Capital of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain, Barcelona is one of Europe’s most important cities in terms of tourism and commerce. Barcelona is the 7th most populated city in the European Union and is home to Spain’s second busiest airport. Serving 40 million passengers annually, Barcelona Airport is one of the major factors that contributes to the city’s tourism economy. The airport is easily accessible from the city, which has undergone significant transformations since the 1900’s.
You can easily get to the airport using the rail system from the Old City, Barceloneta, or Sagrada Familia, which is one of the city’s most important monuments. By transferring to the Barcelona Sants Station, which is 7 stops from Catalunya Square, and 5 stops from Sagrada Familia, you can get on the 30-minute long train to the airport. Barcelona has been using metro and railway networks for urban transportation since the 1920’s. There is a transfer point located between each rail line. Thus, you can get from locations outside of the city and within the city to the airport without having to deal with above ground traffic.
Catalunya Square, a few minutes walking distance from the districts of Ciutat Vella, Barceloneta and El Raval, is the departure point for the Aerobus buses that provide transportation to the airport. The bus lines A1 and A2 provide transportation to the airport during the day; the trip takes between 30 minutes and 1 hour. At night the N16 and N17 bus lines provide transportation to the airport.
These buses operate between 5 am and 12:30 am. During peak hours these buses run every 5 minutes. The fare for these buses is cheaper than taking a taxi.
Another convenient mode of transportation to the get to Barcelona Airport, which is located 12 km from central Barcelona, is by taxi.
However, transportation from central locations in the city, especially if you’re traveling alone, can be quite expensive.
Driving from the city center or coastal areas to Barcelona Airport takes around 20 minutes. To get to the airport all you have to do is follow the wide and long avenue Gran Via De Les Corts Catalanes. Once you pass the bridge over Llobregat River you will enter the Castelldefels area and the road will continue to the airport access road. The airport is divided into 2 buildings; Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The airport stands out for its passenger capacity and parking capacity. The airport contains indoor and outdoor parking lots and has a total car park capacity of 19,000 vehicles.
Barcelona is a popular tourist destination, particularly for those coming from Northern Europe. Barcelona Airport, also known as Barcelona-El Prat Airport, offers a total of 42 restaurants, cafes, and pubs to ensure passengers have a pleasant time while at the airport.
Barcelona Airport also offers tax-free shopping services at the Duty Free shops. The airport also features free wireless internet connection and has an area dedicated to exhibitions and performances.
You can easily reach Antalya city center by the municipality buses, HAVAŞ shuttles, taxis or your own car from Antalya Airport, which is 13 kilometers away from the city center. You can also rent a car from the car rental companies, which have offices in the city center and at the airport.
If you are going to get to the city center by your own car, you can take D400 road to reach the city center from Antalya Airport. Your journey to the city center by car takes about 20 minutes. If you want to leave your car at the airport, please remember that the airport has a car park with more than 2000 car capacity. Parking at the airport is charged on an hourly and daily basis.
You can find a taxi at every hour of the day at the taxi stands in front of the terminal. If you want to travel by taxi from the airport, taxi fares are as the follows: 140 Euros to Fethiye, 100 Euros to Finike, 90 Euros to Alanya, 50 Euros to Belek, 180 Euros to Dalaman, 80 Euros to Incekum, 60 Euros to Beldibi and Boğazkent, 75 Euros to Kızılağaç, 90 Euros to Kumluca, and 70 Euros to Side, Manavgat and Saklıkent (based on June 2015 figures).
Yes National, Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Avis, Filo, Aytucar, and Travelium are the companies that offer car rental services at Antalya Airport.
The municipal bus 600A provides transportation from Antalya Havalimanı to the harbor. The municipal bus 600 departs every 30 minutes from Antalya Airport and arrives at Antalya Coach Station by passing through the city center.
Once you arrive at the coach station, you can also get on the buses or minibuses headed to Kemer, Kaş, Alanya, Kalkan, Kumluca, Demre, Gazipaşa, Side, Aspendos, and Manavgat.Last Updated: May 08, 2017