Your plane leaves very early from Barcelona Spain? Waiting between flights connection ? Your flight is cancelled and you don't want to pay a taxi to city centre? Travelers in transit? Here are few tips and informations to find most convenient hotel near Barcelona Airport so you can catch your next flight on time :
- Free airport Shuttle: Most Barcelona hotels near airport offer 24 hours a day free transfer to and from Terminal 1 (T1) or Terminal 2 (T2).
- Shuttle bus to Barcelona city centre and Cruise Terminal is often available directly from the hotel with additional cost.
- Economical: In some hotels very early morning breakfast is included.
- Good to know: if your accommodation is in a more remote city like El Prat de Llobregat, free shuttle service to Barcelona airport is also provided.
- Park and Fly: Hotel room rates could include on site car parking for up to 7 days.
Barcelona Airport Hotels Guide
How many airport Barcelona has?
To get to Barcelona Spain, travellers arrive in Catalonia via one of the three airports in the area. Reus or Girona airports are about 100 kilometres from the Catalan capital. They host hubs of low-cost airlines such as Ryanair. Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) is an international hub, it is the most important and closest airport to the city (only 15 km). Every year, more than 47.2 million passengers transit through it (2017 data). In this page - Barcelona Airport Hotels - we help you book your hotel as close as possible to T1 or T2 terminals so that you can catch an early morning flight or wait calmly for your next flight.
Which hotels are closest to Barcelona airport?
The closest hotels to Barcelona airport are located between 2 and 4 kilometres from the airport. They are only 4-star hotels. To find hotels of lower categories and therefore cheaper you have to look a little further - more than 4 kilometers - in cities like Sant Boi de Llobregat, El Prat de Llobregat, L'hospitalet de Llobregat.
Is there a hotel inside Barcelona airport?
Sleep&Fly is the only hotel inside Barcelona airport. Located in the Business Center of Terminal 1 (T1), one can book a room for one night but also for 3 or 6 hours depending on the time you have to spend in the airport. Sleep and Fly is open 24 hours a day all year round. You can walk to T1 but need a shuttle to reach terminal T2.
Could I Park and Fly at Barcelona airport?
Few hotels in Barcelona Spain near airport offer parking where you can leave your car up to 7 days. Price is include in rates or could be additional. A very useful solution.
What are the advantages of booking hotels close to Barcelona airport?
The main advantage of booking hotels next to Barcelona airport is that hotel offer a free shuttle service from and to airport. We advise you to choose those who offer 24-hour shuttle bus.
Barcelona airport Hotel Policies
Next to BCN airport Check-in time often ends at 2 AM and starts at 3 PM. When 24-hour airport shuttle service is available you must contact the property in advance to make arrangements. According to your arrival terminal the shuttle service is not working and scheduled the same way. We recommend that you refer to it at your hotel.
Walking or shuttle?
Barcelona airport covers several square kilometres. It is impossible to walk there for safety reasons. As we will see, all hotels near the airport offer a shuttle service to reach your departure terminal or to go to your hotel from one of the two terminals.
How to get from Barcelona airport to your hotel by shuttle bus?
All hotels located near Barcelona airport offer shuttle services. Some hotels offer a regular round-trip service. Just wait for the minibus to pass by to reach your hotel. Other establishments will ask you to call their transportation service to make arrangements in advance. You will receive these details with the confirmation email of your booking.
Where are located hotel shuttles in Barcelona Spain Airport?
From terminal T1, hotel shuttles are located 3 minutes walk from Parking G.
From Terminal T2, you will have to leave the terminal and go either to Zone T2A or Zone T2C to find your hotel shuttle.
How to get from your hotel to Barcelona airport by shuttle bus?
In this way it is much easier. Your hotel shuttle will drop you off at the entrance of terminal T1 or terminal T2. You just have to ask at the reception of your hotel to know the shuttle schedules and possibly book your transport to avoid any last-minute surprises.
Do hotel shuttle service operates 24 hours a day?
Not all hotels offer night shuttle service. If your flight arrives in the middle of the night, we advise you to choose a hotel that offers this service 24 / 7.
Airport shuttle to hotel vs taxi to hotel?
You should know that the minimum taxi fare from the Barcelona airport is Euro 20.00. If you hotel is only 2 km away from airport, price will be the same. Easy to understand that you better use the hotel shuttle bus.
Is there hotels in Barcelona with shuttle service?
In Barcelona city, many hotels offer shuttle service to airport. This service is not free and mostly one way - from Barcelona to airport-. As hotels are located far from the city, transfer could be as expensive as by taxi. If you choose this solution we recommend you to book hotels located in the following area of Barcelona: L'hospitalet de Llobregat, Collblanc, Sants station, Sants Montjuïc, Fira de Barcelona and Poble Sec which are the city nearest quarters to El Prat airport.
What about Barcelona airport hotel breakfast ?
Breakfast are mostly always included in hotels next to Barcelona airport. Check carefully this point before to book your hotel.