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Getting from Girona Airport to Barcelona

Girona–Costa Brava Airport is commonly used as an alternative airport for Barcelona and offers domestic and European flights. There are two direct means of transportation from the airport to the city centre of Barcelona. The first option to take a Barcelona airport taxi and the second is to take the Girona Airport Bus, also known as the Barcelona Bus. This bus will take you directly to the city centre of Barcelona. Both of these journeys last 1 hour and 10 minutes under normal traffic conditions. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Barcelona at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €180 70min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €180 70min 24/7 Book
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Bus €32 70min 24/7

How to get from Girona Airport to Barcelona City Centre by taxi

Taxis are available all day at the taxi ranks at Girona Airport. Girona airport taxis are white with a blue stripe on the front doors and have a yellow roof light. The trip to Barcelona usually takes 1 hour and 10 minutes with normal traffic and the total price for a compact size vehicle is €180.

Taxi fare from Girona Airport to Barcelona city centre

The total price of a trip to the centre of Barcelona is around €180, this including the initial charge of €2.10. This price may be affected further by factors such as extra luggage or the size of the chosen vehicle.

Convenience

Travelling to Barcelona from Girona Airport by taxi is enjoyable and safe, however it is costly. The trip duration is 1 hour and 10 minutes and costs €180, whereas a single bus ride that will take you to the same location in the same amount of time will cost €16. However, the price of a taxi can always be shared when travelling with a group of people.

Editor’s Note

Be sure to carry cash on you, because not all taxis have debit/credit card machines.

Useful Tips

If you arrive at your destination and realise you have forgotten an item in the taxi, call Lost and Found at +34 90 210 1564.
There is an surcharge of €4.60 on bank holidays, for services after 21:00 and on weekends.
Check that the taxi meter has been reset when you start your journey.

How to get from Girona Airport to Barcelona City Centre by bus

Most people who travel from Girona Airport straight to the city centre of Barcelona travel by bus. This bus is the Girona Airport Bus run by Sagales, also known as the Barcelona Bus. The travel duration is about 1 hour and 10 minutes and a one-way bus ticket only costs €16. The bus operates throughout the day.

How much is the bus from Girona Airport to Barcelona city centre?

A regular one-way bus ticket costs €16 and a round-trip ticket costs €25. This price applies for children above the age of 5 and for adults. Tickets can be purchased online or from the Sagales ticket stand inside the airport.

Cost

€16

Trip Duration

70 Min

Waiting time for the Barcelona bus is around 1 hour.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Barcelona bus is available 24/7.

Where do I get it from?

The bus stop is located outside the Arrivals Hall at the Girona airport. There are signs that will guide you to the bus stop and if you are having difficulty, you can always ask the airport staff.

Convenience

The Barcelona bus is the most common means of transportation when travelling to the city centre from Girona airport. It departs every hour and the duration of the trip is 1 hour and 10 minutes, which is the same travel duration as a taxi and costs €16.

Editor’s Note

The Barcelona bus times have been arranged to coincide with their flight arrivals and departures.

Useful Tips

In order to not miss the bus, it is recommended to buy your ticket online, as the airport queues can get long.
Passengers may carry luggage without extra charges, provided that it does not exceed the maximum measurements of 100x60x25 cm.
Please see the website above for the bus schedule.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Barcelona. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

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Prices

DAYTIME
€180
NIGHTTIME
€200
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Girona Airport to Barcelona city centre?

The average fixed taxi fare from Girona Airport to Barcelona is €180. Factors, such as the time of the day and the type of vehicle can affect the taxi fares.

How much is a bus ticket from Girona Airport to Barcelona city centre?

Regular one-way bus tickets cost €16 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online or from the ticket stand inside the airport.

How far is Girona Airport to the city centre of Barcelona?

The total distance from Girona Airport to Barcelona city centre is 90 km. The total trip by car usually takes around 1 hour and 10 minutes.

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