Granada International Airport, also called Federico Garcia Lorca Airport, is located 16 km west of the city center.
How to get to and from the airport
You can reach / leave the airport by car, rental car, taxi or bus.
Access is restricted in the historical town center of Granada. There are areas of Granada in which the City Council has imposed restrictions for private vehicle access in order to protect the environment, the town's historical monuments and public safety, as well as to ensure the smooth-running of public services.
Car access in the city of Granada
You can enter Granada on the following roads:
- From Sevilla: A-92
- From Málaga: N-432 / A-92
- From Motril: A-44
- From Córdoba: N-432
- From Madrid: A-44
- From Murcia: N-342 / A-92N
- From Padrollano (Sierra Nevada): A-3 (95)
- From Almería: A-92
Dirección General de Tráfico (Traffic Department)
Get live updates on the roads in the province of Granada at www.dgt.es
Granada Spain Time is in the Central European Time Zone. Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1)
CLIMATE IN SEPTEMBER
Granada's weather in September is characterized by pleasant days that are still consistently warm and comfortable, and cooler nights. Humidity is typically low and precipitation is rare.
BANKS & CURRENCY EXCHANGE
The Euro is the official currency of Spain. Bank notes come in denominations of 5,10,20,50,100,200,500 Euro Coins are denominated in 2 and 1 Euro, then 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
Having access to cash in Spain is easy. The ATM network is one of the biggest in Europe.
If you need to exchange money you can do it at the Corte Inglés (opens Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 22:00) and at most hotels. You will also need your passport in order to exchange money at the BBVA bank.
Electricity & Voltage
Voltage is 220V, 50 Hz (cycles).