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.
The average ticket from Girona to Barcelona will cost around $ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 22.
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Of the 12 trains that leave Girona for Barcelona every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 86 km distance in an average of 38 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 38 m .
The slowest trains will take 39 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||53 miles (86 km)|
|Average train duration||38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$22 (€17)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Renfe or Renfe AVE|
Trains from Girona to Barcelona cover the 53 miles (86 km) long trip taking on average 38 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $22 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $22 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Girona and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Buy your official Renfe and AVE train tickets between Girona and Barcelona from $22 (€17) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.
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 Girona to Barcelona 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.
Renfe's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Girona to Barcelona are the following:
Rail travelers in Catalunya have plenty of options when planning to take the train from Girona to Barcelona. The route south to the Catalan capital includes a choice of high-speed connections on the international route from France (which take around 40 minutes), or slower regional connections (which take at least 40 minutes more). There are frequent daily direct connections to Barcelona from the northern city, with departures roughly every half hour throughout the day.
Schedules for the train from Girona to Barcelona begin in the early morning, with two to three direct services every hour from the morning to mid-evening. Services include high-speed Avant, Euromed, or AVE connections to Barcelona Sants station, which take around forty minutes, or regular Media Distancia and Regional services to Barcelona El Clot-Aragó station, which take between one hour 15 minutes and one hour 52 minutes.
Renfe's high-speed AVE and Avant services and the international Euromed connections take 39 minutes to complete the 66-mile route south to Barcelona Sants. The Renfe Media Distancia train from Girona to Barcelona El Clot-Aragó station takes one hour and 15 minutes, while some Regional trains take one hour and 52 minutes to complete the trip to Barcelona.
Departure train station: Girona station is located about 15 minutes' walk southwest of the historic center, with city buses taking about ten minutes to make the trip from downtown. Facilities on the concourse include a café-restaurant, ATMs, baggage storage lockers, news vendors and a grocery mini-market.
Arrival train station: Barcelona Sants station is located on the north side of the city center, served by frequent Barcelona Metro services, city buses, and regional trains that take about 15 minutes to get downtown. From the El Clot-Aragó station in the Sant Marti district northeast of the city center, public transport takes around 20 minutes to reach the center. Station facilities include baggage storage lockers, car rental agencies, tapas bars, mini-markets, ATMs, bookstores, and taxi stands.
Spanish national rail company Renfe operates all the daily direct trains from Girona to Barcelona. Renfe services on this route through Catalunya include high-speed AVE, Euromed, and Avant trains taking 39 minutes, alongside slower Media Distancia and Regional services taking between one hour 15 minutes and one hour 52 minutes.
The Renfe timetable provides frequent direct trains from Girona to Barcelona seven days a week. At peak times, there are at least three trains hourly, with a choice of high-speed and slower options. Frequency slows to two trains per hour later in the day and evening. Services from Girona to Barcelona operate from early morning to mid-evening.
Renfe's AVE, Avant, and Euromed trains, along with some Media Distancia services operating direct connections from Girona to Barcelona, givw passengers a choice of Preferente and Turista class seating. High-speed trains have a cafeteria car offering sandwiches, hot snacks, and refreshments, and have free WiFi. Cyclists can take only foldable bikes on high-speed trains if they can be stored as luggage, while bicycle spaces on other trains are subject to availability, with peak-time trains best avoided. Pets weighing up to 10 kg can travel without charge in the Preferente class and for 25% of a ticket in the Turista class. Most Renfe trains on this route to Barcelona offer dedicated spaces for wheelchair users, and the Renfe Atendo staff provide assistance in boarding and alighting for passengers with limited mobility.
With frequent daily services on this route, it's usually easy to find an economical option for the train from Girona to Barcelona. In general, the slower Regional and Media Distancia connections are the cheapest options, but by planning a trip in advance and checking fares on the Omio booking platform, you can find the lowest fares for AVE high-speed trains on this route. Just making a small change to your itinerary can offer major savings on rail fares.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Girona and arriving in Barcelona Sants.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Girona and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Barcelona most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.
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