Lloret de Mar is one of the Costa Brava's most well-known resorts. It sits approximately 75 kilometres north of Barcelona.
This page covers the various options for transferring from Barcelona Airport to the centre of Lloret de Mar. Options include train, coach, bus and taxi.
There is a coach service called Sarbus operated by Safra that runs from Barcelona Airport (T1 and T2) to Lloret de Mar.
For exact details of the timetable and ticket prices check the Sarfa Website.
There are no direct trains from Barcelona Airport to Lloret de Mar. Therefore, it is necessary to take a train into the centre of Barcelona to head out towards the north of Catalunya.
Take the Barcelona Airport Train - The C2 to Estacio Sants. 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.
At Estacio Sants you will need to change. There are no trains directly to Lloret de Mar - it is necessary to catch a train to Blanes and catch a bus from there.
To find out the time of this train it is necessary to go to the local trains section of the RENFE website - Cercanías. The train that you will be catching is the C1 - destination Blanes. The journey lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. There are two trains which leave for Blanes every hour.
The Pujol Coach company schedule shuttle buses from directly outside Blanes Train Station. Times vary depending on the day of the week, however they normally run twice per hour - the journey lasts approximately 20 minutes. The price of the bus journey is small (approximately €2.00 ). For information on the exact times and prices check the Pujol Website. Click on 'Routes' and then click on the area of the map where you wish to go to. A timetable will appear in a pdf format.
The distance from Barcelona Airport to Lloret de Mar is approximately 75 km. This will take about one hour in a taxi, costing around €150.00 .
Lloret de Mar is busy seaside town in the summer months. It is a shame that there is no direct coach from Barcelona Airport to the city centre. If you are travelling in a group it is worth considering renting a car or sharing the price of a taxi - as this may work out a similar price and will be a lot quicker.