Train Transfers To and From Barcelona Airport
Other Transfer Options
Trains to and from Barcelona Airport with Train Routes and Times
TRAINS TO THE CITY
The airport train station is a short walk from Terminal 2. See this map for details.
There is one train every 30 minutes stopping at Barcelona Sants station and Passeig de Gracia station. The airport is on Line R2 Nord of the Rodalies de Catalunya commuter rail network, which runs from Sant Vicenç de Calders in the South to Maçanet-Massanes in the North.
STATIONS ON THE R2 NORD LINE
Barcelona Sants Railway Station
Coming from the airport, Barcelona Sants is a convenient stop to alight at. You can connect to the Metro here (L5 and L3). You are a short walk from the Les Corts neighbourhood and the Parc de Joan Miró. Regional trains depart from Barcelona Sants for towns including Tarragona, Tortosa, Lleida, Girona and Figueres. Long distance trains depart for Madrid, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, Granada, Bilbao, Alicante, Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, and Marseille.
Barcelona Passeig de Gràcia
This is the best station to alight at if you want to explore the Eixample district or the shops of Passeig de Gràcia. Passeig de Gràcia station connects to the Metro (L2, L3 and L4). Regional trains depart from this station for Girona, Figueres, Tarragona, Tortosa, Reus, Lleida and Zaragoza.
Barcelona airport has two Metro stations. Aeroport T1 is in Terminal 1 Floor 0, and Aeroport T2 is outside the Terminal 2 building.
Both stations are on Line 9 Sud (south), the southern section of the orange line with trains to the city every running every 7 minutes. https://www.tmb.cat/en/barcelona-transport/map/metro There are pdf files here for route maps, you can also buy tickets and access special deals detailed below. Depending on where you will be staying in the city you will have to change lines, see route map https://www.tmb.cat/documents/20182/96078/Pl%C3%A0nol+xarxa+de+Metro/f5578f40-5a66-46ba-907c-cf31e0d368c0
You can always use there route planner from this page. https://www.tmb.cat/en/barcelona-transport/map/metro.
The company also have Smartphone Apps for their services.
LINE 9 SUD STATIONS
- Aeroport T1
- Aeroport T2
- Mas Blau
- Parc Nou
- El Prat Estació
- Les Moreres
- Parc Logístic
- Europa | Fira
- Can Tries | Gornal
- Torrassa (change for L1 including Espanya and Catalunya)
- Collblanc (change for L5 including Diagonal and Sagrada Familia)
- Zona Universitària (change for L3 including Sants Estació and Passeig de Gràcia)
A single Metro ticket to or from the airport costs €4.60
The tourist travel card, otherwise known as the Hola Barcelona Travelcard offers unlimited journeys by Metro for 2, 3, 4 or 5 days. Prices start at €15.20 for 2 days (including online discount). Tickets can be bought online from the Metro website.
A range of daily, monthly travel cards is available as well as young peoples’ and family tickets. See the Metro website for more details.
Metro opening times
Monday to Thursday: 5.00 am until midnight
Friday: 5.00 am until 2.00 am
Saturday: 24 hrs
Sunday: 5.00 am until midnight
OTHER STATIONS IN BARCELONA
Estació de França
The other train station you might need to use is Estació de França. This train station is only a few minutes from the Picasso Museum, the Museu d'Història de Catalunya and the Aquarium and is the most convenient station for Barceloneta. Regional trains depart from here for Valencia, Seville, Zaragoza, Madrid, Lleida, Riba-roja d'Ebre and Tortosa.
REGIONAL TRAINS FROM BARCELONA
Barcelona is extremely well connected by train and it couldn’t be easier to plan a day trip out of the city. Here are some key destinations you can get to by train from Barcelona:
- Girona: Take the RENFE train from Barcelona Sants.
- Figueres: Take the RENFE train from Barcelona Sants.
- Sitges: Take the RENFE train from Estació De França.
- Tarragona: Take the RENFE train from Estació De França or Barcelona Sants.
- Montblanc: Take the RENFE train from Estació De França or Barcelona Sants.
LONG DISTANCE TRAINS FROM BARCELONA
RENFE operates trains from Barcelona to the following cities: Madrid, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, Granada, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Alicante. All trains depart from Barcelona Sants station.
INTERNATIONAL TRAINS FROM BARCELONA
Barcelona is well connected to European cities by a network of RENFE-SNCF high-speed trains. Here are some key international destinations you can get to directly by train
- Paris: Take the RENFE-SNCF from Barcelona Sants.
- Montpellier: Take the RENFE-SNCF from Barcelona Sants.
- Lyon: Take the RENFE-SNCF from Barcelona Sants.
- Marseille: Take the RENFE-SNCF from Barcelona Sants.