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There are 2 ways to get from Girona to Cerbère by train or car

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Train  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Port-Bou Re / ...

8€ - 11€

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Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Girona to Cerbère 80.2 km

8€ - 13€

Girona to Cerbère by trains

The train journey time between Girona and Cerbère is around 59 min and covers a distance of around 68 km. The fastest train normally takes 52 min. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Girona to Cerbère train service departs from Girona and arrives in Port-Bou. Typically 77 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
59 min
Fastest train time:
52 min
Trains per week:
77
Cheapest price:
8€
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:48
Last train departs at:
20:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Girona to Cerbère train schedules

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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cerbère is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cerbère is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cerbère is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Girona to Cerbère is to train which costs 8€ - 11€ and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Girona to Cerbère is to train which costs 8€ - 11€ and takes 1h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Girona and arriving at Port-Bou. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Girona and Cerbère is 58 km. The road distance is 80.2 km.

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The best way to get from Girona to Cerbère without a car is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs 8€ - 11€.

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The train from Girona to Port-Bou takes 1h 3m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Girona to Cerbère train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Girona station.

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Girona to Cerbère train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Port-Bou station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Girona to Cerbère is 80 km. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Girona to Cerbère.

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  • Distance: 58.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 3m

What companies run services between Girona, Spain and Cerbère, France?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Girona to Port-Bou every 2 hours. Tickets cost 8€ - 11€ and the journey takes 1h 3m.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Port-Bou
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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