How to Get from Girona Costa Brava Airport to Barcelona
Tourists heading to Barcelona, who want to save money on air tickets and thus choose low-cost airlines (for instance, Ryanair) arrive at Girona Airport. The distance between these two points is about 90 km. To reach Barcelona, travelers catch taxis, take public transportation, or pre-order private transfers.
Taxi from Girona Airport to Barcelona
A taxi stand at Girona Airport can be found outside the terminal. Local cabs are of white color. In the arrivals area, one can also find an official taxi desk which is available throughout the day. Inside the airport building, you can also use a free phone to call a car for you. On average, taxi travel from Girona Airport to Barcelona will cost you €140 on weekdays, and €150-160 at late evening/night hours and weekends. If the size of your baggage exceeds 55x35x35 cm, you’ll pay €1 more for each unit.
Transfer from Girona Airport to Barcelona
Don’t want to spend your time searching for a taxi at Girona Airport and wish to know the final cost of your ride beforehand? A Kiwitaxi transfer may help you a lot. Our driver will meet you inside the air hub with a nameplate at the time appointed, and you won’t have to search or wait for him/her. If you’re traveling with your small children, add a child/baby seat to your transfer booking for a safe and comfortable trip. Getting to the city of Barcelona from Girona Airport costs €144 (an Economy-class transfer). If you want a more spacious option, consider a minivan. Our transfer rates don’t rise at nighttime and already include baggage.
Public Transport from Girona Airport to Barcelona
The easiest way to reach Barcelona from Girona Airport is by direct Sagales bus (it will take you to Barcelona city center). The one-way fare is €16, and the journey time is 1 hour and 15 minutes. The timetable usually depends on the Ryanair flight arrival times (for the exact timetable, visit the carrier’s website).
Another option requires a change in Girona. First, take a bus from the airport to Girona (€2.75). Then, in the city, take a train to Barcelona (see the timetable on the Renfe site). The fare is €9 to €37 depending on the train type (high-speed ones are the most expensive).
Note that all these services won’t get you to your destination at late night hours. For a night ride, choose a taxi or a private transfer.
If you’re going to stay in the Catalan capital for 3 days and more, consider buying the Barcelona card which offers good savings on local transport and attractions.