Barcelona Airport Ground Transportation
RENFE is the company that organises
train services to and from Barcelona International
Airport (BCN). Moving walkways link the terminal building
with the railway station.
rail service operates between the airport and the city
center, from early in the morning until late at
night. Trains usually leave the airport at half-hourly
intervals, although this varies according to the time
of the day.
A typical journey time from the airport to Barcelona
Sants, the city's principal railway station (which
offers connections to many parts of the city and beyond),
would be 17 minutes. You
can take the subway (2 stops to Plaza España),
or a taxi.
Aerobus A1 runs between the airport and the Plaza
de Catalunya, a square near the centre of the city.
At the airport there are bus stops in front of Terminals
A, B and C. Services operate from early in the morning
till late at night, but not for 24 hours a day. During
their hours of operation they are scheduled to depart
from the airport every 12 minutes or so.
This special service is clearly identifiable as you
will see its name written on the outside of the vehicle.
Your stop for the conference hotel is PLAZA ESPAÑA,
5 minutes walking from the FIRA PALACE. You can buy
the ticket in the same bus and pay it with a credit
Line 106 is a nightbus route running between the airport
and Plaza España, with stops along the way.
At the airport there are bus stops outside Terminals
B and C. The 106 service operates, more or less, at
those hours when the Aerobus A1 service is not running.
They run from very late at night into the earliest
hours of the morning, with intervals of more than an
hour between each bus.
Taxis wait at ranks outside Terminals A, B and C. Tariffs
vary according to journey. An airport exit supplement
is included in every fare; an extra supplement may
be charged per item of luggage.
Barcelona has 11,000 taxis which are easily identifiable
by their yellow and black color. It takes between 15/20
minutes to reach the hotel from the airport.
the airport take main road C-31 (Autovía Castelldefels)
until you reach Plaça Espanya (Plaza España).
Turn left (Avenida Rius i Taulet) until you get to
Lleida Street. The hotel is right in the corner.