- Distance: 202 km
- Time in way: 2 h. 50 min.
- Transfer cost from: $264
Andorra is the small country that doesn’t have its own airport, so many tourists at first arrive to Barcelona (it’s the nearest air station that is situated in 220 km from Andorra).
Bus from Barcelona to Andorra
The Direct Bus’ bus departs from terminals T-1 and T-2 in the international airport in Barcelona. It goes through the railway station Barcelona Sants (you can transfer there to) and it arrives to the capital of Andorra – Andorra la Vella. It will take you about 3 hours to get there. It goes from 7:30 am to 11 pm. So there are 16 runs a day. It goes every 3-4 hours. You will have to pay 33 euro, if you departs from the railway station, it will cost 29 euro. You can book tickets beforehand on the official site of the company, you even can choose your seat or you can buy them in the airport.
The Novartis’s bus has 6-7 runs a day. It departs from the airport in Barcelona (from terminals T-1 and T-2). It’s good run, because it stops not only at the bus station in Andorra but also at other resort cities of the country. It will take you about three hours to get there. The ticket costs 33 euro. You can book it in the Internet or in the booking office, or you can ask the driver.
Alsa’s bus is not so comfortable, because it goes from the bus station Barcelona Nord, in the centre of town. So you have to get there from the airport. It arrives to the bus station in Andorra la Vella and it will take you about 3-4 hours (it depends on the route). There are about 8 runs a day. The bus goes from 6:30 am to 7 pm. You can book tickets beforehand or at the place. The ticket costs about 28 euro.
Hiring a car
Some tourists like to hire a car to get to Andorra. It’s very comfortable and not so expensive. There are many transfer companies that offer their service. You should book the car beforehand. The price of the trip depends on the route, term of hiring and class of the car. The price begins from 50 euro. The driver’s length of service should be more than one year and the age more than 21. You should know that the path goes through the mountains.
Transfer from Barcelona to Andorra
Tourists, who arrive to Barcelona at night or they have big luggage, can use another more comfortable way. This way is taxi. The standing area is situated near the terminals of the airport. There are many arrows that help you to find it. But the price is very high. The trip by taxi from Barcelona to Andorra costs 290-330 euro. Besides, there are many paid roads so you have to discuss this with the driver beforehand. The trip will take you about 4-5 hours.
You can also book the taxi beforehand in the Internet or by phone. In this case the driver will meet you in the airport and help you to take your luggage. The kind of taxi depends on your luggage. The company can send you passenger car, minibus or minivan. The price for personal transfer from Barcelona to Andorra depends on the class of car and begins from 200 euro. The trip will take you about 4-5 hours and it depends on the place of your destination. There are many hotels that offer group transfer from the airport in Barcelona to Andorra by bus and this service is included in the price of tour.