The average journey time by train between Seville and Granada is 2 hours and 36 minutes, with around 8 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.
Catch the train from Seville to Granada and arrive in just over two and a half hours, making it easy for you to swap the flamenco dancers of cosmopolitan Seville for the historical discoveries of Granada, and all without a panicked flight or congested road in sight. From city centre to city centre, Renfe and Media Distancia trains from Seville Santa Justa to Granada Station provide comfy seats, plenty of room and lovely views to complement your Spanish adventure.
Ensuring you don’t waste a moment, your centrally located arrival station places you in walking distance of the towering architecture of Catedral de Granada, delicious local tapas and the stunning fortress of Alhambra – that’s definitely a better sight than a duty-free hall! Find all you need to know in our handy FAQs below.
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).
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).
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 Seville to Granada by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Seville and Granada is 2 hours and 53 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Seville to Granada is 2 hours and 22 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Seville to Granada can start from as little as €27.95 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Seville to Granada without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Seville to Granada each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Seville to Granada leaves at 02:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Seville to Granada leaves at 09:45. 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.
Trains travelling from Seville to Granada cover a distance of around 131 miles (211 km) during the journey.