How to get to Figueres–Vilafant Train Station

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Figueres Vilafant station information & facilities

Distance from Figueres Vilafant to city center
Distance from Figueres Vilafant to city center
1.5 miles (2.4 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 -10: 45 | Sat: 07: 30 -10: 45 | Sun: 08: 30 -10: 45
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: L1
Train lines: AVE, Avant, Euromed, TGV
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Girona Costa Brava Airport
33 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport is accessible by public transit, using a combination of the L1 bus service and an AVN train, which can take between 1 hour and 2 hours.
Amenities at station
Taxi
Taxi
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 144 Parking Pricing: €1. 25 per hour
Dining
Dining
Txot's Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located in the main concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Accessible facilities including ramps, toilets, parking, and platform. Passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility can contact oca. Accesibilidad@renfe. Es or +34 917744040 for personal assistance.
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Travel from Figueres city centre to Figueres Vilafant train station

There are many options to get from the Figueres city centre to Figueres Vilafant train station. The station is only 0.74 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre, so it’s easily walkable and will allow you to see some of the attractions in the city.

Walking to the train station in Figueres will take around 15min and there are also plenty of restaurants and shops along the way if you want to get a meal before your train departs. If you do walk, the easiest route is via Carrer de l’Empordà/N-260. You can also take the AVE train or L54 bus line to get there in 10min. Taxis are available in the city, but it’s much cheaper to use public transport. If you take a taxi, be aware that traffic can add to your travel time, especially during weekends or holidays. You should plan to arrive at the station at least 45min before your train is scheduled to depart.

How far is it from Figueres city centre to Figueres Vilafant train station?

Once you arrive by train to Figueres, the station is a short 0.74 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre. Since it’s so close, you can walk the distance and arrive in about 15min. The best route to get to the city is via Carrer de l’Empordà/N-260. You can also hire a taxi to get you there, but you may need to contend with traffic.

A more efficient way to get to the city is the AVE train or the L54 bus line. Both options are reliable and will get you to the station in around 10min. These services run every 10min, so you won’t have to wait long. Walking the distance allows you to see the areas around the station or discover local attractions. For reading on your trip, take a look at the Omio The Window Seat.

What is the best way to get to Figueres Vilafant train station from Figueres city centre?

From Figueres city centre, it is only 0.74 miles (1.5 km) to Figueres train station. Walking is a great way to see local sights and it will feel good to stretch your legs after a long trip. The most efficient route is along Carrer de l’Empordà/N-260. If you decide to take public transport, there are a number of reliable and quick options. Take the AVE train route or the L53 bus to arrive at the station in about 10min. You can also take a taxi, but traffic during peak hours can add to your travel time, so plan accordingly. Visitors can easily travel around the city using public transport.

Where is the airport in Figueres and how to get there?

If you are departing or arriving by plane in Figueres, the closest airport is Girona Airport (GRO). This airport is 33.2 miles (53.5 km) away from Figueres station. To get to the airport, you can take the L-28 or 660 bus routes or the AVN34153 train.

How accessible is Figueres train station for those with limited mobility?

At the train station in Figueres, passengers with a disability will feel secure knowing that the station has a wide range of accessible facilities. This is particularly important if you’re travelling to Figueres for the first time. After your train arrives in Figueres, the step-free platforms make it easy to disembark. Automatic doors give you access to all areas of the station. Accessible restroom facilities have wide stalls and lowered sinks. Clear signage and audio announcements help you find your way around the station.

Attendants are available to provide assistance at the station, on the train and to help you transfer to a different train if required. Before you travel, contact Figures train station to let them know that you are travelling with a disability and require help getting off the train, so arrangements can be made in advance. For safety on crowded trains, it might be necessary to wait until all the other passengers exit before you can be transferred.

Travel from Figueres city centre to Figueres Vilafant train station: seaside town in Figueres

Figueres Train Station. Source: Shutterstock

Night trains to/from Figueres Vilafant

If you’re planning to depart or arrive at Figueres train station at night, night trains pass through the station after 6:00 p.m. and travel to other parts of Spain. Depending on your day of travel and your destination, some trains operate until 10:00 p.m. To find up-to-date schedules for night trains, check the Omio app. Both in our application and on the website, you will find information on all the available trains so that you can choose the one that suits you best.

Travelling by train in Figueres: Sustainable journey

Travelling by train is not only an adventure but a sustainable way to go on holiday. When you travel by train, you emit less CO2 than any other method of travel. Compared to planes, cars and other modes of transport, travelling by train is responsible for only 3% of global energy use, which means less CO2 for the planet.

Local tips: Figueres train station points of interest

The Figueres Vilafant train station was built in 2010 and serves trains from Paris, Madrid and Barcelona. Once you arrive in Figueres, there is plenty to do and see around the station since it’s so close to the city centre. After you visit the Dali Museum, stroll through Surrealista, a Salvador Dalí-designed shop where you can find authentic Dali art, objects and books. To see even more Dali while you’re in Spain, walk to the Face of Dali monument. You will see some of his statues and a sidewalk decorated by the artist.

If you’re interested in historic statues, visit the Monumento a Jaime I El Conquistador. There are many fine restaurants around the city centre where you can savour the local gastronomy and wine. You will also find plenty of shops, galleries and craft stores on every corner of the city. Don’t miss the following attractions near the station:

  • Monumento a Salvador Dali
  • La Rambla de Figueres
  • Museu de la Tecnica de l’Emporda
  • Monumento a Narciso Monturiol
  • Emporda Museum

What to do in Figueres

Once you have arrived on the train to Figueres, it’s time to see the city. Being so close to the city centre ensures that everything is easily accessible. Spend some time taking in the rich history of the region at Sant Ferran Castle. Guided tours are available, which are worthwhile if you are interested in learning about local history, or you can explore on your own. At the Church of San Pedro, you can admire one of the most beautiful works of architecture in the city.

If you’re in the city during the warmer months, Cadaques Beach is worth a visit. Unique Baroque architecture line the hills above the water and artist Salvador Dali had a house nearby, which you can visit as well. If you would like to go on a day trip in the area, visit Perelada for endless gardens, green hills and tiny villages full of craft shops. If you are travelling to Figueres with kids, go back in time at the Toy Museum of Catalonia and see the collection of over 4,000 exhibits and 15,000 antique toys, including porcelain dolls and a model railway. At the end of the day, enjoy a meal at one of the world-renowned restaurants in the city.

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