail company operating on this route. Having the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, Renfe will make your train travel experience in Spain an enjoyable one.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano start from £20.64 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano by train

It takes an average of 1h 45m to travel from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano by train, over a distance of around 56 miles (90 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano and tickets for this journey start from £20.64 when you book in advance.

First train

06:25

Last train

19:25

Departure station

Granada

Arrival station

Málaga-María Zambrano

Journey time

From 1h 24m

Distance

56 miles (90 km)

Frequency

9 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £20.64

Train and bus operators

Renfe, ALSA

Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano train times

Check out the next trains departing from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano for Tuesday 28th May 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:25 07:24 1h 59m, 1 change
06:36 08:00 1h 24m, direct
12:15 13:39 1h 24m, direct
12:20 14:09 1h 49m, 1 change
14:21 16:24 2h 3m, 1 change
16:22 18:31 2h 9m, 1 change
17:35 18:59 1h 24m, direct
17:57 19:47 1h 50m, 1 change
18:25 20:12 1h 47m, 1 change

Renfe and Avant trains from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano

You can travel from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano on Renfe and Avant 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 operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Able to reach speeds of at 155 mph (250 km/h), Avant trains operate short and medium distance high-speed services. These trains are intended to cover journeys within the same autonomous community or in two neighbouring communities. For this reason, trains generally don’t offer catering services and travel less than 125 miles (200 km). They have two types of comfort classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class).

Avant classes from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano

Compare the different travel classes offered by Avant when travelling from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano.

Onboard services on Avant

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

With Avant, you can take up to 3 pieces of luggage, as long as they do not exceed 290 cm and 25 kg in total. On Avant trains, pushchairs and instruments smaller than 30 x 120 x 38 cm are also considered hand luggage.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

If you’d like to stretch your legs, most Avant trains have a café carriage, and in case you’d prefer to stay in your seat, a mobile bar service.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Avant trains do not offer Wi-Fi, but you can watch the films or documentaries that are broadcast in each carriage.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children up to 3 years old travel for free as long as they don’t occupy a seat, but they will need a free child ticket. Children between 3 and 14 years old have a 40% discount on the general price.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

You can take your bike or skateboard if it is folded, travels inside a cover and is less than 180 cm in total. If the dimensions exceed 180 cm, it will be considered special luggage and must travel with the pedals removed, the handlebars turned 90 degrees and dimensions less than 120 x 90 x 40 cm.

PetPetPets

Your pet can accompany you as long as it weighs less than 10 kg, travels with a pet ticket, doesn’t occupy a seat and is inside a carrier (max dimensions 60 x 35 x 35 cm). The ticket price is 25% of the standard ticket price, except in first class, which will be free.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Avant has an assistance service for people with reduced mobility or disabilities, to request it contact Avant directly.

Cheap train tickets from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano

The price of train tickets from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano starts at £20.64 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Málaga-María Zambrano by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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 Málaga-María Zambrano? 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 Málaga-María Zambrano take?

The average journey time by train between Granada and Málaga-María Zambrano is 1 hour and 45 minutes, with around 9 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 Málaga-María Zambrano by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano is 1 hour and 24 minutes.

How much does the train from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano cost?

Train ticket prices from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano can start from as little as £20.64 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano?

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

What time does the first train from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano leave?

The first train from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano leaves at 06:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano leave?

The last train from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano leaves at 19:25. 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 Málaga-María Zambrano by train?

Trains travelling from Granada to Málaga-María Zambrano cover a distance of around 56 miles (90 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Málaga-María Zambrano to Granada.

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