HOW TO GET from Granada to Cordoba

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Best way to travel from Granada to Cordoba

  • The high speed train is the fastest (1 h 20 min) and most convenient option.
  • If you are on a budget, you can always take the bus. It takes double the time, but it can save you up to 45 €.
  • By car it takes approximately 2 h 20 min.
  • There are no flights between Granada and Cordoba.

Train

The high speed train connects Granada with Cordoba in as little as 1h 20 min. There are 4 high speed trains as well as 2 slower options that require changing trains in Antequera and take over 2 h 30 min. You can expect to pay between 15 and 50 €, depending on whether you buy the ticket in advance and are flexible with the departure time/date.

To search and book train tickets, go to www.renfe.com.

GRANADA'S TRAIN STATION

Granada’s train station, also known as Estación de Andaluces, is located about 1km north of the old town. To get an idea, it is about an 18 min walk to the cathedral.

There are several local city buses connecting the city center with the train station, such as lines 4, 11, 21 and 33. If you want to get to the Alhambra, you should take one of those buses and get off at the end of Gran Vía (right next to the cathedral). From there, walk to Plaza Isabel la Católica (2 min walk) to take the bus to the Alhambra (lines C30 or C32). The total trip takes about 40 minutes. For up-to-date information on the local city buses: www.transportesrober.com

CORDOBA'S TRAIN STATION

Cordoba’s train station is located about 2 km (1.25 miles) north of the city center. To give you an idea, it is a 25-min walk to the Great Mosque. The city bus lines 3 and 5 connect the train station with the city center.

For up-to-date information on Cordoba’s city buses: www.aucorsa.es

Car

Granada and Cordoba are 210 km away (130 miles) and it takes about 2 h 20 min to drive following a combination of the roads A-92 and A-45.

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Bus

The company ALSA runs 9 daily buses between Cordoba and Granada. The trip lasts between 2 h 30 min and 4 h 10 min, depending on the number of stops on the way. You can expect to pay 5 to 15 €. Although buses are slower than the train, they are more frequent and cheaper. Therefore, it might be a great option if you are traveling on a budget.

To search and book bus tickets, go to www.alsa.com

GRANADA'S BUS STATION

Granada’s bus station is located 2.5km north of the old town. For example, it is a 40 min walk to the cathedral. The local city bus lines 21 and 33 connect the city center (bus stop at Gran Vía 14) with the bus station. If you want to get to the Alhambra, you should take one of those buses and get off at the end of Gran Vía (right next to the cathedral). From there, walk to Plaza Isabel la Católica (2 min walk) to take the bus to the Alhambra (lines C30 or C32). The total trip takes about 40 minutes.

For up-to-date information on the local city buses: www.transportesrober.com

CORDOBA'S BUS STATION

Cordoba’s bus station is located right in front of the train station.

Once you have arrived

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