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Guided tour of Barcelona by metro

From travel tickets and Barcelona metro fares to the opening and closing hours, from Barcelona jpg or pdf metro map to each lines and stations, find all informations on our Barcelona metro guide and start to plan your routes from places to monuments of Barcelona, by metro.

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Barcelona metro lines

Composed of colours and numbers, the whole of the lines from 1 to 5, and 9 to 11 which constitute the Barcelona metro network system, and stretch hundreds of kilometers , are handled by TMB company (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona).
Lines 6, 7, 8 and 12 belong to FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya) and cross Barcelona.
From Plaça Espanya (L8), Catalunya (L6 and L7), and Sarrià (L12), this lines are in connection with the lines 1, 3, 5 and 9 of the metro of Barcelona.

Barcelona metro line 1

Barcelona metro line 1

The Barcelona metro line 1 extends of Hospitalet de Bellvitge until Fondo on a total of 30 stations among which 15 links towards other lines allows the access to numerous Barcelona inescapable such as las Ramblas.
Barcelona metro line 2

Barcelona metro line 2

The Barcelona metro line 2 extends of Paral-lel until Badalona with a total of 18 stations among which 8 links towards other lines allows the access to numerous of inescapable of Barcelona such as Barcelona's bullrings.
Barcelona metro line 3

Barcelona metro line 3

With 26 stops among which 16 correspondences from Zona Universitaria station to Trinitat Nova, the Barcelona metro line 3 guides you at the foot of the most beautiful places and parks such as the park Guell.
Barcelona metro line 4

Barcelona metro line 4

The line 4 (yellow) of the subway of Barcelona wich along Beaches and cross the Gothic district, passes through 22 stations among which 8 links. It gives access to great monuments and places such as the Cathedral.
Barcelona metro line 5

Barcelona metro line 5

From Cornella Centre station to Vall d'Hebron, the line 5 of the metro of Barcelona consists of 27 stations and 13 correspondences. The line 5 also leads to the feet of the Sagrada Familia , the Paseo de Gracia and Diagonal.
Barcelona metro line 6

Barcelona metro line 6

From Plaça Catalunya to Sarrià, the Barcelona underground line 6 consists of 8 stations which, among the Barcelona best places, give access to Plaça Catalunya, the Rambla and the district of Gracià.
Barcelona metro line 7

Barcelona metro line 7

From Plaça Catalunya too, the line 7 which consists of 7 stations to Avinguda Tibidabo gets to the foot of the Ramblas of Barcelona, Gracià district, and brings you closer to the Barcelona amusement park Tibidabo.
Barcelona metro line 8

Barcelona metro line 8

From Barcelona Plaça Espanya to Moli Nou - Ciutat Cooperativa, the line 8 gives access, among the great monuments and places of Barcelona, to Montjuic district and the Espanyole stadium.
Barcelona metro line 9

Barcelona metro line 9

The line 9 that extends from La Sagrera to Can Zam for the northern part and from Zona Universitaria to Aeroport T1 for the southern part is the Barcelona metro line wich lead to Barcelona airport T1 and T2.
Barcelona metro line 10

Barcelona metro line 10

From La Sagrera station to Gorg station, the line 10 of the Barcelona metro has only 6 stations and shares part of its route with line 9.
Barcelona metro line 11

Barcelona metro line 11

The Barcelona metro line 11 travels from Trinitat Nova station to Can Cuiàs and has links with lines 3 and 4. The line 11 has only 5 stations.
Barcelona metro line 12

Barcelona metro line 12

From Plaça Catalunya to Sarrià, the Barcelona metro line 6 consists of 8 stations which, among the Barcelona best places, give access to Plaça Catalunya, the Ramblas and the district of Gracià.

Barcelona ticket prices

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From Barcelona metro ticket valid only for an individual journey to the card valid during 1 to 5 days, from a monthly to a three-monthly card, from zone 1 to zone 6, to individual and many people tickets, discover how to plan all your itineraries according to the length of your stay in Barcelona, the catalonia's capital.
Among Barcelona metro tickets
T-casual : Metro card of 10 trips in Barcelona's transport system ;
T-familiar : 1 return trip for 4 people, Great for Family Travel ;
T-Grup : Discover Barcelona as a group, 70 journeys to share ;
T-usual : Subway card valid for 30 days for personal use ;
T-Dia : Visit of Barcelona in 1 day, 24 hours of unlimited transportation ;
Hola : Itinerary from 2 to 5 days to discover Barcelona by metro ;
Single ticket : Barcelona bus or metro single trip.

Barcelona timetables

Barcelona metro hours
  • From monday to thursday , Sundays and festive days, the metro of Barcelona runs from 5am to midnight.
  • Fridays and festive days before the metro of Barcelona runs from 5am to 2am.
  • Saturdays, the metro runs all day long.
  • Barcelona metro map

    Iphone, Ipad, PC, and tablets, our Barcelona metro map in PDF or JPG format adapts to all types of media to guide you from line to line in your Barcelona itinerary.
    Thanks to our map of the metro of Barcelona, among more than 151 stations and 50 connections (including 2 stops for Barcelona airport) who share the colors of the 12 metro lines of Barcelona that are divided between the TMB and the FGC, locate the tourist attractions and monuments to visit and find out more information about the station you wish to reach.

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    Barcelona airport metro

    From the airport to Barcelona city

    Among the different public transportation options available upon arrival at Barcelona el Prat airport, whatever your terminal (Terminal 1 or Terminal 2), the metro line 9 will lead you to Barcelona city.
    With line 9 of the Barcelona metro you are only a few minutes away from the main tourist attractions of the Catalan capital such as Montjuic or the Camp Nou. The Barcelone metro ticket price to get to Barcelona from airport T1 and T2 is 5.15 €. (2021 metro fares)

    Barcelona airport - itinerary

    Stopover at Barcelona

    From cruise port to metro

    You're welcome in the cruise port of Barcelona, and whatever your call in the capital of Catalonia takes, find out how make the most of your visit of Barcelona locating in first your access point to the city as well as the monuments of Barcelona, and their metro station, the nearest of your anchor point at port of Barcelona.

    Stopover at the port of Barcelona - Itinerary

    Arriving to Barcelona by train

    Travel to Barcelona by train

    Your train has just arrived on one of the platforms at Sants station ; You are in the middle of Barcelona.
    To start your visit to Barcelona by metro from Sants station, you can choose between line 3, which takes you to many sites to visit such as the Port Vell, the Ramblas, the Gothic Quarter or the Guell Park, and line 5, which takes you directly to the foot of the Sagrada Familia and the Camp Nou among others.

    If you arrive in Barcelona from the Estación de Francia, the nearest metro station is Barceloneta on line 4 (yellow line) ; From this station you can go to the Barceloneta district and the old port (Port Vell).

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    The Barcelona metro timetable

    Return to normality

    After a step-by-step return to the pre-pandemic Barcelona metro timetable : from 5 a.m. to midnight from Monday to Thursday, from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Fridays and the eve of public holidays, it is the metro schedules, without interruption from Saturday to Sunday, to return to their usual time slot.

    Since the weekend of 10-11 August, Barcelona metro traffic is continuous on Saturday to Sunday nights.

    Ticket T-Mobilitat

    Barcelona's metro ticket will soon be digital

    Barcelona t mobilitat metro ticket price

    For a better operating system and simplified access to public transport, Barcelona's metro ticket goes digital. Smart cards, cell phones or connected watches, in various forms of digital media, the entry in the public transport of the Catalan capital will be done in contactless, in combination with the use of the various current metro tickets, the time to set up the transition.
    Subway of the city, Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), Rodalies de Renfe (trains), streetcar and bus system adapt the equipment of each station, points of attention and transportation in order to implement the contactless ticket, with all the advantages of the integrated system in force among the 800 public transport lines in Barcelona, in the near future.
    Updatable by internet, the new Barcelona metro ticket, the T-mobilitat, adapts the Barcelona metro fare to your trip.

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    Barcelona metro stations list

    Barcelona Metro stations from A to Z

    If you already know the name of the metro station you have to go to, if you have more or less an idea of its name, check the list of Barcelona metro stations in alphabetical order. By clicking on the stop of your destination you can find out which metro lines lead to it, as well as what you will have the opportunity to discover.

    Liven up your holidays in Barcelona

    Aquarium de Barcelona

    Barcelona aquarium

    The hundreds of species that share the Barcelona Aquarium take you to the depths of a world as magical as it is mysterious.
       Litle trip in the aquarium marine depths   

    Montjuic cable car

    Barcelona Montjuic cable railway

    From Montjuic Park to the Barceloneta district and its beaches, via the port of Barcelona, the cable car offers a tour of Barcelona from the sky.
       Discover Barcelona from the sky  

    FC Barcelona stadium

    Barcelona Barça Camp Nou stadium

    With more than 99,000 seats, the FC Barcelona Stadium is one of the largest stadiums in Europe. Come and experience the Camp Nou atmosphere.
      FC Barcelona Camp Nou stadium visit  

    Barcelona itinerary

    Barcelona tourist itinerary by metro

    The number of tourist sites and monuments to visit in Barcelona cannot be counted on the fingers of one hand ; it is thus complicated to make the tour of all the inescapable places of Barcelona with a rather restricted timing. Anyway, with the right information that will help you move from one visit to another, start planning your itinerary according to the time you will spend in the Catalan capital.
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    Itinerary Barcelona 1 day

    The visit of the most beautiful sites and monuments of Barcelona in 1 day is complicated unless you dedicate about 15 minutes per stage ; discover our suggestion to go through the essential of Barcelona in a limited time.

      Visit to Barcelona in 1 day

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    Barcelona itinerary 2 days

    48 hours in Barcelona, either the time of a weekend, Allow you to discover a large number of parks or monuments according to your itinerary ; Follow our Barcelona itinerary from one metro station to the next to see the city's must-see sites.

      Visit of Barcelona in 2 days

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    Tour of Barcelona in 3 days

    Monuments, museums and tourist sites, in three days in Barcelona you will have time to enjoy your stay more and discover more quietly each of your visits among some ideas of itineraries from one station to another of the Barcelona metro.

      Visite of Barcelona in 3 days

    Barcelona guide + metro

    With more than 2000 years of history distribuated in 101 km2 of avenues, allays, places, and parks, the capital of Catalonia contains treasures of exceptional architectures. Middle age, the renassance, and modernism, who can't be unnoticed between the sea and mountains of Barcelona.

    With the metro of Barcelona, go to discover the kingdom of the most popular architect in the history of Spain, Antoni Gaudí, among some of which monuments of Barcelona such as the Sagrada Familia, the Casa Batlló, the Palau Guell, the Pedrera and the park Güell, are classified world heritage of the humanity by the UNESCO.

    Enjoy your stay in Barcelona

    Barcelona beaches

    Barcelona beaches

    Barceloneta or Nova Icària, as many names as choices for a relaxing activity on Barcelona's beaches where restaurants and entertainment lead the atmosphere.
     Which Barcelona beach to choice ?  

    Barcelona Zoo

    Barcelona zoo

    Just a few steps from the beaches, the 315 species that populate the Barcelona Zoo will meet you in the heart of Barcelona.
       Barcelona zoo quick trip  

    Aquarium de Barcelona

    Barcelona aquarium

    The hundreds of species that share the Barcelona Aquarium take you to the depths of a world as magical as it is mysterious.
       Litle trip in the aquarium marine depths   

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    Barcelona Tramway

    Link between tram and metro in Barcelona

    Including the blue tram line that runs between the Avinguda Tibidabo metro stop and the funicular that climbs to the foot of the Barcelona theme park, the Tibidabo, Barcelona's tram network consists of 7 lines. Lines 1 to 3 serve the southern part of the city and its surrounding towns ; lines 4 to 6 connect the northern part of Barcelona and its suburbs. The link between tram and metro allows easier access to some places not served by the Barcelona metro such as the Auditori or the Forum Port of Barcelona. Each of the lines from 1 to 6 is connected to at least 2 lines of the Barcelona metro.

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    Barcelona Montjuic funicular

    Link between metro and cable car of Montjuic

    Accessible by lines L2 and L3 (Barcelona metro green line), the funicular is the fastest way to get halfway up Montjuic hill which contains a large part of parks, monuments and tourist attractions of Barcelona.
    From Paral-lel metro station, with your metro ticket, the funicular takes you in no time to the foot of the cable car that leads to the top of Montjuic, a few steps from the Joan Miro Foundation, in the heart of one of the city's must-see parks.

    Projects and news in the metro of Barcelona

    Barcelona Ernest Lluch metro stop

    July 27, 2021 - Inauguration of the Ernest Lluch station

    The new Ernest Lluch metro station on line 5 will be opened on Sunday 25 July. This new metro blue line station, which connects the cities of Barcelona and Hospitalet de Llobregat, will provide easy access to the T1, T2 and T3 tramway lines.

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    June 27, 2021 - Back to pre-covid schedule

    Barcelona's metro schedule returns to its "usual" pre-pandemic time slot and will run from 5 a.m. to midnight on weekdays from Monday to Thursday, from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Fridays and eve of holidays, without interruption during the night from Saturday to Sunday, and from 5 am to midnight on Sundays and holidays.

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    June 26, 2021 - Works on lines L4 and L11

    - From July 1 to August 31, 2021, the Trinitat Nova metro station on line 4 will be closed.
    - From July 1 to September 12, 2021, the line 11 will be out of service

    A special bus that will run on the Barcelona metro timetable will be set up to access the closed stations.

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    Metro line 4 extension

    From one of its ends to the station La Sagrera, the new metro stations of the yellow line will connect the La Pau stop to the La Sagrera station in connection with the lines 1, 5 and 9. The 2 new metro stations, Santander, estación de La Sagrera Alta Velocitat will provide an easy way to travel in the northern part of Barcelona, as well as an access to the TGV station and the metro line of the Barcelona airport.

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    Third section of the line 9

    12 stations, from Zona Universitària to Sagrera will form the 3rd section that will connect line 9 North and 9 South of the Barcelona metro. Zona Universitària, Campus Nord, Manuel Girona, Prat de la Riba, Sarrià, Mandri, El Putxet, Lesseps, Travessera de Dalt, Sanllehy, Guinardó-Hospital de Sant Pau and Plaça de Maragall stations, of this prolongation will facilitate the connections between line 9 and lines L3, L4 as well as the tramway.

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    June 20, 2021 - Itinerary from the airport

    Parks, squares, must-see tourist sites, Barcelona monuments not to be missed or annual events such as the Mobile World Congress or the festivals of Gracia, find out how to get to your destination, by metro, through the different itineraries to be followed from one of the Barcelona airport terminals.

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    June 15, 2021 - New station on the line 5

    Opening soon, planned for July, the Barcelona's metro line 5 (blue line) will host a new stop. Straddling the municipality of Barcelona and Hospitalet de Llobregat, between Pubilla Cases and Collblanc stations, the new Ernest Lluch metro station will be connected to tramway lines 1, 2 and 3.

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    Barcelona metro FAQ

    Questions most asked on Barcelona metro

    Rates, location, schedules, how and where to go, to help you and answer your questions as quickly as possible, we share the most frequently asked questions on our information forum about the Barcelona metro.
    What is the price of the subway ticket for a child, how the 10-trip card works, does the Hola card work from the airport ; if the answer to your search is not there, send us your request by email to

    Barcelona Metro in overview

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    In use since December 1924, Barcelona's metro network which once stretched between the Catalonia square and the Lesseps station has well evolved.
    Nowadays, the 12 metro lines of Barcelona, managed respectively by the TMB (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona) for lines 1 to 5 and 9 to 11, and the FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya) for lines 6 to 8 and 12, and extending over 165 kilometers through 190 stations, place the Barcelona metro in second place as the largest metro in Spain behind Madrid.
    Winter or summer, the 12 different colored lines are equipped with air conditioning in order to make any trip to the Catalan capital much more pleasant. Thanks to its wide choice of transport tickets, there are many possibilities to visit Barcelona by metro, on very variable packages from 1 to 5 days, monthly or quarterly. Travelers who wish to combine bikes + metro can board with a bicycle during off-peak hours, in contrast to the Ferrocarrils and the tramway, which do not have a fixed schedule ; they can also take the subway with their dog in wearing a muzzle, also outside the peak hours.
    Apart from a handful of stations, the Barcelona metro is very well equipped for people with reduced mobility.

    Complete your visit to Barcelona

    Barcelona Gracia festival

    fetes de Gracia Barcelone

    On the occasion of the festivities of Gracia, a few streets of the neighborhood disguise themselves to make way for the creative imagination of the inhabitants.
      Barcelona Gracia festival  

    Plaza Cataluña

    Plaça Catalunya Barcelona

    Intersection of some of Barcelona's most beautiful and unmissable avenues such as the Ramblas and the Rambla Catalunya, the Plaça Catalunya is the most famous and busiest square in Barcelona.
     Barcelona most famous place 

    Barrio Gotico de Barcelona

    Barcelona barrio gotico

    A labyrinth of alleyways where museums, churches and Roman research portray the history of Barcelona's oldest district from the old port to Plaça Catalunya.
     short walk in the Barcelona gothic quarter 

    How to travel in Barcelona by metro

    Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, which metro

    There are plenty of options for visiting the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona by metro :
  • Take line 1 and get off at the Urquinaona station, which is a few steps from Plaça Catalunya, or Catalunya station that leaves you at the foot of the most famous square in Barcelona.
  • With the line 3, The 3 metro stops Catalunya, Liceu and Drassanes, which run along the Ramblas from Plaza Catalunya to the port, give access to different points of the Gothic Quarter.
  • With the line 4, get off at the Jaume 1 subway station, which plunges you into the heart of the Gothic Quarter, a short distance from the magnificent Santa Eulalie Cathedral, Santa Maria del Mar and the Picasso Museum.
  • How to get around Barcelona from the port to the Sagrada Familia

    To get around Barcelona by metro from the port, to get to the Sagrada Familia, take line 3 (Barcelona metro green line) and follow it to the Paral-lel station, going towards Zona Universitaria. Then look for the line 2 and go in the direction of Badalona Pomeu Fabra until the Sagrada Familia metro station.

    How to get from Barcelona airport to the city center

    To get to the center of Barcelona from El Prat airport, take line 9 South, which passes through terminals T1 and T2, and then connect with line 1, for example at Torrassa station.
    With the red line (1) you can go to Plaça Catalunya and many other tourist sites in the city center such as the Gothic Quarter or Passeig de Gracia. To go from Barcelona to the airport, go the other way around and get to terminals 1 or 2 of Barcelona airport, you will need to take line 9 South which connects with lines 8 (Europa Fira), 1 (Torrassa), 5 (Collblanc) and 3 (Zona Universitaria).

    How to get to Sants station from airport

    To get to Sants station from Barcelona airport, take line 9; Barcelona's main Sants station can be reached by taking line 5 and changing at Collblanc station in the direction of Vall d'Hebron, or by taking line 3 and changing at Zona Universitaria to Trinitat Nova.

    Nearest metro station to the Barcelona cruise port

    When your ship calls at the port of Barcelona you are not far from the city center. Geographically, you are located between Monjuic and Las Ramblas. A bus shuttles you from the docks to the beginning of the Ramblas where you can get to the Drassanes metro station on line 3, which will take you to many of Barcelona's tourist attractions such as Plaça Catalunya, Park Guell, Montjuic or the FC Barcelona stadium.

    Montjuic barcelona how to get there

    The hill of Montjuic is accessible by several access points: metro, funicular or cable car :
    - To get to Montjuic by metro in Barcelona, take the L1, L3 or L8 lines to Plaça Espanya; your visit begins at the foot of the MNAC ;
    - To get to Montjuic by funicular, go to the Paral-lel metro station with lines 2 or 3 ; your visit to Montjuic will begin in the center of the hill ;
    - To get to Montjuic by cable car, go to the Drassanes metro stop, where the cable car will take you to the same level as the funicular, or to the top of Montjuic at the foot of Barcelona Castle.

    How to go to the beach in Barcelona

    This is the line 4 of the Barcelona metro that will take you to different points of the beach of Barcelona :
    - To get to Barceloneta beach, get out at Barceloneta metro station ;
    - To go to the beaches of Bogatell or Nova Icaria, get out at the Ciutadella Vila Olimpica station ;
    - To get to the Forum beaches, go to the El Maresme / Forum metro station ;
    - Barcelona's beaches can also be reached through other Barcelona metro stations, such as Llacuna or Bogatell, but you will have to walk.

    How to get to Camp Nou by metro

    To reach the Camp Nou stadium with the Barcelona subway, you can take lines 5 or 9 and get off at Collblanc station. If you are on the Diagonal side, get off at Maria Cristina station on line 3 and take Avenida Joan XXIII which leads to the Barça stadium.

    How to get to the Rambla by metro from the Sagrada Familia

    To get to the Rambla of Barcelona (Ramblas), by metro, take the L5 line from Sagrada Familia to Diagonal, then the L3 line towards Zona Universitaria to the stop of your choice :
    - Catalunya: Start of the Ramblas at the foot of the famous Plaça Catalunya ;
    - Liceu: metro station that leads to the Liceu theater, located in the heart of the Ramblas ;
    - Drassanes: metro station, located at the end of the Ramblas, on the Port Vell side.
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    BARCELONA METRO Barcelona metro ticket, hours and map

    Every Barcelona metro stations having its own personality, depending what you'll find there. get an idea right now about what you could discover where you 'll down. From Barcelona metro ticket prices to timetables and map, with metrodebarcelone simplify your visit of Barcelona.

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