How do I get from Barcelona to Andorra?

Andorra Direct Bus operates a bus from Barcelona Sants to Andorra la Vella every 3 hours. Tickets cost €34 and the journey takes 3h. ALSA also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Renfe Cercanias operates a train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Puigcerdá every 4 hours, and the journey takes 3h 8m.

Can you do a day trip to Andorra from Barcelona?

Andorra is trapped between Spain and France amongst the Pyrenees. It’s easy to take a day out of your sightseeing weekend around Barcelona to visit Andorra on a day trip. Journey time can take from 3-4 hours depending on what time you depart and which type of bus/route you take.

Can I travel to Andorra from Spain?

Currently citizens and residents of Spain can move freely to Andorra, always respecting the restrictions established in the Principality. Before leaving, find about restrictions in force on the dates you intend to travel. Click here for the latest information.

How many miles from Barcelona to Andorra?

121 miles
Driving directions from Barcelona to Andorra la Vella There is a 121 miles distance to drive from Barcelona to Andorra la Vella. An average travel time will be around 2 hours.

Is it worth going to Andorra?

As the “country in the mountains” (this used to be their slogan when I was a kid: “El Pais dels Pirineus”), Andorra’s tourism was always focused on its beautiful nature but there are certainly many other things to do in Andorra and I promise you, it is well worth a visit despite its tiny size.

Is Andorra expensive?

The cost of living in Andorra is on par with affordable Spanish cities like Barcelona and Madrid. Especially for things like accommodation, transportation, food and utilities, Andorra’s cost of living tends to be 30% below what you’d expect in major world cities.

Is Andorra worth a daytrip?

The historic center of Andorra la Vella, the Barri Antic, is the oldest part of the city. It is comprised of about 1 block of narrow streets and squares lined with quaint stone buildings. It is well worth a quick visit to soak in a little culture in an otherwise commercially-driven city.

What airport do you fly into for Andorra?

Flying to Andorra Andorra does not have an international airport. The closest airports in Spain are La Seu d’Urgell, Barcelona, Lleida, Reus and Girona. The nearest airports in France are Toulouse, Carcassonne and Perpignan. Most offer coach or minibus service to Andorra.

Is Andorra safe to visit?

Andorra la Vella is a safe city to visit, but it is recommended that you take some basic precautions measures since tourists have been known to be targeted by occasional pickpockets, especially around popular tourist landmarks.

Is it safe to travel to Andorra?

Do not travel to Andorra due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Andorra due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country.

What is Andorra famous for?

Andorra is a small nation of 453 sq. kms located on the French-Spanish border. It is an autonomous co-principality under the joint sovereignty of the Bishop of Urgel in Spain and the French Chief of State (President). The country is most famous for tourism and tobacco.

How do you get around Andorra?


  1. USE ANDORRAN BUS LINES. If you decide to get around Andorra using public transport, check the bus lines to plan your trips properly.
  2. HIRE CARS IN ANDORRA. Do you enjoy driving and want to get around on your own?

How long does it take to drive from Barcelona to Andorra?

If you go by car, the drive can be done in just two and a half hours. If you want to sit back and relax, buses are affordable and not drastically slower. For those who simply want to say they’ve been to Andorra and make a day trip, you can book a guided tour from Barcelona. What Is the Cheapest Way to Get From Barcelona to Andorra?

Which is closer to Andorra Lleida or Barcelona?

Lleida is slightly closer to Andorra than Barcelona is, so the buses are a little quicker; some make the journey in just two hours and 25 minutes, but most take around three hours. Again, book your trip​ with ALSA.

Is there a border between Spain and Andorra?

However, the country does use the euro as its currency, the same as Spain and France. The official language is Catalan. Andorra has border controls between itself and both Spain and France. There are two border crossings one from France (Pas de la Casa) and one from Spain (Farga de Moles). Both are open 24 hours a day.

What’s the time zone between Spain and Andorra?

Spain and Andorra both use Central European Time, so you won’t have to adjust your watch when you cross the border. France is also in the same time zone, in case you continue on after Andorra. What Is There to Do in Andorra?