Madrid to Granada by TrainThe train from Granada to Madrid takes about 4h30 and costs about 75 euros.
Renfe.es, Spain's official rail website, is a mess and has been described as "like Alice in Wonderland, where nothing seems to be what it really is" by Trip Advisor. Residents of Canada and USA should use Rail Europe instead to have their tickets delivered to their home address. Other citizens should also use the link below to check timetables and then buy tickets in person.
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Trains from Madrid to Granada depart from Atocha train station. Read more about Bus and Train Stations in Madrid.
Madrid to Granada by BusThere are regular buses throughout the day between Madrid and Granada. The journey takes five hours and costs about 20 euros.
Buses from Madrid to Granada depart from Mendez Alvaro. Read more about Bus and Train Stations in Madrid.
You can book most bus tickets in Spain online at no extra charge. Just pay with a credit card and print out the e-ticket.
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Madrid to Granada by CarThe 430km journey from Madrid to Granada should take about 4h30 by car, traveling mainly on the R-4 and A-44 roads. Consider stopping off at Toledo or Jaen on your way.
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Flights from Madrid to GranadaThere are regular flights from Madrid to Granada and they can be very cheap if booked in advance.
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