Barcelona Airport (BCN)

Barcelona Airport (code IATA: BCN, ICAO code: LEBL) is located 10 km Southwest of Barcelona, in the municipality of El Prat de Llobregat, at a height of 4 meters above mean sea level. It is the largest airport in size and traffic of Catalonia and the second busiest airport in Spain by traffic means after the Madrid-Barajas Airport (Madrid), the eighth airport in Europe and the 35th of the world.

Some airports next to Barcelona: Valencia airport, Murcia airport, Ibiza airport, Menorca airport, Mallorca airport.

Services at Barcelona airport: Barcelona airport transfers, Car hire Barcelona airport.

Most of the Barcelona airport traffic is domestic and European. Iberia and Spanair have their main headquarters at the airport. However, the number of intercontinental connections is below other European airports.

Flights to Barcelona

In recent years low-cost airlines has grown significantly, especially after the establishment of Vueling and Clickair headquarters at the airport. Besides there operate other low-cost airlines like easyJet, SkyEurope and WizzAir.

You can find many airlines offering cheap flights to Barcelona from many spots from Europe. Coming from London or Manchester to Barcelona is easy and fast: You just have to take a flight to Barcelona for a low price and can enjoy the weather and beaches of Costa Brava within a few hours.

Barcelona airport car hire

There are many companies offering car hire at Barcelona airport, but only a few of them have facilities inside the building. With Carspain you can rent a car in Barcelona choosing from a wide-ranging car assortment without getting lost comparing many Barcelona car hire websites. If you are looking for "Barcelona car hire" you can select from several companies, for instance Auriga-crown, Avis car hire, Centauro, Europcar and Goldcar car rental. To book a car without the need to search on various different web pages we recommend using Here we find the best prices from the best companies for you, reserve immediately your car and confirm availability. You can pay safely through our security server and confide in a company with 20 years experience in car rental.

If you have decided on car rental with Barcelona airport car hire we would like to thank you for your decision of choosing a pleasant and comfortable means of transportation, meanwhile you discover the beautiful coastal roads and surroundings of Costa Brava.

Barcelona airport parking

Barcelona airport has more than 23,000 parking spaces, of which over 12,000 are in the car parks of the Q1 and 11,900 in the T2.

Parking prices:

  • 0-30 Minutes: 0.021 €/minute
  • 31-60 Minutes: 0.033 €/minute
  • From 1 hour on: 0.027/minute
  • Until 4 days: 18€/day
  • From 5 days on: 14.50€/day

Barcelona airport transfers

If you wish to take a taxi from the airport, we would like to advise you that the queues can be long during peak times and so you might consider booking a private transfer in advance. For those travelers who don’t need to rent a car in Barcelona, but are coming with a larger group or are just looking for a private taxi or microbus to move from the airport arrivals to their final destination, there are many companies offering airport transfer in Barcelona.

There are however further options for transfers from Barcelona airport:

Bus from Barcelona airport

Taxis from Barcelona airport

Trains from Barcelona airport

Come back to our site soon and find out the cheapest transfer companies at Barcelona airport and the best options of moving about in Barcelona city, Costa Blanca and surroundings.

Barcelona airport services

Inside Barcelona airport, you can get access to many facilities the airport provides, as for example:

Area Wi-Fi / Wireless Internet

There are 26 access points located in areas of restaurants, lounges and meeting rooms. Travelers who have laptop or PDA equipped with Wi-Fi can now access the Internet wirelessly at the airport of Barcelona.

Lost Luggage

For complaints about lost luggage go to the Lost and Found offices that Fligthcare, Groundforce, Swissport, Newco, Iberia, Vueling and Air France companies have at terminals A, B and C.
Lost Property Phone: 93 298 33 49.

Barcelona Airport Map and Information

Aena information desks:
Telephone +34 (0) 902 404 704
Located at the check-in area; another one, in the Departures area, operates when the airport is busy.

Information telephone:
966 91 94 00 / 966 91 91 00

Head office telephone:
966 91 90 00

Barcelona airport website:
Barcelona airport information

For any question or reclamation:

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