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Barcelona Airport in Barcelona, Spain, Airport Code BCN

Barcelona Airport Barcelona Information

Introduction

Barcelona Airport (BCN) is one of the busiest airports in Europe, linking over 66 million passengers each year to the beautiful Catalonia region of north-eastern Spain.

Located eight miles (12kms) southwest of Barcelona, BCN Airport - otherwise known as Barcelona-El Prat or El Prat de Llobregat - has efficient transport links to Barcelona city centre including regular RENFE trains (accessible from the terminal building); an Aerobus service to Plaça de Catalunya from all three terminals and car hire and taxi services.

BCN provides comprehensive amenities for travelers, including a wide choice of shops, bars, restaurants, business, tourist and travel services; plus 13,000 parking spaces. Further expansion plans are also underway.

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Barcelona Airport Barcelona Terminal Information

Introduction

The main terminal building of Barcelona Airport holds three terminals: A, B and C. (Sometimes marked as TA, TB and TC.)

Passengers go to an airline's designated terminal passengers to find it's ticketing and check in counters. Via security gates, each terminal gives out onto a pedestrian avenue that runs the length of the terminal buildings. As they go to their planes passengers from all three terminals share this same walkway, unless security restrictions are in force.

The avenue gives access to six triangle-shaped modules, M-0, M-1, M-2, M-3, M-4 and M-5, each of which has its own set of gates for embarkation and disembarkation. Consequently, an airline's planes may use a module that is a located a little distance away from the terminal its check-in and ticketing services use. So departing passengers should check their boarding cards carefully to make sure they know which gate to go to. (Occasionally, a boarding card may not show the gate number, but instead use only the module name, e.g. M-1).

Each terminal at Barcelona airport has a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants. ATMs (cash machines) are available in all terminals; full service banking offices, which offer currency exchange services, are available in Terminals A and B. There is a business center in Terminal B.

Terminal A (TA)

Terminal A serves many airlines including Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, AlpiEagles, BMI Baby, Braathens, Czech Airlines, Delta Airlines, Easy Jet, Egyptair, Gandalf Airlines, German Wins, Go Fly LTD, Icelandair, Khalifa Airways, KLM, LOT (Polish Airlines), Luxair, Meridiana SPA, Olympic, Portugalia, Royal Air Maroc, SN Brussels, Sterling Europe, Swiss, TAP, Tarom, Transavia Holland, Tunis Air, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Airlines and Volare Airlines.

Terminal B (TB)

Terminal B serves Air Berlin , Air Dolomiti, Air Europa, Air Littoral, Air Ukraine , Australian Airlines, British Airways, El-Al, Finnair , Iberia , Lufthansa and Spanair.

Terminal C (TC)

Terminal C serves the 'Puente Aéreo', an air shuttle service that goes between Barcelona and Madrid, which is operated by Iberia Airlines. It also serves general aviation companies.

Modules and Gates

M-0 (Module 0): contains Gates 1-8.

M-1 (Module 1): contains Gates 10-19.

M-2 (Module 2): contains Gates 20-29.

M-3 (Module 3): contains Gates 30-39.

M-4 (Module 4): contains Gates 40-49.

M-5 (Module 5): contains Gates 50-59.

Barcelona Airport Barcelona Airline Information

Barcelona International Airport (BCN) is served by most European carriers and a wide range of other airlines. Airlines will usually board from their designated terminals. The following table shows standard check-in areas (where you will find a ticket and information desk) and Spanish telephone numbers for the airlines.

  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroflot
  • Aerolíneas Baleares
  • Air Algerie
  • Air Baltic
  • Air Berlin
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Air Malta
  • Air Plus Comet
  • Air Polonia
  • Air Ukraine
  • Alia Royal Jordanian
  • Alitalia Express
  • Alitalia
  • Alpi Eagles
  • Austrian Airlines
  • British Airways Citiexpress
  • British Airways
  • Bulgaria Air
  • CN Airlines
  • CSA Czech Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Denim Air
  • Easyjet Switzerland
  • Easyjet
  • Egyptair
  • El-Al
  • Executive Airlines
  • Germanwings
  • Gestair
  • Glgobespan Airways
  • Helvetic Airways
  • Iberia
  • Icelandair
  • Inter-Flights
  • Jet2.com
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  • Lagun Air
  • Lithuanian Airlines
  • LOT
  • LTE Int. Airways
  • Lufthansa
  • Luxair
  • Maersk Air
  • Meridiana
  • Monarch Airlines
  • My Travel Airways
  • Nordic East Airlink
  • OY Air Finland
  • Portugalia
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • SAS
  • Skyeurope Airlines
  • SN Brussels
  • Spanair
  • Sterling
  • Swiss International Air Lines Ltd
  • Syrian Arab Air
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • ThomsonFly
  • Transavia Holland
  • Tunis Air
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Ukraine International
  • US Airways
  • Virgin Express
  • Vueling Airlines

Barcelona Airport Barcelona Car Rental

Car Rental

Barcelona Airport is served by the car rental firms listed below.

Car Rental Companies

  • Avis 932 983 601
  • Europcar 932 983 300
  • Hertz 932 983 637
  • National ATESA 932 983 433

Barcelona Airport Barcelona Car Parking

Car Parking

Barcelona Airport offers extensive car parking facilities. Short term and long term tariffs are offered as payment options. Some spaces are reserved for vehicles displaying disabled parking permits.

The airport has two relatively new multi-storey parking garages that between them provide almost 5000 parking spaces and surface lots, which provide almost 8000 more.

Terminal A Parking

Connected to Terminal A by an elevated walkway this new multi-storey parking garage offers more than 2000 spaces. 50 spaces are reserved for cars displaying disabled parking permits.

Terminal C Parking

Connected by walkway to Terminal C this new garage also offers more than 2000 spaces. 50 spaces are reserved for cars displaying disabled parking permits.

Terminal B Parking

Near to Terminal B there is a large surface parking lot. (Terminal B may also be accessed from other parking garages and lots.)

Other Parking Lots

Barcelona airport also offers parking spaces in other surface lots.

VIP parking

Barcelona Airport offers a VIP parking scheme. Meeting points for this service are located just outside Terminals A, B and C.

Barcelona Airport Barcelona Ground Transportation

Introduction

Barcelona Airport is served directly by train, bus and taxi.

Train

Moving walkways link the terminal building with the railway station. RENFE is the company that organises train services to and from Barcelona International Airport (BCN).

Between the airport and the city of Barcelona a metro rail service operates from early in the morning till late at night. Trains usually leave the airport at half-hourly intervals, though this varies according to the time of the day.

A typical journey time from the airport to Barcelona Sants, the city's principal railway station (which offers connections to many parts of the city and beyond), would be 17 minutes; and to the Plaza de Catalunya, a square near the centre of the city, 23 minutes. The airport line and its connections offer many destinations to the traveller.

Buses

Three autobus routes connect the airport with various points in the urban area of Barcelona .

Aerobus A1 runs between the airport and the Plaza de Catalunya, a square near the centre of the city. At the airport there are bus stops in front of Terminals A, B and C. Services operate from early in the

morning till late at night, but not for 24 hours a day. During their hours of operation they are scheduled to depart from the airport every 12 minutes or so.

Line 106 is a nightbus route running between the airport and Plaza de Espana, an important square on the edge of the city centre, with stops along the way. At the airport there are bus stops outside Terminals B and C. 106 services operate, more or less, at those hours when the Aerobus A1 service is not running. They go from very late at night into the earliest hours of the morning, with intervals of more than an hour between each bus.

Line 105 runs between the airport and the nearby township of El Prat . At the airport there are bus stops outside Terminals B and C. Services operate from early in the morning until late in the evening.

Taxi

Taxis wait at ranks outside Terminals A, B and C. Tariffs vary according to journey. An airport exit supplement is included in every fare; an extra supplement may be charged per item of luggage.

Barcelona Airport Barcelona Airport Security

Barcelona Airport Barcelona Extra Facilities

Barcelona Airport Barcelona Maps and Directions

Barcelona Airport Map
Barcelona Airport Map

Barcelona Area Map
Barcelona Area Map

Driving Directions

Barcelona Airport is located about 9 miles (14 km) from the centre of Barcelona , near the township of El Prat de Llobregat.
The access road for the airport is the C-31 Barcelona-Castelldefels road, which drivers may reach from the C-32 Barcelona-Sitges road.

Longitude:2° 5' 0" E
Latitude:41° 18' 0" N

ADDRESS
Barcelona Airport,
Edificio Bloque Tecnico,
08820 El Prat de Llobregat,
Spain
Number of Terminals: 3
Telephone: 932 983 838
Fax: 932 983 737
E-mail: bcninformacion@aena.es
Website: www.aena.es
Time Zone: GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October)
Location: The airport is located 12km (8 miles) southwest of Barcelona
Country code:34

TRANSFER BETWEEN TERMINALS
Passengers can walk through a walkway, which connects the three terminals.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS
From Barcelona city centre, take the Barcelona ring road, with the airport exit via the Pata Sur. The airport access road is the Barcelona-Castelldefels C-31 motorway, which connects with the Barcelona-Stiges C-32 motorway.

CAR PARKING
There are public car parks at the airport with space for nearly 13,000 cars. Car parks are located directly in front of each terminal. Terminal A and C are directly connected to the car parks via air-bridges. VIP parking in a secure car park, with collection outside each of the terminals, is also available (tel: 932 971 381).

CAR HIRE
Avis, National Atesa, Europcar and Hertz are all represented at the airport, with offices located on the ground floor of Terminals B and C.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Rail: There are train services from the airport to the city centre, on the RENFE Mataró line. All trains stop at Sants-Estaçio, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf and Clot-Aragó, all of which connect with the metro. The RENFE Cercanías station is connected to the passenger terminal via a travelator, which is situated in front of the terminal building between Terminals A and B. Road: Taxi: Taxi ranks are located outside the terminals (journey time to Barcelona: 25 minutes). Bus: There is an Aerobus (A1) service to Plaça de Catalunya, departing from in front of all terminals. Bus no.105 departs from Terminals B and C, to El Prat; bus no.106 also departs from Terminals B and C.

INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS
Tourist information desks (tel: (0)934 784 704 or 780 565) are located in Terminals A and B; there is also a hotel information point in Terminal B. Airport information desks can be found throughout the airport, at six locations in Terminals A and B.

AIRPORT FACILITIES
Money and communications: Banks, bureaux de change and ATMs can be found in Terminals A and B. There is also a post office on the ground floor of Terminal B. Eating and drinking: There are restaurants, cafeterias and bars in all terminals. Shopping: Duty-free shopping is available in Terminals A and B; there are also a range of other shops in these two terminals. These include a jewellers, bookshop, tobacconists, newsagents, music shop and shoe shop. Luggage: A left-luggage office is situated in the Terminal B Arrivals area. A lost property office is situated in the Bloque Técnico building (tel: 932 983 349). Other facilities: There is a pharmacy, a 24-hour medical service, tour operators and travel agents, and children’s play areas.

CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS FACILITIES
Terminal B has a dedicated meeting room, the Sala Europa, which can be hired (tel: (0)932 983 815). Facilities include telephone, fax, Internet and audiovisual equipment. During 2004, two similar facilities will open on the first floor of Terminal B. VIP lounges are available in Departures (after security) in all three terminals.

DISABLED FACILITIES
The airport has lifts, escalators and ramps. Reserved parking spaces are also available for disabled travellers in the airport car park. Disabled toilets are located throughout the airport and there are also adapted-telephones at wheelchair height in each terminal.

AIRPORT HOTELS
There are no hotels on site. The nearest hotels to the airport are Hotel Ciutat del Prat (tel: 933 788 333), Hotel Tryp Barcelona Airport (tel: 933 781 000) and the Best Western Hotel Alfa Airport (tel: 933 362 564). Hotels can be booked at the hotel information desk in Terminal B.


Barcelona airport map

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