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It is easy to move around Barcelona on public transport and on foot. Barcelona 's excellent transport system includes the metro, buses, trains, funiculars and cable cars. Tickets for all are transferable across the system. One to five day public transport tickets are available which allow unlimited travel on the metro and bus networks. The Barcelona Card features unlimited free travel on public transport and free admission and discounts at around 100 visitor attractions. The card is available for purchase for periods of between 2 and 5 days.

Barcelona Aereo
Aereo
The cable car easily seen in the port area travels from the Port up to Montjuïc's Miramar lookout.
     
Barcelona Buses

Barcelona Bus Transport
The bus network is extensive and is easy to use with a bus map. Night buses take over from about 10pm to 4am. The "hop on" "hop off" Bus Turistic or alternative Barcelona Tours (bright orange buses) links all main sights and tourist destinations. The price for the public buses is exactly the same as for the metro and the travel cards and T1 tickets are valid on both.

Useful bus routes:
22: Via Gracia to Tramvia Balau and up Tibidabo.
24: Travels up the Passeig de Gracia to Park Guell.

     
Barcelona Metro
Barcelona Metro
Barcelona has five lines (there are additional FGC lines) with over 120 stations. The Metro is the fastest and most efficient way to move around the city except during the rush hour. You can buy a single fare or better value is a 10 ticket strip called a T1. The T1 is also valid on buses. Another option is to buy a travel card which is sold by the number of days needed and the best value option. (93 318 70 74)
     
Bicycle Barcelona
Barcelona by bicycle
Barcelona has fully integrated cycle lanes and you can cycle through the city's open spaces and parks. Barcelona tourist office has cycle route maps. The seafront and Carretera de les Aigues are good cycle areas. Bicycles can be hired from Al Punt de Trobada at C/Badajoz 24, Poblenou (93 225 05 85).
     
Tram Barcelona
Trambesos & Trambaix
The Trambaix all start and end at pl. Francesc Macia. There are three tram routes. T1 to Cornella via Hospitalet; T2 goes the same way but travels on to Sant Joan Despi; T3 travels to Sant Just Desvern. (902 19 32 75).
     
Barcelona Trains
Funicular de Montjuïc
The Montjuïc funicular railway runs from Para-lel Metro station and takes just 2 minutes to reach Montjuïc where you will find the Olympic Stadium, Joan Miro Foundation, Palau Sant Jordi. The fare is part of the metro system.
     
Barcelona Taxis

Barcelona Taxi
Taxis are plentiful and inexpensive and are a good option especially late at night. A green light on top means that the taxi is free. Taxis are black and yellow. Supplements apply from the airport and for luggage. Radio cabs start the meter once the call is taken but there is a limit as to what can be charged before you step inside the taxi.

Barnataxi: 93 357 77 55
Fono-Taxi: 93 300 11 00
Radio Taxi: 93 303 30 33
Taxi Groc: 93 322 22 22


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