City buses cost €0.90. Tourist offices have leaflets showing routes. Bus 3 runs between the bus station and Gran Vía de Colón in the city centre. To reach the city centre from the train station, walk to Avenida de la Constitución and pick up bus 4, 6, 7, 9 or 11 going to the right (east). From the centre (Gran Vía de Colón) to the train station, take number 3, 4, 6, 9 or 11.
Vehicle access to the Plaza Nueva area is restricted by red lights and little black posts known as pilonas, which block certain streets during certain times of the day. If you are going to stay at a hotel near Plaza Nueva, press the button next to your hotel’s name beside the pilonas to contact reception, which will be able to lower the pilonas for you.
Many hotels, especially in the midrange and above, have their own parking facilities. Central underground public car parks include Parking San Agustín (Calle San Agustín; per hr/day €1/16) and Parking Plaza Puerta Real (Acera del Darro; per hr/day €1/12). Free parking is available at the Alhambra car parks.
If you’re after a taxi, head for Plaza Nueva, where they line up. Most fares within the city cost between €4.50 and €7.50.