> Transportation to and from Perpignan is easily accessible. The city possesses an International Airport as well as a train station (and also a well-known train station penned “The Center of the Universe” by the Surrealist and Catalan, Salvador Dali). The freeway system that joins the Spanish Peninsula with Northern Europe provides travelers quick access by car or bus to all nearby large towns and cities.
The tourist resources of the region have brought not only large airline companies but also discount airlines that offer competitive prices for students.
> Thanks to the airline companies Air France, RYANAIR, and FLYBE, the International Airport of Perpignan-Rivesaltes is daily relied upon by a hand-full of large European cities. Carcassone (FR) and Gerona airport (SP) are also very close.
Air France : www.airfrance.fr
RYANAIR : www.ryanair.com
FLYBE : www2.flybe.com
> Each of the International Airline Companies serves the airports of Paris-Roissy and Paris-Orly, as well as Toulouse, Montpellier, London and Barcelona. From these cities it is possible to reach Perpignan by plane, train or bus in less than 3 hours. See these useful links for more information.
> The network of regular bus lines allow one to make fast trips for a small price. Please go to : www.eurolines.com for more informations.
Furthermore there is "Frogbus" which brings you from/ to Perpignan to/ from the Gerona airport for only € 14!
> How to get from Barcelona to Perpignan:
If you arrive at the airport you have to take the RENFE train, which leaves at Terminal 2B, to the train station "Barcelona - Sants" (this is necessary for the three following options).
>> Option 1: At "Barcelona - Sants" you can take the TALGO, this is a direct train to Perpignan. There is one train a day which leaves from the train station at 4.42 pm (arrival at 7.34 pm).
>> Option 2: At "Barcelona - Sants" you can also take a regional train, which does take more time to get to Perpignan and you have to change at the border. You can find all information about the schedule and fees on www.sncf.com.
>> Option 3: L'ALSA Bus departs daily from the "Barcelona - Sants" train station to Perpignan via Girona and Figueres. You can check the schedule and fees or buy your ticket on line (www.alsa.es).
> The connection to the railroad network of the TGV or regional trains allows for very quick transport to numerous French cities as well as to Barcelona. Please go to SNCF : www.sncf.com
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