Most visited questions

Can you take animals, parcels or bicycles on public transport?

In "Advice and rules for use" we explain in detail the circumstances and times at which you can take animals, bicycles and parcels on the metro.

How can I contact metro staff?

If you wish to report an incident or make an enquiry regarding the service, you can contact metro staff via the intercoms.

Where can I get information on planned disruptions to transport services?

The Service status section contains information to help you plan your journeys by metro and TMB bus:

How can I find out when my bus is due?

To find out when a bus is due at a particular stop, use the iBus service. You can use iBus at the bus stop, if it has an information screen, via TMBapp and TMBMaps Web Opens in new window, and on the home page of this site and of the mobile site Opens page in new window .

From what age must children have a validated ticket?

From age four onwards, under that age they are exempt from having a ticket. All other passengers must have an appropriate ticket which must be validated.

Can I change lines if I have a single ticket?

Single tickets are not part of the integrated fare system and do not entitle you to change between buses or different types of transport. A single validated metro ticket entitles you to change lines, provided that you do so using the passages and do not leave the station.

Which travel card works out cheapest?

To find out which integrated travel card works out cheapest, use the fare finder on the ATM website Opens in new window. See the features of all travel cards in "Tickets and fares".

How can I get to and from the airport on public transport?

You can take the number 46 bus from Plaça d'Espanya, which stops at both terminals at Barcelona airport. On this line you can buy a single ticket from the driver or use integrated travel cards and  Hola Barcelona travel cards Opens page in new window. For more information on public transport to and from the airport, go to "From the airport".