Girona travel guide

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You're Going to Love Girona

With a population of 96.188, Girona is a must-see destination in Catalonia, Spain. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Girona has to offer.

When to visit Girona

Girona in February
Estimated hotel price
€70
1 night at 3-star hotel
Girona in February
Estimated hotel price
€70
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Girona in July, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 1 °C, with an average temperature of 7 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 83 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Girona, with an average rainfall of 30 mm.

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How to Get to Girona

Plane

When flying to Girona, you’ll arrive at Girona Costa Brava (GRO), which is located 11 km from the city centre.

Train

Renfe is the most popular train carrier serving Girona, followed by iryo. The train journey from Girona to Girona takes 0h 39m and costs around €8 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Zaragoza, expect to pay about €14 for a 1h 29m trip. The train station in Girona is called Girona Estación de tren, and is located 0.8 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Girona is to pick up a car hire from Palma de Mallorca, which is about 269 km from Girona. You’ll find branches of Record Go and CLICK RENT , among others, in Palma de Mallorca.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Girona, including ALSA, FlixBus and BlaBlaBus. From Girona, the bus ride to Girona takes 113 km and will cost you around €8. From Perpignan, the ticket costs about €13 for a journey of 233 km. The most popular bus station is Girona N Ii Can Darnes, located 6 km from the city centre of Girona. Girona Passeig Països Catalans is also a commonly used station, and is 2.7 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Girona, you’ll arrive at Girona Costa Brava (GRO), which is located 11 km from the city centre.

Train

Renfe is the most popular train carrier serving Girona, followed by iryo. The train journey from Girona to Girona takes 0h 39m and costs around €8 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Zaragoza, expect to pay about €14 for a 1h 29m trip. The train station in Girona is called Girona Estación de tren, and is located 0.8 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Girona is to pick up a car hire from Palma de Mallorca, which is about 269 km from Girona. You’ll find branches of Record Go and CLICK RENT , among others, in Palma de Mallorca.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Girona, including ALSA, FlixBus and BlaBlaBus. From Girona, the bus ride to Girona takes 113 km and will cost you around €8. From Perpignan, the ticket costs about €13 for a journey of 233 km. The most popular bus station is Girona N Ii Can Darnes, located 6 km from the city centre of Girona. Girona Passeig Països Catalans is also a commonly used station, and is 2.7 km from the city centre.

Airports near Girona

Airlines serving Girona

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (920 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,402 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,593 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,543 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,459 reviews)
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Where to stay in Girona

Average rates range from around €130 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €116 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include BYPILLOW Erba and Bed in Girona.

Where to stay in popular areas of Girona

Most booked hotels in Girona

Hotel Carlemany Girona
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
€123+
Best Western Premier CMC Girona
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
€89+
DoubleTree by Hilton Girona
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
€110+
Ibis Budget Girona Costa Brava
2 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
€59+
Hotel Pinxo
3 stars
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
€52+

Hiring a car in Girona

Hiring a car in Girona costs €43 per day, on average, or €128 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 21% more expensive than at Barcelona-El Prat.

Expect to pay €1.68 per litre in Girona (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €20.07 and €26.76. The most frequently booked car type in Girona is Intermediate (Opel Zafira Tourer or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Fiat Panda or similar) is, on average, 66% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Girona costs €43 per day, on average, or €128 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 21% more expensive than at Barcelona-El Prat.

Expect to pay €1.68 per litre in Girona (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €20.07 and €26.76. The most frequently booked car type in Girona is Intermediate (Opel Zafira Tourer or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Fiat Panda or similar) is, on average, 66% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.