Girona to Barcelona train

Cheap train tickets from Girona to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for May 18

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24

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07:26AMGirona0h39 08:05AMBarcelona Sants
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Train schedule from Girona to Barcelona

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Fastest train times from Girona to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

38 m

Average

38 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

86 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Girona for Barcelona every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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06:54PMGirona0h38 07:32PMBarcelona Sants
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04:16PMGirona0h38 04:54PMBarcelona Sants
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07:26AMGirona0h39 08:05AMBarcelona Sants
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Overview: Train from Girona to Barcelona

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
durationAverage train duration38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$19 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe EUROMED, Renfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Girona to Barcelona cover the 53 miles (86 km) long trip taking on average 38 min with our travel partners like Renfe EUROMED, Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $19 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Girona and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train providers: Renfe and AVE from Girona to Barcelona trains

For as little as $19 (€17) you can travel by train between Girona and Barcelona with Renfe and AVE. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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AVE

Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

  • Average Price: $19

Enjoy a quick and easy journey on a train to Barcelona from Girona with AVE, the high-speed train from Renfe, the main Spanish railroad company and official travel partner of Omio. Search all AVE train schedules and tickets on Omio to find the best deals for a train from Girona to Barcelona covering the 53 miles (86 km) distance. Look out for ticket options like Promo, Promo +, and Flexible to find the most convenient Girona to Barcelona train ride for you. Renfe AVE even offers discount cards for regular customers, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, which can be used when buying AVE tickets on Omio.

Renfe covers around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) between national and international routes, among which are its AVE routes that connect the main cities of Spain. AVE trains are well-known among travelers for providing ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience. Their trains are the most popular of Renfe’s fleet due to their high speeds reaching up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes. They are also popular with travelers due to their premium services onboard, such as a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and entertainment.

AVE from Girona to Barcelona train information:

  • Average Duration: 38 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Girona to Barcelona

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.

 Girona to Barcelona train times: Daily departures

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. 

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

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Girona 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. 

Which train companies travel from Girona to Barcelona?

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. 

Renfe Girona to Barcelona

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.

Girona to Barcelona trains: Services on board

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.

How to find cheap train tickets from Girona to Barcelona

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. 

Train tickets from Girona to Barcelona: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 12 €
2 weeks earlier 11 €9%
3 weeks earlier 11 €9%
1 month before 12 €0%
2 months earlier 11 €9%
3 months earlier 11 €9%


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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:

  • Buying your train ticket from Girona - Barcelona 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 9% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Girona - Barcelona with 2 months in advance you save up to about 9% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 9%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Girona to Barcelona

Travel by train to Barcelona 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 Girona to Barcelona.
FAQs
Train tickets between Girona and Barcelona for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $19 (€17)  one way in the next 7 days.
The train price from Girona to Barcelona is on average $19 (€17)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Girona to Barcelona is around 53 miles (86 km).
On average the Girona to Barcelona train travel time is 38 min  for the 53 miles (86 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Girona and need to travel around 0.5 miles (781 m) 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 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from this train station to the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Girona to Barcelona, you can rely on Renfe EUROMED, Renfe AVE or Renfe to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Girona to Barcelona trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 5 direct trains from Girona to Barcelona per day with Renfe, Renfe AVE or Renfe Euromed  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Girona to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Girona to Barcelona leaves at 4: 46 AM. The last train departing from Girona to Barcelona leaves at 6: 56 PM. You can find the latest Girona to Barcelona train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a train ticket from Girona to Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $19 (€17) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Barcelona from Girona are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Girona
Barcelona
The major railway station for departures from Girona is Girona. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Girona for your journey to Barcelona from Girona.

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