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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 Jan 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30AMBarcelona1h50 12:20PMGirona
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$181One-way
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10:30AMBarcelona1h50 12:20PMGirona
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$181One-way
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03:30PMBarcelona1h50 05:20PMGirona
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$181One-way

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Jan 23
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
Mon
Jan 24
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Jan 25
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
Wed
Jan 26
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Jan 27
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Jan 28
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Jan 29
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Jan 30
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Jan 31
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Feb 1
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Feb 2
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Feb 3
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Feb 4
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Feb 5
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Feb 6
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Feb 7
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Feb 8
$21Renfe
$18Sagales
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Feb 9
$21Renfe
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Feb 10
$21Renfe
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Fri
Feb 11
$21Renfe
$18Sagales

Travel Information between Barcelona and Girona

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $18
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSagales or Renfe Euromed

Travel 53 miles (86 km) by bus or train between Barcelona and Girona. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Sagales or Renfe Euromed among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Barcelona to Girona.

How to travel from Barcelona to Girona?

Enjoy the sightseeing opportunities of both Barcelona and Girona by traveling 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 traveling 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 center 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 bathrooms, ATMs, left baggage storage, stores 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 schedule for Avant trains operates seven days a week, the service for slower regional routes is slightly reduced on Sundays. Located southwest of the city center, 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, bathrooms, tourist information, stores, 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, bathrooms, ATMs, baggage storage, restaurants, cafes and stores.

How to get from Barcelona to Girona

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Barcelona to Girona, 98,72% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Barcelona to Girona and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Barcelona to Girona?

There are 2 travel options from Barcelona to Girona: bus or train.

How do I get from Barcelona to Girona the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Girona is by taking a train with an average price of $14 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Girona:

A train is $4 (€3) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Barcelona to Girona costing on average $18 (€15).

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

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

There are alternative travel options to Girona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 50 min.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Girona?

Girona is approximately 53 miles (86 km) away from Barcelona.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Barcelona to Girona?

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Girona is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Barcelona and Girona as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Girona from Barcelona, what are the departure and arrival points in Barcelona and Girona?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Girona at Girona, Estació d'Autobusos.
  • Trains mostly depart from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Girona.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barcelona to Girona?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Girona:

  • You can travel by bus to Girona from Barcelona with Sagales, and you can find Sagales Barcelona to Girona tickets for $18 (€15) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Barcelona to Girona with Renfe Euromed. Cheap tickets can be found for $14 (€12) with Renfe Euromed from Barcelona to Girona.

Can I travel directly between Barcelona and Girona?

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Girona with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to Girona with Renfe or Renfe AVE.

Direct services to Girona tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where should I go next after I travel to Girona from Barcelona?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Girona often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Girona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Girona and any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket from Barcelona to Girona online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $18 (€15) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $14 (€12) one way.

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