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Getting to Barcelona - Transfers from El Prat Airport

Barcelona Airport is located about 13 km south-west from the Barcelona city center. It is the biggest airport in the Catalunya province and the second big in the whole Spain. Because of the plans to make El Prat Airport the centre of the world's traffic and the rising number of intercontinental flights in June 2009 a new Terminal was inaugurated. As a result of this expansion the airport has been divided into two Terminals:

Terminal 1 (T1) - new one
Terminal 2 - which consists of 3 buildings: T2A, T2B, T2C


Access to the airport:

Car: To get to El Prat take the C-31 Barcelona-Castelldefels dual carriageway, or C-32 connecting with Barcelona-Sitges.
To get to T1 continue along the C-31 until you reach the B-22 turnoff leading to T1.
Duration: 15 min

Taxi: In front of each terminals there are taxi stops


  • T1: n the arrivals zone (P0) and in the Barcelona-Madrid air corridor
  • T2: opposite terminals T2A, T2B and T2C

Aproximate prices:

  • to Plaza España 13,00 €
  • to Plaza Catalunya 15,50 €;
  • to Sagrada Familia 19,00 €;
  • to  Sant Cugat del Vallès 25,50 €.

There is an additional luggage suplement of 1€ for each item


  • T1 and T2: Line 46 (Plaza de España - Airport), Line L77 (Sant Joan Despí-Airport), Line PR1 (El Prat:Renfe Station - Airport), Line N17 (Plaza de Catalunya;Ronda Universitat - Airport)
  • T1: Aerobus (A1) (T1 - Plaza de Catalunya), Line L99 (Castelldefels - Viladecans - Gavà - Airport)
  • T2: Aerobus (A2) (T2 - Plaza de Catalunya), Line 105 (El Prat: Av. Onze de Setembre - Airport),

Train: Renfe Line 2 suburban train

Stations: Aeropuerto - El Prat de Llobregat - Bellvitge - Barcelona Sants - Paseo de Gracia - Barcelona-El Clot Aragó - Barcelona-St. Andreu
Price: 2,80 €
Duration: 20 min from Sants Station

Private Transfers:



T1 T2:

T1-T2 shuttle: from T2 to arrivals (P0) and departures (P3) roadways and the arrivals roadway T1 (P0). Bus comes every 6-7 minutes and the journey lasts 10 minutes.

T1-T2 Renfe suburban train station shuttle: T2 Renfe Station to departures roadway T1 (P3). It is synchronised with Running to coincide with the trains arrival (every 30 minutes). It takes 10 minutes to get from Renfe Station to P3.

T1 and T2-Long stay parking shuttle: There is a linkage between long stay car park and terminals T1 (every 12 min; Stop: arrivals roadway) and T2 (every 10 minutes; Stop: opposite the intermodal building). The servica is offered from 07:00 to 24:00, also at night if requested.


Terminals, Airlines and Destinations

If you want to know from which terminal your aeroplane departs click here. Yo can find a table with a list of airlines and their destinations orderd by terminals.


To get more information read: El Prat Airport Website
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