Girona – Costa Brava Airport

Girona Airport (GRO/LEGE) is located just 13 kilometres outside the city of Girona Girona (catalan: Girona/spanish: Gerona) on the Costa Brava in Catalonia, Spain. It is mainly used by low-cost airlines and is therefore popular with tourists visiting the Costa Brava.

However, Girona Airport is also of interest to visitors to Barcelona. The Catalan capital and metropolis of Barcelona is only 90 kilometres away and there are good connections between the airport and Barcelona.

In our airport guide, you will find up-to-date information and tips on Girona Airport and how to get to Barcelona (from 2024).


How do I get to Barcelona from Girona airport?

Are you arriving at Girona airport and heading to Barcelona? If so, there are several ways to get there.

By shuttle bus from Sagalés to Barcelona – direct, easy and convenient

There is a direct bus service from Girona Airport to Barcelona North Bus Station. The journey takes approximately 75 minutes, without changing buses or stops.

Here you can find detailed information about the transfer by bus from Girona airport to Barcelona, including current ticket prices (2024) and our tips for buying tickets.

Tip: You can easily book bus tickets online – click here to go to the provider.

Distance Girona Airport Barcelona

Train connections Girona – Barcelona

In our opinion, travelling by train from Girona airport to Barcelona only makes sense if you also want to visit the city of Girona.

From Girona airport, you need to take a bus to the train station in the city centre, which is just about 13 kilometres from the airport. From there you can take a train to Barcelona. The journey takes around 1:45 – 2:30 hours (including transfer to the station + waiting time + depending on the type of train).

Tip: You can buy your train tickets online before you leave – click here to go to the website.

Girona train station is about 13 kilometres from the airport. From here you can also take the train to Barcelona.

Transfer with private shuttle service – full flexibility, bookable in advance

You can of course take a taxi from Girona to Barcelona. However, if you want to know the price in advance, we recommend booking a private shuttle service.

Advantages: The price is fixed (including taxes and fees), individual vehicle requests can be taken into account (e.g. minibus for small groups).

LINK: You can conveniently book a private shuttle online in advance, e.g. via this website in English.

From the airport to Girona city centre and the Costa Brava

Girona Airport is well served by public transport. It is also easy to reach by car or rental car.

There are several transfer options to the centre of Girona or the Costa Brava:

  • Bus: There is a good bus service between the airport and the city centre. Bus number 607 runs hourly between 4.00am and 0.00am. The journey takes half an hour. Tickets currently cost €2.80 (as of 2024).
    You can download the current timetable for bus line 607 Girona Airport – Girona Bus Station here.

    There are regular bus services from the airport to various places on the Costa Brava (e.g. Lloret de Mar, Blanes, …).

  • By taxi: Taxis are available in front of the terminal. The journey from the airport to Girona city centre takes approximately 20 minutes, depending on the time of day and traffic. Currently (2024) a taxi ride costs around 25-30 euros.
Taxi Girona Airport

Taxis are available outside the terminal to take travellers to the centre of Girona or the surrounding area.

Lloret de Mar Girona Airport

You can also take a bus from Girona airport to the popular seaside resort of Lloret de Mar on the Costa Brava, just 30 kilometres away (photo: Robert Stępień).

Parking at Girona Airport

There are several parking facilities at the airport. In addition to the short stay and express car parks directly in front of the terminal entrance, there is a large, modern multi-storey car park (AENA Aeropuerto de Girona – Multi-storey Car Park) with a total of 3,600 parking spaces on 6 levels. The car park is located in front of the terminal.

Parking fees 2024: 10 euros for 24 hours, 1 week costs 42 euros.

LINK: Parking spaces in the airport car park can be booked online in advance – click here to go to the provider.

Parking Girona Airport

A large multi-storey car park is available in Girona for travellers arriving at the airport by car.

Overview: Terminal at Girona Airport

Girona Airport is a small airport with only one terminal. The modern terminal has a total of 15 boarding gates.
The arrivals area and baggage carousels are located on the ground floor. The departures area with the boarding area is on the first floor. Although the airport is small, it has a lot to offer to make the waiting time as pleasant as possible. There are several restaurants and cafés as well as various shops.

There is a taxi rank outside the terminal. There are bus stops next to the terminal.

Girona Airport terminal

Girona Airport is small and easy to navigate – it is very quiet, especially in the low season.

Girona Airlines

Girona Airport is mainly served by low-cost airlines. It offers travellers a cheap alternative to the large Barcelona-El Prat airport.

Which airlines fly to Girona Airport? – Current overview 2024

A total of 7 airlines serve Girona Airport. We have compiled an overview for you here:

Ryanair is the leading airline with a total of 27 destinations in Europe. These include, among others: Baden-Baden – Karlsruhe (FKB), Nuremberg (NUE), Memmingen (FMM), Frankfurt/Hahn (HHN), London/Stansted (STN), Birmingham (BHX), Manchester (MAN), Paris/Beauvais-Tille (BVA), Wroclaw (WRO), Pisa, (PSA), …

Ryanair UK: Belfast (BFS)

TUI Airways: Birmingham(BHX), London/Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN) – in the summer months

TUI Fly Belgium: Brussels (BRU)

Transavia: seasonal flights to/from Amsterdam (AMS) and Rotterdam (RTM) Leeds (LBA), Manchester (MAN), Glasgow (GLA) London/Stansted (STN), …

Enter Air: Katowice (KTW), Warsaw (WAW)

Ryanair Airport Girona

The airline Ryanair operates a base at Girona Airport. It offers flights from here to 27 destinations in Europe.

Frequently asked questions – FAQ 2024

Girona Airport is approximately 90 kilometres from Barcelona city centre. There are several transfer options.

For detailed and up-to-date information about Girona Airport, transfer options and tips on buying tickets, please visit our website.