|Girona Airport Address||17185- Vilobi de Onyar/Girona, Costa Brava|
|Telephone Number||0034 972 186 600|
|Guide in Spanish||Aeropuerto de Gerona|
|Guide in German||Girona Flughafen|
Girona Airport Information
Information on Girona AirportGirona Airport (Gerona Airport) on the Costa Brava is an important transport hub for tourism in north-east Spain. It is the country’s eighth busiest airport with over 5.2 million passengers passing through its doors in 2009 and more than 48,128 flights being handled. It is a major hub for the budget airline Ryanair.
The airport is situated 12kms south of Girona City centre in the small village of Vilobi d’Onyar. It is well connected to the Costa Brava resorts including Lloret de Mar, l’Estartit and Blanes, and is about a 40 minute drive from the French border, offering a gateway to the Pyrenees and Ski resort of Andorra.
Girona Airport has opened six new boarding gates on the first floor of the passenger terminal, bringing the total to 15.
Girona Airport has four multimedia terminals for access to internet, e-mail, chats, webcam and card readers. This service will also assist passengers who need to check in online at the airport. Two terminals have been installed in the arrivals lobby (public space on the ground floor) and the other two are in the boarding lounge (passenger-only zone on the first floor)
Many people use Girona Airport as an alternative airport for Barcelona which is 90km away and passengers can transfer there by bus or train.
We have compiled information and advice on all aspects of travelling to and through Girona Airport and present you with the most detailed and comprehensive resource of its kind.
Girona-Costa Brava airport is currently one of the most fast-growing Airports in Spain (ranked 9th last year). During 2005 passenger growth at Girona Airport exploded with the arrival of Ryanair who use this airport as one of their main hubs with flights coming in and leaving from all over Europe.
Girona Airport car hire: It is worth hiring a car at Girona Airport if you are staying at any of the resort towns along the Costa Brava as having your own car gives you the freedom to explore this wonderful part of Spain.
Below are links to pages for the main Girona Airport car hire companies who actually have offices within Girona Airport: Auriga Crown at Girona – Avis at Girona – Europcar at Girona – Goldcar Europa at Girona – National Atesa at Girona and Hertz at Girona
Girona Airport Flights
In total there are 18 different airports in the UK and Ireland offering flights to Girona and below we have details on the main routes to Girona.
Flights from Birmingham to Girona – Blackpool to Girona – Bournemouth to Girona – Bristol to Girona – Cardiff to Girona – Doncaster to Girona – Dublin to Girona – Durham Tees Valley to Girona – Gatwick to Girona – Glasgow to Girona – Liverpool to Girona – Luton to Girona – Manchester to Girona – Newcastle to Girona – Newquay to Girona – Nottingham to Girona – Shannon to Girona and Stansted to Girona
Live flight departures at Girona Airport: We have provided you with details of live flight departures and how to check in at Girona Airport Departures hall and have listed all the facilities you will find there including shops, restaurants and the various check in desks.
Live flight arrivals at Girona Airport: If you are collecting friends or family at the airport, check out the Girona Airport arrivals section where we give you online information on live flight arrivals as well as details of the facilities available in the arrival hall.
Girona Airport Private Transfers
If you are not hiring a car, you could choose to book a Private Girona Airport Transfers. They will meet and greet you at the Girona Arrivals Hall and take you to your chosen destination.
Shuttle Bus Services
Girona Airport BusesIf you find the cost of a private transfer a bit expensive you might like to consider booking a seat on a private shuttle bus which stops at the main resorts and hotels close to Girona Airport.
Taxis at Girona Airport: One of the most asked questions is about getting From Girona Airport To Barcelona City Center. When you leave the arrivals hall, just outside you will find Girona Airport taxis.
Here we give you all the information you need to know including fares etc into Barcelona.
Buses at Girona AirportIf you are not hiring a car or do not fancy a taxi, you could take the Girona Airport buses.
Here we provide you with all routes, distances and fares to help you plan your journey to all parts along the Costa Brava.
Trains at Girona Airport: There are no Girona Airport trains but you could either get a taxi or bus to Girona Train Station. Here we provide you with all the information or routes and fares from Girona City centre to make your journey easier.
We have also written an article on the train service in Spain which we hope you will find of interest.
Girona Airport driving directions: Girona Airport is served by three main roads: E-15/AP-7 toll road (Perpignan – southern Spain); C25 Lleida-Girona and the N11 to Madrid-Barcelona-Perpignan
We provide you with detailed Girona Airport maps and Girona Airport driving directions to help you drive your Girona hire car onto your holiday destination safely. We also recommend the quickest routes to use to get to Barcelona.
Parking at Girona Airport: Here we provide you with all the information you need to know for Girona Airport parking. The parking was free but there are now charges in place and “off airport” long term car parks.
Visit our guide to Girona Airport shopping to find out what is currently available.
There is a large Aldeas multi-shop in the passenger boarding area selling a wide range of duty free goods as well as a couple of other shops selling local produce, gifts, souvenirs and newspapers and magazines.
Girona Airport passenger services: We supply full details on Passenger Services at Girona Airport including banking facilities/location of ATMs, lost luggage, lost property and information on the tourist offices, airline desks, internet facilities and first aid at Girona Airport.
Bars & Restaurants
Places to eat and drink at Girona Airport: Girona Airport offers the choice of places to get something to eat and drink while you are waiting for your flight.
The Food Gallery cafeteria is the only catering outlet in the public area of the check-in lobby.
Left Luggage Store
There is no left luggage store at Girona Airport, but they do offer a luggage protection service. There is a machine available in the check-in lobby to wrap your suitcases in plastic.
If you are unfortunate enough to not have your luggage arrive at Girona Airport then you should report this to the airline you are travelling with and inform the Lesma Ryanair handling group which has an information desk located in the departures hall by check in desk 33.
Girona Airport Telephone NumbersHere we provide you with a directory of useful Girona Airport telephone numbers
that include the Airlines that use the airport and Car Hire Companies. This section also has information on lost luggage numbers and all the baggage handling companies.
To save you time finding your way around when you arrive in Girona, we have written a Girona Area Guide on sporting and leisure amenities which includes the best Girona Shops, Girona Markets, Girona Golf Courses, where to find Girona Beaches, recommended Girona Restaurants and Girona Local Attractions.
Lastly why not check out our thoughts and advice on what Girona weather, what to expect and what clothes to bring at the various times of the year and the low down on what temperatures to expect.
We have written a series of articles about Reus and on Spain in general which we hope you will find interesting. Visit our Travel Articles on Girona to find out more about day trips and weekend breaks in Girona.
If you are thinking of moving to the area, we have provided details on how to obtain your Social Security and NIE numbers, how to fly your pets to Spain and how to get a UK car registered over here.