How to get to Barcelona Port from the Airport

There are no direct public transport links between the airport and the Port of Barcelona; however, it is possible to use public transport to get to the Port, although if you have heavy bags, it is probably best to take a taxi.


From the airport metro stations Aeroport T1 and Aeroport T2, take the orange L9 Sud (South) to Zona Universitària and change onto the green L3. From here it is ten stops to Drassanes where you should alight. Walk 2 minutes to the Mirador de Colom in Plaça Portal de la pau where you can pick up the T3 Port Bus/cruise bus to the Port. Tickets for the port shuttle bus can be booked online here. A single journey costs €3.00.


The Barcelona Aerobús (A1 and A2) operates between both terminals and Plaça de Catalunya every ten minutes. From Plaça de Catalunya, catch a taxi to the Port or make your way to the Mirador de Colom (about a twenty-minute walk) where you can pick up the port shuttle bus.


The airport train station is a short walk from Terminal 2. See this map for details. Take the airport train to Passeig de Gracia station and change onto the Metro green L3. Alight at Drassanes and walk 2 minutes to the Mirador de Colom in Plaça Portal de la pau where you can pick up the T3 Port Bus/cruise bus which will take you to the Port terminals. Tickets for the port bus can be booked online here. A single journey costs €3.00.


The journey to the Port from the airport is not straightforward, and most travel companies suggest taking a cab. A taxi from Barcelona airport to the Port of Barcelona: should cost around €26, and the journey should take about 40 minutes.

Should you prefer, you can book a private taxi to collect you from the airport and take you to the Port. Several private taxi companies have been highly recommended on Trip Advisor; including:

Sun Transfers
Provides private airport transfers across Europe at more than 500 destinations. Bookings can be made online, and customer service is open 24/7.

Barcelona Airport Transfers
Private company in Barcelona owned and run by Carles Bohigas Garcia, providing transport around the city, to and from the port and airport. Bookings can be made online.

Zip Transfers
Provides affordable transfers from hundreds of airports worldwide. Bookings can be paid for in advance, and customer service is open 24/7.


The nearest car parks to the Port of Barcelona are at The Moll Adossat Pier with 275 long-stay parking spaces, and at the Barcelona World Trade Centre in Port Vell where there are 900 spaces.


  • Seven air-conditioned passenger terminals
  • Currency exchange
  • Bar and restaurant
  • Souvenir shop
  • Taxi rank
  • Port bus/shuttle bus


Cruise ships arrive at the port of Barcelona from many destinations including Casablanca, Arrecife, Funchal, Granada, Alicante, Rio de Janeiro, Savona, Buenos Aires, Marseilles, Venice, Copenhagen, Rome, Bergen and Athens. For a full list of daily sailings check the port website.


Ferries from the port of Barcelona sail to Alcudia, Algiers, Ciutadella, Civitavecchia, Genoa, Ibiza, Mahon, Nador, Palma, Porto Torres, Savona. For up to date times and prices check AFerry.

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