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from Barcelona to Girona

You can get from Barcelona to Girona by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Barcelona to Girona on 17 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15Barcelona Sants0h38 08:53Girona
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£151One-way
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08:15Barcelona Sants0h38 08:53Girona
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£151One-way
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10:05Barcelona Sants0h38 10:43Girona
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18:30Barcelona Sants0h38 19:08Girona
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10:50Barcelona Sants0h38 11:28Girona
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Sat
16 Oct
£15Renfe
Sun
17 Oct
£15Renfe
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18 Oct
£15Renfe
Tue
19 Oct
£15Renfe
Wed
20 Oct
£15Renfe
Thu
21 Oct
£15Renfe
Fri
22 Oct
£15Renfe
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23 Oct
£15Renfe
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24 Oct
£15Renfe
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25 Oct
£15Renfe
Tue
26 Oct
£15Renfe
Wed
27 Oct
£15Renfe
Thu
28 Oct
£15Renfe
Fri
29 Oct
£15Renfe
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30 Oct
£15Renfe
Sun
31 Oct
£15Renfe
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1 Nov
£15Renfe
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2 Nov
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3 Nov
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4 Nov
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5 Nov
£15Renfe

Travel Information to Girona from Barcelona

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRenfe

Take a train to travel 53 miles (86 km) to Girona from Barcelona. Renfe is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct train from Barcelona to Girona.

How to travel from Barcelona to Girona?

Enjoy the sightseeing opportunities of both Barcelona and Girona by travelling the short distance between them by either bus or train. The most cost-effective, as well as the fastest way, to travel from Barcelona to Girona is by train. Routes operated by the Spanish-owned provider Renfe with journey times that start at just 40 minutes on high-speed Avant trains. Regional trains make more stops and can more than two hours. Bus routes are operated by ALSA and Sagales and take between 1.5 and 3 hours. Trains depart at regular intervals throughout the day while there are up to 12 bus departures every day of the week.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Girona?

There is little price difference whether travelling by train or bus from Barcelona to Girona if high-speed Avant train tickets are chosen. Taking slower regional trains, however, is a good way to save money. Find the cheapest tickets on bus travel by being flexible about the date and time of departure. All trains including the high-speed Avant are operated by Renfe and take from 40 minutes to a little over two hours. Trains depart from Barcelona Sants Station and terminate at Girona Station. Bus services are operated by Sagales and ALSA with journey times that vary from 1.5 to 3 hours. Bus departures are from Barcelona Nord, Barcelona Bus Station or Terminal 2 at Barcelona Airport. All arrivals are at Girona Bus Station.

What is the fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Girona?

The fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Girona is to book the high-speed Avant train operated by Renfe. This departs from Barcelona Sants Station up to 15 times a day, seven days a week, and takes just under 40 minutes to complete the journey. Barcelona Sants Station is located to the southwest of the city centre to which it is linked by local buses or Metro trains. Girona Station is in the heart of the city and just a few minutes on foot from attractions such as the cathedral and the Banys Arabs or Arabic Baths.

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Travel from Barcelona to Girona by bus

Bus services from Barcelona to Girona are run mainly by Sagales with a few routes operated by ALSA. Both are Spanish-owned transport providers. There are up to a dozen departures every day of the week with journey times that range from 1.5 hours to just under 3 hours. These start in the early morning and continue until late at night. There are three departure points across the city, Barcelona Nord, Barcelona Bus Station and outside Terminal 2 at Barcelona-El Prat Airport. Both the Bus Station and Terminal 2 at the airport have a range of passenger facilities such as car hire desks, toilets, ATMs, WiFi and a choice of places to eat and drink. Girona Bus Station is centrally located in the city and is just a short walk from the train station. Facilities at or near the bus station include toilets, ATMs, left luggage storage, shops and cafes.

Travel from Barcelona to Girona by train

From early morning until mid-evening, there are up to four train departures an hour from Barcelona to Girona. 15 of these are high-speed services on Avant trains which speed between the two cities in just 40 minutes. Other departures can take up to 2 hours and 15 minutes. All routes are operated by Renfe, Spain's main train travel provider. While the timetable for Avant trains operates seven days a week, the service for slower regional routes is slightly reduced on Sundays. Located southwest of the city centre, Barcelona Sants Station is linked to the city's transport network of Metro and suburban trains as well as local buses. The station has a full range of services including car parking, car hire desks, WiFi, toilets, tourist information, shops, cafes and restaurants. Girona Station is located in the heart of the city and within an easy walk of tourist attractions, shops and hotels. Among the facilities at Girona Station are car parking, car rental desks, toilets, ATMs, luggage storage, restaurants, cafes and shops.

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FAQs
How do you get from Barcelona to Girona?

Your travel option from Barcelona to Girona includes taking a train.

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Girona?

The fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Girona is by train with an average journey time of 38 min.

How far is Girona from Barcelona?

The Barcelona to Girona distance is approximately 53 miles (86 km).

How many services a day are there between Barcelona and Girona?

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Girona is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Girona from Barcelona as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Girona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to Girona:

  • Trains mostly leave from Barcelona Sants and tend to arrive in Girona.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barcelona to Girona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Girona, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Renfe for trains to Girona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Barcelona to Girona tickets on Omio for £15.
Is there a way to travel directly from Barcelona to Girona?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Barcelona to Girona:

  • You can take a direct train with Renfe or Renfe AVE with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Girona as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Barcelona to Girona.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Girona from Barcelona?
Your journey from Barcelona to Girona doesn't have to end in Girona. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Barcelona to Girona trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Girona today!
How early should I buy tickets from Barcelona to Girona online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Girona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets are costing £15 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Girona from Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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