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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Barcelona, train  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona

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Fly to Perpignan, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Perpignan (PGF) MAD - PGF
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Girona

Train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona Ave

Bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Girona N1133

Bus via Madrid  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona N738
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Girona N1133

Night bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Gerona/Girona

Drive  •  6h 33m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) 682.6 km

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) by train

The train journey time between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Girona (Station) is around 5h 30m and covers a distance of around 732 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 15m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 17m. Operated by Renfe Cercanias and Renfe AVE, the Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) train service departs from Aeropuerto T4 and arrives in Girona. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 14m
Layover time:
1h 15m
Total time:
5h 30m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 17m
Train distance:
732 km
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:32
Last train departs at:
22:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) train schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) is to bus via Madrid, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) is to fly and train which costs €35 - €130 and takes 4h 8m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Gerona/Girona. The journey takes approximately 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station). However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Girona via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Girona (Station) is 561 km. The road distance is 682.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) without a car is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs €70 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station), including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs €70 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 9h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station).
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  • Distance: 560.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Girona (Station), Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona 3 times a day. Tickets cost €70 - €130 and the journey takes 3h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) via Barcelona in around 9h 35m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Perpignan via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Madrid to Perpignan via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€25 - €150
Flights from Madrid to Perpignan via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €130
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Perpignan via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Perpignan via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
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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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€10 - €14
Promo+
€15 - €17
Flexible
€25 - €35
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€70 - €95
Promo+
€80 - €85
Flexible
€100 - €130
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Girona
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
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 Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Gerona/Girona
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Girona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Gerona/Girona station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Girona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station) is 683 km. It takes approximately 6h 33m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Girona (Station).

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Tunisair, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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