Trains to Barcelona InternationalAirport
Barcelona airport is well served with all kinds of public transport. Trains are excellent, and a train leaves the Barcelona Sants station for the airport every half an hour. The seven mile ride into the city centre only takes twenty minutes and is a great way to experience the local countryside and acclimatise. The special air bridge connecting the Renfe suburban train station and the Intermodal Terminal at Barcelona International airport is well signposted – you can’t miss it – and the airport has just completed new lifts and escalators for easier disabled access.
Buses to Barcelona International Airport
Catch the swift, smart aerobus which leaves from Barcelona city centre and from the airport every 15 minutes between 5.30am and just after 10pm. The trip both way takes about forty minutes and costs about three Euros. The metro bus, once you reach Barcelona centre, is a great way to travel the city, as are the local trains and suburban bus services. Alternatively, hop on the ‘Bus Turistic’ via any one of a load of stops and take a two hour ride around the best bits of the city. The Bus Turistic passes every twenty minutes or so - there’s bound to be one somewhere along the route for you to pick up!
Driving to Barcelona International Airport The AA Route Planner is always a good bet if you’re driving abroad. But, to be honest, Barcelona is such a huge and important city that finding the airport, from whatever direction you’re approaching, is a dream. Like any big international airport, it is clearly signposted from all directions. If you want to hire a car you’ll find a plethora of hire companies on site in the airport, from Hertz to Avis and everything in between – a really good choice. There’s a taxi rank just outside the terminal building, and it costs about twenty Euros to get into the city centre. For more useful stuff, click to the relevant directline-flights pages, including Barcelona International Airport parking and Barcelona Airport hotels.