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How to get to Barcelona Airport

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Do you know how to get to Barcelona Airport? What buses or metro lines you have to take? Find out all the ways to reach Barcelona Airport by public transport quickly and safely. Barcelona-El Prat Airport is located south west of the city of Barcelona, between the municipalities of El Prat de Llobregat, Viladecans and Sant Boi, 12 kilometres from Barcelona. It has two terminals (T1 and T2), with 70% of the total flights currently operating from T1. As there are 4 kilometres between the 2 terminals, Barcelona Airport offers a shuttle between terminals that connects T1 and T2. This service is completely free for travellers 24 hours a day.

Whether you live in Catalonia or are travelling through the area, you will be interested in knowing the different alternatives that exist for travelling to or from Barcelona Airport. Here we cover the five ways to get to Barcelona Airport by public transport.


How to get to Barcelona Airport on public transport

Whether arriving or departing, Barcelona Airport offers good public transport connections. Here we show you different ways to get to Barcelona airport, in such a way that you can choose the one you like the most or that best suits you:


How to get to the El-Prat Airport by bus

The bus services connecting Barcelona Airport with the different points of Catalonia include:

Metropolitan buses

Aerobús: A1 (Plaza de Catalunya - Aeroport Terminal T1) and A2 (Plaza de Catalunya - Aeroport Terminal T2), each one with 15 minutes frequency. Buy a ticket here.
TMB: Line 46 (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - Barcelona Plaza Espanya)
Baixbus: PR1 / Rosanbus (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - El Prat de Llobregat), L77 / Oliveras (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - Cornellà de Llobregat - Sant Boi de Llobregat - Sant Joan Despí), L99 / Mohn (Terminal T1 - Viladecans - Gavà - Castelldefels).

TMB: línea 46 (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - Barcelona Plaza Espanya). Baixbus: PR1 / Rosanbus (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - El Prat de Llobregat), L77 / Oliveras (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - Cornellà de Llobregat - Sant Boi de Llobregat - Sant Joan Despí), L99 / Mohn (Terminal T1 - Viladecans - Gavà - Castelldefels).

Interurban buses

Mon-bus (Terminal T1 - Vilanova i la Geltrú - El Vendrell)
Barcelona Bus: Line 614 (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - Mataró - Blanes)

Long distance buses

Autocares Alsa (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - Girona - Figueres / Tarragona - Reus - Port Aventura / Lleida)
Directbus (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - Barcelona Sants - Sant Julià de Lòria - Andorra la Vella)
Empresa Plana (Terminal T1 - Torredembarra, Tarragona, La Pineda, Port Aventura, Salou, Cambrils and Reus)
Hife (Terminal T1 - Towns of les Terres de l’Ebre, Peníscola and Terol)
Novatel (Terminal T1 - Terminal 2 - Andorra la Vella)
Sarfa (Terminal T1 - Terminal T2 - towns of the Costa Brava)

How to get to Barcelona Airport at night: night buses

Mohn: N16 (Castelldefels - Gavà - Viladecans - Terminal T2 - el Prat de Llobregat - l’Hospitalet de Llobregat - Barcelona Plaza Catalunya) y N17 (Terminal T1 - el Prat de Llobregat - l’Hospitalet de Llobregat - Barcelona Plaza Catalunya).

Source: www.barcelonaturisme.com


How to get to Barcelona Airport by metro

If you prefer to go to Barcelona Airport by metro, the L9 provides a service to different neighbourhoods of El Prat de Llobregat, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat and Barcelona. It connects facilities such as the Fira, Mercabarna and the University area, with the two terminals of the El Prat airport, and links with the FGC, Rodalies de Catalunya, the Trambaix and the metro and bus network. Both the Aeroport T1 metro station (T1 Terminal, floor 0) and Aeroport T2(Terminal T2, outside) are closed stations, which means that you must validate your metro ticket both entering and leaving.

Source: www.okdiario.com


How to get to Barcelona Airport by train

There is a local train service that connects the airport to Barcelona and other points of Catalonia, such as El Prat de Llobregat and Granollers, among others. Specifically, the local R2 Norte line connects the airport to Barcelona and other points of Catalonia. The stop at the airport is called "Estación de Renfe Aeroport”. This option is the most inconvenient, since there is no lift or stairs, so that it is not appropriate if you are travelling with quite a few suitcases.

Source: www.20minutos.es

 

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