A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Granada vs. Oviedo for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Granada or Oviedo?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Should I visit Granada or Oviedo? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city has activities that align with your interests along with knowing which is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the details and the data, which all comes from actual travelers.

Where Should I go: Granada or Oviedo?

Granada

Granada is a city of southern Spain located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the autonomous community of Andalucia. Perhaps the most notable feature of the city is its medieval architecture that dates to the Moorish occupation of Spain. Each example stands from another time and place, strong fortresses and castles against the backdrop of lumbering mountains. Yet they are surrounded by a city thriving with modern day quirks. From castles and fortresses to bars, restaurants, and cafes, Granada is a unique setting for an otherworldly getaway.

Oviedo

Oviedo is the capital city of the Asturias Principality in Northern Spain. It is a city of churches and cathedrals with many of its buildings designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Its old town, or Casco Antiguo, is the most historic part of Oviedo, where many of the UNESCO sites are situated.

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Which place is cheaper, Oviedo or Granada?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Granada is €123, while the average daily cost in Oviedo is €106. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Granada and Oviedo in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Granada 59
    Oviedo 53
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Granada 118
    Oviedo 106
Compare Hotels in Granada and Oviedo

Looking for a hotel in Granada or Oviedo? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Granada


Hotels in Oviedo


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Granada Hotel Prices and Oviedo Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Granada 22
    Oviedo 20
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Granada

Some typical examples of transportation costs in Granada are as follows:


  • 7 Trip Bus Pass
    5.00

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Granada

Also for Granada, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Granada to Cordoba Private Transfer: $270
  • Cordoba and its Mosque from Granada with Private Transfer: $266
  • Granada to Malaga Airport Private Transfer: $233
  • Private Transfer from Motril to Malaga (AGP) airport : $213
  • Private Transfer from Salobreña to Malaga (AGP) airport: $188
  • Granada Private Intercity Transfer to Malaga: $178
  • Granada airport private arrival transfer, Mercedes Sedan: $144
  • Private Transfer IN or OUT in Upscale Vehicle with Professional Driver: $134
  • Granada to Seville Airport (SVQ) - Departure Private Transfer: $122
  • Private Transfer Granada to Granada Train Station by Luxury van: $77
  • Departure Transfer from Granada City to Airport GRX by Luxury van: $77
  • Private Transfer Granada City to Granada Airport GRX by Sedan: $62

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Oviedo

Also for Oviedo, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Private Transfer from Asturias Airport to Oviedo and Gijón: $72
  • Private Transfer from Asturias Airport (OVD) to Gijon Cruise Port: $40

Is it cheaper to fly into Granada or Oviedo?

Prices for flights to both Oviedo and Granada change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Granada 37
    Oviedo 38
Typical Food Prices in Granada

For Granada, here are some examples of average food and meal prices for travelers:


  • Sangria
    2.50
  • Sandwich to go
    3.00
  • Bocadillo & Drink
    6.25

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Granada 28
    Oviedo 19

Tours and Activities in Granada

For Granada, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • 2-Hour Guided Tour of Alhambra Gardens and Alcazaba in Granada: $50
  • 2-Hour PREMIUM Tour Visiting the Alhambra and Generalife: $188
  • 4 neighborhoods 4 cultures. Half day private tour in Granada: $144
  • Albaicín & Sacromonte Walking Tour: $18
  • Albaicín and Sacromonte Walking Tour and Flamenco Show: $36
  • Albaicín and Sacromonte sunset tour: $24
  • Albaicin & Sacramonte Electric Bike Tour in Granada : $39
  • Albaicin and Sacromonte Private Tour : $94
  • Albayzin Express Electric Bike Tour with Play Granada: $39
  • Albayzin Express Segway Tour with Play Granada: $28
  • Albayzin and Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour in Granada: $16
  • Alhambra & Generalife Skip the Line Premium Tour including Nasrid Palaces: $65

Tours and Activities in Oviedo

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Oviedo.

  • 1934 Revolution Tour: $11
  • 2-Hour Private Tour of Oviedo: $80
  • Civil War Tour of Oviedo: $11
  • Covadonga and Lakes and Occidental coast Private Tour: $386
  • Direct Tour to Covadonga Lakes Picos de Europa from Oviedo: $95
  • From Covadonga, Cangas de Onís, and Lastres Tour: $34
  • Full-Day Tour at Oviedo to Coastal Wonders of Asturias : $293
  • Guided Tour of the Cathedral of Oviedo: $12
  • Guided tour of Oviedo: $11
  • OVIEDO SCARY! Legends and Mysteries Tour: $11
  • Oviedo : Archaeological and fine arts museum tour: $16
  • Oviedo : Walking tour of the Historic Center: $152

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Granada 24
    Oviedo 16

Sample the Local Flavors in Granada

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Granada:

  • Granada Tapas and wine tour!: $72
  • Granada Traditional Tapas and Wine Tour - by Oh My Good Guide!: $78
  • BEST OF Flamenco, Tapas and Wine Tour: $102


When comparing the travel costs between Granada and Oviedo, we can see that Granada is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Europe, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Granada Expensive? and Is Oviedo Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Granada or Oviedo?

Granada has a larger population, and is about 13% larger than the population of Oviedo. When comparing the sizes of Granada and Oviedo, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit Granada or Oviedo?

Both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. And since both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Granada or Oviedo in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Granada and Oviedo. Most visitors come to Granada for the hiking and the family-friendly experiences during these months.

Granada is a little warmer than Oviedo in the summer. The daily temperature in Granada averages around 25°C (77°F) in July, and Oviedo fluctuates around 19°C (65°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Oviedo this time of the year. In Granada, it's very sunny this time of the year. Granada usually receives more sunshine than Oviedo during summer. Granada gets 348 hours of sunny skies, while Oviedo receives 203 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Granada usually receives less rain than Oviedo. Granada gets 2 mm (0.1 in) of rain, while Oviedo receives 38 mm (1.5 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Granada 25°C (77°F) 
    Oviedo 19°C (65°F)

Should I visit Granada or Oviedo in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Granada as well as Oviedo. The autumn months attract visitors to Granada because of the hiking trails, the shopping scene, and the natural beauty of the area.

In the autumn, Granada is a little warmer than Oviedo. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Granada in October average around 19°C (67°F), and Oviedo averages at about 16°C (60°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Granada this time of the year. In the autumn, Granada often gets more sunshine than Oviedo. Granada gets 213 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Oviedo receives 138 hours of full sun.

Granada usually gets less rain in October than Oviedo. Granada gets 54 mm (2.1 in) of rain, while Oviedo receives 94 mm (3.7 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Granada 19°C (67°F) 
    Oviedo 16°C (60°F)

Should I visit Granada or Oviedo in the Winter?

Both Oviedo and Granada are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities. The museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine are the main draw to Granada this time of year.

In January, Granada is generally a little warmer than Oviedo. Daily temperatures in Granada average around 12°C (54°F), and Oviedo fluctuates around 10°C (49°F).

Granada usually receives more sunshine than Oviedo during winter. Granada gets 171 hours of sunny skies, while Oviedo receives 95 hours of full sun in the winter.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Oviedo. In January, Granada usually receives less rain than Oviedo. Granada gets 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain, while Oviedo receives 100 mm (3.9 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Granada 12°C (54°F) 
    Oviedo 10°C (49°F)

Should I visit Granada or Oviedo in the Spring?

Both Oviedo and Granada during the spring are popular places to visit. Many travelers come to Granada for the natural beauty.

Granada is a little warmer than Oviedo in the spring. The daily temperature in Granada averages around 16°C (60°F) in April, and Oviedo fluctuates around 11°C (53°F).

It's quite sunny in Granada. In the spring, Granada often gets more sunshine than Oviedo. Granada gets 220 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Oviedo receives 143 hours of full sun.

Granada usually gets less rain in April than Oviedo. Granada gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Oviedo receives 92 mm (3.6 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Granada 16°C (60°F) 
    Oviedo 11°C (53°F)

Typical Weather for Oviedo and Granada

Granada Oviedo
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 12°C (54°F) 83 mm (3.3 in) 10°C (49°F) 100 mm (3.9 in)
Feb 13°C (55°F) 75 mm (3 in) 10°C (50°F) 89 mm (3.5 in)
Mar 14°C (57°F) 59 mm (2.3 in) 11°C (51°F) 79 mm (3.1 in)
Apr 16°C (60°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 11°C (53°F) 92 mm (3.6 in)
May 19°C (66°F) 24 mm (0.9 in) 14°C (56°F) 77 mm (3 in)
Jun 22°C (72°F) 13 mm (0.5 in) 16°C (61°F) 45 mm (1.8 in)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 2 mm (0.1 in) 19°C (65°F) 38 mm (1.5 in)
Aug 25°C (78°F) 5 mm (0.2 in) 19°C (66°F) 46 mm (1.8 in)
Sep 23°C (74°F) 15 mm (0.6 in) 18°C (64°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Oct 19°C (67°F) 54 mm (2.1 in) 16°C (60°F) 94 mm (3.7 in)
Nov 15°C (60°F) 115 mm (4.5 in) 12°C (54°F) 125 mm (4.9 in)
Dec 13°C (55°F) 102 mm (4 in) 10°C (51°F) 103 mm (4.1 in)