Getting to Baena
If you have decided to experience Holy Week in Baena, a true drum festival in southern Spain, you should know that you have different options to get to the city where it is celebrated. You can come by plane, train, bus or private vehicle. Everything will depend on where you visit us from, although Baena has a privileged geographical location in the center of Andalusia and, therefore, there are many alternatives it offers. Some of them are listed below.
Andalusia has direct and daily flights to many cities throughout Europe. It is very easy to land at one of our airports. The closest airports are those of Granada, Malaga and Seville.
- Seville airport (SVQ). Telephone: (+34) 954 44 90 00 Distance to Baena: 170 km
- Malaga Airport (AGP). Telephone (+34) 91 321 10 00 Distance to Baena: 138 km
- Granada Airport (GRX). Telephone (+34) 958 24 52 00 Distance to Baena: 96 km
Then you must continue your route using another means of transport. From the cities indicated above, you can opt for the conventional train or the high-speed train (AVE) to the city of Córdoba, concluding your trip to Baena by road.
Due to the situation generated by COVID-19, it is advisable to reconfirm the information with the different companies, as some services have been temporarily affected.
If you have arrived in Andalusia through one of the recommended airports, you can travel to Córdoba using the railway network that links the entire Autonomous Community. Most relevant will be the following:
- “Santa Justa” Train Station. Phone: (+34) 912 32 03 20. Estimated time of arrival to Córdoba Central: 42/54 minutes
- Estación de tren de Málaga “María Zambrano”. Telephone (+34) 952 350 061. Estimated time of arrival in Córdoba Central: 1 hour and 4 minutes
- Granada train station “Andaluces Station”. Telephone (+34) 912 432 343. Estimated time of arrival to Córdoba Central: 1h and 37 minutes
The last section of the route to Baena must be done by road and for this you can do it by bus from the Córdoba station or by private or public service vehicle. If you want to rent one without a driver, you can do it at the same stations where there are offices of companies dedicated to it. There are also taxi ranks next to them where you could arrange a service to the destination town.
Possibly, the car is the preferred means of transport for a good part of our visitors. If this is your case, you could plan the route to follow with one of these assistants.
If you choose to continue your journey by bus, you can do so from the Córdoba station, located opposite the railway station.
You have all the necessary information on the bus station website.