You can get from Barcelona to Girona by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to Girona on Dec 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||53 miles (86 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$17 - $19|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $17 (€15) • 1 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $19 (€17) • 38 min|
|Popular travel companies||Sagales or Renfe|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 53 miles (86 km) from Barcelona to 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Sagales or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train 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.
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.
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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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.
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.
There are 4 ways that you can travel from Barcelona to Girona. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Girona is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€15) compared to other travel options to Girona:
Taking a bus is about $3 (€2) less than taking a train, which costs on average $19 (€17) for this trip.
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, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 15 min of travel time.
You should expect to travel around 53 miles (86 km) between Barcelona and Girona.
The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Girona is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Girona from Barcelona as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Girona:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Girona with the following travel companies:
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 route.
Before traveling from Barcelona to Girona, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Barcelona to Girona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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