2016 Costa Brava International Convention Getting there:

The two nearest airports which serve Tossa de Mar are:

Barcelona Airport (BCN) is a major international destination served by most major European airlines and some American airlines. (BCN Airport central meeting point: The large Trojan horse statue in Terminal B, T2 (Terminal 2) or the Groups Meeting Point in arrivals in the new T1(Terminal 1).

Girona Airport (GRO) is a regional airport served by RYANAIR from many European cities. www.ryanair.com.  Bus company SARFA run to Tossa de Mar; also www.holidaytaxis.com run a shuttle bus.   

There are various ways to get from either airport to Tossa de Mar:

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From Barcelona Airport – Exit airport C32b (►Barcelona) for 2 kilometers to C31 for 2 km. to C31c for 2 km. to the highway Ronda Litoral (B-10). Proceed thru the south side of the city of Barcelona on Ronda Litoral (B10) (heading northeast along the sea) to Autopista A19/C32 North/East (►Mataro). Proceed north on A19/C32 for 46 km. to NII (N2) (►Exit Malgrat de Mar). Take NII for 1.6 km. to B682 (►Blanes/Lloret de Mar). Take B682 for 3.5 km. to GI682 (►Tossa de Mar). Take GI682 for 14 km. to Tossa de Mar (approximately 92 km., 57 miles total). To see a bit of Barcelona city, exit airport C32b to C31. Take C31/B18 (Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes) straight thru the city (passing Plaza de España and Plaza Cataluña) directly onto A19 NE. Continue to Tossa de Mar as above.

From Girona Airport – Exit airport Rte. C25 direction Riudellots de la Selva and Cassa de la Selva (8 kilometers). Approaching Cassa de la Selva turn right on Rte. C65 and proceed for 7 km. toward Llagostera. Approaching Llagostera, watch for the Peugeot Autos building on the left. Turn right onto GI681 for 18 km. to Tossa de Mar (approximately 33 km., 20 miles total).

For car journeys from either airport to Tossa de Mar, if you haven't got satnav - download directions from here, from AA route finder or an equivalent source, print them off before leaving home and take them with you.

General guide to both airportswww.spanish-airport-guide.com  

Public Transport: Train/Bus

From Barcelona Airport:


By Bus: Sarfa Bus goes direct from the Airport to Tossa de Mar. We do not - yet - have the timetable for October 2016, but previously there were 11 modern SARFA buses per day. Also www.holidaytaxis.com run a shuttle bus direct from the airport to Tossa.   

Caution: As with public transport in any major tourist city, watch your bags and watch your wallets, especially in the airport, and the train and bus stations.

From Girona Airport: Only two SARFA buses per day from Girona Airport to Tossa de Mar - but www.holidaytaxis.com run a shuttle bus.

   

Only one bus per day from the city of Girona direct to Tossa de Mar at 18:30. There are buses from Girona city bus terminal to Lloret de Mar (next town south of Tossa de Mar) at 08:25, 11:00, 13:00, 16:15, 18:15, and 20:00 (takes 40 mins). Then change to the Lloret-Tossa bus which operates every 30 minutes (fare 1.10 euros), or taxi from Lloret to Tossa de Mar. Sharing a taxi from Girona Airport direct to your hotel in Tossa de Mar is the easier, softer way (takes 30 mins).