Plan your trip

It can be a bit intimidating to visit a foreign city for the first time. We hope that with YourGuideBarcelona’s numerous articles offering tips on planning, advices on the best hotels, restaurants and activities by district, you’ll be able to create your perfect trip.


Food Guide

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Best Terrazas

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If you travel to Spain and especially in Barcelona, you will probably hear the word “terraza” (terrace) quite often.

Getting here and around

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Travel by airplane

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Transatlantic flying time to Barcelona’s El Prat Airport averages about 7 hours and 30 minutes from New York’s JFK Airport.

Travel by boat

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There are regular ferry services between the United Kingdom and north-western Spain.

Travel by bus

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Barcelona ‘s main intra-Spain bus station is the Estació del Nord, a few blocks east of the Arc de Triomf.

Travel by car

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Major routes in Spain carry heavy traffic, particularly during peak holiday times, so be extremely careful; Spain has one of the highest accident rates in …

Travel by metro

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The metro or subway in Barcelona is the fastest, cheapest and easiest way to get around.

Travel by taxi

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In Barcelona, the taxis are black and yellow and show a green roof sign on the front right corner when available for hire.

Travel by train

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International overnight trains to Barcelona arrive from many European cities, including Paris, Grenoble, Geneva, Zurich and Milan; 4-day high-speed trains to …

Where to stay

If it’s your first time in Barcelona, we recommend you stay in the most central locations, with the best transport connections and easy access the most popular sightseeing and attractions. These … Continue reading

Best luxury hotels in Barcelona

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An expert guide to Barcelona's best luxury hotel, with top quality rooms, funky bars, Michelin-starred restaurants, beach views and spas near La Rambla and …

Budget hotels Barcelona

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Are you looking for a good accomodation to enjoy Barcelona at a reasonable price?

Medium budget hotel Barcelona

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If you are looking for a medium budget hotel in Barcelona that will offer you good services at a reasonable price, this is the category for you.