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London to Girona by train
Fastest journey9hr 29m
Trains per day15
Avg. journey time18hr 54m
Travelling from London to Girona by train
Fast trains from London to Girona take around 9 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,085 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Girona.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Girona?
Journeys between London and Girona usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 26 departures on the route from London to Girona every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Girona?
The London to Girona train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Girona train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Girona is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:40 and the last train is around 20:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:18, and the last at 20:31.
What's the London to Girona train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Girona are $196.49.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $319 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $285. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London to Girona train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Girona by train.
Which train companies operate between London and Girona?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Girona, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Eurostar & TGV
Taking the train from London to Girona in northern Spain has become very easy thanks to the high-speed rail route from France to Spain that opened in 2013. There are two stages to your journey from London.
Your trip starts with a morning journey on Eurostar from London to Paris, where you connect onto an afternoon TGV to Barcelona. This is usually a double-decker train, so book a seat on the upper level for the best views. Your train through France speeds through Burgundy and the Rhône Valley towards Avignon, then west along the Mediterranean coast, before diving under the Pyrenees in a tunnel to reach Spain.
London to Paris
The first part of the journey from London sweeps through Thameside landscapes and rural Kent to reach the Channel Tunnel. Little more than an hour after leaving London you'll already be in northern France, tracking south through Flanders fields towards Paris.
Remember to factor in at least half an hour for Eurostar's airline-style baggage check prior to boarding your train. There is a luggage and body scan and you'll be asked to show your passport. There are no restrictions on taking liquids on board Eurostar trains.
Paris interchange: Paris Nord to Paris Lyon
When you alight from the train at Gare du Nord look for signs to the Metro and RER. Once you've bought a ticket follow the signs to 'RER D', direction 'Melun' or 'Malesherbes'. So long as you're heading in the right direction, all the trains on this line stop at Gare de Lyon. The actual train journey takes around 10 mins with just one stop on the way at Châtelet-les-Halles. Upon alighting from the RER train at Gare de Lyon, follow the signs to the mainline station. The signs read 'Accès aux trains Grandes Lignes'. The whole journey from the concourse at Gare du Nord to the mainline departure platforms at Gare de Lyon will normally take about 40 mins but we recommend leaving at least 50 mins.
If you are arriving at Gare du Nord from London, bear in mind that you can buy Paris Métro tickets at the Eurostar terminal at St. Pancras and on board the Eurostar train. Similarly, passengers arriving at the Gare du Nord on Thalys trains from Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands can buy Metro tickets on the train (at the Thalys Bar). Although universally referred to as Métro tickets, they are in fact valid on RER trains too.
Paris to Girona
The direct TGVs to Girona leave from Paris Gare de Lyon. In Girona, you'll arrive at the city's modern railway station, about a 15-min walk south-west of the centre. This journey is about speed, so there are not a lot of stops along the way - from four to eight depending on which train you take. All trains stop at the historic French cities of Nîmes, Montpellier and Perpignan. The part of the journey just beyond Perpignan affords good views of the Pyrenees.
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