Getting There -- If you're driving, see routing details above. You can also drive north from Granada along E-902, a distance of 93km (58 miles). If you're taking the train from Córdoba in the west, it takes only 1 1/2 hours to reach Jaén. There is only one train per day, leaving at 8am daily and costing 8.85€ ($14) for a one-way ticket. There are two trains per day from Madrid, taking 4 to 5 hours and costing 25€ ($40) for a one-way ticket. Trains arrive in Jaén at the RENFE station on Paseo de la Estación (tel. 90-224-02-02; www.renfe.es), north of the center of town.
If you are coming north from Granada, Alsina Graells runs buses from Granada every 30 minutes during the day, taking 1 1/2 hours and costing 7€ ($11) for a one-way ticket. Buses arrive in Jaén at Plaza Coca de la Piñera (tel. 90-242-22-42; www.alsinagraells.es), a block south of Parque de la Victoria.
Visitor Information -- The tourist office, Calle Maestra 13 (tel. 95-331-32-81; www.andalucia.org), is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.