Q: We are in Barcelona next month for a 5 day visit. My wife loves Salvador Dalí and as a surprise I would like to take her to his museum in Figueres. What is the best way to get to the Dalí museum in Figueres from Barcelona? Can I book this trip in advance?
A: There are quite a number of options You can travel by train, bus or organized tours, you could also hire a car and drive to the museum yourself. I have provided links below to the information sources you need to plan your trip.
|Salvador Dalí Museum in Figueres|
The organized trips can be booked online in advance of your trip. They also include an express entry ticket which enable you to avoid the queues at the museum which can be quite long during the high season.
Train from Barcelona to Figueres
Organized visit by high speed train (AVE) trip from Barcelona to Dalí Museum in Figueres plus additional trip to Girona.
AVE stands for high speed train (Alta Velocidad in Spanish).
You can also arrange your own train journey from Barcelona. The trains leave from Passeig de Gràcia rail station.
Organized coach trip to Dalí museum
There is also an organized small group tour to the Dalí museum.
Driving to the Dalí Museum from Barcelona.
We recommend you follow the link below where we have provided detailed driving instructions to get to the Dalí Museum from Barcelona. The journey is about 140 km.
Taxi to Dalí museum
You could arrange a taxi to the museum from Barcelona however this option would be quite expensive. A taxi can accommodate up to 4 passengers however and a return journey would be approximately 300 euros for 4 people. It is best to arrange this type of trip in advance with the taxi firm. For details on taxi companies see the following page
For Bus transfers refer to Dalí Museum the following website - you will need the free Adobe Reader to access this page: Timetable for coach transfer between Barcelona and Figueres by Sagales.