Plaza Willy Brandt 11-14
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Plaza Willy Brandt 11-14
Barcelona’s international airport, El Prat de Llobregat, is 13 km SE of Barcelona city centre (20 km from the CCIB). The Aerobus Barcelona, which runs every 8 minutes, links the airport to the city centre (Plaza Cataluña, a major public transport hub); tickets purchased on board cost around €4; journey time is 30 minutes. The taxi takes 20 to 30 minutes; fees vary based on time of day and luggage. www.barcelona-airport.com
Most of the budget airlines fly into Girona (Gerona) airport, located 103 km northeast of Barcelona. It then takes approximately one and a half hours by public transport or by shuttle bus to reach the city centre.
RAIL & PUBLIC TRANSPORT
You can reach the CCIB by metro (Maresme-Forum station in the yellow line), bus (lines number 7, 36, 41, 43 and 141) and Trambesos (Forum station). All these stops are located just a few minutes’ walk away from the CCIB.
Train (RENFE): The train service between the airport and the city centre (Paseo de Gracia) is offered from 6:00 to 22:29 (towards Barcelona) and from 5:20 to 22:50 (to the airport)
There is one train every 30 minutes and the travel time is 25 minutes.
From the train station Paseo de Gracia it is easy to connect with the yellow line (Number 4) of the metro. The closest station to the CCIB is Maresme-Forum.
Tel. +34 902 240 202
Express bus (Aerobús): The bus service between the airport and the city centre (Plaza Cataluña) is offered from 6:00 to 1:00 on workdays and from 6:30 to 1:00 on the weekends (towards Barcelona), and from 5:30 to 00:15 on workdays and from 6:00 to 00:30 during the weekends (to the airport). The bus goes every 8 minutes and the travel time is 30 minutes.
Next to Plaza Cataluña, you can take the yellow line (Number 4) of the metro at the Urquinaona station. The closest station to the CCIB is Maresme-Forum.
Tel. +34 906 427 017
Taxi: The journey to the CCIB takes about 20 minutes. Fees vary according to the time of day.
T1 Nightime fees apply: workdays from 21:00 to 7:00, as well as on weekends and bank holidays from 00:00 to 24:00
T2 Daytime fees apply: from 7:00 to 21:00 workdays
There is an additional cost for entry / exit from the airport and for carrying luggage.
The C-31 motorway connects the airport with Barcelona. The easiest way to get into the city is by the Gran Via or Avenida Diagonal, which are the most direct accesses to the city centre, or by Ronda de Dalt and Ronda del Litoral, which are the city ring roads.
The most direct way to reach the CCIB is via the Ronda Litoral, exit 24. It takes about 30 minutes depending on the traffic.
If you are going to the CCIB from the city centre by car, the best option is to take the Avenida Diagonal until the end.