HOW TO ARRIVE IN BARCELONA
There are different public transport services to move about the city and the metropolitan area: underground, buses, railway system (Rodalies Renfe – Renfe is the Spanish railroad company responsible for carrying passengers and transporting goods-, and Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat -the railway line of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia-) and taxis.
There are different tickets for public transport at reduced fares. Besides, you have the possibility to buy passes valid across the entire Barcelona transport network (Integrated Fare System). This is the best option to save money and time. We recommend it!
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HOW TO ARRIVE IN BCU
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MEANS OF TRANSPORT
Passengers coming from a country of risk zone must have a PCR for SARS-CoV-2 with a negative result, carried out within 72 hours prior to arrival in Spain.
Barcelona airport (El Prat) is situated only 12 km from downtown Barcelona.
The Renfe commuter train leaves the airport every 30 minutes from 542 a.m. to 11.38 p.m. Average journey time to downtown Barcelona is approximately 20 minutes (train stops in Sants and Plaça Catalunya).
Aerobús: from December 1st, Terminal 2 will be closed, with only Terminal 1 remaining operational. The timetable will be:
Plaza Cataluña – T1: from 5:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. every 15 minutes approx.
T1 – Plaza Cataluña: from 5.37am to 11pm every 15 min approx.
The Aerobus departs from the airport every 5, 10 or 20 minutes, depending on the time of day and the terminal from where it leaves, from 6:00 to 1:00 all year. Tickets can be purchased at the bus stop, at automatic vending machines or directly at the bus. The final destination is the Plaça Catalunya in the center of Barcelona.
A taxi may be taken to all metropolitan areas in Barcelona.