Barcelona Travel Information
Barcelona is one of the top short break destinations in Europe
The city combines perfectly culture, shopping, business and leisure.
Barcelona international airport is 13 km of Barcelona centre.
An airport bus is running between the airport and Plaza de Catalunya every 12 minutes. One way cost 3,60 € and takes 30 minutes. Bus services are between 6.00/6.30 - 23.30/24.00 There is no underground to the airport.
Trains run between 6.13 and 23.40.
Travel time to the main railway station 'Barcelona Sants' is 19 minutes. From the airport to square "Plaza de Catalunya" is 24 minutes. A taxi drive from the airport to Barcelona downtown takes 30 minutes and cost about 25 EURO.
Ryanair and other budget airlines have flights to the airports of Girona and Reus. With the shuttlebus it takes about 1 - 1,5 hour to Barcelona and costs 11€ for an one-way.
Main attractions in Barcelona are the Sagrada Familia, the Picasso Museum, the Gothic Quarter, Plaza de Catalunya and the Ramblas.
Downtown is the 'Shopping Line': a special shopping route of 5 kilometers long.
Many cheap and discount hotels are in the neighborhood of Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya with its nightlife and restaurants. Avenue 'Passeig de Gracia', the marina and Olympic Port are popular spots for luxury hotels.
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