Last updated on January 17th, 2023 at 06:54 pm
We will write how to get from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas. The distance from Prat Barcelona Airport to Las Ramblas is 13 kilometers. Click here to book online Barcelona Entrance tickets in advance
The travel time from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas is around 30 minutes by taxi and metro if you go by bus 40-50 minutes. Read here Barcelona airport to city center and Barcelona airport to Sagrada Familia
The cheapest way from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas is by bus for €2.40.If you go by taxi will be around €35-40 and €5.90 by shuttle bus Aerobus.
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WHERE TO STAY IN BARCELONA
You can sleep in a dorm room for €15-30. For mid-budget hotels prices start at €60-80 and if you want luxury hotels start from €120.
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BARCELONA AIRPORT TO LAS RAMBLAS
METRO FROM BARCELONA AIRPORT TO LAS RAMBLAS
You can go from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas by metro from Terminal 1 and 2 easy to find just follow the signs. The metro fare is €5.15 and you can buy them from metro machines with cash or credit card.
The metro is running every 5-12 minutes starting at 5 am until midnight. On Fridays the metro finishes is at 2 am and Saturdays is 24 hours.
You will have to get into Line 9 Sud heading to Zona Universitaria and transfer to Line 3 to go to Plaza Catalunya which is the stop for going to Las Ramblas. The metro travel time from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas is around 50 minutes. For sure it will be the best option from Barcelona airport to city by metro if your accommodation is around one metro station.
BARCELONA AEROBUS FROM BARCELONA AIRPORT TO LAS RAMBLAS (BEST WAY)
The best way from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas is by Aerobus. The Aerobus from Barcelona airport to the center is running every 20-30 minutes starting at 5 am until 1 am. The final stop of Aerobus from Prat Barcelona airport is Plaza Catalunya where you can go walking to Las Ramblas.
The bus fare from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas is €5.90 for one way ticket and €10.20 if you get a return ticket valid until 14 days. The travel time from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas stopping at Plaza Catalunya is 35-40 minutes. Check Aerobus route and schedule!
The Aerobus will be a great option if you are staying around one of the bus stops. You can buy the ticket in the vending machines at the airport, online and from the bus driver in cash.
Aerobus Barcelona Airport Route : Airport – Plaza of España – Gran Via Urgell – Plaza Catalunya
Public Barcelona Airport Bus To Las Ramblas
The Bus Number 46 From Barcelona Airport to Las Rambas (Cheapest Way)
The cheapest way from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas is by bus. Bus Number 46 is leaving from Terminals 1 and 2 to Plaza Espanya running every 5-10 minutes from 6 30 am until 11 50 am. Check here Bus Number 46 route and schedule!
The bus fare from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas is €2.40. The travel time by Bus Number 46 from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas stopping at Plaza Catalunya is around 50-60 minutes depending on the traffic. Plus you will have to walk 20 minutes distance from Plaza Espanya to Las Ramblas.
And if can go even cheaper to €1 if you buy a T-Casual Card €10.20 with 10 tickets. The bus ticket is valid for 1 hour and 15 minutes if you need to transfer to another bus to get to your final destination.
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Night Bus N17 and N18 From Barcelona Airport to Las Ramblas
The Buses N17 (it has more stops) and N18 (faster than N17) are leaving from Terminals 1 and 2 and the final destination is Plaza Catalunya. Check Bus N17 route and schedule and Bus N18 route and schedule!
The buses are starting at 12 30 am every 20 minutes and the total travel time from Barcelona airport to Plaza Catalunya is 40 minutes. The night bus fare is €2.40.
Barcelona Airport Train To City
If you want to go from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas by train. You will find the train at Terminal T2 just walking 5 minutes outside the airport following the signs. If you are getting to Terminal 2 it can be the best way to get to Las Ramblas from Prat Barcelona airport. Check Barcelona airport train route and schedule!
The trains are starting at 6 am until 11 30 pm running every 30 minutes. The travel time from Barcelona airport to city is around 30 minutes. The train fare from Barcelona airport to Passeig de Gracia is €4.60 for one way where you can go 5 minutes walking distance to Las Ramblas.
The train is stopping at Sants Estacio, Passeig de Gracia and El Clot in Barcelona city center. If you are getting to Terminal 2 is a great option if you are staying near one of the stops if not I consider the waiting time is so long.
Barcelona City Card
If you buy the Barcelona City Card for €18 you will have included the transportation around the city and going to the airport. You will have free entrance to museums and discounts in tours and activities in Barcelona. It’s totally worth it to buy if you are planning to move around the city.
BY TAXI FROM BARCELONA AIRPORT TO LAS RAMBLAS
If you go from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas is around 30 minutes.
The taxi fare from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas is €35-40. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and will depend on traffic and your final destination.
CAR RENTAL AT BARCELONA AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Barcelona’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Barcelona or planning to move around the area. It will take you 30 minutes to get to Barcelona from El Prat airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM BARCELONA AIRPORT TO LAS RAMBLAS
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Barcelona. Prices are around €60 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €15 per person.
BEST WAY FROM BARCELONA AIRPORT TO LAS RAMBLAS
The best way from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas by bus for €5.90 is easy to find out the way to your final destination and you don’t have to walk 20 minutes walking distance like with Bus Number 46 to get to Las Ramblas.
The cheapest way from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas would be regular buses €2.40 especially if you buy 10 tickets will be only €1 for your trip from Barcelona airport to Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya (great idea if you will be moving around Barcelona with these tickets). Traveling a few people could be easy to finish them!
The best way from Barcelona airport to downtown is obviously if we talk about comfort by taxi or airport transfer.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN SPAIN
Spain has four lovely seasons and the loveliest which are spring and fall. In these periods it is considered the best time to visit Spain. Summer might get too hot and winter might get to cold. So from the months of March to May is where Spring falls.
And Fall is on the month of September to November. The season of Spring and Fall is the best time to visit because of its filled with sunshine and tourist will be delighted to stay in the country.
CASH IN SPAIN
Euro is one of the most known and important currencies all over the world. €1 is equivalent to $1.03. ATMs in Spain is used more often to buy stuff rather to have cash on hand. You can pay with a card almost everywhere bars, hotels and supermarkets.
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