Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and one of the world's favourite tourist, cultural and economic centre. It is the perfect city to relax, walk around and enjoy. Barcelona has its way of life, which makes it unique. There are two official languages in Barcelona: Catalan and Spanish, and there are more and more people in the region who understand and speak English.
Metro, bus, railway and taxi services in Barcelona
Barcelona is served by a comprehensive local public transport network that includes a bus network, a metro, a separate historic tram line and two new tram networks. Barcelona is a hub for RENFE the Spanish state railway network, and its central intercity rail station is Barcelona Sants station. Barcelona has high-speed rail links with major cities of Spain.
Barcelona has many urban buses. Generally, information on routes and timetables is available at the central bus station and on local bus stops. Most public buses are new and air-conditioned.
Barcelona has a taxi fleet governed by the Institut Metropolitana del Taxi -Metropolitan Taxi Institute. With their black and yellow livery, Barcelona's taxis are easy to spot.
Barcelona Cruise Port
Barcelona Cruise Port is at the foot of La Rambla, which runs through the heart of the city centre. There are nine terminals in total at the Barcelona port, 7 of these are cruise terminals.
The shuttle bus service also known as the "Blue Bus" runs in a circular route from the Christopher Columbus monument at the La Rambla Boulevard to the designated cruise points. If you wish a direct transfer to your hotel or a day tour of Barcelona, book a private taxi transfer with us.
Barcelona El Prat Airport
One of the advantages of Barcelona airport is that it is close to the centre of the city at just 14 km, located at El Prat del Llobregat. The town that gives the name 'Aeroport del Prat' to the airport, is the second largest of the country after Madrid 'Aeropuerto de Barajas'.
According to the airline that you are flying with, you can choose from the two terminals you're provided with. The biggest and the newest one is T1 finished in 2009. It has 101 gates divided into the areas A, B, C, D and E.
Transfer options from Barcelona Airport
Once you land, you can get to the city by a rented car, airport taxi, private airport transfer, bus or train services. The train station is in Terminal 2, and the service runs every 30 minutes from 6:30 am to 11:00 pm. The bus service has two lines that connect the terminals with the city and the price for a single ticket costs 5.9 euros. Airport taxis are available in front of both terminals.
Without a doubt, the fastest way to get to your location is with a private airport transfer. Our service offers transfers to the Barcelona city centre and other famous sites like Lloret de Mar, Mataro, Sant Cugat del Valles and Sitges. Other additional destinations are available on our website City Airport Taxis.
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