A donation to the forum removes ads for you, and supports Ivar in his work running it

Advertisement

Camino Forum Donation

Barcelona Airport to Train Station

mbarton49

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino France 2013
I am flying into Barcelona on Sept. 1st then planning to take a train to Pamplona. Does anyone know if the train station is far from the airport? How long should I give myself to commute from airport to train station? Thanks. Monique
 

Olivares

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
May 1997 (Leon to Santiago); Sections Camino Frances: May 2011, May 2012, May 2013, October 2013, June-July 2014 (Sahagun to Santiago).
I took the bus from Barcelona Station Nord to Pamplona-- about 24 Euros and 4 hours. You can also take a bus from Barcelona Station Sans. I was very comfortable and it dropped me off at the bus station where I needed to be to then take the van service to SJPDP. The train was the same amount of time, but more expensive and I would had needed to find my way to the Pamplona Bus Station anyways. The bus option could not have been easier nor more convenient. Check http://www.vibasa.es

From the airport you can take the metro to get to either bus stations-- you can also take the huge Blue Bus at 5 Euros sitting outside the terminal(s) and leaving for Plaza Cataluña every 15 minutes. From Plaza Cataluña you can very easily take metro/bus to get to either Sants or Nord (check timetables to see which one is more conveneint for you). The bus leaving from Nord had quite a bit of biciclysts and pilgrims. I actually befriended a couple of pilgrims right away from the bus in Pamplona.

BUEN CAMINO!
 

tpmchugh

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2013)
Camino Frances (2015)
Don't know about train station but the bus station is not far. €25 by taxi. Bus leaves from T2 to Madrid bus station. I think there is also a bus from airport to Burgos, there is certainly one the other way. Road and rail connections from Burgos are excellent
 

KinkyOne

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
I'am not perfect, but I'm always myself!!!
I know that this is a bit off-topic question, but don't deserve a separate thread on the other hand I think. I'm asking this because I can't find this info on the official BCN airport web site.

My friend is returning from SdC tomorrow (Friday) evening with Vueling via BCN (arrival 23:50) and has connection flight on Saturday at 10:45. She heard that the airport is closed during the night between 00:00 and 06:00 and that you can not wait inside. That really sounds very awkward to me, because I have slept on the airports many times/nights myself, but never at BCN airport. Any info about that?

Thanks for help in advance!
 

falcon269

no commercial interests
Camino(s) past & future
yes
List of services
In order to attend to all the needs of visitors, passengers and accompanying persons, Barcelona-El Prat airport provides the following services:

  1. Operative 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  2. Provision of access and means of transport.
  3. Public car park open 24 hours a day
  4. Luggage trolleys
  5. Customer information service:
    • Flight information (times, boarding gates, etc.).
    • Information on access and transport to airport (bus, taxi, train, etc.)
    • Airport services and facilities information.
    • Adaptation of facilities for people with reduced mobility.
    • Complaints.
    • PA system announcements.
 

KinkyOne

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
I'am not perfect, but I'm always myself!!!
Thanks falcon, that was fast. I went through their website once more and again couldn't find what you've managed to so quickly :(
 
W

whariwharangi

Guest
Thanks falcon, that was fast. I went through their website once more and again couldn't find what you've managed to so quickly :(
The Aena Aeropuertos websites are easily the best airport websites I've seen. Its still easy to get lost in the pages. It took me a while even with Falcon's post.

Official Website
http://www.aena-aeropuertos.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Barcelona/en/

Scroll to 'About the Airport'
http://www.aena-aeropuertos.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Barcelona/en/Page/1045569607435//Introduction.html

Scroll to 'List of Services'
http://www.aena-aeropuertos.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Barcelona/en/Page/1051699736163//List-of-services.html
 

Roger Hogstrom

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances 2001 and 2006,Parts of Via de la Plata 2007 and 2010 Camino de Madrid 2012,Camino de Madrid 2013, Camino de Levante 2014, Camino de Madrid 2015
It´s easy. I started walking from Pamplona ones. From the airport I took the metro to the trainstation, Barcelona Sants. Around 9:30 at night I took a nighttrain to Pamplona. Cheap and slept well. Arrived at 6 in the morning and found the yellow arrows about a kilometer from the trainstation.At least the nighttrain was a possible option last year.

Good luck, Roger
 

OLDER threads on this topic


Book your lodging here

Booking.com


Advertisement

Booking.com

Most downloaded Resources

Forum Rules

Forum Rules

Camino Forum Store

Camino Forum Store

Casa Ivar Newsletter

Forum Donation

Forum Donation
For those with no forum account, it is possible to donate here as well. Thank you for your support! Ivar

Follow Casa Ivar on Instagram

When is the best time to walk?

  • January

    Votes: 12 1.4%
  • February

    Votes: 5 0.6%
  • March

    Votes: 37 4.4%
  • April

    Votes: 132 15.5%
  • May

    Votes: 204 24.0%
  • June

    Votes: 60 7.1%
  • July

    Votes: 17 2.0%
  • August

    Votes: 13 1.5%
  • September

    Votes: 253 29.8%
  • October

    Votes: 100 11.8%
  • November

    Votes: 12 1.4%
  • December

    Votes: 5 0.6%
Top