Moving in Barcelona

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Moving in Barcelona is easy. The great part of activities of the DocsBarcelona takes place in the center of the city, therefore, you can have accommodation, leisure and services within walking distance.

Public transport

Barcelona has a very efficient public transport infrastructure. Buses, subways and trains can take you anywhere in the city center in a short period of time, also at night. In this web of tmb you can consult the best way to reach your destination.

To facilitate your mobility while you are in Barcelona, we recommend you download the free mobile application TMB App (Available for Android and iOs) where you can check the routes you need, save your transport preferences and manage all the necessary for your usual transports. This app is available in English.

Transport pass

If you will use public transport at specific moments …

You have the option to buy a single ticket, at a price of € 2.20 that allows you to take a metro or bus trip. This ticket can be purchased at all metro stations or intercity buses.

If you think you will use public transport a few more strokes, you can buy a valid multi-person ticket for 10 trips. With the T-10 ticket, you can also change in the case of changing the metro or bus line, during the 75 minutes following the first validation. This subscription has a price of € 10,20.

ATTENTION! The transport system in Barcelona is divided by “zones”. To move around the city you will only need valid tickets for 1 zone.


If you will move a lot with public transport …

Enjoy with the Hola BCN! pass of unlimited travel with all public transport in Barcelona during 2 days (48 h), 3 days (72 h), 4 days (96 h) or 5 days (120 h) consecutive from the first validation. You can buy this card online, or directly at the stations or ticket machines. This card includes the round trip (Only by metro !!) from the airport in the center of Barcelona.

You can check all types of tickets and subscriptions on this website.



If you need a taxi, call: (+34) 932 78 30 00.


Barcelona-El Prat airport is located 13km from the city center. To get there there are different public transport options:

Bus service,  Aerobus, which connects terminal T1 and T2 with the center of Barcelona, ​​with stops at strategic points in the city. It stops at: Pl. Spain, Gran Vía-Urgell, Pl. Universidad and Pl. Cataluña and operates 365 days a year with departures every 5 minutes. From € 5.90. The closest stop to the spaces of DocsBarcelona is Pl. Universidad. It is the easiest option to get to DocsBarcelona.


The R2 Norte Cercanías line joins the airport with Barcelona (Sants, Paseo de Gràcia …) and other points of Catalonia: El Prat de Llobregat, Granollers, Sant Celoni, Maçanet-Massanes, etc. The closest stop in Barcelona in the spaces of DocsBarcelona is Paseo de Gràcia, 15-20 minutes on foot.


The metro line L9 South connects the airport with the University Zone, with stops at Feria, Parque Logístico and Mercabarna. All these areas are far from the city center, therefore, it is the least recommended way to get to DocsBarcelona. The Travel Card Hello BCN! includes the roundtrip transfer by metro from the airport to the center of Barcelona.



Moving in Barcelona