Walking round Granada on foot is very convenient. You'll also find different services to take you any place in the city
How to get around
In Granada you'll find public buses and sightseeing buses in addition to taxis, making it convenient and efficient to get between the different places of interest in the city. City buses are the best way to get around Granada. They usually run from 6:45 am to 11 pm. On Fridays, Saturdays and the eve of public holidays there are also two routes (known as "búhos" –Spanish for owls) that run from midnight to 5 am. Taxis can be found every day at any time. They are white with the city crest, a green line and their licence number on the side. You can hail them in the street when they have the green light on, and they can also be found at ranks on Granada's most central streets and squares. There is a radio taxi service –the taxi will come and pick you up from wherever you like. Rates are displayed inside the taxis and comprise the minimum fare, flag-down charge, kilometre charge and other extras such as night service, public holidays, and station or airport service.
The most convenient option
How much does transport cost?
A single ticket for the bus costs €1.20. Tickets for the night bus are €1.30. Another option are the bus passes known as the Credibús; these can be topped up in three different increments: €5, €10 and €20. They are transferable and you can change between bus lines free of charge within 45 minutes. When you purchase the pass for the first time, you have to pay a deposit of €2 which is refundable on returning the card. The different card options can be purchased directly from the bus driver. There is also a Granada Card Tourist Pass which entitles you to admissions to all the main monuments, and includes a discount voucher for urban bus lines and a 24-hour ticket for the Sightseeing Bus . It is valid for five days and costs €37.50, or €33.50 for three days. It includes a general daytime visit to the monumental site of the Alhambra and the Generalife. http://www.granadatur.com/granada-card Which is the best option?
If you want to make several journeys or travel in a group, then you should purchase a bus pass – it will give savings over single tickets and is transferable, meaning it can be used by more than one person.
Other ways of getting around
Other ways of getting around Granada include the sightseeing bus; which for one hour and 20 minutes takes a tour of some of the most interesting places in the city, such as the Alhambra and the Science Park. Tickets cost €18 and are valid for 24 hours. Another option is to rent bicycles, scooters and segways.
There is also a sightseeing train. It makes two routes: one goes around the Alhambra (€6) and the other around the city centre (€5).