Getting to Arinsal
The closest airports to Arinsal and the other Vallnord resorts in Andorra are Toulouse in France, and Girona and Barcelona in Spain. Private transfers from the airport to the ski resort are easily arranged and take about 3 hours. There are also slower and cheaper public bus services.
Nearest Airports to Arinsal
Toulouse-Blagnac Airport: 206km / about 3 hours’ drive time;
Barcelona Airport: 217km / about 3 hours’ drive time;
Girona Airport: 212 km / about 3 hours’ drive time;
Transfers from the airport to Arinsal and the Vallnord resorts
Bus Services to and from the airports
Novatel runs a scheduled bus service between the resort and the airport with at least one bus a day. Eurolines has a more frequent schedule to Barcelona. Reservations are necessary and be sure to check websites for latest timetables and prices
Novatel (they run services DOOR in/OUT the hotel)
Tel: +376 803 789
Tel: +376 805 151 and Barcelona +34 934 903 000
By car from Spain
Car hire at Barcelona airport is a good idea if you want to be flexible about which resorts you ski at. Barcelona to Arinsal is just over 200km. Take the C-58 motorway to Terrassa, then E-09 motorway to Manresa followed by the C-16 through the Cadí Tunnel (toll charges apply) then the N-260 through Bellver de Cerdanya as far as La Seu d’Urgell. Finally take the the N-145 towards Andorra border then follow signs to La Massana look out for Arinsal/Vallnord signposts.