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Free public transport in Barcelona

Free public transportation with the Barcelona City Pass!

Local transport Barcelona Hola BCN Stop sign

Use the metro, bus and tram from TMB, the Rodalies-trains (only zone 1), as well as the local passenger train from FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya) for free with the Barcelona City Pass. You can also use the pass to go to the airport or to get from the airport to the city. You do not have to buy an extra ticket. You can easily enter and the tour can begin. A metro and tram map is included in your documents.

Highlights Free public transport 

  • Public transport for 72h, 96h or 120h (starting with the first ride) 
  • No additional costs for public transportation 
  • Transfer from/to airport El–Prat is included 
  • Visit Fundació Joan Miró 

Information public transport Barcelona

Schedule Tram, Metro & FGC
Enjoy longer operating hours on Friday and Saturday. On Friday the operating hours start at 5am as usual but last until 2am in the morning. On Saturday transportation is available around the clock. During the week starting on Sunday til Thursday the regular time of operation starts at 5am and lasts until 12am.

Beware of the special operating hours!

On public holidays the times of operation are the same as during the week (Sunday – Thrusday). During the night of the 1 January, 24 June, 15 August and 24 September there is public transportation around the clock.
Tram and Metro:
On 24 December public transportation is only available until 11pm. During the night of the 1 January, 24 June, 15 August and 24 September there is public transportation around the clock.

The different options are easy to distinguish. The Metro has 8 lines which differentiate in colors. L1 (red), L2 (purple), L3 (green), L4 (yellow), L5 (blue), L9 (orange), L10 (light–green), all of them traveling through almost the whole city.
The local train FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya) is operated by the government. It also is divided in different lines. L6 (light–purple), L7 (brown) and L8 (pink).

Funicular (cable car) to Montjuïc
At the Station Paral•lel there is an easy possibility to change into the cable from the metro line 2 and 3. You will arrive at the top station within about 2 minutes. The majority of the ride will be leading you through a tunnel. Nonetheless you will also have the chance to enjoy the view during parts of the ride. Arriving at the top station you can visit the Fundació Joan Miró, which is located in a distance of about 100 metres.

The operating hours vary depending on the season:
January & February:         10am – 6pm
March – May:                    10am – 7pm
June – September:           10am – 9pm
October:                            10am – 7pm
November & December:   10am – 6pm 

Special conditions of use Free transport in Barcelona

The public transportation ticket you will receive with your Barcelona City Pass excludes the use of night buses as well as special means of travel (except for example buses to outside regions).
Distant districts can usually be reached by Metro, the Rodalies trains or the FCG.

Book the Barcelona City Pass and enjoy the free use of public transport!

Barcelona City Pass

Free admission to Barcelona's museums, attractions, and tours. Free travel on public transport and discounts included.

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