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Metro Line 9 Sud, l9 South

The line L9 Sud Metro connects Barcelona downtown with the airport.

The L9 Sud has stops at 15 stations until it gets to the airport terminals. The line begins at Zona Universitaria station and stops at:

Zona Universitària, Collblanc, Torrassa, Can Tries/Gornal, Europa/Fira, Fira, Parc Logístic, Mercabarna, Les Moreres, El Prat Estació, Cèntric, Parc Nou, Mes Blau, Aeroport-T2 and Aeroport-T1.

Barcelona airport L9 Subway stops

L9 underground continues from Zona Universitaria to Can Zam, in Santa Coloma de Gramanet, with the L9 Nord (North).

Metro stations at the airport

ascensor estación metro t2 aerpopuerto de Barcelona EL PratAt the airport, the first stop coming from Barcelona is Aeroport-T2, and has its entrance near the train station at terminal T2.
Terminal T2, outside terminal.

The other stop, Aeroport-T1, is at terminal T1 and is the end and beginning of line L9 Sud. The entrance is on Level 0, close to the buses.
Terminal T1, floor P0.

The estimated travel time is 32 minutes from the Zona Universitaria station to the last stop at T1; commercial speed of the train is 37 km per hour.

The frequency of passing trains is every 7 minutes or so, but it can be reduced to every 4 minutes in specific occasions that generate high demand. Check the timetable of the airport's underground stations.

Airport to Fira de Barcelona (Barcelona Fairs): There are two stops for the big events as Mobile World Congress (MWC): "Fira" (metro L9 line) and "Europa|Fira station" (metro L8 line). Fira station sits directly underneath Fira building Hall 1, and Europa|Fira station is three-minute walking from the South Entrance.

Tickets and transport tickets to the airport

  • Airport Ticket from TMB:
    Ticket valid for a single trip to the airport from any network station or subway to get from the airport to any metro station in Barcelona.
    Airport fare: € 4.60€.
  • Other tickets valid for travel to the airport in the TMB tickets are:
    T-Dia, T-12, Targeta Rosa, T-4, T-Mes, T-Jove, T-quarter, T-50/30, T-70/30, T-FM / FN 70/90, Passing metropolitan companion, Passing pensioner FGC and BCN card Hello! 2, 3, 4 or 5 days.

Not valid nor Single Ticket nor the T-casual card. To leave the station Aeroport T1 or Aeroport T2 you must validate the ticket in the machines. If you arrive to airport stations with invalid tickets you will have to purchase an airport ticket in order to get out of Aeroport T1 and Aeroport T2 stations.

Service hours

Airport stations open and close in the same time scheme as the other stations on the Metro.

  • Mondays to Thursdays: 05:00 to 00:00 (midnight).
  • Fridays: 05:00 to 02:00.
  • Saturdays: from 05:00 and continuous operation overnight.
  • Sundays: until 24.00 h.
  • Weekday holidays: 5.00 to 24.00.
  • December 24: closed at 23.00.

Line L9 sections

The L9 of Metro has been divided into two parts. The journey from Santa Coloma to La Sagrera L9 adopts the name of Nord, and L9 Sud stretch connecting stop Zona Universitària and get to the airport. Stations Camp Nou,La Ribera and terminal Aeroport Carrega enter service in later phases.

Further information

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB)
902 075 027
From Mondays to Sundays, 8am to 9pm.