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How to get to Olot

By airplane

Barcelona Airport Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat: located about 122 km from the City of Olot. To link Olot, you have to go to the center of Barcelona by train or at the Aerobús, with stops at the Sants Station (Estación de Sants) or at Plaza Catalunya.

Connection options to Olot:

  • Plaza Catalunya:  By bus. The most direct, with the TEISA bus line to Olot on Pau Claris Street, 118.
  • Estació de Sants:  By train, combining with bus line TEISA to Olot.
    • With an AVE high-speed train to Girona and connecting with the TEISA bus line from Girona to Olot.
    • With a train to Vic and connecting with the TEISA bus line from Vic to Olot.

Girona-Costa Brava Airport: located about 66 km from the city of Olot. A shuttle joins it with the Girona bus station, where you can get to La Garrotxa with TEISA buses.

By train

The train does not arrive at Olot.

The most important train stations to reach Olot are those of Girona and Figueres Vilafant with a stop for medium-distance, long-distance and high-speed trains (AVE) coming from Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Toulouse and Marseille.

The largest train station with the best connection possibilities is Girona, with a bus station right next to it to connect with Olot with the TEISA bus line. From the train station in Figueres Vilafant there are also some connections by bus, but less frequently.

Other railway stations closest to Olot are located in Vic, Torelló or Ripoll, from where it is connected by bus to Olot, but infrequently.

See train information in RENFE.

By bus

Lines from Barcelona, Girona, Figueres, Vic, Torelló and Ripoll with TEISA company.

By car

From Barcelona: C-17 to Vic C-37 (axe Vic-Olot by the tunnels of Bracons).

From the center of the Iberian Peninsula: Highway A-2 to Cervera, continue on the C-25 up to the height of Vic, continue per the C-17 and then the C-37 to Olot by tunnels of Bracons.

From other points of Europe: Highway A-9 i AP-7 until Figueres Sud + C-26 and N-260 to Besalú and Highway A-26 to Olot.



Tourist Information

Turisme Olot: information on the City of Olot.

To search for accommodation you can consult the directory of hotels, pensions, hostels, tourist apartments, campsites and rural tourism.

Turisme Garrotxa: information on the County of La Garrotxa.

To find accommodations in La Garrotxa you can check La Garrotxa accommodation search.


RCR Lab·A has agreements with the following accommodations that offer a special price for participants in the RCR Summer Workshop.

Hotel La Perla

El Jardinet de Sant Esteve

RCR Lab·A has managed a reservation block in the following accommodations for participants of the RCR Summer Workshop.

Torre Malagrida Hostel