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If you are planning a visit to Granada, the Alhambra is a very recommended place to visit and one of the reasons why many of the tourists coming to Malaga and the Costa del Sol choose to make this trip to Granada.

If you are getting to Granada by car the road you have to take the A-45 motorway which goes through Casabermeja and joins the motorway A-92 going through Loja just a little before you finally reach Granada.

Taxi transfers from Malaga to Granada

Approximated distance to Granada: 134 Km.
Estimated time for getting to Granada: 1 hour and a half

Airport transfer to Granada

When traveling with a group of people you may prefer to hire a bus in Malaga and share the costs, another option is to book a Malaga airport transfer to Granada, a fast and reliable transport option.

Malaga airport transfer to Granada

Malaga to Granada by car

You can hire a car with GPS in Malaga and drive to Granada, this is the most comfortable and fastest way of transport to this city.

We recommend to drive carefully in Granada, please read our blog about rental cars and traffic fines where we talk about dangers of driving in Granada city center.

Excursions to Granada

You can read our tips about excursions to Granada from Malaga from our website. The excursion includes a visit to the Alhambra and the entrance tickets.

Bus to Granada

There are daily buses from Malaga airport to Granada, the trip takes approximately 2 hours and a half.

The bus schedule from Malaga airport to Granada is the following:

8:30 - 10:45 - 11:00 - 11:30 - 16:00 - 18:30

The current price is between 12 and 14 euros for a simple ticket, between 23 and 28 euros for a round trip.

Train to Granada

There is not direct link from Malaga to Granada however Granada train station has direct train connections with Cordoba, Algeciras, Cadiz, Guadix, Jerez de la Frontera, Ronda and Seville.

If you prefer traveling by train you can take it from Malaga train station to Antequera, Ronda, Seville or Cordoba where you have to take another train for getting to Granada.