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 2 days in order to fully appreciate everything Girona has to offer.

When to visit Girona

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


When flying to Girona, you’ll arrive at Girona Costa Brava (GRO), which is located 7 miles from the city centre.


Renfe is the most popular train carrier serving Girona, followed by iryo. The train journey from Girona to Perpignan takes 1h 23m and costs around $25 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Zaragoza, expect to pay about $27 for a 1h 27m trip. The train station in Girona is called Girona Estación de tren, and is located 0.5 miles from the city centre.


Another option to get to Girona is to pick up a car hire from Barcelona, which is about 53 miles from Girona. You’ll find branches of Record Go and Hertz, among others, in Barcelona.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Girona, including ALSA, FlixBus and iryo. From Perpignan, the bus ride to Girona takes 125 miles and will cost you around $12. From Valencia, the ticket costs about $18 for a journey of 225 miles. The most popular bus station is Girona N Ii Can Darnes, located 3 miles from the city centre of Girona. Girona Passeig Països Catalans is also a commonly used station, and is 1.7 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Girona

Airlines serving Girona

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
Good (4,003 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
Good (754 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (728 reviews)
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Girona

Average rates range from around $173 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $199 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Erba by Pillow and Bed in Girona.

Where to stay in popular areas of Girona

Most booked hotels in Girona

Hotel Carlemany Girona
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Best Western Premier CMC Girona
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
DoubleTree by Hilton Girona
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Ibis Girona Costa Brava
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
Ibis Budget Girona Costa Brava
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
Hotel Pinxo
Good (7.2, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Girona

Hiring a car in Girona costs $13 per day, on average, or $26 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 430% cheaper than airport locations in Girona.

Expect to pay $3.13 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 $37.45 and $49.93. The most frequently booked car type in Girona is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Commercial Truck or similar) is, on average, 55% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.