How to Reach Granada


  • By Air: There is a small airport that lies about 12 kilometers from the city and you can fly in from London and then drive the rest of the way. Also, there are frequent flights to and fro from Rome, Paris and Barcelona.
  • By Road: Most of the big cities in Spain are connected to Granada through motorways and it will take a drive of an hour at the shortest to reach the city.
  • By Train: Once in the city you can get around using buses or trains, there is a wide choice.
  • By Bus: The hop-on-hop-off bus is perfect for sightseeing with its open top. You can purchase a 24-hour ticket that will allow you to use the bus at any time and place and go around the city, this is a very convenient way of travelling in and around the city.


  • On Foot: Most of the attractions are on a walking distance and hence can be visited on foot. This is also the best way to explore the city in a perfect manner.
  • By Bus: The local bus service is efficient and all major destinations can be reached very easily. Moreover, it's cheaper than hiring a taxi.
  • By Metro: The metro system is quite reliable and affordable as well and a quick way to go between places.
  • By Taxi: If you are not up for using public transport, then opt for hired taxis. But make sure you are eager to spend some good amount of money on taxis.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Granada. The most preferred mode of transport in Granada is Walking.

Average distance: 7.38 km Average time: 32.4 min

  • Walking 40%
    Walking 17.5 min Bus 2.5 min Waiting 1 min Overall average time for 2.65 kms 21 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 20%
    Bus 45 min Waiting 15 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 13 kms 65 min
  • Car 40%
    Driving 17.5 min Walking 10 min Overall average time for 9.3 kms 27.5 min
Route Distance Time
Maracena to Granada 3.24 km 3 mins
Málaga to Granada 104.3 km 1 hour 44 mins
Malaga to Granada 107.14 km 1 hour 47 mins
Torremolinos to Granada 117.37 km 1 hour 57 mins
Benalmádena to Granada 120.33 km 2 hours 57 mins
Mijas to Granada 131.41 km 2 hours 11 mins
Cordoba to Granada 151.67 km 2 hours 31 mins
Marbella to Granada 160.47 km 2 hours 40 mins
Gibraltar to Granada 226.18 km 3 hours 46 mins
Seville to Granada 264.94 km 4 hours 24 mins
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