Airport Transfer Barcelona with SIXT ride

Book a Barcelona airport transfer with SIXT ride to avoid stress navigating this beautiful city. Letting us know your flight number when you book ensures that even with a 60-minute delay, someone will be there waiting for you inside the arrivals area of the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport.

  • Professional, English-speaking drivers so you can get around Barcelona with peace of mind 
  • Our drivers always calculate the best route for the most efficient journey, saving you hours of extra routes and excessive mileage fees
  • Premium quality cars so you can book the right car for your trip to Barcelona
  • Use the SIXT app or book your airport transfer in Barcelona in a few short steps. No confusing red tape or fine print
  • Gate pick-up is possible so you can go from the airport right to your hotel or other destination

Transfer booking options at Barcelona Airport

We offer an array of vehicles for your airport transfer from BCN, with something for every need and budget. Those needing a quick trip from the airport to their hotel can book an economy light or standard sedan. Groups can book a standard or business van. Or if you are arriving in the city for a special occasion or business trip, book a first-class sedan as your Barcelona airport shuttle.

economy light


  • Up to 3 passengers
  • 2 pieces of baggage
  • e.g. Toyota Corolla, VW Golf
first class


  • Up to 3 passengers
  • 2 pieces of baggage
  • e.g. Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series
standard van

Ride XL

  • Up to 5 passengers
  • 4 pieces of baggage
  • e.g. VW Multivan, Mercedes-Benz Vito
business van

Business XL

  • Up to 6 passengers
  • 4 pieces of baggage
  • e.g. Mercedes-Benz V-Class

Why book SIXT's Barcelona airport shuttle

No surprise charges

You won’t pay any more than the price quoted for your Barcelona airport transfer upon booking. The card linked to your account will be charged once you reach your destination, so there is no need to carry cash either.

Flexible pickup

Our professional drivers can track your flight arrival in order to ensure that they are waiting for you when you get in. We’ll be ready for you even if there’s been a delay and even if you have a red-eye flight.

Long-distance journeys

The airport transfers are not limited to the Barcelona city limits. If your destination is to the beaches beyond Barcelona from Sitges up to the Girona area, we can take you there too.

Popular airport transfer destinations from Barcelona-El Prat

Below you can find some of the most popular destinations for transfers from Barcelona Airport as well as the time each journey will take. 

Destination Time
Barcelona city center 25 mins
Gothic Quarter 20 mins
Sitges 30 mins
Salou 60 mins
Lloret de Mar 75 mins
Cruise Port 20 mins
Gothic Quarter

Gothic Quarter

Distance: 10 miles
Estimated time: 20 minutes

Use SIXT’s service to get to medieval city center of Barcelona, just bordering the seaside. Here you’ll find some of the city’s main attractions including the Christopher Columbus monument, Las Ramblas, the famous pedestrian walkway, and Güell Palace.



Distance: 17 miles
Estimated time: 30 minutes

SIXT can bring you to the region’s favorite coastal towns along the Costa Brava. Sitges is packed with beaches, museums, restaurants, shops, nightclubs and walks along the historic coastal promenade.



Distance: 60 miles
Estimated time: 1 hour

SIXT's airport transfer can get you to any destination in the region. We provide one of the more comfortable and convenient ways of getting to the costal resort town of Salou, around 60 miles from Barcelona Airport.

Lloret de Mar

Lloret de Mar

Distance: 56 miles
Estimated time: 75 minutes

The popular destination on the Costa Brava, Lloret de Mar is just over an hour's drive from the airport in Barcelona. If you're on a family vacation, choose one of our SUV classes and don't forget to add car seats to your booking when traveling with children.

Cruise Port

Cruise Port

Distance: 11 miles
Estimated time: 20 minutes

The Cruise Port in Barcelona is just a short drive from the airport. If you are heading straight off on a cruise, we can get you to your cruise ship in no time at all. If your cruise is ending in Barcelona, one of our drivers will wait for you to take you straight to the airport for your flight out.


Business trips while in Barcelona

Business trips while in Barcelona

Sixt is the best way to get around on your business trip to Barcelona. Sixt will take care of your ground transportation to any conferences, business meetings, or any other business matter you have to tend to while in Barcelona. And if you're on business with several co-workers, Sixt also has a fleet of vans available for you.

Special occasions

Special occasions

Barcelona is a popular destination for weddings, parties and other special events. With Sixt, you can count on getting to any special event you might be attending in Barcelona. Our professional drivers will get you to your destination safely and on-time. Need transporation back to your hotel after the event? Don't worry. We offer round-trip transportation as well.

Sixt ride in Barcelona

Sixt ride in Barcelona

You shouldn't have to worry about ground transportation while you're taking in the sights of Barcelona. With Sixt, you can have a private driver take you to any destination across Barcelona that you desire. And booking with Sixt couldn't be easier. Just log into the Sixt app to view our fleet of vehicles and reserve a private driver on demand or in advance to get you to and from any destination in Barcelona in style.


Where will I meet my driver?

When you land at the airport in Barcelona, you can find your driver in the baggage claim area holding a sign with your name written on it.

And when you head back to the airport from your hotel, you can have your driver meet you downstairs in a timely manner. 

What happens if my flight is delayed?

Sometimes flights get delayed, but with Sixt, you don't need to worry. Just be sure to enter your flight information during the booking process of your airport transfer and your driver will be sure to track your flight path and estimated arrival time to plan accordingly. This way, they can meet you when you arrive at the airport safely. 

What happens if there are delays at the airport?

Each airport transfer comes with an up to 60-minute waiting time window depending on your chosen car class. For even greater peace of mind, you can choose a bigger waiting window for a fee.

Our top cities worldwide

Our airport transfer service is available in hundreds of cities all around the world. Below you can find links to just some of the places where you can book a ride to or from the airport with SIXT.

SIXT services