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Arriving by plane

Barcelona airport, with several terminals, is located 16 kilometres south of the city and is also known as Barcelona-El Prat. Barcelona can also be reached by transport links from other regional airports, including Girona, Reus and Lleida -Alguaire.

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  • Barcelona-El Prat airport

    The airport is located 16 kilometres south of the city and is also known as El Prat, the town where it is located.

    Terminals T1 and T2 (A, B and C):
    The terminals at Barcelona Airport are organised in terms of carriers and not according to the destination or place of origin.

    Connections between Barcelona and the airport and back:


    Aerobús (A1 and A2)
    Daily service between Plaça de Catalunya and Barcelona Airport.
    Frequency: every 10 minutes.
    Approximate journey time: 35 minutes. For further information about the Barcelona Aerobús : Tel. 902 100 104. | www.aerobusbcn.com.

    Train (RENFE)
    Daily connections with Barcelona Airport from the Renfe (Spanish Rail) stations at Sants.
    Frequency: every 30 minutes.
    Journey time: 18 minutes (from Sants).
    For further information about the train to Barcelona airport: www.renfe.es.

    Bus (TMB)
    The 46 bus runs from Pl. d'Espanya to Barcelona Airport (T1 and T2) daily.
    Frequency: every 25 minutes.
    For further information: www.tmb.cat.

    Night bus (NITBUS)
    The N17 night bus operates from Ronda Universitat / Plaça Catalunya to Barcelona Airport T1, stopping at Pl. d'Espanya.
    The N16 night bus operates from Ronda Universitat / Plaça Catalunya to Barcelona Airport T2, stopping at Pl. d'Espanya.
    Frequency: every 20 minutes.
    Further information about the night bus service to Barcelona Airport is available on the website: www.emt-amb.com.

    By car
    The C-31 Barcelona-Castelldefels road leads to Barcelona Airport, and connects with the C-32 Barcelona-Sitges road. From the Avinguda Diagonal, the Ronda de Dalt and Ronda Litoral ring roads also connect with the C-31.
    The estimated journey time from Barcelona city centre to the airport is about 20 minutes.

    Contact details : Aeropuerto de Barcelona - 08820 El Prat de Llobregat El Prat de Llobregat | Tel:  902 404 704 | Fax: 933 799 957 (Sala Renfe) | Web:  www.aena.es

  • Girona - Costa Brava Airport

    95km from Barcelona.

    How to get there from Barcelona

    Direct transport by Coach. Company "Barcelona Bus": Tel. 932 320 459 | www.barcelonabus.com
    Departure point: Barcelona Nord Bus Station - Address: C/ Ali-Bei, 80.

    Airport information (Aena): Tel. 972 186 606 | www.aena.es

  • Reus - Costa Daurada Airport

    108 km. from Barcelona.

    How to get there from Barcelona

    Direct transport by Coach. Company "Hispano Igualadina": Tel. 933 397 329 | www.igualadina.com.
    Departure point: Sants Station - Address; C/ Viriat, s/n.

    Airport information (Aena): Tel. 977 779 832 | www.aena.es.Tourist Information

  • Lleida - Alguaire Airport

    170 km west from Barcelona.

    How to get there from Barcelona

    Direct transport by train or coach to Lleida and taxi to the airport.
    RENFE: Tel. 902 320 320 | www.renfe.es
    ALSA: Tel. 902 422 242 | www.alsa.es

    Airport information: Tel. 973 032 700 | www.aeroportlleida.cat