TRANSPORTS IN BARCELONA

Barcelona has an admirable public transport, connecting with all the city during the day and the night, a common meeting point la Plaza Catalunya. To buy transport tickets there are automatic machines in every lobby of the metro and train station, and you can use in any public transport of Barcelona that we list below.

Metro

Barcelona underground is modern, ecological and faster, and also works every day until 12 a.m except on friday and holiday eve that work until 2:00 a.m, on saturday and holidays all night long. If you came to Barcelona for a few days we recommend to buy T10, ten trips that you can share with other person and the cost is 9,95 Eur 10,50 Eur.

Recently open the stretch to connect the airport, terminals T1 y T2 with city center of Barcelona, L9 sud is the first underground without driver.

Differents tickets of transports in Barcelona


Single ticket 1 day ticket Airport ticket T10 ticket Hola BCN 3 days
2,15 Eur unipersonal 7,60 Eur unipersonal 4,50 Eur unipersonal 10,50 Eur multipersonal 21,20 Eur unipersonal

Check out the Barcelona Underground Map

Buses

New ecological buses adapted to disabled people, connect with almost every corner of the city, because they have created a network as a grid that cross the city up and down, and left to right. The bus stop are equipped with information display in real time, and you have to know how much time left for the next bus.

During the night buses also operate and they change the name for the NitBus (night bus), and usually a waiting time, hang around 15 to 20 minutes.

Tram

Barcelona tram move around city areas no so much touristic but you can use from 5:00 am until 2:30 a.m and the tickets are the same like a bus or metro.

Train

There are two railway companys, Renfe and FGC that connect with nearby towns in Barcelona. The automatic machines have maps that show you the different zones, the cost of the ticket depends on the area where you want to go, also on the automatic machines you can place the destination and that way know the type of ticket you have to buy.

* Cable car

If you want to see the city bird’s eye, the best option is to get into the cable car, and comfortably enjoy the great views. The cable car of the port is located in the Barceloneta neighborhood next to the port of Barcelona, with a tower that rises to 78 meters, and cover a distancia of 1300 meters to an old military fort in the mountain of Montjuic where you will have a spectacular panoramic of the city. The price per section is 11 Eur and if you buy round trip the costs is 16.50 Eur.

Teleferico del Puerto
Av. Miramar S/N
08038 Barcelona
Phone: +34 934 304 716
Web: Teleférico del Puerto

* Taxis

There are taxis throughout the city and you can catch them at any time, also you can catch taxi on a cab rank.

Taxis official rates

Minimun
fare
Aditional charger Arrange taxi service Airport Airport – Moll adosat
2,10 Eur (€/Km) 1 Eur (Suitcase or similar) 3,40 Eur (Max price to pick up) 3,10 Eur (Entre – Exit) 39 Eur (Final price)

* Tourist Bus

The routes of the touristic bus are well differentiated, and you can comfortably sit on the double-decker bus, and enjoy the main tourist attractions in Barcelona. The tours of each route is approximately 2 hours and you can get on and off the bus as many times as you wish. There are 3 types of routes with several stops and we show the most popular below.

Red route
From Plaza Catalunya, Parc de la Ciutadella, Passeig de Gracia, Diagonal, Estació de Sants, Montjuic and Port Vell

Green route
From Port Olimpic, Poblenou, Forum and all the city’s beaches.

Blue route
Start in Plaza Catalunya, passeig de Gracia, Sagrada Familia, Parc Güell, Tibiddabo, Pedralbes, FC Barcelona stadium.

Check out the tourist bus routes and full stops

* Golondrinas

At the end of Las Ramblas Las Golondrinas boat trips from 1888, an activity highly recommended for families with children. You can do 40 minute tours and have a view of Barcelona and the port from the sea.

*You can’t use the transport tickets.