Practical guide / Getting around the city

Getting around the city

Barcelona and its metropolitan area have a wide range of public transport and sightseeing transport options. There are different ticket types so that you can get to where you want to go in Barcelona easily and conveniently.

  • Metro, FGC and Tram


    Metro, FGC and Tram

    Public transport such as the metro, tram and FGC are the quickest, simplest and most convenient way of getting around Barcelona. You can choose from the different ticket types and travel cards.

  • Bus



    A fleet of over 1,000 fully adapted buses serve all areas of Barcelona. The integrated fare system means that travel cards can be used on the metro, trams, FGC and Renfe trains (zone 1)

  • Getting around by bike


    Getting around by bike

    An original and different means of transport to discover the city. Barcelona has fully integrated cycle lanes and you can cycle through the city's open spaces and parks.

  • Getting around by taxi


    Getting around by taxi

    There are 11,000 taxis in the city which can be easily identified by their yellow and black livery. A green light on the taxi roof indicates its availability.

  • Park your car


    Park your car

    Forget about your car and park it in one of our safe and convenient car parks. Public transport is the best, and most sustainable, way to get around Barcelona.

  • ZBE Rondes de Barcelona


    ZBE Rondes de Barcelona

    From 1st January 2020 vehicles that are not registered with the Spanish traffic authority (DGT) will not be permitted to drive in the low-emission zones (ZBE). Find out here if you meet the ZBE emissions standards.

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