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Apart from the metro, buses and tram, Barcelona has another transport system. The FGC Railway (Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat), is a network of urban and suburban trains that connect Barcelona with other cities and nearby towns in Catalonia. It’s recognized by its quality and good service.


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FGC Railway map lines

Even though they are operated by a different entities, the FGC railway it’s integrated with the Barcelona transport network.

The lines with the prefix L are all urban lines within the Barcelona limits. Those under the prefix S, stand for Suburban lines (heading to Sant Cugat, Sabadell, Terrassa and Universitat Autonoma).

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The prefixed lines R stand for Interurban lines, that head to the suburbs, going as far as Manresa and Igualada.

In addition, FGC operates other mountain railway lines: The Montserrat Rack Railway, going to the mountain top of the Montserrat Monastery and the Vall de Núria Rack Railway in Nuria’s Valley Retreat.

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Last but not least, the FGC systems also operate several funicular railways, two of them by Montserrat (Santa Cova and Sant Joan) and the Vallvidrera Funicular, reaching the top of the Tibidabo.

Most popular tickets & prices for 2020

Tickets can be bought directly in every station through automatic vending machines, all accepting cash, credit and debit cards.

The following tickets are valid only for the Barcelona Zone 1. If you’re travelling outside the metropolitan area, check the zone of your destination.

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).


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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The best tours in Barcelona

Sagrada Familia guided tour + fast track entrance and towers

Admire the most famous monument in Barcelona, the Sagrada Familia through this 1,5 hour guided tour that includes fast track entrance and visit to the towers for extraordinary views of Barcelona.

Sagrada Familia and Park Güell Fast Track Guided Tour (with transfer)

Discover two of the most precious landmarks in Barcelona: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell. This tour includes fast track entrance, guided visit and transfer to both of these monuments designed by Gaudi.

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.

Sagrada Familia guided tour - Fast Track entrance

This 1,5 hour guided tour will give you instant access to Barcelona’s biggest landmark: Sagrada Familia. Enjoy the most impressive architecture and ornaments with a Fast Track entrance.

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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