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Many tourists who visit the wonderful Costa Brava, choose the convenience of a private taxi service from Girona airport, thus quickly and comfortably reaching such beautiful beaches as Platja d'Aro, Lloret de Mar, Tossa de Mar, and Cala Jonca.
This beautiful Catalan town has about 100,000 inhabitants who strenuously defend their cultural identity since the province of Girona is located right on the French border. Another characteristic of this medieval city is that it is just 90 km away from Barcelona. You can also land in other Barcelone airports and need a taxi transfer.
What to see in Girona
The main attractions include:
- Cathedral: built in the Romanesque and Gothic styles, it is located at the highest point of the city, where once there was an Islamic mosque.
- Museu d'História dels Jueus: is a museum that tells the history of the Jewish communities of Catalonia.
- Montjuïc Castle: dating back to 1600, it has played an important role in the defence of the city.
According to the latest estimates, the airport of Girona - Costa Brava has the highest rate of passenger growth; from just over half a million travellers in 1997, it now handles nearly 2 million passengers annually.
This is because it is home to many low-cost airlines, primarily Ryanair, and because it is located in the middle of the route that connects the Catalan capital to southern France. As the name suggests, the Girona - Costa Brava airport serves the entire coastal area from Blanes to the French border.
Among the services offered at Girona airport there is free Wi-Fi, a lost property office, and a Fast Track service to skip the line at security checks.
Connections to Barcelona take place via the Barcelona Bus. The negative aspect of this, in addition to the long journey, is that you will not arrive directly at your accommodation and you have to take other means to finally arrive at your desired destination.
Another way to get to the Catalan capital is to take a train that stops at Sants station.
You can also take a public taxi to Barcelona, but this is expensive, considering that the sum to be paid will not be fixed, but determined by the taximeter.
Approximate Taxi cost from Girona airport
|Girona Taxi||1-4 people||5-7 people|
|Girona airport - Barcelona Plaza de España||from 137€||from 158€|
|Girona airport- Lloret de Mar||from 72€||from 87€|
|Girona airport- Cadaqués||from110€||from 155€|
Distances between Girona Airport and some points of interest
- Girona airport - Barcelona Plaza de España: 92 kilometres to the south. On average a one hour and 5-minute drive.
- Girona airport - Lloret de Mar: 24 kilometres taking about 28 minutes in a south-east direction via the A-2 motorway.
- Girona airport - Cadaqués: 89 kilometres taking about an hour and 25 minutes to the north-east via the AP-7.
How to get around in Girona? Forget the car since the historic centre is easily visited on foot. However you can get around on the tourist train, which enables you to see the most interesting attractions, or on the city buses which also travel out to the more distant neighbourhoods.
The public taxis of the city, unlike those of Barcelona, are white (those of the Catalan capital are black and yellow) however, they are mainly used to reach Barcelona rather than to reach the city centre.
To get a complete overview of public transport in Girona, it is advisable to visit the official website of TMG, the company that manages public transport in the city.
Taxileader.net service at Girona Airport
Taking a private taxi service from Girona Airport has never been so easy and it isn’t necessary to pay the full amount before leaving. Only a small deposit is required to reserve the service and the remaining sum will be paid directly to the driver in person. It will be the responsibility of the latter, to wait directly outside the gate of the airport with a sign bearing the name or surname indicated on the reservation.
We accept payment by credit card or debit card, which is necessary to confirm the cost of your journey. The balance will be paid in cash to the driver.
A customer service in various languages is available for the traveller, a "Call back service" through which you will be contacted in case there is any problem with the booking.
Once in the car (which will be private and never shared with strangers) your journey to the Costa Brava or Barcelona or any other destination you want to reach will begin. If you are heading towards the Catalan capital, you will be travelling around ninety kilometres, immersed in nature, surrounded by breath-taking views and dream resorts. Along the Autopista del Mediterraneo (the arterial road that runs along the eastern coast of Spain) you will cross amazing parks like those of Estany de sils, Turons de Macanet and Serres del Montnegre i el Corredor, as well as passing through the circuit-park of Formula 1 of Montmelò.
Why choose Taxileader.net?
With the Taxi Girona service, any destination you wish to reach need only be entered on the booking form for a free and fast quote. Booking the transfer with Taxileader.net, you are sure to reach your selected destination in the shortest time possible, without long waiting periods and above all, directly, without intermediate stages. We wish you a good trip. Have a nice holiday!