Barcelona Cruise Port
Recommendations on the best way for getting to Barcelona from the Cruise Port Terminals
Getting to Barcelona from the Cruise Port Terminal
The Barcelona Port Cruise is one of the most important in the Mediterranean. The biggest cruise companies in the world have Barcelona as one of their main destinations and also as a point of departure.
Not only because of the great interest that Barcelona sparks as a destination, but also thanks to the modern and busy Barcelona airport and a cruise port with a great infrastructure.
If you’re coming to Barcelona on a Cruise, read these recommendations on the best ways for getting to Barcelona from the Cruise Port Terminals.
1. How to go from Barcelona to the Cruise Terminal
The Port Bus is a bus service available at the Barcelona Port.
It runs a circular route between Columbus monument (located at the end of La Rambla) and the Cruise Terminals.
Please note that this is not a regular bus service and only works whenever there are cruises arriving to Barcelona.
Check the returning schedule at your stop or with the bus driver. The one way ticket costs 3,00€ and the round trip 4,50€.
Taking a taxi is the easiest way (and most expensive also) to get to Barcelona from the cruise terminals. Depending on the demand the service can be fast and reliable, however sometimes you may expect big lines to catch one.
On the other side, the ride to Columbus Monument is generally fast and you should expect to pay between 12-15€, as there is a suplementary charge for being picked up on the Port.
Remember to write down the Terminal you’re in so you don’t get lost on the way back to the cruise.
2. How to go from the Airport to the Cruise Port
There is no direct connection between the Seaport and the Airport.
If you’re coming to Barcelona by plane and you’re catching a cruise later on, there is the obvoius choice of taking a taxi, but if your travel group is small or you travel by your own, there are less expensive ways to get from the Airport to the Cruise Port.
Once there you can catch the Port Bus and reach the Cruise Port for 10,40€.
Check out more ways of getting from the Airport to Barcelona.
Location of the Cruise Port Terminals
There are seven cruise terminals in the Barcelona Port:
- Terminals A, B, C and D are located on the Adossat Quay.
- Terminals S, N and E are located in the World Trade Center.
Adossat Quay, Terminals A, B, C and D
World Trade Center, Terminals S, N and E
How to move around Barcelona
Discover 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.
Taxis in Barcelona are not expensive, so it’s the best choice for a quick trip. It’s the fastest way of getting to the airport from the city center.
Cable cars & funiculars
These transport systems service mainly touristic spots, whilst enjoying the best views in Barcelona.