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There are 4 ways to get from Girona to Mende by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Nimes Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Mende Ter

€62 - €102

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Gerona/Girona to Nimes
  2. Take the bus from Nîmes to Langogne Cfclni / ...

€42 - €60

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Beziers Tgv
  2. Take the train from Beziers to Millau Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from Millau - Gare Sncf to Mende - Foirail 280

€84 - €138

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Girona to Mende 385.6 km

€40 - €65

Girona to Mende by train

The train journey time between Girona and Mende is around 6h 37m and covers a distance of around 462 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 31m. Services are operated by Renfe SNCF and SNCF. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 37m
Fastest train time:
6h 31m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€62
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:56
Last train departs at:
14:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Girona to Mende train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mende is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Mende is 1 metre.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from France.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Girona to Mende is to drive, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Girona to Mende is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Girona to Mende. However, there are services departing from Gerona/Girona and arriving at Mende - La Caille via Nîmes and Langogne - Gare Sncf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Girona to Mende. However, there are services departing from Girona and arriving at Mende via Nimes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 7m.

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The distance between Girona and Mende is 287 km. The road distance is 385.6 km.

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The best way to get from Girona to Mende without a car is to train which takes 7h 7m and costs €60 - €110.

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It takes approximately 7h 7m to get from Girona to Mende, including transfers.

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Girona to Mende bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Gerona/Girona station.

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Girona to Mende train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Girona station.

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The best way to get from Girona to Mende is to train which takes 7h 7m and costs €60 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €60 and takes 10h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Girona to Mende.
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  • Distance: 287.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 7m

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

You can take a train from Girona to Mende via Nimes in around 7h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Girona to Mende via Nimes, Nîmes, and Langogne - Gare Sncf in around 10h 19m.

Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Nimes
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Beziers
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Mende
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Beziers to Millau
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Béziers to Millau
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Hugon Tourisme
Phone
04 66 49 03 81
Email
contact@hugon-tourisme.com
Website
hugon-tourisme.com
Bus from Millau - Gare Sncf to Mende - Foirail
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Schedules at
hugon-tourisme.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Gerona/Girona to Nimes
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
alsa.com

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Girona to Mende bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Langogne station.

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Girona to Mende train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Mende station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Girona to Mende is 386 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Girona to Mende.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Mende. Prices start at €75 per night.

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