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Travel Information between Barcelona and Girona

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€17) • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRenfe

Travel 53 miles (86 km) by train from Barcelona to Girona. Renfe is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct 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 reach Girona from Barcelona?

You can travel from Barcelona to Girona by train.

What is the quickest way from Barcelona to Girona?

The fastest way to travel between Barcelona and Girona is by train, which requires on average 38 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Girona?

The distance from Barcelona to Girona is approximately 53 miles (86 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Girona is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Girona from Barcelona, where do I depart from Barcelona and where do I arrive in Girona?

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

  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Barcelona to Girona depart from Barcelona Sants to Girona.
Who can get me from Barcelona to Girona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Girona, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Renfe can get you to Girona by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe from Barcelona to Girona for $22 (€17) on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Girona from Barcelona?

Yes, there is a direct service from Barcelona to Girona:

  • You can check for a direct train to Girona with Renfe or Renfe AVE with 25 direct trains per day.

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.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Barcelona to Girona?
Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Girona? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Girona usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Girona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Barcelona to Girona one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Train tickets cost on average $22 (€17) 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.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Girona
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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