Barcelona: Metro & Taxi

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Metro Schedule
From Monday to Thursday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Fridays from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturdays non stop service 24/24 hours as on January 1st, June 24th, August 15th, September 24th

WEBsite from Barcelona Metro and Bus  infos

Impressions of Barcelonas metro:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0ZU4wJ5NNA&feature=related

Here are some essential informations concerning the metro system of Barcelona.

If you stay one day you can buy a ticket for individual journeys for 2 € per ticket. One day ticket 7, 25 €.

10 journeys – T10 ticket – 10,30 € it can get shared. Price March 2014     DECEMBER 2014 New lower price 9.95 € for the T10 = 10 journeys to share

Children travel for free up to 4 years old.
If you stay more than one day or intend to make more than 5 journeys we recommend the T10 Ticket. This is the most economical public transport ticket to buy. The cost for a T10 ticket is 9,80 €. A T10 allows you to take 10 journeys on the metro, FGC busses, tram and Renfe, all in Zone 1 area. All main sightseeings are located in the Zone 1. The T10 is valid on the RENFE train that brings you to Barcelona airport but not for the airport bus. The T10 ticket can be used on more than one means of transport and all will be counted as a single journey (journey can last 1 h 15 min). You cannot reenter the metro once you have left – this would count as another journey. One day ticket 7,25 € personal travel ticket valid for one day.
A multi-person travel card valid for 10 intermodal journeys from 1 to 6 zones. In the case of one-zone cards, passengers have 75 minutes between the first and last validation when changing lines or mode of transport. This time increases by 15 minutes for each zone.

Click here to see the metro plan as pdf.file. Metro Plan

If you stay in one of our centrally located apartments in Barcelona, you can reach shops, restaurantes and sights without having to use transportation.

A new L9 Metro Line has opened in January 2010 with the 5 first  stops. The new Line will cover 47.8 km. It is the longest underground line in Europe. It will go to the airport El Prat de Llobregat. The line uses the latest innovation of automatic conduction, making the service more efficient, safe and punctual with trains every 6 minutes from 6 am. to 10 p.m.

As in many big cities, take care of your belongings in the metro. Thieves are so clever that you might not realize he stole you until you will have to take your wallet and will not find it.

Taxi in Barcelona

The official Barcelona Taxis are yellow and black and a green illuminated light indicates that the Taxi is available. You can stop a taxi in the street, if you see the green light. It will stop anywhere .

A 15 min journey costs about 10 €. The costs from Barcelona airport to the city center by Taxi are between 25 € and 30 €. Some additional fees for carrying extra luggage can be charged.

By night during the week taxis are the only way to move in the city as the metros stops at 24 h in the night. On Fridays metro stop at 2 a.m. and on Saturdays it runs the whole night long. There are also Night buses available.

Some telephone numbers for Barcelona Taxis are: 932250000 or 934902222. If you need to book a Taxi for handicapped people call: 933222222 or 933070707. If you email us we can also recommend you appartement Barcelona which are suitable for handicapped people.

If you lost somthing in a Taxi,  you can contact this service:   902 101 564

Click here to see our cheap apartments Barcelona in the city centre.

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