Tourist Information Guide

How to Transfer from Barcelona Airport to Girona

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Girona is a small city in the North East of Catalunya. It is located approximately 100 kilometres from Barcelona.

This page covers the various options for transferring from Barcelona Airport Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal 2 (T2) to the centre of Girona. Options include train, coach, bus, car and taxi. It is important to note that Girona has its own airport. However, this page will deal with transfer to the city of Girona itself, rather than the airport. For details on how to travel from Barcelona airport to Girona airport, see our Guide to Transfer from Barcelona Airport to Girona Airport.


Private transfer services from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to / or from Girona town centre

You have the option of a minibus service or a private transfer service that operates between Barcelona airport (both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) and Girona centre.

We have provided a link below where you can reserve either of these services.

You have 3 reservation options:

1. one way journey from Barcelona airport to Girona centre only,
2. one way journey from Girona centre to Barcelona airport only
3. return journey from Barcelona airport to Girona centre.

It is recommended that you book your transfer well in advance of your trip. Unfortunately the service cannot be booked if it is within 24 hours of your arrival.

Follow this link:

Transfer service from Barcelona airport to / or from Girona town centre.


Transfer to Girona from Barcelona Airport by Train

There are no direct trains from Barcelona Airport to Girona. Therefore, it is necessary to take a train into the centre of Barcelona to head out towards Northern Catalunya.

Take the Barcelona Airport Train C2 to Estacio Sants. At Estacio Sants you will need to change.

If you are arriving into Terminal 1 (T1) you will not be able to walk straight to the train station, as it is 4km away. You will need to take a shuttle bus from outside the terminal.

There are numerous trains travelling from Estacio Sants to Girona - approximately three every hour. On average the journey lasts about 1 hour 20 minutes. Check the RENFE Website for the train times.


tip It is worth travelling on the local trains rather than the national ones as the train tickets are cheaper - approximately  €7.40  rather the  €20.00 . Look for trains with names such as Catalunya Express and Regional rather than Costa Brava and Talgo.


Coach

We recommend you check the following coach website for availability, timetables and pricing because they vary greatly depending on the time of year. Sometimes the services are running with reduced frequency or do not run at all.

Official Sagalés website


Bus

Barcelona Sants Station
Barcelona Sants Station

There is no direct public bus service from Barcelona Airport to Girona - only a direct privately operated coach service (see above). It is necessary to head towards the Barcelona city centre first and then take a coach or train from there. You can travel to the city centre either on the Aerobus - Barcelona Airport Express Bus then get off at the Plaça Espanya stop. From Plaça Espanya you can take the metro two stops on the green line to Estacio Sants. Alternatively you can take the RENFE train from Barcelona airport and get off at Estacio Sants. From Estacio Sants you can take both the train and the coach to Girona (see above for more details).


Taxi

The distance from Barcelona Airport to Girona is approximately 90 km. This will take about one hour in a taxi, costing around  €180.00 .


Travelling from Barcelona Airport to Girona is quite simple. First check whether the coach from the airport is running when you arrive. However, if not, a train journey from Barcelona city centre runs on a regular basis and is, in fact, cheaper than the coach. Remember, if you need to travel to Girona Airport - this is outside of Girona's town centre and will require an extra journey - see our Guide to Transfer from Barcelona Airport to Girona Airport for more details.


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