City Transport


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

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.


Metro and FGC


Barcelona currently has eight metro lines that can be identified by the number and colour of the line: L1 (red), L2 (lilac), L3 (green), L4 (yellow), L5 (blue), L9 (orange), L10 (light blue), L11 (light green) and serve most of the city.


It also has an urban and metropolitan rail network the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat (FGC), run by the Catalan government, which supplements Barcelona’s metro network. There are three urban lines: L6, L7 and L8.


Tickets: methods and prices


The metro operates an integrated fare system enabling passengers to obtain a free transfer from one means of public transport to another within a period of 1 hour and 15 minutes. There are different types of travel cards and transport passes in Barcelona that are valid throughout the public transport network (metro, buses, tram and suburban rail), including the T-10 card which is valid for 10 journeys, or day passes (2, 3, 4 and 5 days).


Single Ticket: 2,15€

T-10 Card: 9,95€ 

Day passes: Hola Barcelona


Times
Metro (TMB):
Weekdays from Monday to Thursday, Sunday and public holidays: 5am-midnight. | Friday and evenings before public holidays: 5am-2am. | Saturday and evenings before public holidays on 1/1, 24/6, 15/8 and 24/9: continuous service. | 24/12: until 11pm.

Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat (FGC):Weekdays from Monday to Thursday, Sunday and public holidays: 5am-midnight. | Friday: 5am-2am. | Saturday and evenings before public holidays on 1/1, 24/6 and 24/9: continuous service.


For further information about Barcelona's metro and rail services:

TMB: Tel. 933 187 074 | www.tmb.cat

FGC: Tel. 932 051 515 | www.fgc.cat






Tram

 


The Tram works again in Barcelona from 2004. This means of public transport, an alternative to the metro, that had disappeared in 1971, is today an accessible, ecological, fast and comfortable system.

The Tram route provides easy access to Barcelona's major industrial areas, shopping centres and residential zones.

There are 2 Tram lines in Barcelona: the Trambaix (T1, T2, T3) which runs from Francesc Macià to the towns of Sant Just Desvern, Sant Joan Despí, Sant Feliu de Llobregat and Cornellà. The Trambesòs (T4, T5, T6) covers a route from the Olympic Village to Sant Adrià de Besòs via the Forum site and arriving to Badalona.


Tickets: methods and prices


Single ticket: 2,15 €

T-10: 9,95 €

Day passes: Hola Barcelona


Times 

Weekdays from Monday to Thursday, Sunday and public holidays: 5am-midnight. | Friday, Saturday and evenings before public holidays: 5am-2pm.


For further information about Tram services: 

Tel. 900 701 181 | www.tram.cat

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)


Bus


Barcelona has a transport fleet of more than 1000 buses which operate on over 80 routes and connect all the city's districts and the metropolitan area. The buses have low floors and are adapted for people with reduced mobility. Transport passes can be used on the metro, Barcelona'stram, city-centre lines of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat (FGC) and Renfe trains (zone 1). 


Tickets:methods and prices


Barcelona's bus network operates an integrated fare system enabling passengers to obtain a free transfer from one means of transport to another within a period of 1 hour and 15 minutes. There are different types of travel cards and transport passes that are valid throughout the public transport network (metro, buses, tram and suburban rail), including the T-10 card which is valid for 10 journeys, or day passes (2, 3, 4 and 5 days).


Single ticket: 2,15 €

T-10: 9,95 €

Day passes: Hola Barcelona


Times

Running times vary according to the bus route. Most services begin at 4.25am and end at 11pm. Average frequency of service is between 20 and 30 minutes at weekends. (The running times and frequency of service are posted at the bus stops). 


For further information about Barcelona's bus network:

Tel. 933 187 174 | www.tmb.cat




Night Bus Service

Barcelona has a night-bus service (Nit Bus) which serves most of the city and its suburban area. 


Most of the night bus services begin between 10.40pm and 11.40pm and end between 5am and 6am. They all stop at or depart from Barcelona's Plaça de Catalunya.


For further information about Barcelona's night bus network,methods, prices and times: 
www.emt-amb.com

Bicicleta 

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.

AJO BIKE


Contact details : d'en Roig, 5,  Barcelona | Tel:  930 082 298 |

eb: www.ajobikerentbarcelona.com


AL PUNT DE TROBADA

Contact details : Badajoz, 28 bis,  Barcelona | Tel:  932 216 367 |

Web:  www.alpuntdetrobada.com


BARCELONA BCN TRAVEL

Contact details : Moles, 22,  Barcelona | Tel:  934 121 597 | Web:  www.bcn.travel


BARCELONA BIKE TOURS (Singular Projects)

Bike Tours Architect-guided.

Contact details : C. Mercedes 15,  Barcelona | Tel:  936 670 241 |

 Web: www.singularprojects.cat/page2.php


BARCELONA BIKING

Contact details : Baixada Sant Miquel, 6,  Barcelona | Tel:  656 356 300 |

Web: www.barcelonabiking.com


BARCELONA BY BIKE

Contact details : Escullera del Poble Nou 298-299. Port Olimpic,  Barcelona | Tel:  932 688 107 |

Web:  www.barcelonabybike.com


BARCELONA CICLOTOUR

Contact details : Tallers, 45 - Local interior,  Barcelona | Tel:  933 171 970 

Web: www.barcelonaciclotour.com


BARCELONA E-BIKE RENT

Electric bikes

Contact details : Cervantes, 5,  Barcelona. | Tel:  933 106 133 | Web:  www.e-bikerent.com


BARCELONA EXPERIENCE

Contact details : Josep Estivill, 56,  Barcelona | Tel:  650 012 894 |

Web: www.barcelonaexperience.com


BARCELONA HOLIDAY BICI

Contact details : Passatge dels Escudellers, Local 3,  Barcelona | Tel:  933 026 481 |

 Web: www.barcelonaholidaybici.com

Taxi


Barcelona has a service of 11,000 taxis which can be easily identified by their yellow and black livery. A green light on top of the taxi indicates its availability. There is also a service of taxis adapted for people with reduced mobility.


If you want to hire specific services (drivers who speak foreign languages, seven-seater vehicles, etc.), we recommend you use the telephone booking service.

Barcelona taxi fares


There are special supplements of entrance and exit of the airport, luggage and nights.

For further information about taxis service of Barcelona: 


Institut Metropolità del Taxi de Barcelona


Tel. 932 235 151

www.taxibarcelona.cat


Note:  Information from: http://www.barcelonaturisme.com

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