HOW TO MOVE AROUND BARCELONA?
Barcelona is the perfect city to move in because it has all the ingredients in order to live an unforgettable life experience. If you need reasons to convince yourself to come to Barcelona and start living your Barcelona adventure read this post in our blog:
One of the main ingredients that makes Barcelona the perfect place to move to, is the multiple ways that the city offers you to move around in an easy and efficient way and discover all the fantastic spots of Barcelona. In order to explore Barcelona, you have a lot of public transport at your service, and all of them are integrated in one system and one ticket. Do you want to know more? Continue reading and get to know the deepest secrets of Barcelona the way you want.
WHICH TRANSPORTS CAN I USE?
MOVE AROUND BY BUS
You may have seen that there are too many bus lines in Barcelona, but did you know that there's a trick to know in which direction they go? If they have a V before the bus line number that means that the Barcelona bus route is Vertical and if the letter is an H that means that it is a Horizontal route. The vertical routes are the ones that move between the coast and the mountains and the horizontal ones move between the two rivers that surround Barcelona: The Llobregat and the Besos. Check all the Barcelona bus lines and timetables in this link:
TAKE THE METRO
The Barcelona Metro is a popular public transport highly used by Barcelona citizens because it’s a method of transport that allows us to go from one side of the city to another, and even of the towns that are part of the metropolitan area, quickly. There are 11 Metro lines that interconnect all the areas of Barcelona and let Barcelona citizens realize transshipments in an easy way. Start the unique adventure of taking the Barcelona Metro line and discover the underground life of Barcelona.
Check the existing Barcelona metro lines map in order to know how to get to your destination!
USE THE TRAM IN DIAGONAL
There is also a tram in Barcelona. Its route will take you along the Diagonal street and even more, except the central part of Diagonal which is a new project coming in the next few years. To explore it in detail, check this Barcelona Tram map:
Enjoy the experience of discovering Barcelona by cycling around with your own Barcelona bike. How? Contract the Bicing Barcelona service and pedal all around the city in order to discover its streets in a different way. You can purchase it online by paying an annual fee, but keep in mind that you’ll be able to use this service only if you have your NIE!
If you don’t want to use the Barcelona Bicing service but want to pedal around Barcelona, hire a bike for a day or a weekend. There are a lot of bike rental companies in Barcelona so you can pick a date with your Inèdit Barcelona flatmates and enjoy a sunny day in Barcelona on wheels.
TAKE THE TRAIN AND DISCOVER WHAT IS OUT OF BARCELONA!
Barcelona is more than Barcelona! Visit the beautiful towns, cities and spots outside Barcelona by just taking the train. Take your buddies, pick a destination and research which train you need to take in order to arrive there and to come back to your Inèdit Home in Barcelona.
Explore Barcelona and its surroundings with your Inèdit flatmates and master your coliving experience in Barcelona.
CHOOSE THE HEALTHIEST WAY: WALK!
Move around Barcelona walking and don’t miss out any detail of the city. Discover it to make yourself a more realistic vision of Barcelona and its quarters. Get in touch with our street life that fills up Barcelona and visit the shops and markets. Take your favourite homie with you and get lost through the Barcelona streets.
WE PICK YOU UP IN THE AIRPORT
Don’t worry about how to get to your Inèdit Home when arriving at Barcelona airport, as for sure you will be carrying more than one luggage with you. We’ll organize a transfer service that will bring you to your new Home in Barcelona. Forget about where the taxis and buses are located, the driver will wait for you even if there is a delay in the flight. Simply pick an Inèdit transfer in advance to assure a comfortable journey.
THE COST OF MOVING AROUND BARCELONA
To move around Barcelona with public transport it’s mandatory to buy a ticket, otherwise you’ll need to pay a fine of 100€, and it’s easier to pay 2,20€ for a single ticket, don´t you think?
If you will use the Barcelona public transport service frequently, here we show you other Barcelona transport ticket options and its cost that may be more suitable for you, depending on your necessities!
Don´t forget that if your main purpose is to move around Barcelona center, with Zone 1 you're fully covered!
- T-Dia (unlimited journeys for 24 hours). A single-person ticket with an unlimited number of journeys for 24 hours, starting to count on the first use. A perfect option to move around and discover Barcelona in one day!
- T-Casual (10 journeys). A single-person timed ticket for 10 journeys on any type of transport, ideal for casual use of the Barcelona metropolitan transport.
- T-Usual (unlimited journeys for 30 days). A non-transferable single-person ticket with an unlimited number of journeys for 30 consecutive days, starting to count from the first day of use. The best option if you have to commute daily, but don´t forget that this ticket must be accompanied by a valid official identification card of the holder.
- T-Grup (70 journeys for 30 days). A multi-person timed ticket with 70 journeys during one month, starting to count on the first use. Ideal option if you use to share your journeys with other Inèdit colivers frequently.
- T-Familiar (8 journeys for 30 days). A multi-person timed ticket for 8 journeys on 30 consecutive days as of its first use. Another economic option to use public transport sharing the ticket with another person.
All the tickets allow you to use all the transports listed above, except Bicing and the Inèdit transfer from/to the airport.
TRANSPORTATION ZONES OF BARCELONA AND ITS SURROUNDINGS
Keep in mind that the transport around Barcelona is divided into zones and Barcelona City is Zone 1 but in order to go further like to Sitges for example, you’ll need to buy a ticket for more zones. Check this zone map and discover which are the zones of all the towns that surround Barcelona!
WHERE CAN I BUY MY TICKET?
You’ll be able to buy a transport ticket in any Barcelona metro or train station, in a vending machine, and in most of the stations a staff member can assist you if needed. For more specific information, you can head to one of the TMB customer service point situated at Plaça Universitat, Plaça Catalunya, La Sagrera and Diagonal.
Isn’t it great in how many ways you can explore Barcelona and move around? So why wait more, just grab your ticket and explore all the spots and fantastic places within and around Barcelona! Come to Barcelona and live a unique coliving experience with all your new Inèdit flatmates.