What is Barcelona Transport Card?
Barcelona Transport Card is a discount card issued in Barcelona. If you own this card you can enjoy the unlimited use of public transportation in Barcelona including metros, TMB buses, trains and trams. Free travel from Barcelona Airport by public transportation is also included in the offer.
These benefits makes it easier to travel in this big city and to discover and visit all of the tourist attractions and activities you wish to see. That is why the card is quite popular and most of the tourists who bought it are satisfied with it.
What Does Barcelona Transport Card Include?
Barcelona Transport Card covers travel by any means of transportation that belongs to the public transportation of the city (for additional information – Public Transportation in Barcelona).
- TMB Buses
- Urban railway (FGC, Zone 1)
- Regional railway (Rodalies de Catalunya, Zone 1)
- Tram (TRAM)
- Montjuïc funicular
Nevertheless, there are vehicles that are not included in it. These are the Aerobus, Barcelona’s Night Bus, the tourist bus, Montjuic Cable Car, Blue Tram Barcelona and Tibidabo funicular.
Who is it Recommended for?
Barcelona Transport Card is advantageous for everyone who wants to travel a lot in Barcelona. Since the car parking possibilities are not the best ones in the city (for additional information – Car Rental in Barcelona and Car Rental in Spain), it can be quite useful to have a ticket which provides free usage of the city’s public transportation. This can be especially convenient in the summer days (for additional information – Summer Vacation in Barcelona).
In contrast with other transport cards, like T-10, this card does not restrict the use of transportation means, once you buy it, you have unlimited access during the validity-time for which you have purchased it.
For those who visit the city with their kids, it is particularly recommended to think about buying the card because children up the age of 3 years can get it free of charge (for additional information – Kids and Families in Barcelona).
Nonetheless, there are several situations when it is not worth to buy it or phrases there is another discount card which is more suitable.
If you want to see many attractions included in Barcelona Card or Barcelona Card Express, it will be a better deal to buy these cards. They provide free transport inside Barcelona too, moreover they include discounts to numerous attractions and activities in the city (for additional information – List of Discounts Included in Barcelona Card and List of Barcelona Card Express Discounts).
How can you get your Barcelona Transport Card?
It is quite simple to buy Barcelona Transport Card. You either purchase it at one of the collection points or ticket machines in Barcelona, or order it online here. We suggest to purchase it online since it is easier and more convenient than to buy it in the city.
If you order it online, you will get a voucher via email which you need to print and show in one of the information offices, including Barcelona Airport, in order to get your card.
Validity-time of Barcelona Transport Card
You can purchase Barcelona Transport Card for 2, 3, 4 or 5 days. Of course, its price increases accordingly to the number of days. Therefore, we recommend that before you buy the card, plan your trip carefully in order to see for how many days it is worth buying it.