The airport is located 16 kilometres south of the city and is also known as El Prat, the town where it is located.
Terminals T1 and T2 (A, B and C) are organized according to carriers and not the destination or place of origin.

Connetions between Barcelona and the airport and back:

Aerobús (A1 and A2)
— Daily service between Plaça de Catalunya (city centre and 5 minutes walking distance to the venue) and Barcelona Airport
— Frequency: every 10 minutes
— Approximate journey time: 30 minutes
— Single ticket price: 5.90 €

Metro Line 9 Sud, L9 South
— Daily service between Zona Universitaria station, downtown and Barcelona Airport
— Frequency: every 7 minutes
— Single ticket price: 4.50 €

Train R2 from terminal 2
— R2 train line is currently the only line that arrives at the airport from Barcelona (Sants Station) or other cities in Catalunya
— The Airport train station is located 200 mts outside Terminal T2 (Rodalies de Catalunya Renfe trains)
— Frequency: every 30 minutes
— Approximate journey time: 20-25 minutes
— Single ticket price: 5.30 €

— 24/7 service from taxi ranks located in both Airport terminals
— Approximate journey time: 20 – 40 minutes, depending on the final destination, the traffic conditions and the speed limits in force at the outskirts of Barcelona
— Approximate price: 35 €; four fare types exist (usually displayed on a taxi window sticker); amount payable must be indicated on the taximeter

Girona airport is one hour to the north of Barcelona and serves some low cost companies
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