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 25 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 Covid

    Barcelona metro timetable change

    To face the Covid, Barcelona metro timetables have been changed until further notice. Currently, the Barcelona metro runs from 5 in the morning until midnight, from Monday to Thursday ; Fridays and Saturdays, the Barcelona metro schedule is extended until 2 a.m. The uninterrupted service from Saturday to Sunday is temporarily interrupted.
    Wearing a mask is obligatory in the entire Barcelona metro network ; hydroalcoholic gel dispensers are available at the metro entrance.

    Barcelona metro map

    Iphone, Ipad and tablets, our PDF or JPG Barcelona metro map adapts to any support to guide you from line to line in your Barcelona itinerary. With the help of our Barcelona metro map, locate tourist sites and monuments to visit then find out more information about the station you wish to join.

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    Barcelona airport metro

    From the airport to Barcelona city

    Among the different modes of transport that you can find in Barcelona airport el Prat, the metro line 9 will lead you to Barcelona city.
    Only few minutes away from Barcelona centre, the line 9 will bring you closer to the most important monuments. The Barcelone metro ticket price to get to Barcelona from airport T1 and T2 is 5.15 €.

    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.

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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.

    Barcelona metro FAQ

    Questions most asked on Barcelona metro

    Rates, location, schedules, how and where to go, in order to help you, and to answer your questions as quickly as possible, we feel on our information forum on the metro of Barcelona the most frequently asked questions.

    Barcelona metro tickets and fares

    At what age does a child pay for the metro in Barcelona ?
    A child pays for the metro from the age of 4.
    How much does a child's subway ticket cost ?
    The child pays the same price as an adult from 4 years old.
    Can we share the 10-trip card (T-Casual) with several people.
    the T-Casual metro card cannot be shared at the same time. If 2 people make the same trip, each person must have their own card. If one person uses the card in the morning for example, another person can use the same card in the afternoon.
    How do I know which routes remain on my T-CASUAL ?
    At each validation the balance is updated on the back of the T Casual.
    Are Hola BCN cards shareable ?
    No, the Hola BCN cards are single-sided.
    Can we use the Hola Bcn card from Barcelona airport ?
    Yes, the Hola Bcn card includes travel between Barcelona and the airport.
    Does the T-Casual metro card allow to go to the airport ?
    No, T Casual does not provide access to Terminals 1 and 2 of the airport.
    Can we buy metro tickets from Barcelona airport ?
    Yes, there are ticket dispensers at the stations in terminals 1 and 2 of the airport.
    How the metro 10-trip card works ?
    Cannot be used by several people at the same time, the 10 routes of the T-Casual metro card give access to the public transportation of the different integrated operators in Barcelona. This card is not valid for access to the stations in terminals T1 and T2 of Barcelona Airport.
    Which metro card to choose for 3 people ?
    Unlike the T-Casual, the T-Familiar metro card can make several users travel simultaneously. The T-Familiar card, valid for a period of 30 days from its first use, does not allow access to terminals T1 and T2 of the airport.
    One month subscription metro Barcelona ?
    La T-Usual is a metro ticket for personal use valid for all your journeys for 30 days in the transport of the integrated operators as from its validation ; this ticket allows access to the airport's subway stops.
    Itinerary 1 day in Barcelona, which ticket to choose ?
    Ideal for a 1 day sightseeing tour in Barcelona, this metro card, valid for 24 hours, gives unlimited access to Barcelona's transport system. (metro, tram, bus TMB, train FGC et trains Rodalies). The T-Dia single-person card allows you to make a trip to Barcelona airport.
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    For tourist itineraries of 2 to 5 days in Barcelona, Hola BCN metro cards give unlimited access to the metro, bus (tmb), tram, Montjuic funiculair and trains FGC and Rodalies (zone 1). Perfect for stays of 2 to 5 consecutive days in the Catalan capital, These cards allow access to the T1 and T2 terminals of the airport.

    Barcelona metro hours

    What time does the subway close on Saturdays ?
    The metro is open all night from Saturday to Sunday.
    What time does the Barcelona metro run ?
    Barcelona's metro opens at 5 a.m.
    What time does the subway run on Friday night ?
    Fridays and holiday eves the metro runs from 5am to 2am.

    Barcelona metro in general

    Is the metro in Barcelona air-conditioned in the summer?
    Both winter and summer, the Barcelona metro is equipped with air-conditioning ;
    Are dogs allowed in the Barcelona metro ?
    Yes, outside of rush hour, and the dog must have a muzzle.
    What is the official website of the Barcelona metro ?
    The Barcelona metro is managed by the TMB (
    Where to buy metro ticket Barcelona ?
    To get tickets for the Barcelona metro, also valid for getting around Barcelona by streetcar or bus, several options :
  • Buy your tickets in one of the automatic ticket machines in the subway stations ;
  • Buy your subway tickets in the machines available on the tramway platforms ;
  • Buying your ticket at newsstands and tobacconists.
  • How to get around Barcelona cheap ?
    The Barcelona metro is a very convenient and inexpensive way to visit Barcelona. Thanks to the wide choice of tickets, you can easily adapt your itinerary to your budget.
  • For a visit of Barcelona in 1 day, the 1 day card,
  • For a visit of Barcelona in 2 days, the 2 days card,
  • For a visit of Barcelona in 3 days, the 3 days card,
  • How many metro lines in Barcelona
    The Barcelona metro consists of a total of 12 lines managed by two companies. Subway lines 1 to 5 and 9 to 11 are handled by the TMB. (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona), and lines 6 to 8, and 12 are run by the FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya).

    Barcelona metro routes

    Which metro to visit Sagrada Familia
    To get to the Sagrada Familia, the most visited monument in Barcelona, you have the choice between metro lines 2 and 5 that will take you to the Sagrada Familia metro station.
    From Barcelona airport to the Sagrada Familia, line 9 to Collblanc and then line 5 to the station named after the famous monument.
    Stopover at the port of Barcelona, the closest metro station to the cruise port.
    When your boat calls at the port of Barcelona you are not very far from the city center. Geographically, you are located between Monjuic and las Ramblas. A bus shuttles between the quays of the port and the beginning of the Ramblas where you have the Drassanes line 3 metro station which will guide you to a very large number of tourist sites in Barcelona such as Plaça Catalunya, Guell park, Montjuic and FC Barcelona Stadium.
    Barcelona how to get from the airport to the city center
    To get to Barcelona city centre from the airport, take the line 9 Sud which runs to terminals 1 andt 2 and take the line 1 at Torrassa stop. By the red line (1) you can get to Plaça Catalunya and more turistics places in Barcelona city centre such as the Gothic Quarter or the Passeig de Gracia.

    To go from Barcelona to the airport, go the other way around and reach terminals 1 or 2 of Barcelona airport el Prat you will have to retrieve line 9 South which is in correspondence with line 8 (Europa Fira), 1 (Torrassa), 5 (Collblanc) et 3 (Zona Universitaria).

    Barcelona Airport how to go from t1 to t2 : A shuttle makes the connection between the 2 terminals..
    How to go to Sants station from Barcelona airport
    To get to Sants train station from Barcelona airport, get the line 9 ; the Barcelona Sants station is reaching by the line 5 with a connection at Collblanc station in the direction of Vall d'Hebron, or from the line 3 with a connection at Zona Universitaria in the direction Trinitat Nova.
    How to get to Camp Nou stadium by metro
    To get to Barcelona Camp Nou stadium by metro, you can get lines 5 or 9 and get off at Collblanc station. If you are near Diagonal, get off at Maria Cristina on the line 3 and join Joan XXIII avenue which leads to FC Barcelona stadium.
    Barcelona Mobile World Congress from the airport
    To get to Barcelona Mobile World Congress located at Fira d'Hospitalet , just follow the line 9 Sud to Fira station or Europa Fira which drop you at the foot of the Mobile World Congress of Barcelona.
    How to get to Montjuic Fira from Barcelona airport
    Barcelona Montjuic Fira is located at the foot of Espanya place. From the airport of Barcelona, take the line 9 Sud in direction of Zona Universitaria and change at Europa Fira station with the line 8. From this station, Follow the line 8 to (Plaça Espanya).
    Barcelona Montjuic how to get there
    The hill of Montjuic is accessible by numerous access points. subway, funicular or cable car.
    - To get to Montjuic by the metro of Barcelona, go to Plaça Espanya with the lines L1, L3 or L8 ; your visit begins at the foot of the MNAC.
    - To get to Montjuic by cable car, go to the Paral-lel metro station with lines 2 and 3 ; your visit of Montjuic will start in the center of the hill.
    - To get to Montjuic by cable car, go to the metro stop Drassanes, where the cable car will take you, on the one hand on the same level as the funicular railway, or on the other hand on the heights of Montjuic at the foot of the castle of Barcelona.
    Barcelona how to get to the beach
    Line 4 of the Barcelona metro will take you to different points on the beach of Barcelona.
    - To go to Barceloneta beach, get out at the Barceloneta metro station ;
    - To go to the beaches of Bogatell or Nova Icaria, exit at the Ciutadella Vila Olimpica station ;
    - To get to the forum beaches, go to the El Maresme / Forum metro station ;
    - Barcelona's beaches are also accessible via other Barcelona metro stations, such as Llacuna or Bogatell, but it will be necessary to walk.
    How to get to the Ramblas by subway from the Sagrada Familia ?
    To reach the Rambla of Barcelona (Ramblas), by metro, take the L5 line from Sagrada Familia to Diagonal, then take line L3 in the direction of Zona Universitaria to the stop of your choice :
    - Catalunya : Beginning of the Ramblas at the foot of the famous Plaça Catalunya ;
    - Liceu : subway station that leads to the Liceu Theater, located in the center of the Ramblas ;
    - Drassanes : subway station, located at the end of the Ramblas, Port Vell side.
    What is the closest metro station to Barcelona Zoo ?
    To get to Barcelona Zoo by metro, you can get for line 4 and exit at Ciutadella Vila Olimpica metro station. You can also take line 1 to the Arc de Triomf stop and enjoy a short stroll through the Parc de la Ciutadella before arriving at the doors of the Barcelona Zoo.
    Can we go to Guell Park with the subway ?
    To go to Parc Guell by metro, follow the line 3 ; you can choose between the Lesseps station which brings you closer to the lower part of the Guell Park, or the Vallcarca station which is not far from the upper part.
    Which station to go to the Barcelona Picasso Museum ?
    The metro station that leads to the Picasso Museum in Barcelona is the Jaume 1 stop ; it is located on line 4 (yellow) at the foot of the Gothic Quarter.
    Aquarium of barcelona how to get there by metro ?
    The Aquarium of Barcelona is accessible via line 3 of the Barcelona metro. Exit at the Drassanes metro station, then cross the Port Vell bridge and the Maremagnum shopping center.
    How to reach the Montjuic funicular by metro ?
    Connections to the Montjuic funicular are available at the Paral-lel metro station via lines L2 and L3.
    Nearest Metro station to Tibidabo in Barcelona ?
    The amusement park of Barcelona is located on the heights of the city ; to reach Tibidabo by subway, first take line 7 to the Avinguda Tibidabo stop, then the bus to reach the funicular that leads to the Tibidabo park.
    Barcelona Forum park, how to get there by subway
    The Forum Park is located on the beaches of Barcelona, on line 4 at El Maresme Forum station ; you arrive at the doors of the Forum.
    From barcelona el Prat airport to the port by subway
    To go from Barcelona airport to the port, follow line 9 to the Zona Universitaria station to change to line 3. (green line) to the Drassanes stop which is located at one of the ends of the Ramblas.
    How to get from Plaça Catalunya to Plaça Espanya
    Line 3 from Catalunya station to Espanya station.
    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 in the direction of Zona Universitaria. Then look for line 2 and go in the direction of Badalona Pompeu Fabra until you reach the Sagrada Familia metro station.
    How to get from Plaça Catalunya to Parc Guell
    To get from Plaça Catalunya to Parc Guell by metro, Simply follow line 3 (green) from Plaça Catalunya in the direction of Trinitat Nova to the Lesseps stop.
    If you then wish to visit other parks from Guell Park, take the same line (3) in the same direction and get off at the Mundet stop to visit Barcelona's Labyrinth Park.
    Going backwards, still using line 3, go back in the direction of Zona Universitaria until you reach the Espanya metro station to visit the Montjuic Park ; and if you are looking for more parks, continue line 3 to Palau Reial to discover the gardens of Pedralbes.
    Barcelona airport how to go from t1 to t2
    To go from t1 to t2 of Barcelona airport :
  • By subway, take line 9, there is only one station between the 2 terminals ;
  • By bus, take the shuttle bus between terminal 1 and terminal 2.
  • 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 from Barcelona train station to the airport
    To get from Sants train station, Barcelona's main train station, to the airport, you have the choice between train and metro.
    To get to Barcelona airport by metro from Sants station, take line 5 towards Cornella Centre to the Collblanc stop and change to line 9 to the Barcelona airport terminals.
    To use the Barcelona airport metro line, line 9, Remember to bring an adequate metro ticket. "Barcelona airport metro price"

    Barcelona metro which line to

    Which metro line to go to the Sagrada Familia
    To get to the Sagrada Familia, take line 2 or line 5 to the Sagrada Familia metro stations.
    Barcelona which metro line to go to Camp Nou
    To get to the Camp Nou stadium, choose between lines 5, 9 or 10 to Collblanc metro stations.
    Barcelona which metro line to go to Montjuic
    To go to Montjuic by subway, Choose between lines 1, 3, and 8 to Plaça Espanya; or lines 2 and 3 to Paral-lel station to take the Montjuic funicular.
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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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