Transportation in Barcelona
Learn how to move around Barcelona by public transport and make the most of your trip
The Barcelona public transportation system is excellent.
The entire city is served by Metro, Bus, Tram and FGC Railways.
There are also available cable cars, funiculars and plenty of bike lanes.
Using the Barcelona transportation system is extremely easy. In our transport section you’ll learn how to move around Barcelona like a local and which tickets are the best you can use.
The Barcelona transport system is divided into six zones. Zone 1 covers all the Metropolitan area of the city, so unless you’re planning to travel outside Barcelona, you should stick with Zone 1 tickets.
Also, learn about other alternative means of transport in Barcelona, such as cable cars, funiculars and how to ride in bicycles.
How to move around 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 and funiculars
These transport systems service mainly touristic spots, whilst enjoying the best views in Barcelona.
Barcelona is a bike friendly city, thanks to the city’s effort in creating new bike routes. If you rent a bike, you can move around Barcelona pretty much everywhere.
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.
Transport from the airport to Barcelona
Here you’ll find all information you need about getting from Barcelona airport to the city center.