How to get from the airport

BARCELONA – EL PRAT AIRPORT

The airport is located 16 kilometres south of the city and is also known as El Prat, the town where it is situated.

Terminals T1 and T2 (A, B and C) are organised according to carriers and not the destination or place of origin.

Connections between Barcelona and the airport and back:

Aerobús (A1 and A2)

  • Daily service between Plaça de Catalunya (city centre and 5 minutes walking distance to the venue) and Barcelona Airport
  • Frequency: every 10 minutes
  • Approximate journey time: 30 minutes
  • Single ticket price: €5.90

Metro Line 9 Sud, L9 South

  • Daily service between Zona Universitària station, downtown and Barcelona Airport
  • Frequency: every 7 minutes
  • Single ticket price: €4.50

Train R2 from terminal 2

  • R2 train line is currently the only line that arrives at the airport from Barcelona (Sants Station) or other cities in Catalunya
  • The Airport train station is located 200 m outside Terminal T2 (Rodalies de Catalunya Renfe trains)
  • Frequency: every 30 minutes
  • Approximate journey time: 20-25 minutes
  • Single ticket price: €5.30

Taxi

  • 24/7 service from taxi ranks located in both Airport terminals
  • Approximate journey time: 20-40 minutes, depending on the final destination, the traffic conditions and the speed limits in force at the outskirts of Barcelona
  • Approximate price: €35; four fare types exist (usually displayed on a taxi window sticker); amount payable must be indicated on the taximeter

GIRONA AIRPORT

Girona airport is one hour to the north of Barcelona and serves some low-cost companies.

For more information see http://www.girona-airport.cat/2/