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After the Metro, the bus is one of the most popular transportation options in Barcelona. Depending on your destination, it can be a more direct and efficient transportation option.
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Barcelona bus maps
There are over 100 bus lines in Barcelona, covering all neighborhoods and areas of the city. Following is an updated map of the Barcelona bus network, featuring the main lines. Click on the image to enlarge.
This main lines scan Barcelona in three different directions: vertical, horizontal and diagonal. Each bus number is identified with the prefix letter. These routes have been designed in order to improve the connection between other means of transport like the Metro and the Tram system.
Furthermore, there is a set of secondary bus lines, with regular number scheme. They cover the remaining areas of Barcelona. Click on the image to enlarge.
The Barcelona bus network is 100% accesible for disabled people.
Tickets & prices for 2020
Single TicketT-DayT-Casual T-FamiliarT-UsualT-Grup
This ticket only works for a single ride of any length for up to 1 hour and 15 minutes. Important: this is the only ticket that does not allow transfers from the metro to bus, tram or FGC Railway and only works for Zone 1. Price: 2,40€
Aimed to tourists, this ticket gives you unlimited use of the whole transport system for one day. Notice that it’s valid from the moment you validate until the end of the day, (it doesn’t work for 24 hours). Requires passport number and it’s a one-person ticket. Price: 10,50€ (Zone 1).
It’s worth for 10 rides of any lenght and allows transfers without charging a new ride for up to 1 hour and 15 minutes. This ticket is only for individual use. Price: 11,35€ (Zone 1).
Multi person ticket worth 8 rides. It can be used for 30 consecutive days since activation. Price: 10,00€ (Zone 1).
This ticket is only for individual use. Offers unlimited rides for 30 consecutive days, so it’s the right choice for a long stay. Price: 40,00€ (Zone 1).
Multi person ticket worth for 70 rides. It can be used for 30 consecutive days since activation. Price: 79,45€ (Zone 1).
If you want unlimited free access
to the Barcelona metro and public transportation system, check Barcelona’s touristic passes: the Barcelona Pass
or the Barcelona Card
Hola BCN Transport Pass
Hola BCN is a transport pass that offers unlimited access to the entire Barcelona transportation network. Features 2, 3, 4 and 5 day tickets, helping you save money in your process of discovering Barcelona. It covers metro, buses, tram, FGC Railway and Renfe suburban trains.
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- Every bus stop has a layout of the entire bus network, the map of the lines that operate that bus stop and many have informative screens indicating the arrival of the next bus.
- Most bus stops are equipped with screens informing on waiting times and service disruptions.
- There is a Nocturnal Bus Service (Nitbus) in Barcelona that works from 22:20 hours until 6:00, with an estimated frequency of 20 minutes between buses. All of the existing lines have stops at Plaza Cataluña.
More transport options in Barcelona
The best tours in Barcelona
Park Güell Fast Track Entrance and Guided Tour
Visit one of Barcelona’s most amazing landmarks in this 1,5 hour guided tour of Park Güell. Learn all about this magnificent modernist work by Gaudi, one of the places that make Barcelona a unique city.
Montserrat morning tour from Barcelona
Immerse yourself in the magic of Montserrat, one of the most special locations near Barcelona. This morning guided tour invites you to explore this mountain retreat, as well as its monastery, funiculars and mountain paths leading to spectacular views.
Game of Thrones Girona guided tour
Experience the magic of the fabulous Girona’s historical center through the scenarios of Game of Thrones. Explore the medieval city, one of the settings of the famous hit TV show, in this 6 hour guided tour from Barcelona.
Day trip to Girona and Figueres with Dalí Museum
Enjoy Girona and Figueres, Salvador Dalí’s hometown in this guided full day tour. Walk through the picturesque streets of medieval Girona and visit the Dalí-Theater Museum in Figueres, the biggest collection of the surrealist artist.
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