How to get from the 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


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

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