How to get from Barcelona airport to city center

Barcelona airport (Aeropurto de Barcelona) is located 20 km from the city center and is well accessible by multiple means of transport. Local name for the airport is Aeropurto El Prat which is based on the town that’s closest to the airport – El Prat de Llobregat.

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If the traffic is good, you can get from Barcelona airport to the city center in 30 – 40 minutes. It all depends on what’s your starting point (Is it terminal 1 or 2?), traffic density and period of the day.

5 different options how to get from airport to Barcelona center:
  1. metro (price for ticket €4,50)
  2. train (price for ticket €2,15 or less with T-10 ticket)
  3. public bus (price for ticket €2,15 or less with T-10 ticket)
  4. aerobus (price for one-way ticket €5,90)
  5. taxi (price for ride between €25 – 30)