Barcelona to Girona Train

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Girona

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23

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Train schedule from Barcelona to Girona

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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Girona

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Fastest Journey

38 m

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38 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

86 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Barcelona for Girona every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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03:50PMBarcelona Sants0h38 04:28PMGirona
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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Girona

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
durationAverage train duration38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe EUROMED, Renfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Barcelona to Girona cover the 53 miles (86 km) long route taking on average 38 min with our travel partners like Renfe EUROMED, Renfe or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $14 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $20 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Girona.

Train companies: Renfe and AVE from Barcelona to Girona trains

Renfe and AVE trains will get you from Barcelona to Girona from $14 (€13). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Girona trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

  • Average Price: $19

Travel comfortably to Girona from Barcelona with AVE, Renfe's high-speed trains. When you travel on the AVE train from Barcelona to Girona, the distance to travel is 53 miles (86 km) and prices start as low as $14 (€13). Check all the AVE train schedules and find the cheapest ticket between Barcelona and Girona on Omio!

Renfe is the main railroad company in Spain and offers a wide variety of AVE tickets perfect for your budget, such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card that you can add when booking your Renfe AVE ticket with Omio.

The Renfe AVE trains are among the fastest in the world, reaching 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, and the AVE connects the main cities of the country in just a few hours, offering comfort and flexibility in long and medium distances. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms and entertainment on board, and when you book your ticket on Omio, we offer you the possibility of choosing the seat that suits you best.

  • Average Price: $14

Trains from Barcelona to Girona

There are multiple trains a day traveling from Barcelona to Girona. There are generally over seven options per day, up to about 12 trips. Therefore, trains run this route frequently, over about 50 times per week. The journey between these two cities is approximately 38min long. All of the routes offered are direct and don’t require changing trains at any point before arriving in Girona. Depending on the day of the week, the trains depart out of Barcelona more or less every hour or two.

   

Barcelona to Girona Train Time: Daily Departures

There are more than seven trains a day making the trip by train from Barcelona to Girona. The frequency varies depending on the day of the week and the time of year. The earliest daily train generally departs from Barcelona at around 7:05 a.m. The last train of the day can be either at about 7:25 p.m. or 9:25 p.m. Some days, like Sundays, have more trains operating the route from Barcelona to Girona.

How long is the journey by train from Barcelona to Girona?

The journey from Barcelona to Girona is a short one. The train ride covers about 53 miles (83 km) in about 38min. None of the routes offered require changing trains at any point, and go directly to Girona without making stops at all between the two train stations. Omio offers routes with either normal-speed trains or the high-speed train, however, both tend to take the same time to get from Barcelona to Girona.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Barcelona to Girona?

Departure train station: The station that this route departs from is the Barcelona-Sants Train Station. This train station is located on the outskirts of the city center of Barcelona, about 2.5 miles (4 km) away. However, it’s easily accessible from the downtown area of Barcelona by public transit like bus or metro. The trip to the station can take about 20min depending where in Barcelona you’re leaving from. The station has a decent selection of dining options as well as stores and gift shops.

Arrival train station: These trains arrive at the Girona Train Station. This train station in Girona is located right by the city center. You can most likely either walk to your destination in downtown Girona or hop on a bus right out front of the train station. At the Girona Train Station you will find a couple cafés, an ATM and a few car rental agencies at your disposal, along with travel information.

Girona Cathedral Tourists. Source: Shutterstock

Which train companies travel from Barcelona to Girona?

The company operating the routes between Barcelona and Girona is the Spanish national railway, RENFE. RENFE has multiple trips a day covering this journey from about 7:05 a.m. to 9:25 p.m. Depending on the time of day, there are generally two options per day that are on the RENFE AVE high-speed train. However, the duration of the segment from Barcelona to Girona is not any faster with the high-speed train. The other routes offered throughout the day is on the RENFE AVANT train. This train is the standard mid-distance train. All of the routes from Barcelona to Girona take about 38min, give or take.

RENFE trains from Barcelona to Girona

RENFE is the single railway provider for the train routes from Barcelona to Girona in Spain. This railway company offers multiple rides a day between these cities. The options can be either on the standard mid-distance RENFE AVANT train or the high-speed RENFE AVE train. Nonetheless, no matter which type of train you choose to travel on, the duration of the segment is generally the same, taking about 38min. All of the routes offered on Omio do not require connecting trains, as well as being nonstop. There are about 50 trains from Barcelona to Girona per week the frequency depends on the day you wish to travel along with the time of year.

Train Barcelona to Girona: Services on Board

Both the RENFE AVANT as well as the RENFE AVE trains offer Second Class seats. However, the AVE trains also have a Second+ Class. This class has wider seats and more legroom. All RENFE trains have the same luggage allowance no matter the segment you’re traveling on. RENFE permits passengers to bring three items onboard with them, that in total must not weigh over 55 lbs (25 kg). Bikes are allowed on board if they are foldable and, in a case, without the sum of its dimensions exceeding 71in (180 cm).

If the bicycle is larger, it will have to be treated as special extra luggage. Pets are also allowed on board the trains operating the routes from Barcelona to Girona. Passengers will need to pay a pet fee, and bring them in a pet carrier that cannot weigh over 22 lbs (10 kg). RENFE trains and stations offer assistance to travelers with disabilities or reduced mobility. Passengers may request this assistance in advance. The trains are also equipped with ramps to get on board as well as wheelchair accessible seating.

How to find cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Girona?

The main thing to remember when booking your train ticket from Barcelona to Girona is that the RENFE AVE tends to be more expensive than the other RENFE lines. In addition to this, make sure you book your train as soon as possible. This may help you to save money on your trip, since the tickets get more expensive as the departure date gets closer.

Try being flexible with your travel dates, as well. If passengers have flexible departure dates, they can choose the cheaper routes or the ones with lower demand. In this case, there aren’t any journeys offered with stopovers or trips that take longer. These would be characteristics that would generally reduce the price of the tickets.

Girona Cityscape View Traveller.jpg. Source: Shutterstock

To Girona by train—travel tips

Girona is a beautiful Catalan city known for its picturesque Old City and colorful houses along the Onyar River. Make your way to the Old District to see top attractions such as the gothic Cathedral of Girona and the Basilica of San Felix with a mixture of architectural styles.

For those travelers who enjoy going to museums whenever they visit a new place, in Girona there is the Museu D’Art de Girona, the Sant Pere de Galligants archeological museum in an old monastery, and the Jewish History Museum. The area called the Call is a 13th century Jewish Quarter, known as one of the largest and best-preserved Jewish quarters in Europe.

If you’re looking to enjoy the outdoors and some peace and quiet, cross the river and make your way out of the historic center to the Parc de la Devesa. This park also has a street market twice a week. While you’re in Girona, you’ll have to make sure to try some of the typical dishes of the area. For instance, Girona is known for its sweet sausage “botifarra" with apple, or the cream-filled pastry called “xuixo".

For a day trip, if you have the time, head to the coastal area near Girona. This part of Spain is famous for its beautiful beaches and coves.

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Barcelona to Girona Train Cost

Average prices for Renfe trains from Barcelona to Girona when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€19

1 Day in Advance

€18

1 Week in Advance

€17

2 Weeks in Advance

€17

1 Month in Advance

€17

3 Months in Advance

€17

Barcelona to Girona Trains: General Information


Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Barcelona to Girona train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.


  • autobus All Barcelona to Girona trains are run by Renfe.
  • autobus All Renfe trains are direct, depart from Barcelona's Sants or El Clot Aragó train stations and arrive at Girona's train station.
  • autobus The Barcelona to Girona train journey takes as little as 38 minutes to arrive in Girona.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Barcelona to Girona train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Barcelona to Girona trains decrease the further you book in advance:

  • It is 5% cheaper to book a Barcelona to Girona train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 11% cheaper to purchase Barcelona to Girona train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Finally, Barcelona to Girona train costs are 11% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Barcelona

Trains from Barcelona to Girona depart from either Sants Estacion or Passeig de Gracia. Both are located in the center of Barcelona. To get to Passeig de Gracia, simply catch Metro Line 3, which stops at central stations like Poble Sec and Espanya. To reach Sants, catch Lines 3 or 5. Both stations can also be reached via buses or taxis if the Metro isn't available. However, as the Metro runs from 5:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. most days, this shouldn't be necessary. Leave about 10-15 minutes to reach the stations if you are coming from city center hotels.

Getting into Girona by Train

Girona was once a Roman city, and it has plenty of ancient ruins to discover, but there's more to it than that. It has a wonderful Gothic cathedral, an atmospheric city center with a fascinating Jewish Museum and even a bath-house dating back to Moorish times. So there's plenty to see and do. All trains arrive at Girona's main station, which is 20 minutes walk from the city center. To reach the main attractions, catch bus number L2 from just outside the main station building or walk north up the Carrer Bonastruc de Porta.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Girona

Travel by train to Girona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Girona.
FAQs
Train tickets to Girona from Barcelona for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $14 (€13)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Barcelona to Girona train price to come in at an average of $20 (€19)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Barcelona to Girona by train to be approximately 53 miles (86 km).
The Barcelona to Girona train duration is on average 38 min, which is to be expected when traveling 53 miles (86 km) from Barcelona to Girona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Girona.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Girona and need to travel approximately 0.5 miles (781 m) from the train station to the city center in Girona.

For the route from Barcelona to Girona you can take a train with Renfe EUROMED, Renfe or Renfe AVE. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Girona from Barcelona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Barcelona to Girona. You can look to travel with Renfe or Renfe AVE  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Barcelona to Girona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Barcelona to Girona train departs at 5: 05 AM   and the last train from Barcelona to Girona leaves at 7: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Barcelona to Girona on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Barcelona and Girona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $20 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Barcelona to Girona a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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The major railway station for departures from Barcelona is Barcelona Sants. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barcelona Sants for your journey between Barcelona and Girona.
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Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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