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Saving Money with the Barcelona Card

The Barcelona Card is the ultimate City Card: save money and time with free use of public transport, free admission, lots of discounts and admission to sights without standing in line. If you want to get to know Barcelona on your own, the Barcelona Card is ideal. It is one of the most booked tourist services in Barcelona. Delivery via e-mail (voucher) and via post.


Top-Reasons for the Barcelona Card

  • Many sights with reduced and free admission
  • Skip the line at some sights
  • Free public transport
Highlights

The Barcelona Card offers many top attractions with free and discounted admission, no standing in line, free use of public transport and much more.

  • Free admission to 25 attractions
  • Discounts at more than 70 other museums, leisure activities, cultural venues, shops, pubs and restaurants
  • Public transport for free: within the urban area (zone 1) Metro, tram, city bus (TMB), FGC (Catalan railway), RENFE (Spanish railway)
  • Free train, bus 46 and metro L9 from El Prat de Llobregat Airport to the city center and back
  • Accompanying booklet with city map, metro plan and description of facilities with discounts
  • The Barcelona Card is available for 3, 4 or 5 days (72, 96 and 120 hours from first use).
  • For 2 days (48 hours) you can get the Barcelona Card Express.
  • Barcelona Card for children: 4-12 years

Accompanying booklet in the following languages

  • German, English, French, Spanish, Catalan and Italian
Validity

Booking Information

  • Simply specify the desired number of Barcelona Cards / Barcelona Cards Express and select the shipping method. You have the choice between postal and e-mail delivery (voucher).
  • You will receive the discounts directly at the respective box office, for admission at sights with skip the line you can go directly into the attraction.
  • If you need 10 or more Barcelona Cards, you will receive the discount on our booking page for groups.
  • You can also get Barcelona Cards for children (4 - 12 years).

Validity of the Barcelona Card

  • Full flexibility: You can decide yourself from when you would like to use the Barcelona Cards in the respective year of validity. You do not have to commit to a specific date when ordering.
  • The beginning of validity is the first use of the card. The Barcelona Card is valid for 72, 96 or 120 hours. The included public transport ticket is also valid for 72, 96 or 120 hours from the first use.
  • The Barcelona Card Express is valid for 48 hours
  • The validity period is contiguous, without interruption
  • The Barcelona Card 2018 will continue to apply at the turn of the year, provided that the first use was still in the old year
Shipping and Collection
  • Fast mailing (4.90 € shipping costs): This allows you to hold your Barcelona Cards in your hands before you travel. No waiting at pickup location required, no detours. You are independent of the opening hours of the issuing offices.
    Shipping time to Germany is only 1-2 business days, to Austria 2-4 business days and to Switzerland 2-6 business days. Here you will find an overview of the delivery times.
  • Sending by e-mail (free shipping): Immediately after booking, you will receive a voucher that allows you to pick up your booked Barcelona Cards directly at the airport or at various points in the city (for delivery points see below).
    E-mailing of vouchers will be done directly after booking.

Opening hours of the issuing offices (tourist information) for vouchers sent by e-mail:

  • Barcelona Airport "El Prat de Llobregat", Terminal T1 and T2 (daily from 8:30 to 20:30)
  • Plaça de Catalunya, basement opposite the department store El Cortes Inglés (open daily from 08:30 - 20:30, on 26 December and 6 January from 9:00 - 15:00)
  • Plaça de Sant Jaume / Ciutat, 2 (open Mon - Fri 08:30 - 20:00, Sat. 09:00 - 19:00, Sun 09:00 to 14:00, on 26 December and January 6 from 9:00 - 14:00)
  • Estació del Nord (at this bus station the buses from Girona stop), open: Mon + Wed: 9: 00-19:00, Tue 09:00-20:00, Thu + Fri 9:00-21:00, Sat 10:30-20:00, Sun 09:30-15:00 and 16:00 - 20:00
  • Central Station Sants Estació (daily 08:00 - 20:00, on 26 December and 6 of January: from 9:00 - 15:00).
  • Tourist information closed on 25 December and 1 January
Cancellation Policy
  • Booking without risk: unused Barcelona Cards received by post can be returned until 15.01. of the following year (if sent by us), we will refund the full purchase price
  • If you have booked the Barcelona Card with shipping by e-mail voucher, you can cancel the booking up to six weeks after the booking, but not later than the 15th of January of the following year
  • No cancellation fees

Services Included in the Barcelona Card

With the Barcelona Card you will receive a booklet with a description of the benefits and a city map and metro plan so that you can easily find your way around. The Barcelona Card Express offers a folding map with the sights and venues for which you can get a discount.

Here you can download a PDF document with all benefits included in the Barcelona Card und Barcelona Card Express.

Free Usage of Public Transport

  • Free and unlimited usage of public transport: TMB buses, metro, FGC trains, trams, Renfe Rodalies trains in Zone 1.
  • Free travel by bus 46, metro L9 and train from / to the airport
  • The included public transport ticket is valid for 3, 4 or 5 days (72, 96 and 120 hours from first use), the Barcelona Card Express for 2 days (48 hours). For example, if you use the 3-day ticket for the first time on Monday at 15:00, then Thursday it expires at 14:59.
 Barcelona CardBarcelona Card Express
MetroIn the city district (Zone 1)
3, 4 or 5 days (72, 96 and 120 hours)
In the city district (Zone 1)
2 days (48 hours)
TMB bussesIn the city district (Zone 1)
To the airport (Bus 46, Metro L9, train)
In the city district (Zone 1)
To the airport (Bus 46, Metro L9, train)
TramYesYes
Nitbus, Bus TurísticNoNo
Bus 46 to airportYes, rounttripYes, rounttrip
Train to the airportYes, rounttripYes, rounttrip
Metro L9 to the airportYes, rounttripYes, rounttrip
Funicular MontjuïcYesYes
TrainsYes (local trains in the city area)Yes (local trains in the city area)

 

Free Admission to Museums and Sights

With the Barcelona Card you have free admission to 25 sights. At museums with skip the line you can just put the Barcelona Card on the scanner and enter the building. No waiting time at the box office!

Free Admission with the Barcelona Card / Discounts with the Barcelona Card Express

 Barcelona CardBarcelona Card Express
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB)Free admission
Skip the line!
- 20 %
Fundació Antoni TàpiesFree admission
Skip the line!
- 20 %
Fundació Joan MiróFree admission
Skip the line!
- 20 %
Museu Nacional d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)Free admission
Skip the line!
- 20 %
Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC)Free admission
Skip the line!

- 20 %

Museu PicassoFree admission 
El Borne Centre de Cultura i MemòriaFree admission3,08 € 4,40 €
MUHBA El CallFree admission5,00 € 7,00 €
MUHBA Plaça del ReiFree admission5,00 € 7,00 €
MUHBA Refugi 307Free admission5,00 € 7,00 €
MUHBA Via Sepulcral RomanaFree admission5,00 € 7,00 €
Museu de Cultures del MónFree admission3,50 € 5,00 €
Museu del Disseny de BarcelonaFree admission4,00 € 6,00 €
Museu EtnològicFree admission3,50 € 5,00 €
Museu Frederic MarèsFree admission2,40 € 4,20 €
Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de PedralbesFree admission3,50 € 5,00 €
CaixaForumFree admission- 25 %
CosmoCaixaFree admission- 25 %
Jardí Botanic de BarcelonaFree admission- 50 %
Museu Blau / Museu de Ciències Naturals de BarcelonaFree admission- 50 %
Museu de la MúsicaFree admission- 30 %
Museu de la XocolataFree admission
Skip the line!
- 30 %
Museu del Modernisme de BarcelonaFree admission
Skip the line!
- 30 %
Museu Egipci de BarcelonaFree admission
Skip the line!
- 30 %
Museu Olímpic i de L'Esport Joan Antoni SamaranchFree admission
Skip the line!
- 25 %

 

Discounts at Museums and Sights

You receive discounts up to 60% at more than 70 attractions, such as sights, guided tours and sightseeing tours. You can get the discount right at the box office.

 Barcelona CardBarcelona Card Express
Basílica de la Santa Maria del Mar- 1 €- 1 €
Casa Amatller- 20 %- 20 %
Casa Batlló- 3 €- 3 €
Casa de les Punxes- 50 %- 50 %
Casa Vicens- 20 %- 20 %
Casa Singulars -20%- 20 %- 20 %
Casa Milà (La Pedrera)- 3 €- 3 €
Cripta Gaudí de la Colònia Güell- 20 %- 20 %
Fundació Suñol- 25 %- 25 %
Fundació Vila Casas / Museu Can Framis de Pintura Contemporània- 3 €- 3 €
Fundación Mapfre- 1 € - 1 €
Gaudí Centre Reus- 40 %- 40 %
Gaudí Exhibition Center - Museu Diocesà- 20 %- 50 %
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Prestige tour)- 4 €- 4 €
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Guided tour)- 1,5 €- 1,5 €
Mirador de Colom- 50 %- 50 %
Museo d'Arqueologica de Catalunya- 30 %- 30 %
Museu de Cera de Barcelona- 20 %- 20 %
Museu de l'Eròtica de Barcelona (MEB)- 22 %- 20 %
Museu del Perfum- 40 %- 40 %
Museu d'Història de Catalunya- 30 %- 30 %
Museu Europeu d'Art Modern (MEAM)- 20 %- 20 %
Museu Marítim de Barcelona- 20 %- 20 %
Palau Güell- 25 %- 25 %
Palau Requesens- 25 %- 25 %
Pavelló Mies van der Rohe- 20 %- 20 %
Poble Espanyol de Barcelona- 20 %- 20 %
Reial Acadèmia de Medicina- 25 %- 25 %
Hospital Sant Pau- 20 %- 20 %
Torre de Collserola- 60 %- 60 %
Zoo Barcelona- 20 %- 20 %

 

Visits and Tours

You receive the discounts for the tours included in the Barcelona Card right at the box oddices and event venues.

 Barcelona Card
Barcelona Card Express
Barcelona Bus Turístic- 20 % 
Barcelona Ciclotour- 2 €- 2 €
Barcelona Night Tour- 20 %- 20 %
Barcelona Walking Tour Gòtic
(in english)
- 50 %- 50 %
Barcelona Walking Tour Easy Gothic  (in english)- 50 %- 50 %
Barcelona Walking Tour Gourmet
(in english)
- 50 %- 50 %
Barcelona Walking Tour Modernisme
(in english)
- 50 %- 50 %
Barcelona Walking Tour Picasso
(in english)
- 50 %- 50 %
BCNaval Tours- 20 %- 20 %
Catalunya Bus Turístic- 10 €- 10 €
Caves Codorníu (Guided tours)- 20 %- 20 %
Circuit de Barcelona - Catalunya2x1- 50 %
Barcelona Ebike Tours- 15 % 
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Prestige tour)- 4 €- 4 €
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Guided tour)- 1,5 € 
Palau de la Música Catalana (Guided tour)- 20 %- 20 %

 

Leisure Activities and Events

At events you receive the discounts depending on availability right at the box offices. It is recommended to book the ticket in advance on sight, for example a day prior to the event.

 Barcelona CardBarcelona Card Express
Casino de BarcelonaFree admission+ welcome drinkFree admission+ welcome drink
Gaudí Experiència- 20 %- 50 %
Icebarcelona- 20 %- 20 %
Illa Fantasia- 20 %- 20 %
L'Aquàrium de Barcelona- 20 %- 20 %
Parc d'Atraccions de Tibidabao- 20 %- 20 %
Opera Samfeina- 10 % Opera Prima- 10 % Opera Prima
Poble Espanyol- 20 % admission
- 1 € ideo guide
-20 % admission
- 1 € video guide
Parc d'Atraccions del Tibidabo- 20 %- 20 %
La Bodega Flamenca- 15 % Show
- 10 % Restaur.
- 15 % Show
Opera y Flamenco- 20 % 
El Patio Andaluz- 10 €- 10 €
Tablao de Carmen- 20 %- 20 %
Tablao Flamenco Cordobés- 20 % Drink&Show
- 8 % Dinner&Show
- 20 % Drink&Show

 

Nightlife

You can get the Night Card at the Tourist Infos. With it you receive free admission (until 2:00) at 27 clubs in Barcelona.

 Barcelona CardBarcelona Card Express
Barcelona Night Card- 30 % 

 

Others

You will receive the discounts for the other services at the box offices or at the respective event venues.

 Barcelona CardBarcelona Card Express
Locker Barcelona- 10 % - 10 %
Jet Ski- 15 %- 20 %
Sport Boat- 15 % 
Las Golondrinas Barcelona Mar- 4 €- 4 €
Las Golondrinas Barcelona Port- 3,70 €- 3,70 €
Sailing Experience Bcn- 15 %- 15 %
Goleta Karya- 20 % - 20 %
Barcelona Genuine Shops- 50 %- 50 %
Barcelona Rent a Bike- 20 %- 2 €
Cooltra Motos – rent a scooter- 20 %- 20 %
Moto Rent & Renting- 20 %- 20 %
La Roca Village Shopping Express- 20 % 
Telefèric de Montjuïc- 20 % 
Info materialBooklet with information, city map and metro planLeaflet with city map and metro plan

 

All information without guarantee. Subject to change.

When is the Barcelona Card Worth Buying

  • The 5-day Barcelona Card costs 57,00 €, so 11,40 EUR per day. Even with just one saved admission fee per day, the Barcelona Card can be worth buying. If you still use the metro from time to time and transfer to the airport by metro L9, you will save a lot of money.
  • You do not need to worry about tickets.
  • You save a lot of time with the included free admission with skip the line.

Book the Barcelona Card Here

Save money and book the Barcelona Card.
Please, enter the desired number of Barcelona Cards and choose the shipping method. The Barcelona Cards are valid for 72, 96 or 120 hours starting at first usage.
Barcelona Card 2018 (Adults) Desired quantity
3 days (72 hours) 45.00 € 42.75€
4 days (96 hours) 55.00 € 52.25€
5 days (120 hours) 60.00 € 57.00€
Barcelona Card 2018 (Children 4-12 Years)
3 days (72 hours) 21.00 € 19.95€
4 days (96 hours) 27.00 € 25.65€
5 days (120 hours) 32.00 € 30.40€
Please select the shipping method:
By e-mail (free shipping)
By post (€4.90 shipping and handling costs)


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