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Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)

Location: The airport is located seven miles (12km) southwest of central Barcelona.
Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +34 (0)902 404 704.
Transfer between terminals: A free shuttle bus connects the two terminals.
Getting to the city: The Aerobus service goes to and from Placa de Catalunya every five to 15 minutes, dropping off at locations along the way. Trains run from the airport to various stations in the city centre every 30 minutes; the airport station is located near Terminal 2. There are taxi ranks outside the airport terminals; taxis are metered. The journey time by road or rail is between 20 and 30 minutes.
Car rental: Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.
Airport Taxis: There are taxi stands at every terminal at El Prat Barcelona Airport. Avoid touts and unlicensed taxis. Prices are steeper at night and on the weekends.
Facilities: Facilities at the airport include ATMs, currency exchange facilities, banks, shops (including duty-free), a children's play area, VIP lounges, bars and restaurants. Disabled facilities are good.
Parking: Both terminals at El Prat Airport have their own dedicated parking garages (T1 and T2). There is also a long-stay parking lot connected to the terminals by a free shuttle bus.
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