English-speaking drivers

We have professional, English-speaking drivers available across the world.

Flight tracking

If you enter your flight number, we can track your flight and adjust the pickup time accordingly.

Free waiting time

Your driver will wait for up to 60 minutes for free depending on the booking class.

Fixed prices

For all rides booked in advance, the price you pay is fixed from the moment you book.

Affordable airport transfers in Barcelona

SIXT ride offers a wide range of categories for airport transfers in Barcelona. If you are looking for transportation from the Barcelona Airport to the city centre, hotel, business meeting, cruise port or any other city we offer affordable rates. We specialise in premium airport transfers across Barcelona so we are able to give you a ride no matter where you need to go.

Book your airport transfer in Barcelona to and from Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN) with SIXT and enjoy:

  • 24/7 service and customer support in Barcelona
  • Pickup in the arrivals hall of the airport
  • Premium vehicles and minibuses 
  • Fixed rates on all rides to and from Barcelona Airport 
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Book a stress-free airport transfer in Barcelona

Booking a private driver to take you to or from Barcelona-El Prat Airport is simple with SIXT's online booking system. All you need to do is log onto our site and enter either your flight details or a pick-up point, and we will send a driver to meet you at the appointed time. If your flight to Barcelona is delayed, that's no problem. We won't charge extra, and your transfer driver will be there to meet you. All areas of Barcelona are covered, and you can be picked up at any time of day. There is nothing to pay on the day either. Your transfer will have been paid for in advance, with fixed rates to avoid any misunderstandings. We also offer a range of luxury vehicles. You could relax in a compact BMW saloon, a spacious Mercedes model or a minibus if you have a large travel group. The choice is yours, so take the worry out of your airport transfer by booking a personal driver to get the job done.

Make it to Barcelona Airport on time with an airport transfer

Barcelona is one of Europe's largest cities, and it can sometimes be a difficult city to navigate. It's easy to get snarled up in traffic as you try to drive to the airport. However, our skilled local transfer drivers know all of the short cuts and traffic black-spots. They can plot an efficient, fast route from every corner of the city. Whether you are coming from a hotel in the Gothic Quarter or Gracia in the city centre, Sant Gervasi in the north or Hospitalet in the south, our drivers can make any flight easily.

When you arrive in Spain, take it easy with an airport shuttle and relax in premium transportation. Instead of packing into cramped buses or waiting for a taxi, you can have your very own airport shuttle waiting to pick you up. Enter your flight number on our website, and we will send a driver to the airport. As you emerge from baggage reclaim, simply look for a friendly face with your name on their sign, and they will carry your luggage to a nearby vehicle. After that, you can relax and let Barcelona fly by as you prepare to enjoy your time in Spain.

Your SIXT ride transfer to Barcelona cruise port

SIXT also provides professional port transfer services between the Port of Barcelona and the airport. Let our skilled drivers take pressure off you when you are arriving in Barcelona for your long awaited cruise holiday, or if you are leaving your liner at the cruise terminal Barcelona. It's a piece of cake booking your car and chauffeur via our website or mobile app and our fees are agreed in advance and deducted electronically, so you don't need to worry about keeping cash available to pay your driver. Your ride to or from the Port of Barcelona will be relaxing and stress-free when you transfer with us. You can opt for a variety of high quality vehicles, including our Eco+ range which can carry up to three passengers with two suitcases in comfort or opt for our top of the range business minibuses, holding up to five passengers and four suitcases.

Things to do and see in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city of culture and fun with something on offer for anyone visiting the city. After arriving in Barcelona following your airport transfer with SIXT ride, it's difficult to know where to start. If you're a lover of architecture, you won't want to miss La Sagrada Familia. Although construction started in 1882, the basilica designed by Antoni Gaudí remains incomplete. You'll want to take a stroll down Barcelona's most famous street, La Rambla, and take a tour of the iconic Camp Nou. If you are lucky enough to get tickets, book SIXT ride in the evening to take you back to the stadium to watch one of the biggest and most successful clubs in European football. After all of this sightseeing and entertainment, sit back and relax on one of Barcelona's famous beaches before you have to head back to the airport for your outbound flight. We are looking forward to greeting you at Barcelona Airport and driving you to the city! Book your chauffeur today in just a few quick and easy steps.


Where will my driver pick me up?

For pickups at Barcelona/El Prat Airport your driver will be waiting for you once you exit baggage claim and customs clearance. They will be holding a sign with your name clearly displayed, so you can easily identify them. As Barcelona Airport has two terminals, and Terminal 2 has three different buildings, it is important to let us know exactly where you will be arriving. You can either choose the exact terminal when entering your pickup address, or simply by entering your flight number.

If you are traveling to the airport, your driver will wait for you outside your chosen address or inside your hotel lobby in and around Barcelona.

What happens if my flight to Barcelona is delayed?

As long as you enter your flight number when you book your transfer from Barcelona Airport, your driver will be able to track your actual arrival time. So if your flight is delayed, then your pickup time will simply be adjusted and your driver will be there to pick you up when you actually arrive.

What if I am held up at the airport?

You don’t need to worry if you take longer to reach your driver than expected. Each transfer from the airport comes with up to 60 minutes free waiting time depending on your chosen car class. When you book a transfer from Barcelona Airport, you are also able to select additional time after landing before you are picked up.

Popular routes from Barcelona El Prat Airport

Below you can find some information of the most popular transfers from Barcelona El Prat Airport. The distances are based on the fastest routes with an estimated duration which can vary quite widely based on the time of day.

Destination Distance Estimated duration
Barcelona city centre 12 miles/20km 20 mins - 1 hour
Barcelona cruise port 9 miles/15km 15-40 mins
Sitges 17 miles/28km 25-35 mins
Costa Brava 101 miles/162km 1.5-2.5 hours
Girona 79 miles/127km 1 hour 15 mins - 2 hours

Your choice of car classes

Economy Light

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


  • Up to 3 passengers
  • 2 pieces of baggage
  • e.g. VW Passat, Mercedes-Benz C-Class
standard class

First Class

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

Business SUV

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

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