The average journey time by train between Seville and Granada is 2 hours and 53 minutes, with around 4 trains per day. However, you can get there in as little as 2 hours and 22 minutes on the fastest Alvia services.
Reaching speeds of up to 250 km/h (155 mph) on this 131-mile (211 km) route, the high-speed Alvia train will take you from one city centre to another. What’s more, you’ll travel in great comfort on this modern train with power sockets, free WiFi, and a food and drinks carriage on board. Upgrade to First Class and you’ll get ultra-wide seats and gourmet food options.
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.
Want to learn more about travelling from Seville to Granada by trian? Start your search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train times, FAQs and tips on how to find cheap train tickets for this route.
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).
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 52 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.
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 €29.20 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 3 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 07:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Seville to Granada leaves at 19:43. 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.