How to travel from Girona to Barcelona

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from Girona to Barcelona

You can get from Girona to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Girona to Barcelona on Dec 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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06:54PMGirona0h38 07:32PMBarcelona Sants
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Travel Information to Barcelona from Girona

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSagales or Renfe AVLO

Travel 53 miles (86 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Girona and Barcelona. 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 $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Sagales or Renfe AVLO among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Girona to Barcelona.

Travel from Girona to Barcelona: Journey Details

There are numerous options for travelers in Spain journeying from Girona to Barcelona. Trains from Girona to Barcelona only take 40 minutes while buses take around 1.5 hours. Girona and Barcelona are just over 100 kilometers apart so it's not possible to make the journey by airplane.

Return trips from Barcelona to Girona are also available.

How to get from Girona to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Girona to Barcelona, 98,07% 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 Girona to Barcelona 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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Buses from Girona to Barcelona

Alsa offers one direct bus from Girona to Barcelona per day with variable morning departure times ranging from around 7:00 a.m. until about 11:00 a.m. depending on the day of the week. The journey time is approximately 2 hours. Buses depart from central Girona and arrive at Barcelona Nord Station. Although there are local buses in Girona the city is heavily pedestrianized and made up of hilly, cobbled streets making exploring on foot the easiest option. Barcelona Nord Bus Station is just over a kilometer from the city center and on Metro line 1 as well as being served by suburban trains, taxis and local buses.

Trains from Girona to Barcelona

High-speed Renfe AVE trains from Girona to Barcelona travel between the two cities up to 19 times a day, with a journey time of less than 1 hour. Departures from Girona Station commence just before 7:00 a.m. and continue until just after 9:00 p.m. The station is just 1 kilometer South West of the city's historical heart and linked to the town by local buses and taxis. Trains arrive at Barcelona Sants Station, a large concourse in the South West of the city. It is part of Barcelona's extensive and efficient public transport network of trams, buses and Metro. The city also has night bus routes while taxis are available at both Girona and Barcelona stations.

Travel Tips: Travel from Girona to Barcelona

Travel Tips: Travel 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

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Girona and Barcelona. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Girona is by taking a train, which costs on average $8 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A train is $9 (€8) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Girona to Barcelona costing on average $16 (€15).

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

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 15 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Girona to Barcelona is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • 31 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Girona to 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 from Girona to Barcelona:

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

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

  • You can go to Barcelona from Girona by bus with Sagales. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $16 (€15) with Sagales from Girona to Barcelona on Omio.
  • You can go to Barcelona from Girona by train with Renfe AVLO. You'll see cheap train tickets for $8 (€7) with Renfe AVLO from Girona to Barcelona on Omio.

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Barcelona with Infobus or Sagales with 3 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 31 direct trains per day to take to Barcelona with Renfe, Renfe AVE, Renfe Euromed or Renfe AVLO.

Direct services to Barcelona 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.

Many of our customers traveling from Girona to Barcelona don't make Barcelona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Barcelona are Madrid, Paris or Valencia, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Girona to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $16 (€15) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $8 (€7) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Girona to Barcelona 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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