How to get from Granada airport to the city centre

How to get form Granada Airport to city Centre

Getting from Granada airport to the city centre is very simple and cheap. No metro or train connections exist, but Buses and taxis are readily available.

Granada’s small airport, Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaen Airport, is 17 kilometres from the city. It receives domestic and international flights and around one million passengers.

How to get from Granada Airport to the city centre

1. Bus, the best way to get from Granada airport to the city centre

The bus line 245, operated by Alsa, connects Granada airport with the city centre in about 45 minutes—1 hour, depending on traffic. You will usually distinguish it because, on the front, it will say AEROPUERTO GRANADA.

The fare is only 3 euros per person, and the ticket can be bought directly from the driver without the need to make a reservation.

The bus stops at the following points: Santa Fe, Avda. Andalucía, Plaza de Europa, Bus Station, Avda. Pintor Francisco Padilla, Avda. Constitución (Hotel Abba), Avda Constitución (Hotel Condor), Gran Vía de Colón – Catedral, Puerta Real, Plaza Rotary – Palacio de Congresos.

Most passengers will step out in Gran Via de Colon—Catedral, which is in the centre of Granada and is two minutes away from the Cathedral.

The company’s schedules usually match flight arrivals. The service runs from 9:20 a.m. to 10:35 p.m. from Granada airport to the Palacio de Congresos and from Granada city centre to the airport between 4:00 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. in the opposite direction.

Check Alsa’s official website to confirm schedules for the specific day you will travel.

2. Taxi, fast, comfortable, but more expensive

Taxis are a comfortable way to get from Granada airport to the city centre, especially if you travel with heavy luggage. The only downside is that it is significantly more expensive than the bus.

The fare to the centre will cost you around 30 euros, a little more (about 35 euros) on weekends and at night. The trip takes about 30 minutes.

3. Private transfer, premium service

The private transfer service is the most comfortable way to get from Granada airport to the city centre. Upon arrival at the airport, a private driver will pick you up and take you to your accommodation.

Prices are very similar to a cab but with a premium service. You can check rates and conditions here:

4. Car rental, makes sense if you plan to travel around Andalusia

Renting a car makes no sense if you are only visiting the city. But if you plan to travel around Andalusia or other regions in Spain, there is no better way to do this than with the flexibility of having your car.

You can find the best deals here:

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