Transportation

Barcelona Airport
Barcelona Airport is located in the southwest of the Barcelona, 12 km southwest of the center of city, between the city limits of El Prat de Llobregat, the town gives its name to the airport, Viladecans and Sant Boi. Also known as Barcelona El Prat airport, it is located just three kilometres from the Port of Barcelona and 7 km from the Zona Franca Industrial Estate, one of the most important industrial and logistical parks in Spain and key factor in Barcelona’s economic strength.

Public Transport To & From Airport

Taxi
Taxis from Barcelona Airport offer their services 24 hours, waiting for passengers at the taxi ranks located in both terminals. A journey from the airport to the city center usually takes between 20 and 40 minutes, depending on several factors: a ride from terminal T1 will be longer than from T2, the final destination, the traffic conditions and the speed limits in force on the outskirts of Barcelona. (click for more...)

Metro-Subway
The line L9 Sud Metro connects Barcelona downtown with the airport. The L9 Sud has stops at 15 stations until it gets to the airport terminals. The line begins at Zona Universitaria station and stops at: Zona Universitària, Collblanc, Torrassa, Can Tries/Gornal, Europa/Fira, Fira, Parc Logístic, Mercabarna, Les Moreres, El Prat Estació, Cèntric, Parc Nou, Mes Blau, Aeroport-T2 and Aeroport-T1. (click for more...)

Train
R2 train line is currently the only line that arrives at the airport from Barcelona or other cities from Catalunya. Travellers from Maçanet-Massanes station have a direct train to the airport, with no transfers. But those passengers coming from Estación de Francia (Estació de França) should use R2 Sud line (south) trains to go to any stations of Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona Sants or el Prat de Llobregat, and there transfer to the new train destination "Aeroport" (means airport). (click for more...)

Other Options
Bus
Medium and long distance coach companies
Private shuttles

Tickets
Travel card “Hola BCN” for 2-5 days: With the “Hola BCN” card you can use the metro (subway), the city buses, the tram, suburban trains (Rodalies de Catalunya, Zone 1) and the funicular railway (Funicular de Montjuïc) – unlimited rides with just one single ticket for 2,3,4 or 5 consecutive days – (click for more...)

Barcelona Card
Barcelona card is a 3-in-1 transport card, museum pass and discount card. It offers free public transportation/airport train, free entrance and discounts on popular attractions, sightseeing tours, entertainment, shopping and nightlife.(click for more...)