Summary of The Day: If you want to visit Barcelona at your own pace and with no hurry, the double-decker tourist bus is your option! You can get on and off all day long with the same ticket, and learn about the history of the city through a comfortable audio system with earphones, in 15 different languages. We give you a guide map containing all the stops of the route, and discounts for different establishments in the city. Our new buses are adapted for people with reduced mobility and have a sliding roof in case of rain; they are fitted with anatomical seats, heating on both decks. Moreover, there's always a stewardess on board.
There are 2 routes: East and West. Frequency of buses at stops varies depending on the season (between 5 and 25 minutes) and each route takes approximately 2 hours.
East/Green Route: Plaça Catalunya, Catedral-Barri Gotic, Port Vell, Museu d’Historia de Catalunya, Barceloneta, Port Olimpic, Platja del Bogatell*, Nova Mar Bella*, Forum*, Glories-Torre Agbar, Sagrada Familia, Recinte Modernista St. Pau, Park Guell, Tibidabo, La Pedrera, Casa Batllo.
(*) Winter Tour (2/11 to 25/3): These stops are replaced by Ciutadella-Zoo, Teatre Nacional-Auditori.
West/ Orange Route: Placa Catalunya, Arc de Triomf, El Born- Ciutadella-zoo, Passeig Colom, World Trade Center, Jardins de Miramar, Fundacio Joan Miro, Anella Olimpica, MNAC Museo Nacional de Catalunya, Poble Espanyol, Caixa Forum-Pavello Mies Van Der Rohe, Plaça d’Espanya, Estacio de Sants, Camp Nou (F.C. Barcelona), Placa Pius XII-Palau Reial- Pavellons Guell-Monestir de Pedralbes, l’Illa Diagonal, Av. Diagonal, La Pedrera, Casa Batllo, Placa Catalunya.
The Barcelona City Tour Bus runs from 9:00am to 7:00pm in winter and from 9:00am to 8:00pm in summer.
Both routes depart and end at Placa Catalunya but you can hop-on and hop-off at any bus stop.
You can begin your hop-on hop-off tour at any of the Barcelona City Tour stops by showing your voucher when getting on board.
*Adult: 13 and older
*Child: 4-12 years of age
*Children under 4 years of age ride for free.
*Tour prices are based on EUR and are converted into USD. Prices will change day to day, due to the currency exchange rates. Tours booked and paid for will be charged at the current rate at which the tour price is shown. We will not refund any price differences, should prices drop for the tour. Tours will be subject to Cancellation Fees, should any changes be made for a reservation.
Please print out the receipt/voucher you receive by email, as you must present a hard-copy when boarding the bus. We cannot accept documents on electronic devices.
You will be provided with your ticket the first time you board a bus with your purchase voucher/receipt. You must keep it with you throughout the tour, as our staff may ask to see it at any time. You will not be able to board or continue using the service if you misplace your ticket.
The purchase receipt/voucher you receive by email may be used only once. From this moment on, the only valid travel document will be the ticket our staff has provided you.
Your ticket is non-transferable and valid only for the service and date indicated therein.
Possession of a valid ticket entitles you to access the Barcelona City Tour service, subject to the availability of places on the vehicle(s) in question. Purchase of a ticket does not guarantee availability of a seat.
2-day tickets are valid for two consecutive days.
Service frequency may vary depending upon the traffic and the season. Barcelona City Tour reserves the right to modify the itinerary, timetable or routing due to outside or organisational reasons. Such changes shall not give rise to any entitlement to full or partial refund of the ticket price.
No ticket returns are accepted after purchase and loss or theft of your ticket shall not give rise to any entitlement to exchange or refund.
Standing, throwing away any object or wrapping, putting hands or arms out of the window and the adoption of any position other than being correctly seated on the seats are all strictly prohibited.
No smoking, eating or drinking on board the vehicle.
Changes to the service due to events or causes outside Barcelona City Tour’s control, including adverse weather, traffic conditions, or the lack of free places shall not give rise to any entitlement to a refund of the ticket price.
Except for guide dogs, no animals are allowed on board.
The buses have no storage facilities, so only one small piece of hand luggage per passenger is allowed.
Baby buggies must remain folded on the lower deck, provided that there is space. For safety reasons, babies may not travel in their buggies.
1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.
- Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
- Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.