Network of urban and suburban trains that connect Barcelona with other cities and nearby towns in Catalonia
Barcelona FGC Railway
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.
FGC Railway map lines
The FGC railway it’s integrated with the Barcelona transport network. TMB tickets (Metropolitan Transports of Barcelona) are also valid in the FGC network.
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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.
Travel to Montserrat with FGC trains
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.
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 & 2022 prices
Tickets can be bought directly in every station through automatic vending machines, all accepting cash, credit and debit cards. They are also valid for using them in the FGC Barcelona network.
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.
More transportation options in Barcelona
Learn all the means of transportation available in Barcelona
The metro is the most popular transportation system in the city. Overall, is the fastest and easiest way to move around Barcelona.
More than 200 bus lines and 17 night routes operate in Barcelona, making it a fast and unexpensive way for getting to your destination.
The Barcelona Tram is quite new, extremely modern, works smoothly and services some areas of the city not well connected in the past.
Cable cars & funiculars
These transport systems service mainly touristic spots, whilst enjoying the best views in Barcelona.