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Barcelona Transport Guide: Barcelona Metro, buses, taxis, coaches and cars

Airport Buses

Learn about the options for getting between the city and the main International and local aiports

Local Buses

As well as the airport buses, in the city of Barcelona there is a very good local bus network and this provides easy and affordable transport city wide.

Car Hire in Barcelona

Parking can sometimes be an issue in Barcelona and if you are not Spanish then getting used to the way of driving here can be hard. Car rental in Barcelona can though be a very Barcelona hop on, hop off bus tourgood way to have freedom in this city. Read more.

Go Cars Barcelona

Go Cars is a new concept and one which started in the United States and now exists also in Barcelona and a few other cities. Read more about Barcelona GoCars.

Metro and Subway system

Barcelona metro (subway or underground) system is inexpensive very clean and extensive. This makes moving around the city very easy and straight forward.


As with any major city, taxis in Barcelona provide an important form of local transportation in this city.

Tourist Buses and Tours

There are a few very good hop on and hop off tour buses in this city. Read more about Barcelona tour buses.

Cable Car

A Cable car system does exist and takes you from the marina and port area up to the top of Montjuic. Learn more about the Barcelona cable car service.

Local Transport

More Local Transport in Barcelona information.

Complete Guide to Moving to Barcelona.

If you plan to visit the islands, you can find ferries between Barcelona and Ibiza and take your car with you, to drive around. Ibiza though is quite small so you may not need a car.

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