Local Transport

Spain has got excellent public bus and train services.  There are local buses from Trevelez passing the cortijos 3 times a day towards Orgiva.  These buses end up in Granada but you can change buses from Orgiva to Motril, Malaga and other destinations.  The first bus leaves Trevelez at 5.30am and passes the cortijos at roughly 5.45am.  As long as they can see you they will normally stop.  For further timetables see notes at the end of the manual.   There are taxis available both locally and to the airports.  Collections can be made both on line and by telephone.  Autobuses Y Taxi Marquez based in Pitres have individual taxis, minbuses and buses.  For their rates and details see our website or the notes at the end of this manual.


Taxis and buses

Please remember that there are many taxis and companies. We only know the one we trust and regularly use. Prices may vary and are prices that the companies charge you directly. Also timetables are subject to change without notice. Please check them. For buses there is a kiosk in Trevelez where you may check the time table. In Orgiva there is a bigger office.


Local Taxi and mini buses

Name: Fernando Marquez. They also own the DIY store in Pitres which has the same name.  For prices please see contact page at end.

Mobile: 659111745

Other Telephone: 958766196


Buses From Trevelez to Orgiva and Granada

These buses can be caught at the bottom of our drive from:

5:45am (arrives 8:25),  16:00 (arrives 18:45),  17:30 (arrives 20:50)

Buses From Granada to Trevelez

10:00 (arrives 13:15), 12:00 (arrives 15:15), 16:30 (arrives 19:35), 17:00 (arrives 20:15).

There are frequent buses from Orgiva to various destinations such as Motril and Almeria.

For up to date & further information on bus services please see our links page:


For buses leaving from Capileira to Mulhacen, contact Parque Nacional de Sierra Nevada, Pampaneira, telef: 958 763 127

Buses leaving to Mulhacen cost  €4.50 one way and €7.00 return.  We recommend you buy your ticket the day before you travel.


Car hire:

There are really hundreds of car hire companies. Just google it.

We often use www.carrentals.co.uk and they seem to find us the cheapest one!