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Arriving by car

Barcelona is well connected and has a large amount of car parks. The motorway and road network will take you anywhere in the city by car although it's worth bearing in mind that traffic can be heavy at the main entry points of Barcelona during rush hour.

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  • Car parks

    Barcelona has a large number of car parks for cars, many of them located in the city centre. Parking rates range from 3 and 4€ per hour and from 25€ and 50€ for a whole day.

    There are also paid parking areas in the street (blue zones + green area) and charges vary according to the zone of Barcelona. Permitted parking times also vary from 1 to 4 hours.

    You can use this page to find and book a space in supervised car parks in Barcelona

  • Motorways and roads

    Barcelona is located 150 km from La Jonquera, the French border. The French motorway network connects to the AP-7, N-II and C-32 Barcelona motorway. You can enter the city via the ring roads or the Avinguda Meridiana which leads to the centre.

    From the south, if you're entering from the rest of Spain join the AP-7 or C-32 and enter the city via the Avinguda Diagonal.

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