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* Recommendation: to buy a [[http://www.tmb.net/en_US/barcelona/moute/targetes/t_10.jsp | 1 zone T-10 card]] (10 trips, arround 7 euro). Even if 10 trips won't be used, it is cheaper than 5 single trips. T-10 cards can be used in metro, bus, tram and trains (single tickets cannot). Tickets can be bought at any station, but please take into account that most automatic expendors do not accept foreign credit cards, so bring some euro with you or try to find a human ticket office.
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* Recommendation: to buy a [[http://www.tmb.net/en_US/barcelona/moute/targetes/t_10.jsp | 1 zone T-10 card]] (10 trips, around 7 euro). Even if 10 trips won't be used, it is cheaper than 5 single trips. T-10 cards can be used in metro, bus, tram and trains (single tickets cannot). Tickets can be bought at any station, but please take into account that most automatic expendors do not accept foreign credit cards, so bring some euro with you or try to find a human ticket office.
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%justified% Connections from El Prat airport to the city:

* %justified% by taxi: the black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi will cost around 18 euro, bit more expensive at nights and on weekends.

** %justified% Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
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Connections from El Prat airport to the city:

* by taxi: the black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi will cost around 18 euro, bit more expensive at nights and on weekends.

** Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
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** %justified% private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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** private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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* by train (R10 airport - Sants Station - Passeig de - North Station) + underground. It is cheap (less than 4 euro) but it can take an hour to an hour and half, depending on train frequencies (usually each 30 min), possible delays in service (because of future TGV line) and your final destination in the city, and travellers have to carry their luggage up and down through several stairs. Train terminal is outside the airport terminal, please follow the signs. Train to the airport is integrated into the Barcelona public transport system, zone 1. Travelers can use the same Barcelona public transport travel cards (please see the Moving inside Barcelona section).
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* %justified% by train (R10 airport - Sants Station - Passeig de - North Station) + underground. It is cheap (less than 4 euro) but it can take an hour to an hour and half, depending on train frequencies (usually each 30 min), possible delays in service (because of future TGV line) and your final destination in the city, and travellers have to carry their luggage up and down through several stairs. Train terminal is outside the airport terminal, please follow the signs. Train to the airport is integrated into the Barcelona public transport system, zone 1. Travelers can use the same Barcelona public transport travel cards (please see the Moving inside Barcelona section).
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** private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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** %justified% private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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** Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
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** %justified% Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
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%justified% by taxi: the black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi will cost around 18 euro, bit more expensive at nights and on weekends.
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* %justified% by taxi: the black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi will cost around 18 euro, bit more expensive at nights and on weekends.
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* by taxi: the black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi will cost around 18 euro, bit more expensive at nights and on weekends.
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by taxi: the black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi will cost around 18 euro, bit more expensive at nights and on weekends.
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--> o public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic).

--> o private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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** public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic).

** private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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--> o Train service BCN airport to city center:
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** Train service BCN airport to city center:
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--> o Hotels in the Sants area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers).
--> o Hotels in City Center: stop at "Passeig de ", then walk or change to underground, green/blue/yellow lines (beware: lots of stairs and a laberint of tunnels).
--> o Hotels close to UPC area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers) then change to underground (green line L1, heading to "Zona Universitaria").
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** Hotels in the Sants area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers).
** Hotels in City Center: stop at "Passeig de ", then walk or change to underground, green/blue/yellow lines (beware: lots of stairs and a laberint of tunnels).
** Hotels close to UPC area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers) then change to underground (green line L1, heading to "Zona Universitaria").
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--> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).

--> o Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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** Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).

** Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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-> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).

-> o Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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--> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).

--> o Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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-> o public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic).

* private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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--> o public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic).

--> o private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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-> o Train service BCN airport to city center:
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--> o Train service BCN airport to city center:
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-> o Hotels in the Sants area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers).
-> o Hotels in City Center: stop at "Passeig de ", then walk or change to underground, green/blue/yellow lines (beware: lots of stairs and a laberint of tunnels).
-> o Hotels close to UPC area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers) then change to underground (green line L1, heading to "Zona Universitaria").
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--> o Hotels in the Sants area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers).
--> o Hotels in City Center: stop at "Passeig de ", then walk or change to underground, green/blue/yellow lines (beware: lots of stairs and a laberint of tunnels).
--> o Hotels close to UPC area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers) then change to underground (green line L1, heading to "Zona Universitaria").
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[+++'''Closest airport'''+++]\\\: [[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?cid=1045569607459&pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&SMO=-1&SiteName=BCN&c=Page&MO=0&lang=EN_GB | Aeropuerto de Barcelona "el Prat" (BCN)]]
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[+++'''Closest airport'''+++]\\\
[[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?cid=1045569607459&pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&SMO=-1&SiteName=BCN&c=Page&MO=0&lang=EN_GB | Aeropuerto de Barcelona "el Prat" (BCN)]]
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[+++'''Getting here'''+++]\\\

''Closest airport''
: [[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?cid=1045569607459&pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&SMO=-1&SiteName=BCN&c=Page&MO=0&lang=EN_GB | Aeropuerto de Barcelona "el Prat" (BCN)]]
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[+++'''Closest airport'''+++]\\\: [[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?cid=1045569607459&pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&SMO=-1&SiteName=BCN&c=Page&MO=0&lang=EN_GB | Aeropuerto de Barcelona "el Prat" (BCN)]]
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''Alternative airport'': [[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&c=Page&MO=0&SMO=-1&SiteName=GRO%26cid%3D1046767807255 | Aeropuerto de Girona (GRO)]], specially for low-cost companies.
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[+++'''Alternative airport'''+++]\\\
[[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&c=Page&MO=0&SMO=-1&SiteName=GRO%26cid%3D1046767807255 | Aeropuerto de Girona (GRO)]], specially for low-cost companies.
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''Moving inside Barcelona'': [[http://www.tmb.net/en_US/home.jsp | Barcelona public transport system (TMB)]], specially underground and trams are highly recommended. Cheap and (time) efficient.
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[+++'''Moving inside Barcelona'''+++]\\\
[[http://www.tmb.net/en_US/home.jsp | Barcelona public transport system (TMB)]], specially underground and trams are highly recommended. Cheap and (time) efficient.
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Closest airport: [[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?cid=1045569607459&pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&SMO=-1&SiteName=BCN&c=Page&MO=0&lang=EN_GB | Aeropuerto de Barcelona "el Prat" (BCN)]]
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''Closest airport'': [[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?cid=1045569607459&pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&SMO=-1&SiteName=BCN&c=Page&MO=0&lang=EN_GB | Aeropuerto de Barcelona "el Prat" (BCN)]]
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->-> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).

->-> o Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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-> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).

-> o Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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-> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).

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o Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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->-> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).

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o Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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Closest airport: Aeropuerto de Barcelona "el Prat" (BCN)
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Closest airport: [[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?cid=1045569607459&pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&SMO=-1&SiteName=BCN&c=Page&MO=0&lang=EN_GB | Aeropuerto de Barcelona "el Prat" (BCN)]]
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-> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
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-> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
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-> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
-> o Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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-> o Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).

-> o Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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-> o public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic).
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-> o public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic).
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-> o Train service BCN airport to city center:
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-> o Train service BCN airport to city center:
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-> o Hotels in the Sants area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers).
-> o Hotels in City Center: stop at "Passeig de ", then walk or change to underground, green/blue/yellow lines (beware: lots of stairs and a laberint of tunnels).
-> o Hotels close to UPC area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers) then change to underground (green line L1, heading to "Zona Universitaria").

Alternative airport: Aeropuerto de Girona (GRO), specially for low-cost companies.
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-> o Hotels in the Sants area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers).
-> o Hotels in City Center: stop at "Passeig de ", then walk or change to underground, green/blue/yellow lines (beware: lots of stairs and a laberint of tunnels).
-> o Hotels close to UPC area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers) then change to underground (green line L1, heading to "Zona Universitaria").


''
Alternative airport'': [[http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite?pagename=Estandar%2FPage%2FAeropuerto&c=Page&MO=0&SMO=-1&SiteName=GRO%26cid%3D1046767807255 | Aeropuerto de Girona (GRO)]], specially for low-cost companies.
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Moving inside Barcelona: Barcelona public transport system (TMB), specially underground and trams are highly recommended. Cheap and (time) efficient.

* Recommendation: to buy a 1 zone T-10 card (10 trips, arround 7 euro). Even if 10 trips won't be used, it is cheaper than 5 single trips. T-10 cards can be used in metro, bus, tram and trains (single tickets cannot). Tickets can be bought at any station, but please take into account that most automatic expendors do not accept foreign credit cards, so bring some euro with you or try to find a human ticket office.

* See the underground + tram map and the trains + underground + tram map
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''Moving inside Barcelona'': [[http://www.tmb.net/en_US/home.jsp | Barcelona public transport system (TMB)]], specially underground and trams are highly recommended. Cheap and (time) efficient.

* Recommendation: to buy a [[http://www.tmb.net/en_US/barcelona/moute/targetes/t_10.jsp | 1 zone T-10 card]] (10 trips, arround 7 euro). Even if 10 trips won't be used, it is cheaper than 5 single trips. T-10 cards can be used in metro, bus, tram and trains (single tickets cannot). Tickets can be bought at any station, but please take into account that most automatic expendors do not accept foreign credit cards, so bring some euro with you or try to find a human ticket office.

* See the [[http://www.tmb.net/img/genplano.pdf | underground + tram map]] and the [[http://www.atm-transmet.org/pdfs_cat/a3atm_central.pdf | trains + underground + tram map]]
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* by taxi (arround 18 euro, bit more expensive at nights and on weekends),
* Getting the taxi at the airport: there
is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
*
Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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* by taxi: the black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi will cost around 18 euro, bit more expensive at nights and on weekends.
-> o Getting the taxi at the airport:
there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
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Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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-> * public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic). *private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min.
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-> o public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic).

* private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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-> * Train service BCN airport to city center:
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-> o Train service BCN airport to city center:
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[+++'''Arriving by plane'''+++]\\\

The Barcelona airport is situated 12 Km from the city. There are several ways to get from the airport to the centre of Barcelona.

* TRAIN. Trains leave from the airport every 30 minutes, from 6:13
a.m. to 23:15 p.m. It costs 2. and getting to the centre of Barcelona (Sants or Plaza Catalunya stations) takes 20 minutes.

* BUS. The leaves from the
airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.

* TAXI. The black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport
. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi to the Sants station will cost around or to any other location in the city.
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[+++'''Arriving by train or coach'''+++]\\\

Barcelona has two international train stations: Sants
and . Various coach companies have their arrival points in different parts of the city.
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-> o Hotels in the Sants area: stop at "Sants Estacio" (please beware pickpocketeers).
-> o Hotels in City Center: stop at "Passeig de ", then walk or change to underground, green/blue/yellow lines (beware: lots of stairs and
a laberint of tunnels).
-> o Hotels close to UPC area: stop at "Sants Estacio"
(please beware pickpocketeers) then change to underground (green line L1, heading to "Zona Universitaria").

Alternative
airport: Aeropuerto de Girona (GRO), specially for low-cost companies.

Connections from Girona airport
to the city: there is one bus line (operated by an Ryanair associate) connecting to Barcelona North Station. Trip Girona-Barcelona arround an hour and 10 minutes. Price is arround 11 euro single ticket, 19 euro return ticket (valid for 30 days).

Moving inside Barcelona: Barcelona public transport system (TMB), specially underground and trams are highly recommended. Cheap and (time) efficient.

* Recommendation: to buy a 1 zone T-10 card (10 trips, arround 7 euro). Even if 10 trips won't be used, it is cheaper than 5 single trips
. T-10 cards can be used in metro, bus, tram and trains (single tickets cannot). Tickets can be bought at any station, but please take into account that most automatic expendors do not accept foreign credit cards, so bring some euro with you or try to find a human ticket office.

* See the underground + tram map and the trains + underground + tram map
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-> * Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
-> * Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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* Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
* Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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-> * Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
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->* Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
->* Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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-> * Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
-> * Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.
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->* public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic). *private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min.
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Closest airport: Aeropuerto de Barcelona "el Prat" (BCN)

Connections from El Prat airport to the city:

* by taxi (arround 18 euro, bit more expensive at nights and on weekends),
->* Getting the taxi at the airport: there is no office inside the airport terminal to get taxis. Taxis stop is just outside the building. A lot of taxis parked in a row can be seen. Travelers might have to line in a queue (in some moments there can be quite some people waiting for a taxi, and lots of taxis stopping and taking the first in the queue).
->* Taxi drivers might or might not speak english at all. So print the hotel address and show it to the driver.

* by bus: two options: public service or private service.
->* public bus service line 46, each 30 minutes, from airport to " Espanya" (+ underground red and green lines). Very cheap but not recommended, too crowded and very dependant on traffic). *private Airbus servite to city center ( Catalunya) each 20 min.
* by train (R10 airport - Sants Station - Passeig de - North Station) + underground. It is cheap (less than 4 euro) but it can take an hour to an hour and half, depending on train frequencies (usually each 30 min), possible delays in service (because of future TGV line) and your final destination in the city, and travellers have to carry their luggage up and down through several stairs. Train terminal is outside the airport terminal, please follow the signs. Train to the airport is integrated into the Barcelona public transport system, zone 1. Travelers can use the same Barcelona public transport travel cards (please see the Moving inside Barcelona section).
->* Train service BCN airport to city center:
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* TRAIN. Trains leave from the airport every 30 minutes, from 6:13 a.m. to 23:15 p.m. It costs 2.10e and getting to the centre of Barcelona (Sants or Plaza Catalunya stations) takes 20 minutes.

* BUS. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3.16e and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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* TRAIN. Trains leave from the airport every 30 minutes, from 6:13 a.m. to 23:15 p.m. It costs 2. and getting to the centre of Barcelona (Sants or Plaza Catalunya stations) takes 20 minutes.

* BUS. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3. and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.
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* TAXI. The black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi to the Sants station will cost around 16e or 19e to any other location in the city.
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* TAXI. The black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi to the Sants station will cost around or to any other location in the city.
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The Barcelona airport is situated 12 Km from the city. There are several ways to get from the airport to the centre of Barcelona.

* TRAIN. Trains leave from the airport every 30 minutes, from 6:13 a.m. to 23:15 p.m. It costs 2.10e and getting to the centre of Barcelona (Sants or Plaza Catalunya stations) takes 20 minutes.

* BUS. The leaves from the airport every 15 minutes, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday to Friday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. It costs 3.16e and the terminus is Catalunya, in the centre of Barcelona.

* TAXI. The black and yellow Barcelona taxis can also be found at the airport. They cannot carry more than four passengers. When a taxi is free, a green light will be alight and a LIBRE or LLIURE sign will be visible. A taxi to the Sants station will cost around 16e or 19e to any other location in the city.

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Barcelona has two international train stations: Sants and . Various coach companies have their arrival points in different parts of the city.
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