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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 2018

Single TicketT-DayT-10 T-50/30T-Month
This ticket only works for a single ride of any lenght 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: 2,20€
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: 8,60€ (Zone 1).
This is the most popular ticket used by the Barcelona residents. 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. It can be used by several people simultaneously. Price: 10,20€ (Zone 1).
Works exactly like the T-10, except that is worth for 50 rides in a space of 30 days. It’s a one-person ticket. Price: 43,50€ (Zone 1).
Follows the same rules as the T-50/30 only that it gives you unlimited rides in a space of 30 days, so it’s the right choice for a long stay. It’s also a one-person ticket. Price: 54,00€ (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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Recommendations

  • 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.

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