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Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport is an international airport in the second largest city in Spain. It's situated 12 km from the city centre. More than 50.1 million air travellers pass through Barcelona Airport per year (recorded in 2018). Barcelona Airport is the hub for Level and Vueling.

Address:

08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

www.barcelona-airport.com

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline From Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

MCT: Airport connection times for Barcelona

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) required in a specific airport is essential to know if the route has a connecting flight. It's advisable to look this up before booking a ticket. The MCT is also a determining factor when a passenger needs to claim compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT in Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Barcelona Airport terminals

Terminals are the sectors or separate buildings in airports through which air passengers can travel between transport on the ground and the places for boarding or disembarking from the aircraft. It is essential to know which terminal you are leaving from or travelling through, because terminals in larger airports can be far from each other and passengers can need additional time to get to the right one. There are 2 Terminals in Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport.

Terminal 1 – KLM, British Airlines, Aeroflot, Lufthansa and others

Terminal 2 – Ryanair, Wizz Air, Jet2.com, Easyjet and others

How to get from Barcelona Airport to city centre

It may be challenging to find the most convenient way to get to the city centre when visiting a destination for the very first time. It is not always possible to travel by public transportation immediately at the airport and taxis can be costly. Our recommendation is to check all transport alternatives prior to the flight to make sure you choose the best option for your trip. Up-to-date information and connections of public transport can be found here.

Barcelona Airport train

  • R2 North Line
    Direction: Macanet-Massanes
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to Sants Station
    Operating hours: more information here

Barcelona Airport bus

  • Line 46
    Direction: Pl. Espanya
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the final destination
    Operating hours: 04:28 AM - 11:50 PM, daily
  • Aerobus
    Direction: Plaça de Catalunya (Catalonia Square)
    Travel time (approx.): 35 min.
    Operating hours: more information here

Barcelona Airport tram

  • Metro Line 9
    Direction: Zona Universitària
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the final destination
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 4.5 EUR

Barcelona Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside Arrivals area (Terminal 1) and outside Arrivals / Departures areas (Terminal 2)
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 25 EUR

Where to have a rest in Barcelona Airport

On occasion you may experience a long wait between flights, for instance an overnight layover or a delayed flight until the next day. When this happens, it is essential for passengers to note where they can rest and pass their time between flights.

Barcelona Airport lounges

Airport lounges give travellers the benefit of waiting for their flight in a comfortable environment and provide services, for example food and beverages, WIFI, areas to unwind in and showers.

  • Pau Casals Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:30 PM, daily
    Price: 29.60 EUR
  • VIP Colomer Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: from 05:45 AM until the last flight scheduled, Sat-Sun: from 07:00 AM until the last flight scheduled
    Price: 29.60 EUR
  • VIP Miro Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 11:00, daily
    Price: 30.60 EUR
  • CIP Canudas Lounge
    Location: Terminal 2
    Opening hours: 06:30 AM - 10:00, daily
    Price: 29.60 EUR

Hotels near Barcelona Airport

Sometimes if the lounges are not comfortable enough for sleep, or your flight takes off the following day, you may feel it is necessary to stay overnight in a hotel close to the airport. In some instances, hotels are situated in the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to the nearest hotel. In the event you decide to stay overnight in a hotel between flights, we have handpicked some comfortable options for you.

  • Barcelona Airport Hotel
    Price: from 79 EUR per night
    Address: Plaça la Volateria, 3, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Contact: 34933783200
    Website: click
  • Airhostel BCN Hotel
    Price: from 32 EUR per bed per night
    Address: Carrer de Narcís Monturiol, 48, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Contact: 34938336837
    Website: click
  • ibis Barcelona Aeropuerto Viladecans Hotel
    Price: from 48 EUR per night
    Address: Carretera de Barcelona, 84, 08840 Viladecans, Barcelona, Spain
    Contact: 34936473494
    Website: click

Barcelona Airport cafes & restaurants

If travelling, it's important to have enough food and drink. Whether you require a simple breakfast before an early flight, an unhurried lunch during an extensive layover, or to merely buy something to eat while on board, we have a number of choices for you to be sure you don’t go hungry during your trip.

Go here to find a comprehensive description of dining places in Barcelona Airport.

  • EXKi
    Description: healthy breakfasts, sandwiches, salads, soups, vegetable tarts, and desserts
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 1
  • Breadway
    Description: premium sandwiches, wraps, salads, desserts, coffees, vitamin-enhanced waters, soft drinks, fresh juices
    Location: Terminal 2, Arrivals and public area
  • Burger King
    Description: fast food restaurant
    Location: several locations at Terminals 1 and 2
  • Central Café
    Description: coffee shop
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 1, Departures
  • Starbucks
    Description: coffee, drinks, desserts, sandwiches, snacks
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 1, Departures
  • La Place
    Description: cafeteria & restaurant
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 1, Departures

Barcelona Airport shops

If you are that kind of traveller who always leaves your holiday souvenir purchasing to the last possible minute, or just need to kill some time before your flight, then it’s a good idea to visit the airport shops. The guide below provides a selection of shops at the airport. Follow this link for a complete list.

  • Barcelona and Express
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: several locations in Terminals 1 and 2
  • ObeyYourBody
    Description: beauty products
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 3
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
  • Oysho
    Description: lingerie
    Location: Terminal 1, Departures, Level 1
  • Swarovski
    Description: crystal jewellery
    Location: Terminal 1, Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Tech&Fly
    Description: electronics for travel
    Location: Terminal 1, Arrivals, Level 1

Barcelona Airport car rental

Sometimes you must travel by car, or it may be the most enjoyable mode of transport for your trip. This list of car rental companies will make it easier for you to select the best option for your journey.

  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 01:30 AM, daily
    Contact: 34902108495
  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: 34902011959
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: 34871180192
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:59 PM, daily
    Contact: 34935219095
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 07:00 AM - 12:30, Sun: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Contact: 34902108495
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 03:00 AM, daily
    Contact: 34911505000

Other services in Barcelona (BCN) Airport

  • Aqua Salon Spa
    Location: several locations in Terminals 1 and 2
  • Farmacia (Pharmacy)
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 3 and Terminal 2, Level 0
  • Lost & Found
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 0
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 932 596 440, email: objetosperdidosbcn@aena.es
  • Children's play areas
    Location: several locations in Terminals 1 and 2

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