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City taxi service to / from airport

Taxis from Barcelona Airport offer their services 24 hours, waiting for passengers at the taxi ranks located in both terminals.

A journey from the airport to the city center usually takes between 20 and 40 minutes, depending on several factors: a ride from terminal T1 will be longer than from T2, the final destination, the traffic conditions and the speed limits in force on the outskirts of Barcelona.

Barcelona airport terminal T1 taxi rank
Barcelona terminal T1 Barcelona taxi rank

Barcelona taxis are famous for their colors: they are black with the doors and the boot in yellow.

Taxi rank at the airport

Terminal T1, level 0, Arrivals.
Terminal T1, level 0, Barcelona-Madrid Air Corridor.
Terminal T2A, level 0, Arrivals/Departures.
Terminal T2B, level 0, Arrivals/Departures.
Terminal T2C, level 0, Arrivals/Departures.

Tariffs from 1January 2024

Public taxis can apply four types of fares in Barcelona. These fares must be visible inside the taxi, usually printed on a sticker over the window. Finally, the amount payable must be indicated on the taximeter.

  • Tariff T-1:
    For weekdays in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB), daytime rate from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Tariff T-2:
    Rate for weekdays from 8 pm to 8 am, and for Saturdays, Sundays and holidays all day in the area of the metropolitan area of Barcelona (AMB).
  • Tariff T-3: Closed-price tariff. The closed price tariff will be applicable to apps, on mobile devices for contracting the AMB taxi service where the end user of the application is the taxi customer.
  • Tariff T-4: Fixed rate €45,00 for trips from the airport to Cruise Port terminals (Port of Barcelona), and vice versa, including all supplements.
    The cars with taximeter that don't support the fare T-4 will show a stick with the fare.

Tarifas (1, 2, 3, 4) Initial service Price x km Price x waiting hour
T-1 2,60 € 1,27 € 25,60 €
T-2 2,60 € 1,56 € 25,60 €
T-4 45 € - -


Closed price tariff (T3). Hired through the taxi app.
Flag down + price per kilometre (depending on the length of the journey) from the point of origin to the point of destination + applicable supplements.

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Minimum price for a service departing from Barcelona El Prat Airport all suplements included 21 €
Arrival or departing Barcelona El Prat Airport 4,50 €
Arrival or departing Barcelona El Prat Airport 4,50 €
Arrival or departing Port of Barcelona 4,50 €
Arrival or departing Estació de Sants (train station) 2,50 €

Arrival or departing Fira de Barcelona (Barcelona Fair) - Gran Vía Montjuïc 2 (L'Hospitalet)

2,50 €

Special nights: 23/VI - 24/VI San Juan; 23/IX - 24/IX La Mercè; 24/XII - 25/XII Christmas Eve and Christmas; 31/XII - 1/I New Year's Eve and New Year,
working hours special nights from 20.00 h to 8.00 h

3,50 €
Vehicle occupied by 5-8 passengers 4,50 €
Each or suitcase or similar --
Maximum total amount of supplements 21,00 €

Further information

The exchange is up to €20. If you need to change money or get penny, you can do in the foreign exchange services from the airport and bank branches arranged in the Arrivals hall.

Rates are visible in the window of the vehicle.
The total amount due will be indicated by the taximeter.
Users are entitled to request receipt of the race.

Rates from Institut Metropolità del Taxi. Rates valid from 1st January until next revision.
Institut Metropolità del Taxi - IMT : 932 235 151
Entidad metropolitana del Transporte - EMT : 010
Lost and found : 902 101 564.