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    To Girona from Barcelona

    by MalenaN Written Mar 3, 2008

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    I made a daytrip to Girona from Barcelona. My guidebook said trains were leaving from Barcelona Sants Station so I took the metro there from Passeig de Gràcia. I bought a return ticket for 12.10 Euro and took the next train leaving (9.25). Guess if I was surprised when the train 5 minutes later stopped at Passeig de Gràcia, the station I had started from. Well, at least I now knew I could go off there when I returned.
    The train between Barcelona and Girona took 1 h 15 min, but some of the trains that stop more often takes 1 h 30 min.
    In Girona it is not far to walk from the train station to the old part of town. On the way I stopped at the tourist office and got a timetable for the trains back to Barcelona. I took the 18.28 train back, but had then waited for over half an hour as I didn’t notice that the train leaving 17.56 only were running on Sundays.

    Street in Girona
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    Take the local bus

    by scottishvisitor Updated Nov 11, 2007

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    We took the local bus from Lloret to Girona, a pleasant journey which took just under one hour, not too long and perfect to relax and enjoy the surrounding countryside. I could hardly believe the ticket prices - just 4.45 euros for a single fare. The bus station is modern and efficient also linked to the train station - this all puts our own public transport to shame.

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    Toot Toot Train

    by scottishvisitor Updated Nov 11, 2007

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    We did think about taking the little train which trudles through Girona's hot spots. Unfortunately the train had been hijacked by a load of School kids. The happy children waved and shouted their Hola to anyone insight! Well maybe it wasn't our turn this time but the kids and the train had us laughing!!

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    transport from Girona Airport

    by Mahieu Updated Mar 16, 2005

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    If you're flying Ryanair, you can take the "Barcelona bus", which leaves every hour just outside the arrival hall. A return ticket costs 3,35 euro. The bus takes you to Girona bus and train station, which is about 10 minutes walk to the old city center. You can buy the ticket inside the arrival hall of the aiport. The trip takes about 30 min.

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    Train or Barcelona Bus

    by bpwillet Written Feb 14, 2004

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    You can use either the regional train system or the bus system. To get around the bus and train stations are right across from each other. It is quite easy to move around and you can even store your luggage in lockers there. The regional trains will take about an hour or so to get to Barcelona and less time if you are heading out to surrounding areas or even the beaches. Buses will run as well and are quite reliable. There is always the taxi option to get you around, and prices will vary. Though to get around the city, it is just as easy to walk.

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    Train connection

    by Raimix Updated Oct 15, 2010

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    As I got impression, trains at least Catalunian region are quite comfortable and fast. We have used train connecting Girona and Barcelona. The trip length is about 80-90 minutes and cost about 6-7 euros, depends on company (Catalunya Express or Regional Delta). Other train services cost much more.

    It is about 1 hour break between each each train departure. At first we tried to use bus to go to Barcelona, but that was quite problematic, even to find place where Barcelona direction buses stop. Schedule for Monday seemed to be quite far-between.

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    Explored on foot

    by Raimix Updated Oct 13, 2010

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    It is possible easily to explore Girona on foot. The center is relatively small, no need of any public transportation. The main sights are in old and new town. Old part of city is famous due to its Cathedral, Sant Feliu church, medieval defensive system, and many other places. If you pass to new town you could see square of Catalunya, Independence and Constitution squares, also big Devesa park.

    As it was a first day to feel the heat of Spain (~+33C at daytime), walking was a bit exhausted. At midday looked like all people are somewhere in hidden from heat.

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    Bus or train

    by Malecka Written Mar 7, 2004

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    Ok, so I took a Bus from Barcelona.
    IT'S ESTACION NORD, in Barcelona, and the company BARCELONA BUS has three buses a day to and from Girona. One way ticket: 9,50 euros; a return one: 16 euros.
    Buses are normally almost empty. So...
    Or a train - much more frequent.

    The Train and the Bus station in Girona are one next to the other, and pretty much centrally located.

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    Explore Girona on foot

    by HORSCHECK Written May 18, 2003

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    Girona isn´t a big city, therefore the old quarter of Girona between the city walls and the river Onyar is best explored on foot. There are many narrow, steep alleyways and lanes and ancient stone houses which can be enjoyed on a stroll.

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    Flights Girona-Costa Brava airport

    by Raimix Updated Oct 13, 2010

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    We took direct flight Vilnius – Girona airport and back with already bankrupted Lithuanian flight company Star1. Girona-Costa Brava airport is widely used by cheap flight companies as Ryanair.

    Airport is about 10 kilometers away from Girona city centre. It is possible to take bus to centre for about 5 euros. Tourists mostly use Girona airport for reaching Barcelona. It is about 92 kilometers away from Girona airport, most buses Girona airport - Barcelona departs and arrives according to Ryanair flights schedule.

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    FROM GIRONA AIRPORT TO BCN OR GIRONA!!!

    by prunila Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    EVERYONE WHO IS VISITING GIRONA ASK ME ABOUT:

    HOW TO GO TO BCN FROM GIRONA AIRPORT???

    1) YOU HAVE A DIRECT BUS TO BCN AT GIRONA AIRPORT (RYANAIR BUS).
    IT IS A BUS THAT LEAVES AFTER EVERY FLIGHT ARRIVAL.
    Buy tickets at the exit, as the airport is very small it is very easy.
    YOU'LL ARRIVE AT BCN, AT PASSEIG DE SANT JOAN (central bus station).
    THERE YOU CAN TAKE THE METRO (stop Arc de Triomf).

    COST -> 8,70 Euros one way
    http://www.ryanair.com -> check destinations -> Barcelona/ Girona -> GETTING AROUND
    http://www.ryanair.com/dest/images/girona_map.jpg
    http://www.ryanair.com/dest/images/barcelona_bus.jpg

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    Other transportation from this airport:

    2) IF YOU WANT TO DO A VISIT TO GIRONA:
    TAKE A BUS TO GIRONA INSTEAD (RYANAIR BUS). It takes only 20 minuts. Stops at the bus station which is at the side of the train station, Renfe. It is a taxi stop there.

    LATER YOU CAN TAKE A TRAIN TO BCN, FIGUERES, … FROM THIS STATION (every hour you have a train to Bcn).
    www.renfe.es -> timetables
    CHECK WHICH DAY OF THE WEEK THEY WORK. IT IS DIFFERENT TIMETABLE DURING WEEK DAYS OR WEEKENDS. ON SUNDAYS YOU HAVE LESS TRAINS. ALSO CHECK TYPE OF TRAIN.
    COST APROX: 6 Euros.

    3) TAXI TO GIRONA. Good if your hotel is outside of Girona city for exemple Novotel.

    4) BUSES DIRECT TO THE COAST (L'ESTARTIT, BLANES,...)
    www.shuttledirect.com

    5) RENT A CAR AT GIRONA'S AIRPORT.
    Good option to visit other areas, like Costa Brava, Baix Empordà, …

    Catedral de Girona
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    BUSES, from Girona to other cities

    by prunila Updated Sep 14, 2005

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    TO L'ESTARTIT:
    AMPSA - AUTOCARS PRAT, SL. 972 216353
    pl. Espanya s/n - Estació d'Autobusos
    17001 GIRONA
    www.ampsa.org

    ASSER - BARCELONA BUS 972 202432
    pl. Espanya, s/n - Estació d'Autobusos
    17001 GIRONA

    FILLS DE RAFAEL MAS, SL 972 213227
    pl. Espanya s/n - Estació d'Autobusos
    17001 GIRONA

    HISPANO-HILARIENSE 972 213626 / 972 201540
    pl. Espanya s/n - Estació d'Autobusos
    17001 GIRONA

    TO THE COSTA BRAVA:
    www.sarfa.com
    SARFA 972 201796 - www.sarfa.com
    pl. Espanya s/n - Estació d'Autobusos
    17001 GIRONA

    TO OLOT:
    www.teisa-bus.com
    TEISA 972 200275 / 213626
    pl. Espanya s/n - Estació d'Autobusos
    17001 GIRONA

    TO ALL EUROPE:
    JULIÀ VIA INTERNACIONAL, SA
    EUROLINES 972 211654 - www.eurolines.es
    pl. Espanya s/n - Estació d'Autobusos
    17001 GIRONA

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    TAXIS!

    by prunila Updated Jun 25, 2003

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    TAXI GIRONA
    972 203377 / 972 222323
    c/ Doctor Carles de Bolós, 2, bxs. - 17003 GIRONA

    GIRO-TAXI
    972 221020
    c/ Maluquer Salvador, 21 - 17002 GIRONA

    TAXI MINUSVÀLIDS (discapacitated)
    972 203377 / 972 222323
    c/ Doctor Carles de Bolós, 2, bxs. - 17003 GIRONA

    TAXIS IN CATALUNYA
    www.mobilitat.net/cat/html/int_taxi.htm#gi

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  • Well Worth The Effort

    by PaulMoore Updated Oct 22, 2008

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    Girona is a lovely medieval city that has always been overlooked by travellers. Most people simply pass through on the train - either on their way to Barcelona from the north or vice versa. If you are in Barcelona, there are some 20 trains a day and it will take you around 1hr and 30 mins to get there. There are plenty of buses too, and the train and bus stations in Girona are side by side. Please note, however, that there are no luggage lockers in either the bus or train station, so travel light.

    The walk into the old part takes about 10 to 15 mins, and once there, you'll be pleased you made the effort. Just over the first bridge there's a tourist information office where you can pick up a free street map. There are numerous cobbled streets to explore, most of which are up hill - so be prepared to use a bit of energy. The old part of Girona is on a hill overlooking the river. If you make it to the top, past the ancient Jewish Quarter and the medieval cathedral, you'll come to the old moorish gardens and eventually to the University. After that, it's down hill all the way. There are, of course, plenty of places to eat and drink. Keep in mind, however, that almost all the shops are closed from about 13.30 to 16.00. They are then open until 20.00. Have a good time.

    Girona Placa Independencia River Onyar
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    RENFE

    by gale.blog.pl Updated Jun 4, 2006

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    I liked Spanish trains - they're clean, air conditioned (I got terrible cold on one of them) and... always late.

    The first RENFE train leaves Girona at 5:59, the last one at 20:25. The first train reaches Girona at 8:22 and the last one at 20:52. You can get there from Mataro (through Macanet-Massanes) and Cerbere.

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