Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport (GRX) is located approximately 15 kilometers from the city of Granada, in the region of Andalusia, Spain. Construction of the airport began in 1970 and it opened in 1972. In 2006 it was named after the poet Federico García Lorca, born near Granada. In 2018 the airport handled approximately 1,2 million passengers.
How to get from Granada Airport to Granada
It is operated by the company Autocares Jose Gonzalez. The buses depart approximately 30 min after each arrival flight and travel to the following destinations: Granada Bus Station, La Caleta, Jardines del Triunfo, Gran Via, the Cathedral, Puerta Real and the Palacio de Congresos. Keep in mind that the bus schedule can be changed due to flight times.
Price of the ticket is from 3 EUR. You can buy a ticket directly from the driver or online below.
If you prefer a more comfortable transfer, we recommend taking a taxi. Prices go from 25 to 35 EUR. Fares are a bit higher on weekends, holidays and during the night (10:00PM- 6:00AM). Taxi service is available 24/7 but keep in mind that not all taxis are licensed, make sure you agree on the price before the ride. There are two taxi services operating in Grenada: Tele Radio Taxi Granada and Radio Taxi Genil. Uber and BlaBlaCar are also available.
Another way to travel from Granada Airport is with a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. You can pre-book a transfer for a hassle-free experience, a professional driver will wait for you at the airport and take you to your destination.
Renting a car at Granada Airport
Those of you who prefer to explore the area on your own, the best option would be to rent a car directly at the airport. There are two car rental companies at the airport: Avis and OK Rent a Car. Alternatively, you can always rent a car online and avoid potential queues at the airport.
Renting a bus at Granada Airport
Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.
Private accommodation near Granada Airport
Granada Airport FAQs
- I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
As mentioned, taxis are at your disposal 24/7, but keep in mind that the taxi fare might be different due to different time of day.
- Can I exchange money at the airport?
Unfortunately, there is no currency exchange office at the airport but here are two ATMs on the ground floor.
- I am continuing my journey outside Granada. Are there any direct lines to other destinations?
Because the airport bus is the only bus connecting the airport and the centre of Granada there are no direct lines to other destinations. Your best option is to go to the Granada bus station and check your further options there. You can also check the desired routes on GetByBus.com.
- Does Granada Airport have storage lockers?
No, there are no storage lockers at the airport.
- Is there a free WiFi service available at Granada Airport?
Yes, they provide free WiFi service throughout the airport.