Ready for sightseeing in Barcelona? If you are looking for information on how to make the most of your stay in this city, you’ve come to the right place. Here we have prepared some tips that will help you enjoy your stay here, as a brief Barcelona Tourist Guide:


Surely the first thing I want to know is how to get from Barcelona airport to your destination in the city. The options are:

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Taxi. The journey to the city center is approximately 30 minutes and the cost per trip (workdays and under normal conditions) about 25 €. There are additional charges for extra luggage (1 € per bag large), night time and standby time.

Airbus. Special bus line that runs between Plaza Catalunya terminals T1 and T2 of Barcelona Airport. The journey is about 30 minutes and costs € 5.75 for one-way ticket or  9.95 € for a round-trip (to be uses within 9 days of purchase). They work every day of the year from 5:30 to 1:00 hours.

Train. If you arrive at Terminal 2 train station is an ideal choice if you want to move you to Barcelona Sants or Passeig de Gracia stations. The journey takes about 25 minutes. It operates from 5:30 to 23:30.

Bus. It is the cheapest option, but it will take longer. The buses that take you to Plaça Catalunya are 46 and N17 (during night hours).

To move within the city, it is best to use the metro service or the Barcelona Tourist Bus. If you are spending a few days in Barcelona, one of the most recommended options for the city is to take the Barcelona Tourist Bus. With a single ticket you can use all three routes, which lead to 44 stations close to the sightseeing spots. It has audio service in 10 languages. You can purchase the tickets online, at a discount of 10%, or at the tourist information points, in the magazine or newspaper kiosks, among other places. In addition to transport the tickets include discounts for all major attractions of the city. Cost from € 26 per day.
Luggage lockers in Barcelona

Luggage deposit in the Airport: located on floor 0 of Terminal 1, in the lower level of The Plaza. The price per day ranging from € 4.50 to € 5.80 depending on size of luggage.
Luggage deposit in the Estacio Sants station: Located near McDonalds. The service is 24 hours and is well guarded by security guards. Cost per day 3 € to 4.50 €

Information Points in Barcelona:

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Siempre encontrarás información turística. Foto de Rómulo Moya Peralta en flickr.

Tourist Office Plaza Catalunya: (metro L3, Catalunya) is the largest tourist office of the city and is underground, so you must descend the stairs located near the Corte Ingles. Hours: between 9:00 and 21:00 hrs.

Tourist Office Plaza Sant Jaume (Metro L4 Jaume I) Their office hours are: Monday to Friday, between 9:00 and 20:00 and on Saturdays from 10:00 to 20:00 hours and on Sundays and holidays between 10:00 and 14:00 hours.

Tourist Office Columbus Monument (metro L3, Drassanes) Its public opening hours are: November to April between 10:00 and 18:30 pm, from May to October from 9:00 to 19:00 . .

Tourist-cultural information of Las Ramblas (metro L3, Liceu) Open between 10:00 and 20:00 hours, only handles the information related to the city’s cultural events.

Tourist information offices at Barcelona airport: There are two tourist information points Prat Airport, located in the T1 and T2B. It is open to the public is between 9:00 and 21:00.

All tourist offices are closed on December 25 and January 1.

Free wifi hotspots in Barcelona:

There are more than 180 centers free wifi in Barcelona, from which you can access the internet for a period of up to one hour. Some of the Internet are located in tourist attractions, such as:

Labyrinth Park: Walk Castanyers, 1-17.
Royal Palace of Pedralbes: Avenida Diagonal 686
Ethnological Museum: Paseo de Santa Madrona 16-22
Joan Miró Park: Arago 2
Conception Market: 311 Arago
Ciutadella Park: Playroom (Paseo Picasso 1-3) and Geological Museum (Paseo Picasso 9)
Picasso Museum: Montcada 15
Museum of Zoology: Paseo Picasso 5
Barbier-Muller Museum of Pre-Columbian Art: Montcada 14
Montca Art Gallery (DHUM Montcada): Montcada 12
History Museum of the City – the Monumental Plaza del Rei: Plaza del Rei 7-9

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Encontrarás este símbolo donde la conexión wi fi esté disponible. Foto de mmenzi en flickr.

Additionally, with your purchase in any establishment of Starbucks, you can get a code for while you’re in the cafeteria.

Emergency telephones in Barcelona.

If you are subject to a medical emergency take into account that all foreigners are entitled to be treated for emergencies in public hospitals. If you have a social security card from a country within the EU you will be treated at no cost. Foreigners from countries outside the EU must bear all expenses that are not attributable to the attention of the major emergency. Some hospitals in Barcelona are:

Hospital Clinic: located on Calle Villarroel 170, L5 Hospital Clinic. Phone: 932 275 400
Hospital de la Santa Creu i de la Pau: located on Calle Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167, metro L4 Hospital de Sant Pau / Guinardo. Phone 932 919 000
Dos de Maig Hospital: Located in Calle Dos de Maig 301, L5 Sant Pau / Dos de Maig. Phone 935 072 700

Emergency Numbers: Also, in case of any problem, it is good to have on hand the following telephone numbers

Ambulance: 061
Mossos d’Esquadra (Catalan police): 088
EU Emergency: 112
Fire: 080 and 085
Police: 062
Guardia Urbana: 092
National Police: 091
We strongly suggest you download and print our mini-guide with practical tips for travelers to Barcelona, before starting your trip.

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