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Getting from Barcelona Airport to the Cruise Port


Sometimes one of the most complicated parts of your holiday is getting from Barcelona airport to the cruise port, this can be more complicated even if you travel with a lot of luggage since the cruises usually last from five to seven days and this does You have to carry with you more luggage than on a typical weekend holiday, luckily there are many options to choose from, such as public transport, taxi or private transfer from Barcelona airport, You can choose which one you think is most convenient for you as it all depends on different factors like whether you are going directly to the port or first going to spend a few days in Barcelona before starting your cruise.

The Barcelona Pier

Getting from Barcelona Airport to the Cruise Port

In the port of Barcelona there are a total of 9 terminals and 7 of them are dedicated exclusively to cruise ships, the terminals are located very close to the famous Ramblas one of the most famous streets of Barcelona, the terminals are divided into three sections , World Trade Center, Maremagnum and Port Vell terminals. The first two are generally used for cruise ships with the third one used for large transport and cargo ships.

Barcelona Airport

Getting from Barcelona Airport to the Cruise PortThe Barcelona airport is located in the Prat de Llobregat and its real name is Barcelona – El Prat airport, is located about 12 km from the city center, is the second largest in Spain, the first would be the Barajas airport Is located in Madrid’s capital city of Spain, from Barcelona airport unfortunately there is no direct connection to the cruise port using public transport, the only option would be to take the aero bus or train to the city center and from there take another bus to The port, another option would be to take a taxi or book a private transfer from Barcelona airport.

Transfers Options

Probably the best option for Getting from Barcelona Airport to the Cruise Port terminal is to take a Taxi or a private transfer since the option of public transport can be very uncomfortable and more if traveling with luggage, the journey from the airport to the cruise port is between 15 Or approximately 20 minutes depending on traffic.


  • Taxi: Between € 25 or € 30 plus luggage fees € 1.00 per suitcase plus airport tax € 3.10.
  • Private transfer: Between € 70 or € 80 in this option there is no surcharge per suitcase and also has the advantage that the driver will wait for you at the airport and you will not have to make any type of queue as the taxi option.

The third option and also the most economical would be the public transport option, this option requires taking a bus from Barcelona airport to Plaza Catalunya and from there you can take the metro to Drassanes and walk approximately 5 minutes to the monument of Colon and From there take the Blue Bus to the terminal, the price of this Bus per person is 6.00 €.

As you can see these would be the three options to get from Barcelona airport to the cruise port, you can choose the option that you think is more convenient as it depends on whether you are going to spend a few days in Barcelona to enjoy this fantastic city and Know all the Barcelona highlights  or go direct to take your cruise, as you can see these would be the three possible options and with different prices Barcelona airport to cruise port is an easy decision between taxi or private transfer service depending on how much You want to pay.

For more information you can read How to get to Barcelona from the airport.

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