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You can use city buses as well as airport buses in order to reach Granada Airport, 15 kilometers from Granada city center. In addition, taxi and car rental companies serving to you 24/7, especially at main stations in the city and the center, might be a different option for your transportation needs.
Most of the airport buses going directly to Granada Airport from the city are departing from the Paseo del Violon (Junto Callejon del Angel) area. The company, named Alsa Bus, offers direct transportation from the city to the airport, even though it is not affiliated officially with the airport.
You can reach all information about the stops and schedules of the Alsa buses at www.alsa.es. If you want to use the Alsa buses you will have to pay 2.70 euros for one-way journey. If you can obtain your ticket from the machines, you can also get it from the driver.
The buses to the airport are not numbered; instead you should look for a sign saying “Granada – Airport”. These buses depart from the most central districts of the city and goes directly to Granada Airport in 45-50 minutes.
The stops of the buses serving in affiliation with this airport are as follows: Plaza de la Congresos, Acera del Darro (next to Hotel Carmen), Gran Via de Colón, building Santa Lucia, Gran Via de Colon (Americano building), Constitucion Avenue (Triunfo square), Andalucia Avenue (San Izidro Square), Granada Bus Station (Juan Pablo Avenue II, 33), Europa Square, Andalucia, (corner of Periodista Eugenio Selles Street), Santa Fe (Palos de la Frontera), and Granada Airport.
The closest bus stops to Granada city center are Cathedral and Plaza Nueva. The bus fare is 3 euros as of 2016. You are expected to pay this fare directly to the driver once you get on the bus. If you take one of the SN1 or SN2 buses from Granada city to the Granada bus station, it will be even easier to find the buses to the airport. Considering the traffic conditions, the bus from Granada bus station would take you to the airport in about 35 minutes.
If you have a late flight, or you are in a hurry, Granada taxis are undoubtedly the fastest means of transportation you can use. If the hotel you are staying in is close to the city center, you may have to pay a fare of 17-30 Euros to go to the airport by taxi. Please make sure that the driver of the taxi which would take you to the airport from Granada city center in 35-40 minutes turns on the taximeter device.
It is very likely that you will come across a car rental company in every corner of Granada. Among these local and foreign car rental companies that are especially located in Granada bus and train stations and the central points of the city are Economy Car Hire, Sixt, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Dollar, Alamo, EasyCar, Thrifty, National Car Rental, Holiday Autos, Auriga Crown, Record Granada Airport Car, Auto Europa Granada Car, Marbesol, Niza, and Goldcar. After picking up your pre-booked rental car from city center, all you need to do is to reach Granada Airport. You can reach Granada Airport in just half an hour which is located in the direction of Seville on A-92 highway.
Also known as Federico García Lorca, Granada Airport is located in Granada, Spain. The airport, located 15 kilometers west of the city center, serves about one million passengers a year. Granada Airport has all the facilities that you can ask from an international airport.
The best way to have spent pleasant time at the airport is to visit the duty free and other shops where you can find countless products such as beverages, cosmetics, souvenirs, perfumes at reasonable prices. If you prefer snack alternatives, you can visit Cafeteria and Fresh, Self Service Bar.
You can also make benefit of other services at the terminal building including ATMs, change offices, bank, VIP lounges, free internet access, health center, information desks, travel agencies and car rental companies.Last Updated: 08 May 2018
There are many alternatives for travelling to the city center from Alicante Airport. You can rent a car at the airport or get on a taxi. Benefitting from the airport shuttle service of your hotel is another option. Those who prefer using a means of public transportation can get on a bus.
There are taxis waiting for their passengers daylong outside the baggage claim area. Travelling to the city center from Alicante Airport by taxi costs about 20 Euro.
Centauro, Hertz, Goldcar, Sixt, Record Go, Europcar and Avis car rental companies have their offices at Alicante Airport. You should drive southward on the road N332 to reach Alicante city center from the airport. This road is quite enjoyable since it offers a fantastic sea view during the travel. If you don’t want to use the car yourself or you don’t have an international driver's license, you can rent a car with a driver from AeroCity which you find on the first floor of the airport.
Yellow C-6 buses, which depart from the airport every 20 minutes, pass through all important points of the city including the central railway station. The buses operate from 06:00 am to 11:00 pm. One-way ticket price is 3.85 Euro and you can buy the ticket from the driver. Those travelling to Elche and Torrellano region can get on the bus route 1A and passengers going to Arenales del Sol region can get on the bus route 1B. Ticket price of these routes are 1.50 Euro. Passengers travelling to more distant regions can use the green Intercity bus routes.
There are many accommodation centers in Alicante and most of them offer shuttle service for their guests. You can benefit from this service by making a reservation in advance. You should keep in mind that hotels demand extra amount for this service.Last Updated: 14 Aug 2017