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Barcelona Small-Group Walking Tour with Eco-Boat Cruise and Helicopter Flight

Barcelona Small-Group Walking Tour with Eco-Boat Cruise and Helicopter Flight
3 hours 30 minutes
USD 84.63
Admire Barcelona from every possible angle on an action-packed 3.5-hour tour by foot, land and air. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town to see highlights such as the atmospheric Gothic Quarter, stunning Gothic Cathedral and colorful Las Ramblas and La Boqueria market. Then, enjoy the sea breeze and city skyline on a 40-minute cruise along the coast aboard a sleek eco-catamaran — driven partly by wind and solar power. Finish with a 6-minute helicopter ride, and glide high above Barcelona's beaches and landmarks. Numbers are limited to twelve people for a small-group atmosphere.

Cava Experience Penedès

Cava Experience Penedès
4 hours
USD 51.12
Experience the traditional culture of Cava and discover the flavors and aromas of wines from Penedès. Spend the morning with a visit to the spectacular vineyards and wineries in the center of Catalonia, with one of the widest varieties of grapes in any wine region in the world.

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Barcelona Airport (BCN) Taxi Service

Barcelona Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Barcelona Airport -- Book a safe and convenient private Barcelona Airport transfer from USD 42 or a safe and economical shared Barcelona Airport shuttle transfer from USD 13/EUR 11.
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 Official Barcelona Airport Taxi Service


Official Barcelona Airport Taxi Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com recommends the official Barcelona Airport taxi service.

While a bit expensive, considering there are good alternatives, a taxi from Barcelona Airport is certainly a convenient option.

(Read More about Official Barcelona Airport Taxis Below)

Official Barcelona Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Barcelona Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (EUR or Euro). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency.

  • A taxi from Barcelona Airport to the city centre will cost about EUR 25-30.

Barcelona Taxi Payment: Cash • Credit Cards
  • Always confirm with your Barcelona Airport taxi driver if they take credit or bank cards and if there are any card fees.

Barcelona Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, Round up to next bill/large coin or 10%

Official Barcelona Airport Taxi Details

Barcelona Airport Taxi

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Barcelona airport taxis may be hired from the BCN airport taxi rank, which is situated on the left hand side as you depart the Barcelona Airport's main exit. From BCN airport, taxis to downtown Barcelona take about 20 to 30 minutes depending on traffic conditions.


Barcelona airport cabs should use their meters, but be prepared for the driver to discuss a fixed price (which is never in your best interest).


BCN taxi companies include:

  • BookTaxiBarcelona.com

Arrive or depart stress-free at the Barcelona Airport by pre-booking your private Barcelona Airport transfer.
See our Barcelona Airport private transfer options page for more information and pricing.

 Barcelona Airport Taxi Scams

Not a scam, per se, but this is one of the priciest cities in which catch a cab from the airport, by cost per kilometre/mile. In 2013, Barcelona Airport ranked #6 on The World’s 15 Most Expensive Taxi Rides From the Airport to a City, by Skift Travel IQ.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016