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Route overview
Avg. journey time38m
Trains per day15
Fare range€9.00 - €85.00
Distance85km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:05
Last train departs at21:40
Fastest journey
Fastest route38m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationBarcelona
Destination StationGerona

Barcelona to Gerona train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Gerona for Thursday 21st Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:05
07:43
Barcelona
Gerona
38m
Direct
08:25
09:03
Barcelona
Gerona
38m
Direct
09:25
10:03
Barcelona
Gerona
38m
Direct
09:45
10:23
Barcelona
Gerona
38m
Direct
12:44
13:22
Barcelona
Gerona
38m
Direct

Renfe, AVE, Avant and Media Distancia trains from Barcelona to Gerona

You can travel from Barcelona to Gerona on Renfe, AVE, Avant and Media Distancia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

AVE is Renfe's high-speed train, with trains capable of reaching up to 330 km/h. It’s one of the fastest trains in Europe and connects the main cities of Spain. Most AVE trains offer four comfort classes – Turista (standard class), Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats), Preferente (lounge access, wide leather seats, food and drink service) and Club (First Class equivalent, with 1-1 configuration, ultra-wide seats, gourmet food and drink and lounge access). All AVE trains have air conditioning, power sockets, free WiFi and a buffet carriage serving a selection of food and drinks.

Able to reach speeds of at 250 km/h, Avant trains operate short and medium distance high-speed services. These trains are intended to cover journeys within the same autonomous community or in two neighbouring communes. For this reason, trains generally don’t offer catering services and travel less than 200 km. They have two types of comfort classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class).

Renfe's Media Distancia are regional trains operated by CAF locomotives that operate medium-distance routes that are not operated by Avant high-speed trains. Most trains Media Distancia trains are one class. However, there are some that will have Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). These trains also have spaces for bicycles, and all seats are equipped with power sockets and reading lights.

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Gerona

Train tickets from Barcelona to Gerona start at €9.40 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €21.56.
lowest price found
from9.40
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price20.64
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price20.99
on the day
avg. single price21.56

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona to Gerona by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Barcelona to Gerona by train?

The average journey time between Barcelona and Gerona is 38 minutes and the fastest journey time is 38 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Barcelona to Gerona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Barcelona to Gerona?

The first train from Barcelona to Gerona departs at 07:05. The last train from Barcelona to Gerona departs at 21:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Barcelona and Gerona?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona to Gerona without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Barcelona to Gerona. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Gerona to Barcelona.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona to Gerona for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/03/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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