Barcelona - El Prat airport (BCN)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.

 
 

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Barcelona - El Prat airport (BCN)

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport, opened in 1927, is the most important in Catalonia and the second busiest in the country, behind Madrid Barajas airport. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations around the globe.

Official Website: aena.es - FACEBOOK

Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 and 2, open 24 hours a day. A free shuttle service connects both terminals with a frequency of 7-20 minutes. T1 has international flights (Schengen and non-Schengen) and domestic flights, while T2 operates international flights.

Annual passenger traffic: 18.9 million passengers went through it in 2021.

Tel: +34 913 211 000. E-mail: [email protected] There are information desks on levels 1 and 3 of Terminal 1 and on the ground floor and first floor of Terminal 2. Tourist information offices on level 1 of Terminal 1 (Tel +34 933 788 175) and in the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 2 (Tel +34 935 575 220), in addition to the metro stations of both terminals.

 Location

The airport is located 3 km (2 miles) away from the Port of Barcelona, 12 km (8 miles) to the southwest of the city centre.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental offices are located in the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 1 and concourse B of Terminal 2.

Avis/Budget (Tel +34 902 108 495 / 180 854 / 248 824 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +34 935 219 095 / 902 100 101 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +34 911 505 000 / 913 434 503 / 935 292 730 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Firefly (Tel +34 931 935 705 / 663 722 166 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Goldcar (Tel +34 918 341 400 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +34 902 011 959 / 402 405 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
InterRent (Tel +34 912 106 769 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Record go (Tel +34 936 192 468 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +34 911 505 000 / 913 434 503 / 935 292 730 - 6:00 am to 3:00 am)

 

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Parking services at Barcelona - El Prat airport (BCN)

The long-stay and VIP car parks are temporarily closed.

There are covered and outdoor car parks for short and long stays, with security staff 24 hours a day and charging stations for electric vehicles. Next to both terminals there are also free and unguarded lots for motorcycles. Tel +34 913 211 000. Rates and reservations

Parking Express - Immediate access to the Arrivals and Departures areas of both terminals, with 15 minutes of complimentary parking.
Parking General T1 - For stays of up to 4 days, directly connected to Terminal 1.
Parking Preferente T1 - Situated on floor 2 of the northern area (modules D, E and F) of the General Parking, it allows direct access to the terminal.
Parking General T2 - Across from concourses A, B and C, 2 min. away from the terminal, with covered and uncovered spaces.
Parking de larga estancia - Covered and outdoor spaces for long stays, with complimentary shuttle service around the clock every 15-20 minutes (3-5 min. trip).
Parking Terminal de aviación corporativa - Situated 7 min. away from the corporate aviation terminal.
Parking VIP - The closest to the Departures Hall, with valet parking service (Tel +34 932 971 381).

 

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include reserved parking spaces, elevators, moving walkways, ramps, automatic doors, embossed text and Braille signage, adapted restrooms and telephones, accessible counters. Personnel with knowledge of the language for the hearing impaired and bus lines equipped for the transport of passengers with reduced mobility are available. Most airlines offer escort services for unaccompanied minors between 5 and 12 years old, from the check-in process to their destination.

 
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Latest updates: March 03, 2022