If like fly to Granada, not left more remedy that catch a flight international to Madrid or Barcelona and then a flight national to Granada. For this reason, the majority of the people flying to Malaga and then travel by bus to Granada. Flights direct to the airport of Granada, British Airways operates flights direct linking London (London City Airport) in the United Kingdom and Granada a couple of times to the week. Those flights have some prices reasonable.
There are flights direct between Granada and Barcelona (VUELING, IBERIA, Palma de Mallorca (IBERIA), Melilla (IBERIA) and Madrid (IBERIA).) The airport of Granada is at 12 km of the center of the city. To the get, is better take a taxi from the airport to your accommodation without having that walk with them suitcases. The taxi will cost about 28 euros. Also there is a bus from airport that goes to the Centre of Granada. The bus schedule coincides with all flights.
Málaga is the Airport International more near Granada and there are many flights. The airport of Malaga is to 125 km of Granada and takes 1 hour and 30 minutes in driving of Malaga to Granada. The best way of arriving to Granada is with the transport public. The bus is more fast that the train. Buses leave from the bus station in Malaga and arrive at the bus station in Granada. The trip lasts between 90 minutes (11.43€) and 120 minutes (13,72€). The price of a ticket of ida and turned is the double of price a ticket of ida and thus not comes out more economic buy a ticket of ida and turned. There are buses direct between the airport of Malaga and the station of buses of Granada. The trip takes 2 hours and 15-30 minutes and costs € 11.43 / €13.72. If you arrive later, is faster, take a bus from Malaga airport to Malaga bus station and there take a bus to Granada. There is a bus to the bus station in Malaga every 30 minutes and the trip takes 30 minutes. It is necessary to buy a ticket before boarding the bus window out of arrivals. The ticket costs 3€. Buses to Granada every hour between 7:00 and 21:30. A taxi from Malaga to Granada costs approximately about 140 euros. Granada bus station is on the outskirts of the city. Therefore, you will have to take a taxi or a bus (No. 3 or 33) up to the Center. If delay your plane to Malaga is difficult to reach Granada after 21.00. In this case, will have that stay in a hotel in Málaga or take a taxi with several other people
SCHEDULE OF BUSES:
Málaga (AIRPORT) - GRANADA (AUTOBUSES ESTACION): 08:30, 10:45, 11:00, 11:30, 16:00, 18:30 and 20:45
GRANADA (BUS STATION) - MÁLAGA (AIRPORT): 07:00, 08:00, 9:00, 10:15, 13:15 and 18:30
Málaga (BUS STATION) - MÁLAGA (AIRPORT): 07:00-24:00 (EVERY 30 MINUTES)
MÁLAGA (AIRPORT) - MALAGA (BUS STATION): 06:25-23:30 (EVERY 30 MINUTES)
MALAGA (BUS STATION) - GRANADA (BUS STATION): 07:00, 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:15, 11:30, 12:00 , 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00, 18:30, 19:00, 20:00, 21:15, 21:30
GRANADA (BUS STATION)-MALAGA (BUS STATION): 07:00, 08:00, 08:25, 09:00, 10:15, 11:00, 12:00, 13:15, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 18:30, 19: 00, 20:00, 21:00
If coming from Madrid, will have to go to the "station of the South". Closer to the "South Station" metro is Mendez Alvaro. Buses leave every hour and if travelers (e.g. before or after a party) will be more buses depending on demand. The easiest is to go to the station and take the next bus. If you're lucky, you won't have to wait more than 2 hours for a bus. There are several types of services between Madrid and normal granada:
♦ (5 hours - € 17.53): 1:30, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 10:30, 11:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:30, 17:30, 18:30, supra 20:30
♦ economy (4 hours 30 minutes - €26.81)-1:00, supra 7:00
♦ (4 hours 30 minutes - € 35,87)-13:30, 19:30
FROM THE OTHER CITIES
Will have to take a taxi or a bus (No. 3 or 33) up to the Center. It is not possible to book a taxi in advance. However, if flames by phone, usually the taxi arrives in less than 10 minutes. To take a taxi within Granada, only have to go to a stop of taxis or call to the 958 280 654. There are many stops of taxis in Granada: ahead of the station of bus, ahead of the station of trains, ahead of the Plaza of win, in Plaza new, in source of them battles, and ahead of the Court English, etc.
The station of trains is in a zone quite central and is in Avenue of Andalusian. The number of phone is 958 27 12 72. Granada does not have a line of high speed yet. The Talgo takes some 5 hours and half from Madrid. Seville is to some 4 hours on train. The most of the people prefer travel in bus instead of train when come from Malaga or Almeria.
DRIVING TO GRANADA
The Spanish roads have improved much in the last 20 years and there are some good roads to all them cities main. Takes some 5 hours to Madrid, 11 hours to Barcelona, 90 minutes to Malaga.
Once you're in the Centre of Granada, you can reach everywhere on foot, by bus or by taxi. Parking in a public car park in the city centre will cost about 25 euros per day, but there is another parking which costs 40 euros per week. Most of the companies have points of delivery both at the airport and in the Centre of Granada.