[Move] Barcelona City Transportation Pass

Spending a few days in Barcelona and thinking of getting their transportation pass to move around the city. But cannot decide which pass should you get? This post will be covering on the 3 common transportation pass for travelers visiting Barcelona city.

 

Hola BCN!

The Multiday travel card Hola BCN! has an unlimited travel on the public transport network in Barcelona, and its metropolitan area for 2, 3, 4 or 5 consecutive calendar days.

Can be used for?

-Metro

-Montjuïc funicular

-Bus (TMB)

-Urban railway (FGC, Zone 1)

-Tram (TRAM)

– Barcelona regional mainline trains (Rodalies de Catalunya, Zone 1).

Cost?

Hola! Travel Card2 days /48 h travel card3 days /72 h travel card4 days /96 h travel card5 days /120 h travel card
Adult (EUR)$14.50$13.05$21.20$19.08$27.50$24.75$33.70$30.33
Child (Age 4 and below)FreeFreeFreeFree

**Purchase online with 10% discount**

Where to buy?

Online (to enjoy 10% discount)

-Ticket vending machines

-Punt TMB customer service centres

-Tourist Information Offices

What are the things to note?

-Online purchase of card, please remember to change the voucher (sent to your email) for travel cards at machines in the metro.

-Activate the Hola BCN! card by slotting in the machine any time of the day to start your unlimited journey on the public transport in Barcelona

-Hola!BCN card valid for one person only.

-Unvalidated cards expire on 28 February of the year following purchase.

Suggestion:

Get the Hola!BCN card when you are going to 3 or 4 places in a day and will be taking both metro and bus. Best choice if planning to take the train from the airport to city center. We brought this card is because after considering our itinerary and place to visit this card will save us more than we get 2 T10 Multi-journey tickets.


Integrated tickets and multi-journey tickets

A multi person card that can be used for 10 intermodal journeys from 1 to 6 zones. And most commonly use for solo backpackers or travelers in a small group of 2-4.

 

Cost?

T-10Zone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4Zone 5Zone 6
Cost (EUR)$9.95 $19.60 $26.75 $34.45 $39.55 $42.05

Where to buy?

-TMB bus and metro automatic vending machines.

-TMB customer service and information centres (Punt TMB)

-Other Integrated Fare System operators (stations)

-Servicaixa

-Other operators’ information centres

What are the things to note?

  •  Integrated fare system card purchased in 2016 can be used until 31 December 2017.
  •  Not valid for Airport T1 and Airport T2 metro stations on line L9 Sud.
  • One card can make up to three transfers within a given period of time for the number of zones the ticket covers.
  • For one-zone travel cards, the time limit is 75 minutes as of the first validation. This period increases by 15 minutes for each additional zone.

How to check Zone?

Most of the famous tourist attractions are in Zone 1, Park Guell, Sagrada Familia, Gothic Quater etc.

Spain ATM Metro MAP

(Credit: ATM Barcelona)

Suggestion:

This is popular for budget and group travelers that are not going to more than 2 places of interest in a day. Cards can be shared among the family or friends.

For more information, visit TMB Barcelona.


Barcelona Travel pass

The Barcelona Card that is a combination of transport and sightseeing.

Where to Buy?

Online (**15%Discount)

Tourist Information center-Barcelona Airport T1 and 2

Cost?

72 Hours 96 Hours 120 Hours
Adults (EUR)$45.00$48.00
($15.00 per day)
$55.00 $59.00
($13.75 per day)
$60.00 $64.00
($12.00 per day)
Children(Age 4-12)
(EUR)
$21.00
($7.00 per day)
$27.00
($6.75 per day)
$32.00
($6.40 per day)

**Children aged 3 years and under have free access.**

Benefits?

Offers more than 70 discounts on attractions & museums, visits & tours, leisure & entertainment, bars & restaurants, transport, and shopping.

Suggestion:

The ticket entitles discount or free entrance to the attractions and museums. Therefore, you can consider getting it if you are staying in Barcelona for more than 2 days.

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