Getting Around Barcelona

Getting Around Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona seems like a large city, but never fear! We have the scoop on maneuvering your way through it, and it's easy too.


Barcelona Metro System

Eight lines make up Barcelona's zippy Metro system, which can get you just about anywhere you need to go, quickly and cheaply. We'll tell you about hours, fares and ticket types.

Barcelona Bus System

Riding the bus is a great way to see a lot while you're traveling from place to place. Plus, they operate all night long. We'll tell you about riding, and which lines are the most useful.

Taxis in Barcelona

Expensive taxis are not our first transit choice, but sometimes they come in handy. Here's what you need to know for those times.

From our Barcelona blog

Welcome to EuroCheapo’s guide to cheap hotels in Barcelona and throughout Europe.

If you’re looking for ways to make a visit to this artsy, edgy and “Gaudi” city affordable, we’re ready to help!

Find the perfect budget hotel

Our Barcelona correspondent Regina has hunted down the best inexpensive accommodations in the city center. All of our “Editor’s Picks” hotels are clean, central and cheap. And if they’ve got something special that screams “Barcelona!,” all the better.

Search for your dates in the box above to see available hotels.

Click through to see a list of our recommended cheap hotels.

Our guide to Barcelona on a budget

We have more than hotel advice, of course! Explore the articles in our city guide to find ways to save while visiting Barcelona, including museum passes, cheap eats and public transit.

Also, our Barcelona blog is frequently updated with information about upcoming events that are free and cheap, shopping tips and much more.

Thank you for visiting EuroCheapo! Together, we can afford to go anywhere.

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