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Transportation Options from Girona Airport to Calella

Calella is a small municipality between Barcelona and Girona in Spain. Its mix of history, natural beauty, and luxury make it a top destination on Spain’s Costa del Maresme. If you choose to fly to Girona Airport, which is around 42 km north, you can get directly from Girona Airport to Calella by taking a taxi or pre-booking a private transfer. The trip should take around 35 minutes in light traffic and you can expect to pay an average of €70 for a standard taxi that accommodates up to 4 passengers. If you consider using public transport, keep in mind that it requires multiple changes and it’s very time-consuming so it’s not really recommended for this trip.

Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Girona at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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How to get from Girona Airport to Calella by taxi

The best option to get from Girona Airport to Calella is with an airport taxi which will take you directly to your destination. You can either choose a taxi from the airport taxi rank or pre-book a personalised airport transfer and reach Calella in about 35 minutes depending on traffic. 

What's the cost of a taxi from Girona Airport to Calella?

Local taxis in Girona are equipped with a taximeter but for routes outside the city limits many drivers don’t use it and instead will give you a quote depending on your exact destination, time of day, and other factors. For a ride from Girona Airport to Calella you can expect to pay on average €70 for up to 4 passengers but make sure to agree on the fare with the driver before getting in the taxi.

An even better option is to pre-book your private transfer with Welcome Pickups to ensure a fixed fare, avoid hidden fees, and pay securely online in advance.



Trip Duration

35 Min.

*Fares will vary unless the taxi is booked in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis are available at Girona Airport 24/7.

Where do I take a taxi from?

Taxis at Girona Airport are available 24/7 for on-demand services and are lined up at the official taxi rank, which is located on the Ground Level, right in front of the Terminal; follow the relevant signage inside the Arrivals Hall to get there.


The best way to enjoy peace of mind and stress-free transportation is by pre-booking a private transfer from Girona Airport to Calella. You will be greeted by a professional English-speaking driver and ensure first-rate door-to-door service at a competitive fixed fare. Even if your plans aren’t finalised yet, Welcome Pickups allows you to modify your booking up to the last minute.

Getting an airport taxi from the rank to cover the distance from Girona Airport to Calella is the next best thing to pre-booking a private transfer, especially with public transport options for this route being so limited.

Editor’s Note

Taking a taxi is a very convenient but a bit pricey option; if you're travelling on a tight budget, consider splitting the cost with other travellers heading in the same general direction.

Useful Tips

Most Girona taxi drivers don't speak English so it's best to write down your destination's address in Catalan or Spanish.
Before getting in the taxi, confirm with the driver if there will be a fixed fare or if they will use the taximeter.
You can pay for your ride using cash or a credit/debit card. If you're not carrying any cash, it's best to confirm with the driver that there is a working card machine available beforehand, or book in advance to pay securely online.
Tipping your taxi driver isn't required in Spain but you can round up to the nearest euro if the driver provides good service.

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 Girona. 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.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I get from Girona Airport to Calella?

Public transport doesn’t provide a direct connection from Girona Airport to Calella so taking a taxi or pre-booking a private transfer is the most convenient option to reach your destination directly as quickly as possible. The trip takes around 35 minutes in average traffic conditions.

How far is Calella from Girona Airport?

The distance from Girona Airport to Calella is approximately 42 km by road; getting there by car or taxi takes around 35 minutes in average traffic conditions.

How much is a taxi from Girona Airport to Calella?

The average fare for a taxi from Girona Airport to Calella is €70 for up to 4 passengers. Local taxis use taximeters to calculate the fares but for destinations outside city limits, the driver may give you a fixed quote; it’s best to confirm and agree on the fare upfront to avoid surprises. You can also pre-book online with Welcome Pickups to avoid hidden fees and get a competitive and guaranteed rate. 

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