Information about Barcelona

Following there is a serie of addresses where you will find many interesting informations about Barcelona. 

 

 

BARCELONA TOURISM [www.barcelonaturisme.com] Barcelona is a very good communicated city, where you can arrive by land, sea and air.

To arrive is very easy:

AIR : [www.aena.es] Flights from all parts of the world arrive and departure in Barcelona. The EL PRAT airport is located in Prat de Lobregat is 12 km from the center of Barcelona and is well connected to the city by:

FROM THE EL PRAT AIRPORT :

TRAIN : [www.renfe.es] It takes 20 minutes to arrive in Sants Estación, 26 minutes to Paseo de Gracia, 32 minutes to Estación de Francia and it runs each 30 minutes on weekdays from 06:00am to 10:29pm. Price 1,25€.

BUS : [www.grupsarbus.com] It takes about 30 minutes from Terminal 1 to Plaza de España; Gran Via de las Corts Catalanas; Plaza Universidad and Plaza Catalunya. It runs each 6 to 15 minutes on weekdays from 06:00am to 01:00am. Price: 3.90€

NIGHT BUS : [www.emt-amb.com] It runs each 20 minutes from about 10:05pm to 05:05am and passes through Plaza Catalunya, Ronda Universidad and Airport. Price: 1.25€

TRAIN : [www.renfe.es] Barcelona has direct train connexions with Paris, Zurich or Milan and an inner network as the high velocity train AVE which connects the city with important spanish cities as Zaragoza, Madrid, Sevilla.

BUS: There is a bus network with connections in national and international levels which departure from Estación Barcelona Nord and Estación de Sants

CAR: [www.dgt.es] For those who choose this transportation, there is a highway and road network that will let you arrive to any point of the city.

SEA :[www.apb.es] Barcelona has become in the most important Cruisers Port of the Mediterranean. There are nine passenger terminals. It has connexions with the main ports of the Mediterranean and there are daily departures to Baleares Islands, Génova, Roma, Alger-ora.

BARCELONA TRANSPORTATION
To get around the city, we recommend using the public transportation which is detailed below.

METRO, FCG AND BUS [www.emt-amb.com] [www.tmb.net] Barcelona has nowadays six metro lines that cover a total of 86,6 kilometres with 123 stations.There is also an urban network of ferrocarriles de la Generalitat de Cataluña (FCG) which compete the long metro network. It also offers a fleet of more than 1000 buses that covers 80 lines to arrive at any area of the city. All the buses are adapted to low mobility people. The T-10 ticket can be used at any type of transportation and the price is 7,85€ for 10 rides. It is multipersonal.

TAXI [www.taxibarcelona.cat] Barcelona has a fleet of 11.000 cabs, easily identified by its black and yellow colours.