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Barcelona Airport Information

Barcelona Airport is also known also as El Prat de Llobregat Aeropuerto or Aeropuerto de Barcelona.It is also Barcelona's principal International airport.

Address: El Prat de Llobregat, 08820 Barcelona, Espana


Telephone (Spain):  +34 90 240 4704  
Telephone (International):  +34 91 321 1000  

GPS coordinates for google maps: 41°17'50.05" N 2°04'42" E

1. Getting to Barcelona Airport - By Bus

What number bus or line do I need to get to Barcelona Airport? 

City Bus
Bus A1: Plaça Catalunya - Airport (terminal T1)
Bus A2: Plaza Catalunya - Airport (terminal T2)
Line 46: Plaza España - Airport
L77: San Joan Despí - Airport
N17: Plaza Catalunya (Ronda Universidad) - Airport
N16: Plaza Catalunya (Ronda Universidad) - Castelldefels
PR1: El Prat de Llobregat - Airport
PR2 & PR3: El Prat de Llobregat - Airport
L99: Castelldefels - Airpor
Intercity Bus
Barcelona Bus Line 602 & Line Line 614 Telephone: 902 130 014
Empresa Plana La Granadella-Tarragona-Barcelona bus route, stopping in several towns in Catalonia (Torredembarra, Tarragona, La Pineda, Port Aventura, Salou, Cambrils and Reus, among others) Telephone: 977 385 501
Hife Bus company  Line connecting the airport to various locations of the Ebro (Tortosa, Amposta, Sant Carles de la Rapita, mainly), Peñiscola and Teruel. Telephone: 902 119 814
Mon-Bus  Line connecting Barcelona to El Vendrell, stopping in Bellvitge, Airport, Ribes, Sitges, Rocamar, Roquetes, Vilanova, Cubelles, Cunit, Segur, Calafell and El Vendrell. Telephone:  938 937 511
Sarfa Bus Company currently offers routes from terminal T2 of the airport to several cities of the Costa Brava (Begur, Bellcaire d'Empordà, Cadaqués, Castelló d'Empúries, Empuriabrava, L'Escala, Lloret de Mar, Montràs, Palafrugell, Palamós, Pals, Platja d'Aro, Roses, S'Agaró, Sant Antoni de Calonge, Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Santa Cristina d'Aro, Torroella de Montgrí, Tossa de Mar and Ullà). Telephone : 902 302 025
Alsa - The bus company Alsa offers a service from Barcelona-El Prat Airport to Balaguer and Vall d'Aran (bus stops at T1 and T2 terminals), and Lleida and Valencia (bus stop at T1 terminal), where passengers will find routes to other destinations. Telephone number: 902 422 242
Directbus  Regular bus line between the airport, Sant Juliá de Lòria and Andorra la Vella. Telephone number: 902 109 276
Novatel Regular bus line between the airport and Andorra.
Telephone: +376 803 789

2. Getting to Barcelona Airport - By Train

What Train Line do I need to get to Barcelona Airport & how long does it take to get there?
R2 North Line
Line R2 Norte Aeropuerto - Sant Celoni / Maçanet Massanes. There is also a direct train line once a day each way between the airport and Barcelona-Estació de França station.
Stops at the airport
Aeroport Cercanías train station. Terminal T2, outdoors
From Granollers Centre to the airport: from 04:52 to 22:31.
From Sant Celoni to the airport: from 05:35 to 22:10.
From Maçanet-Massanes to the airport: from 6:16 to 21:52.
Departures from the airport from 05:42 to 23:38.
Frequency: every 30 minutes.
Approximate journey time from the Airport station:
El Prat de Llobregat: 6 minutes.
Barcelona-Sants: 22 minutes.
Barcelona-Passeig de Gràcia: 27 minutes.
Granollers centre: 1 hour 3 minutes.

3. Getting to Barcelona Airport - By Metro

What Metro Line do I need to get Barcelona Airport?

L9 South Line
The metro line 9, L9 Sud (South), connetcs Zona Universitària to Barcelona-El Prat Airport. 
It stops at Zona Universitària, Collblanc, Torrassa, Can Tries/Gornal, Europa/Fira,
 Fira, Parc Logístic, Mercabarna, Les Moreres, El Prat Estació, Cèntric, Parc Nou, 
 Blau, Aeroport T2 and Aeroport T1.
Stops at the airport
'Aeroport T1' Metro station. Terminal T1, floor 0
Aeroport T2 Metro station. Terminal T2, outdoors

4. Getting to and from Barcelona Airport - By Taxi

Taxis are usually parked up opposite the arrivals areas of terminal T1, the Barcelona-Madrid shuttle, and terminals T2 A and T2 B. A Barcelona airport taxi transfer to and from Barcelona-El Prat Airport can be arranged in advance & you may find it significantly less to do so.

5. Reduced Mobility Assistance

You can request the support service for persons with reduced mobility at at least 48 hours in advance. Remember that you must always report your needs to the airline in order to ensure your seat on the plane. Aena also places a telephone helpline at your disposal which will attend your reduced mobility needs 24 hours a day.   Telephone 902 404 704 / (+34) 91 321 10 00.

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