Arriving to IC3 from the Airport

How to get to IC3 by Taxi
IC3's Address: Carrer Doctor Trueta No. 203
The cost for a taxi from the airport to IC3 will be roughly 40€ (price table 2012). Please keep in mind that there are extra charges for departure from the airport and larger pieces of luggage (> Information Taxi Service).
 
If you require a taxi service during your stay in Barcelona you can catch it directly in the street or reserve it via telephone. Some taxi stations also offer the possibility to reserve online, for example here
 
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How to get to IC3 by Public Transport
 
From Airport Terminal 1
Option 1: AEROBUS
 - METRO L1  - METRO L4  - WALK (aprox. 1 hour)
The bus service Aerobus connects the Airport with the centre of Barcelona in 30 minutes. You can find their blue buses in front of the terminal, leaving every 5 minutes during their main service hours. A one-way ticket costs 5,30€ and a two-way ticket 9,15€ (return in this case must be within 9 days after arrival).  
Leave the airport building, follow the exit signs to the bus station 
Take the blue Aerobus in front of the Terminal. (30 min)
Get off at the last stop (Plaça Catalunya).
Take the Metro L1 (red line, direction Fondo) and get off after 1 stop at "Urquinaona". (5 min)
ORWalk directly to Urquinaona metro station (there is only 1 stop from Plaza Catalunya to Urquinaona, so if you don't carry heavy luggage it may be faster to walk) (5 min)
In Urquinaona take the yellow metro line L4 with direction to La Pau. (15 min)
Get off at the sixth station "Poblenou".  
Leave the metro station Poblenou to the right and walk along Carrer Pujades until you cross with Rambla de Poblenou. At the 3rd roundabout you cross with Doctor Trueta street. Take this street to your right and search for IC3 in Doctor Trueta no.203. 
 

Option 2: SHUTTLE BUS - TRAIN - METRO L4 - WALK (aprox. 1:15 hours)
Leave the airport building, following the exit signs.
Take the green shuttle bus in front of the terminal with direction to Renfe Cercanías station at Terminal 2. (10 min)
Take the train in the direction to Maçanet / Sant Celoni (it is the only connection available at this station). The frequency is about 30 minutes from 6:00 until midnight. The cost is aprox. 3€ for a one-way ticket which can be bought at the ticket machines directly at the station. (30 min)
Get off at "Barcelona Passeig de Gràcia" station and leave the underground.
Walk down Passeig de Gràcia until reaching the intersection with Gran Via street and enter the underground.
Take the yellow metro line L4 with direction to La Pau. (18 min)
Get off at the seventh station "Poblenou".  
Leave the metro station Poblenou to the right and walk along Carrer Pujades until you cross with Rambla de Poblenou. At the 3rd roundabout you cross with Doctor Trueta street. Take this street to your right and search for IC3 in Doctor Trueta no.203. (15 min)

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From Airport Terminal 2 
Option 1: AEROBUS - METRO L1 - METRO L4 - WALK (aprox. 1 hour)
The bus service Aerobus connects the Airport with the centre of Barcelona in 30 minutes. You can find their blue buses in front of the terminal, leaving from Terminal 2 every 10 minutes during their main service hours. A one-way ticket costs 5,30€ and a two-way ticket 9,15€ (return in this case must be within 9 days after arrival).  
Leave the airport building, follow the exit signs to the bus station 
Take the blue Aerobus in front of the Terminal. (30 min)
Get off at the last stop (Plaça Catalunya).
Take the Metro L1 (red line, direction Fondo) and get off after 1 stop at "Urquinaona". (5 min)
ORWalk directly to Urquinaona metro station (there is only 1 stop from Plaza Catalunya to Urquinaona, so if you don't carry heavy luggage it may be faster to walk) (5 min)
In Urquinaona take the yellow metro line L4 with direction to La Pau. (15 min)
Get off at the sixth station "Poblenou".  
Leave the metro station Poblenou to the right and walk along Carrer Pujades until you cross with Rambla de Poblenou. At the 3rd roundabout you cross with Doctor Trueta street. Take this street to your right and search for IC3 in Doctor Trueta no.203. 


Option 2: Train - METRO L4 - WALK (aprox. 1 hour)
Inside the airport building, follow the signs to the train station.
Take the train in the direction to Maçanet / Sant Celoni (it is the only connection available at this station). The frequency is about 30 minutes from 6:00 until midnight. The cost is aprox. 3€ for a one-way ticket which can be bought at the ticket machines directly at the station. (30 min)
Get off at "Barcelona Passeig de Gràcia" station and leave the underground.
Walk down Passeig de Gràcia until reaching the intersection with Gran Via street and enter the underground.
Take the yellow metro line L4 with direction to La Pau. (18 min)
Get off at the seventh station "Poblenou".  
Leave the metro station Poblenou to the right and walk along Carrer Pujades until you cross with Rambla de Poblenou. At the 3rd roundabout you cross with Doctor Trueta street. Take this street to your right and search for IC3 in Doctor Trueta no.203. (15 min)

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You can buy tickets for all means of public transport in Barcelona (bus, local train, metro) at the ticket machines in the Metro stations and at customer service centers, located for example in Plaza Catalunya. You can get single way tickets (2€), but it is recommended to buy a ticket for 10 journeys (T10) if you want to use the public transport further during your stay in Barcelona. Other ticket options can be found here.

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Parking at the Airport
Located directly at the airport, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2
Service fees:
  • €0.040507 per minute
  • Up to 4 days: 18,30 € per day
  • From the 5th day: 14,65 € per day
  • Long-stay car-park with special rates for longer terms 

Aparcaivola 
This parking is located 5-7 min away from the airport (shuttle is free of charge).
There are several service combinations available, such as express or VIP. 
The basic service fees are: 
  • Up to 7 days: 9,95€ per 24h 
  • From the 8th day: 5,45€ per 24h 
  • 2 hours free after 24 hours. 24 hours free shuttle