How to get to the Barcelona City centre from the airport
Private car hire There are numerous options for car hire however InDance would suggest
Aerobus : The favorite option for local people. Aerobus operates from 5:35am to 1.00am 365 days. Cost is 5,90€. Bus stop terminal T1, T2 and T2C. Aerobus stops at Plaça Espanya; Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, and Plaça Catalunya. Total duration is 35 – 40 minutes.
TMB Bus Barcelona’s Public Transport #46: operates from 4:50 am to 23:50 pm 365 days. Cost 2,15€ (Or purchase a T10 journey* duration is slightly longer from the airport to Barcelona City centre, Av. Paral·lel. TMB Bus stops at T1, T2 and T2C and travels directly to Plaça Espanya. Total duration 45 – 50 minutes.
TMB Bus Barcelona’s Public Transport #N17 Night service: operates from 21:55 pm to 4:55 am 365 days. Cost 2,15€ or a T10 journey* duration is slightly longer from the airport to Barcelona City centre, Plaça Universitat. Bus stops at T1 ONLY if you travel via airport shuttle bus, a free service from T2 and T2C. Total duration 60 minutes.
RENFE Spain’s Train lines R2 : RENFE operates from 5:42 am to 23:38 pm 365 days. Cost 3€ or a T10 journey*. Total duration 25 minutes to Sants Station or total duration 32 minutes to Passeig de Gracia station. RENFE stops at T1 ONLY but there is the option to choose the airport shuttle bus, a free service from T2 and T2C.
Car Rental There are many companies and most of the established car rentals reside within or next to the airport terminals.
*Regular use of the metro is encouraged and highly recommended. There is the option to purchase a T10 Pass, which provides 10 public transport rides to include bus, metro or train. Any trip in Zone 1 should take no longer than 1:15h. Tickets can be purchase at any metro station but not the airport station.
Low cost airlines, London – Barcelona
Most flights are direct into Barcelona El Prat airport.
About 10 flights per day from London
Average price £100
Easy Jet :
27 – 30 flights per day from London.
Average price £50
Flights direct from London Stansted
1 – 2 flights per day
There are numerous flight companies offering reasonable priced flights to Barcelona e.g.
Tap Air Portugal, Aer Lingus, Air Algerie, Air France, Brussels Airlines, Norwegian, Swiss, Alitalia, Eurowings, KLM, Air Berlin, Air Arabia Maroc, British Airways, Lufthansa & SAS