BY AIR: The Barcelona El Prat Airport is located in the Southwest of the city, only 12 km from the city center and 3 km from the Barcelona port, a Mediterranean reference in cruise and container traffic. Direct flight connections to/from European cities
BY TRAIN: Barcelona is also an important railway link, connected favorably with the rest of Spain and with Europe which constitutes an advantageous link in the intermodal transport chain with regard to obtaining the greatest efficiency at a low cost.
There are different types of travel cards that are valid throughout the public transport network (metro, buses, tram, and suburban rail), including a T-Casual (11,35€ card which is valid for 10 journeys). A single ticket is valid for a period of 1 hour and 15 minutes and with such a ticket, you can change from the metro to tram to the bus, etc.
Aerobus is the official shuttle bus service that connects Barcelona Airport (terminal 1 and 2) with the city center (Plaça Catalunya) in 35 minutes.
The bus runs every day of the year with departures every 5 minutes.
Ticket Price: 5.90€
Official aerobus website: https://aerobusbarcelona.es/?lang=en
Barcelona has over 100 bus routes connecting all districts in the city.
– Bus numbers: V21-27-60-73-76-M19-N4
You can pay cash or use an integrated card of transportation from TMB, which allows travel in more than one mode of transportation, such as bus and subway, or train and bus, in a specific period.
More information can be found here: https://www.tmb.cat/en/home
Next to Plaza España and Plaza Cataluña, there is the metro station, green line (L3) that leads directly to the Alimara Hotel. After, it takes 1 minutes on foot.
Get more information here: https://www.tmb.cat/en/barcelona/metro/-/lineametro/L3
Taxis from Barcelona Airport offer their services 24 hours, waiting for passengers at the taxi ranks located in both terminals. A journey from the airport to the city center usually takes between 20 and 40 minutes, depending on several factors: a ride from terminal T1 will be longer than from T2, the final destination, the traffic conditions, and the speed limits in force on the outskirts of Barcelona.