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Getting from Barcelona airport El Prat to Barcelona city center

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Getting from Barcelona airport El Prat to Barcelona city center

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The second most important city after Madrid is Barcelona, visited by more than 9 million tourists every year. The Gothic Quarter, the Sagrada Familia, many interesting museums, world-class sporting events, and clean white beaches-Barcelona falls in love at first sight. You can get from Barcelona El Prat airport to the center of Barcelona with 5 modes of transport: rented cars, buses, train and metro, private transfer.

Car rental at Barcelona airport El Prat

You can find offices of rental companies like Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Solmar in t2B, and T2C terminals. opening hours: from 7:00 to midnight. Average rental price: 30-40€ / day. Important to know that the main requirement for a driver: age 21+, annual driving experience, and a credit card in your own name. In addition to the cost of rent, your credit card is blocked by a Deposit for the use of the car.

Travel tip: book a car in advance without risk, you can here – on theofficial website of Barcelona airport. Select dates, leave your contact details, get a confirmation, and pick up the car on arrival at El Prat airport.

For an additional fee, options such as unlimited mileage, a child car seat, GPS, full insurance, and other services are available.

How to get to Barcelona from Barcelona El Prat airport by metro and train?

The RENFE train runs from Barcelona airport to the center of Barcelona. The interval between flights is up to 40 minutes. The trip takes 25 minutes. The ticket will cost 4.60€. There is a Shuttle service (free of charge) to the train station from the arrival area.

A great bonus: the “Barcelona Card” – the opportunity to get on RENFE trains from El Prat airport to the center of Barcelona for free.

Another way to travel is the l9 metro line. boarding pass Price: 5.15€ (one way). The dispatch stations are located in terminals 1 and 2.

You can find out the exact schedule of the RENFE train here.

How do i get from Barcelona airport to the city center of Barcelona by bus?

Direct flights from El Prat airport to the city center of Barcelona: Shuttle Aerobus, bus TBM #46, and NitBus #17. The Airbus Shuttle stop is located at the exits of terminals 1 and 2. The flight runs every 5-10 minutes. Ticket price: 5.09€ (one way) and 10.20€ (round trip). Additionally, if you by both-way boarding pass it is valid for 15 days.

The Barcelona Flexi Card can include free travel on an Aerobus flight from El Prat airport to the city center.

TBM bus number 46 runs from the first and second terminals from 04: 50 to 23: 50. The trip will cost 2.40 €. Night flights of NitBus #17 run from 21: 55 to 04: 45. Ticket price: 2.40 €.

You can use buses to reach the following stops in Barcelona:

  • Catalonia Square;
  • Spain Square;
  • Intermediate stations (on request).

Additionally, we recommend that you check the bus schedule from El Prat airport immediately before your trip.

Taxi from Barcelona El Prat airport to Barcelona city center

Taxi and private transfer from AtoB is a convenient, inexpensive, and fast way to get from El Prat airport to the center of Barcelona. Professional driver will meet you at the arrival area, guide to your taxi vehicle and provide you with a comfortable ride to the heart of Barcelona city. Moreover, our drivers are certified by the RTA, and also speak excellent English, and Spanish.

You can order a taxi from Barcelona airport online on our website: choose a car and fill out a simple form. Free cancellation is available 24 hours before the booking date.

Advantages of a private taxi transfer to the center of Barcelona:

  • Choice of cars from economy to business class. We have sedans, minivans, and even limos.
  • The automated system of transfers. We will send your booking confirmation to Your email.
  • Fixed price. All services are already included in the price: you do not need to pay more.
  • Free Wi-Fi, drinking water, and climate control in each car.
  • An hour of free waiting for a delayed flight. We track the online scoreboard of Barcelona airport (Spain).
  • English-language call center. We will answer your questions 24/7.

What Are the Main AtoB Features?

AtoB taxi is your way to make your journey more comfortable. Our main priority is to provide our clients with the highest level of comfort. We’ll make the most of your trips by providing you with exceptional transfer services.



Our company will provide you with fast and convenient transport from the airport to the hotel or the nearest city where you will stay.

Professional drivers

Professional drivers

Our experienced chauffeurs and private drivers are always happy to help and give any recommendations about the city attractions, road, or your stay.

Comfort and safety

Comfort and safety

AtoB offers a fixed price. Our driver will meet you with a name card, and you will have the driver’s contact info so that you do not get lost.


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