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Experience Barcelona without additional costs for bus, train & metro thanks to the Barcelona City Pass!

Discover the beauty and diversity of Barcelona without having to worry about public transport. The Barcelona City Pass gives you the freedom to explore the city at your own pace and save money in the process. Enjoy the numerous sights, cultural highlights and culinary delights that Barcelona has to offer without having to worry about separate tickets for public transport. Immerse yourself in Catalan culture and experience the city without restrictions - the Barcelona City Pass makes it possible!

With the Barcelona City Pass, you don't need to buy an additional ticket - just hop on and explore the city!

Free of charge from Barcelona airport to Barcelona city center

Airport transfer with the Barcelona City Pass

With the Barcelona City Pass, you have three convenient transportation options to travel for free between Barcelona-El Prat Airport and the city center:

Rodalies Train: The Rodalies train transfer station is located at Terminal 1. The train ride to the city center takes about 25 minutes and offers a quick connection.

Metro: You can use Metro Line L9S, available at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. This line takes you effortlessly to the Zona Universitària terminal. From there, you can continue to Plaça Catalunya, the central square of Barcelona. A simple transfer to Line L1 towards Fondo allows you to make this journey, which takes approximately 45 minutes.

Bus: The TMB Bus Line No. 46 conveniently takes you from Barcelona-El Prat Airport to the city center (Plaça Espanya or Avenida Parallel). The bus operates between 04:50 AM in the morning and 11:50 PM at night, running every 20 minutes. Depending on traffic, it takes about 25 to 45 minutes for the journey. The bus starts at Terminal T1 of the airport and then stops at Terminals T2B and T2C.

For more information on schedules and operating hours, you can check directly with TMB or on-site. Simply choose the option that best suits your schedule and preferences, and enjoy a stress-free ride between the airport and the vibrant city center of Barcelona!


The Highlights of your Public Transport Ticket

  • You'll enjoy unlimited public transportation for 48 hours, 72 hours, 96 hours, or even 120 hours from the moment of your first ride with the Barcelona City Pass, and there are no additional costs for public transportation.
  • The Barcelona City Pass also includes convenient airport transfers to and from Barcelona-El Prat Airport. Whether you need to take the Rodalies train, Metro (Line L9), or Bus (TMB 46) to and from Barcelona-El Prat Airport, it's all included in the pass.
  • You can use the TMB (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona) subway network, as well as the regular TMB bus network.
  • Additionally, you can explore the FGC tram network within Zone 1 and use the Rodalies trains.Enjoy worry-free exploration in Barcelona!


Public Transportation Timetables in Barcelona

Barcelona Metro Schedules

Monday to Thursday and weekdays holidays: From 5:00 AM to 12:00 AM 

Friday and the eves of holidays: From 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM

Saturdays: Starting from 5:00 AM; continuous service throughout the night from Saturday to Sunday

Sundays: Continuous service throughout the night from Saturday to Sunday; ends at midnight on Sunday

December 24th: From 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM

The mentioned last hour is the time when the last trains depart on each metro line.

Funicular de Montjuïc Schedules

From October 30, 2023, to March 31, 2024: 
Weekdays, Monday to Friday: from 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM.
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 

From April 1, 2024, to October 27, 2024:
Weekdays, Monday to Friday: from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: From 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Please check the service notices to learn about the Funicular de Montjuïc schedules on days when FC Barcelona plays at the Estadio Olímpico Lluís Companys.

Bus Schedules in Barcelona TMB

There are many different bus lines in Barcelona. All buses operate during the day from Monday to Sunday. Some lines operate on a frequency basis, while others have fixed schedules. You can obtain detailed information about each line in the Bus Barcelona section.
Please note that bus schedules vary depending on the day of the week: weekday, Saturday, or holiday. If none of these options are displayed, the line does not operate on that day of the week (there are bus lines that do not operate on Saturdays or holidays, and others that only operate on holidays). After selecting the line and the day of the week, you will receive information about the schedule route or frequency depending on the timeframe.
On December 24th, Christmas Eve, the last TMB buses depart from their starting points at 10:00 PM. For night and regional transportation services, the Nitbus provides a night bus service in Barcelona and the first metropolitan area. All lines except N0 and N19 pass through Plaza de Catalunya, where you can transfer between them.


How to get your public transportation ticket for Barcelona?

You can optionally book your ticket for all public transportation in the Barcelona City Pass. The ticket is available for 1 to 5 days. But don't worry, even if you buy a City Pass for 6 or 7 days, we give you the option of adding the public transport ticket for 5 days. Your ticket will only be activated the first time you use public transport. For example, you can use the hop-on hop-off bus on the first day and only activate your local transport ticket from the second or third day.

After purchasing the City Pass, we will send you a ticket attachment, which includes a code. With this code, you can collect your public transportation ticket at any metro station (including the airport).

The validity period of your chosen ticket begins only when you use the ticket for the first time.With your public transportation ticket, you can explore Barcelona worry-free, whether it's by bus, train, metro, funicular, or tram.


Terms of Use for Public Transportation

  • The terms of use for public transportation in Barcelona may vary depending on the mode of transportation. Here are some important pieces of information:
  • Transporting Dogs: Generally, dogs are allowed on public transportation such as the metro and FGC suburban trains as long as they are kept on a leash and wear a muzzle. However, there may be different rules and restrictions depending on the mode of transportation and the time of day. It is advisable to check the specific rules and guidelines of the respective transportation operator before traveling.
  • Accessibility: Most metro stations in Barcelona are designed to be accessible and equipped with elevators and escalators to facilitate access for people with limited mobility.
  • Eating and Drinking: In most public transportation in Barcelona, eating and drinking are not allowed. This is to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the vehicles. However, there are often cafes and snack stands near metro stations and stops where you can have a meal or a snack before or after your journey.



Transport Options in Barcelona

Barcelona offers various public transportation options that make it convenient for you to explore the city. Here is some information about the different choices: 

Barcelona's metro system is one of the key transportation modes in the city. It consists of multiple lines connecting different neighborhoods. The metro is fast and efficient, providing you with a convenient way to navigate the city.

FGC Suburban Trains
The FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya) operates suburban trains that connect Barcelona with surrounding towns and municipalities. These trains are a good option if you want to travel beyond the city limits of Barcelona.

Funicular to Montjuïc:
Montjuïc is a hill in Barcelona that offers many attractions and parks. To reach Montjuïc, you can use the funicular, a cable car that departs from the Paral·lel metro station. From there, you'll have a breathtaking view of the city and the Mediterranean Sea.

TMB Buses:
TMB (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona) operates an extensive bus network in the city. Buses are a convenient way to reach places not covered by the metro. They connect various neighborhoods and landmarks.

Barcelona also has trams, streetcars, and other transportation options that complement the public transit network. Most of these transportation modes are well-integrated with each other, allowing you to explore the city conveniently and at no additional cost with your Barcelona City Pass.


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