Granada Airport Guide

Granada Airport is a convenient entry point to Granada for tourist and business travel

Granada Airport – Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaen – is a small airport with good amenities, a convenient 15km outside Granada city.

The airport is served by a number of airlines, handling mainly domestic travel to destinations such as Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Palma de Mallorca, Gran Canaria, Melilla and Tenerife.

Getting there and away by public transport


There is a dedicated bus line run byAutocares José González to transfer passengers to the city centre which takes approximately 45 minutes. The fare is €3 and paid for on the bus.

To Granada City centre

Buses depart after each flight arrival from outside the arrivals hall.

The airport bus stops at the following locations: Granada Bus Station, La Caleta, Jardines del Triunfo, Gran Vía, the Cathedral, Puerta Real and the Palacio de Congresos

From Granada City Centre

The buses run regularly between 05.20 (06.25 on Sundays) and 20.00 every day of the week.

You can catch the bus from the following stops: Acera del Darro, Gran Via de Colon, Jardines del Triunfo, La Caleta, Granada Bus Station and Avenida Andalucia.

To other destinations

There is also a bus service that runs 3 times daily from Granada Airport to Jaen Bus Station. The price is €9.


There is no train link between Granada Airport and the City.

You may travel by taxi or bus to the train station in order to make connections for other destinations in Spain.

The Renfe national rail network links Granada with and a number of cities in Andalucía and beyond including Almeria, Algeciras, Antequera, Guadalajara, Barcelona, Malaga, Valencia, Sevilla, Zaragoza and Madrid (via Linares-Baeza, Jaén).


A taxi to the city centre, which should cost you between €25-30, is a good option if you have heavy luggage and want to avoid carrying it through the streets.

Title Address Description Directions
Granada Airport
Federico García Lorca Granada Airport, Ctra. de Málaga, 18329 Chauchina, Granada, SpainDirections
Granada Bus Station
Estación de Autobuses de Granada, Av. de Juan Pablo II, s/n, 18014 Granada, SpainDirections
Granada Train Station
Granada, Av. de Andaluces, 20, 18014 Granada, SpainDirections

Car hire

Car hire desks are located in the arrivals hall just after baggage reclaim. Granada city centre is a 20-minute drive (17km) from the airport and around an hour (84km to the coast).

At the Airport

Accessibility and Airport Assistance

Granada Airport offers special assistance free to passengers with reduced mobility.

It is recommended to request support at least 48 hours in advance which you can do by via the Aena website here.

Children’s areas and Nursing rooms

There is a children’s play area and a dedicated room for nursing mothers, both located on Floor 0 in the Boarding Zone.


You can get online quickly, easily and free of charge by connecting to the  ‘AIRPORT FREE WIFI AENA’ network and registering via e-mail, Facebook, LinkedIn or Aena Club Cliente.

Shopping at Granada Airport

You’ll find leading brands of perfume and cosmetics, drinks, tobacco, food and souvenirs, as well as some regional products.

The shops operate from 07.00 until the last flight of the day.

Restaurants and cafes at Granada Airport

Granada is a small airport that offers two good options for food and drink while you wait: the Cafetería and Fresh self-service bar.

Banking services

Two ATMs are available at the airport: Caja Granada and Caja Rural de Granada.

Where to stay in Granada

Check out the map below for hotels in and around Granada.

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