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Car Hire at Barcelona Airport

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Barcelona Airport, Barcelona, Spain
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Nizacars Rent A Car
£ 2.95 / per day
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Economy
Skoda Fabia or comparable
Skoda Fabia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Record-go
£ 4.33 / per day
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Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Centauro
£ 5.16 / per day
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Mini Elite
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£ 7.82 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Economy Elite
Nissan Juke or comparable
Nissan Juke
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ok Rent A Car
£ 9.65 / per day
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Intermediate
Opel Zafira or comparable
Opel Zafira
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
£ 9.72 / per day
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Compact Elite
Audi A3 or comparable
Audi A3
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 10.67 / per day
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Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 12.00 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:03 on 2021-01-11.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish
Currency
EUR
Dialing code
34
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
90 - 100 km/h
56 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Barcelona Airport Car Hire

Airport Car Hire

One of the most visited cities in Europe, Barcelona has plenty for visitors to enjoy. From the busy La Rambla to the Gothic quarter and the architecture of Gaudi, the city is home to a wealth of things to see and do. But the region of Catalonia is more than just one city, however great, and if you’ve hired a car, it would be a shame not to explore beyond Barcelona’s borders. Here are three destinations for an enjoyable day trip:

  • Girona. Located in the north of Catalonia, Girona is a place with a special, calm atmosphere. Situated at the confluence of four rivers, the historic city boasts a well-preserved old town and landmarks like the medieval Jewish quarter, the old Arab baths (now turned into a museum), and the beautiful Benedictine church of Sant Pere de Galligants. Girona is also famous as the access point of the nearby Costa Brava or the wild coast, a stunning beach stretching all the way to the border with France. Located some 105 km (65 miles) northeast of Barcelona, Girona can be reached in about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  • Tarragona. Inhabited since antiquity, Tarragona was founded by Phoenicians. But it was the area’s next rulers, the Romans, who left the city’s most impressive landmark, the impressive Tarraco complex. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it includes old fortifications, an amphitheatre, a necropolis, and many other structures. In addition to that, the city is home to a number of annual festivities like the International Fireworks Display which takes place in the first week of every July. And this being Catalonia, there are also a number of blue flag beaches. Situated about 100 km (62 miles) southwest of Barcelona, Tarragona can be reached in 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • Lleida. Capital of the province of the same name, Lleida is the largest inland settlement of Catalonia. Markedly different in atmosphere from the resort towns on the coast, it is home to Seu Vella Cathedral, a number of other beautiful churches, Lleida Museum, and large green spaces. The city is perfectly situated to explore the bucolic Catalan countryside and vineyards, and it can also serve as an access point to the mighty Pyrenees. Located about 160 km (100 miles) east of Barcelona, Lleida takes two hours to reach.

Top international routes

Main airlines

Vueling, Ryanair, easyJet, Norwegian Air, Lufthansa, and Iberia

Terminals

The two terminals are Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. These are 4 km (2.5 miles) apart and are connected by a free bus that runs every 6-7 minutes, 24 hours a day.

Location

The airport is 12 km (7.5 miles) southwest of Barcelona city centre. Motorway C-31 and Avinguda de la Granvia are the main roads connecting Barcelona Airport to the city.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Station wagons - starting at £ 22 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 29 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 17 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - starting at £ 28 per day
  • Premium cars - starting at £ 87 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 13 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 26 per day

Car hire desks

These can be found both in both terminals. In Terminal 1, they are on the first floor.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a number of restaurants and cafeterias, currency exchange offices with cashpoints, and stores. Luggage storage is located in the check-in hall of Terminal 2 (T2B) on the ground floor. There are also many lounges as well as wellness and spa services in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest petrol station

A Galp station is located within the territory of Barcelona Airport. Road signs directing you to it are visible from outside the airport. The Galp station is open 24/7. There are many other petrol stations nearby and on the way to the city.

Popular one-way hires

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  • Nice (676 km / 420 mi)
  • Paris (1,050 km / 652 mi)
  • Miami Playa (134 km / 83 mi)
  • San Sebastian (558 km / 347 mi)
  • Reus (110 km / 68 mi)

Airport information

Score
8.2
  • Getting to the airport 8.0
  • Check-in desks 7.7
  • Facilities and services 7.7
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.5
  • Dining and car hire services 6.7
  • Lounge 5.8

Barcelona Airport (BCN)

  • IATA: BCN
  • ICAO: LEBL
  • Name: Barcelona Airport (BCN)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 323,539
  • Passengers (per year): 47,284,500
  • Distance from the city centre: 6.2 miles / 10 km SW of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +34 902 404 704
  • Email: bcninfofi@aena.es

Top 20 Destinations around Barcelona Airport

  1. Car Hire Barcelona Rambla de Catalunya starting at £ 12.14 per day
    0.7 km / 0.4 miles away
  2. Car Hire Barcelona Les Cortes starting at £ 11.02 per day
    2.3 km / 1.4 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Barcelona Railway Station starting at £ 3.94 per day
    2.6 km / 1.6 miles away
  4. Car Hire Barcelona Castelldefels starting at £ 8.25 per day
    19.4 km / 12.1 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Girona Airport starting at £ 6.55 per day
    75.0 km / 46.6 miles away
  6. Car Hire at Tarragona Railway Station starting at £ 28.94 per day
    82.1 km / 51.0 miles away
  7. Car Hire at Girona Railway Station starting at £ 8.25 per day
    84.7 km / 52.6 miles away
  8. Car Hire at Reus Airport starting at £ 4.85 per day
    87.4 km / 54.3 miles away
  9. Car Hire Figueras Railway Station starting at £ 12.46 per day
    117.5 km / 73.0 miles away
  10. Car Hire at Castellon Airport starting at £ 15.62 per day
    220.4 km / 136.9 miles away
  11. Car Hire at Zaragoza Railway Station starting at £ 7.88 per day
    257.2 km / 159.8 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Valencia Railway Station starting at £ 4.61 per day
    304.4 km / 189.1 miles away
  13. Car Hire at Valencia Airport starting at £ 2.54 per day
    308.1 km / 191.5 miles away
  14. Car Hire at Pamplona Airport starting at £ 8.51 per day
    349.0 km / 216.9 miles away
  15. Car Hire at Alicante Railway Station starting at £ 7.07 per day
    408.1 km / 253.6 miles away
  16. Car Hire at Alicante Airport starting at £ 2.67 per day
    416.6 km / 258.8 miles away
  17. Car Hire at Bilbao Railway Station starting at £ 12.89 per day
    466.5 km / 289.9 miles away
  18. Car Hire at Bilbao Airport starting at £ 3.80 per day
    467.1 km / 290.3 miles away
  19. Car Hire Madrid Torrejon starting at £ 11.40 per day
    484.7 km / 301.2 miles away
  20. Car Hire Madrid Arganda del Rey starting at £ 9.52 per day
    486.8 km / 302.5 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Barcelona Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Barcelona Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Barcelona Airport
£ 30.89
January
£ 26.56
February
£ 45.20
March
£ 22.01
April
£ 27.10
May
£ 34.73
June
£ 47.43
July
£ 29.83
August
£ 19.01
September
£ 22.60
October
£ 30.43
November
£ 30.43
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Barcelona Airport is September with prices starting at £ 19.01 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is July with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 47.43. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 31. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What’s the most popular hire length at Barcelona Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Barcelona Airport keep them for an average of 30 days during in September, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length at Barcelona Airport
7
January
7
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
7
June
7
July
7
August
30
September
4
October
22
November
23
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Barcelona Airport?

Though Barcelona Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in May. October is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
125%
January
124%
February
122%
March
142%
April
185%
May
146%
June
185%
July
171%
August
September
October
November
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Record-go Skoda Fabia 5 2 Small cars
Goldcar Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Centauro Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Ok Rent A Car Renault Clio 4 2 Small cars
Goldcar VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Goldcar VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Record-go Seat Leon 5 2 Medium cars
Interrent VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Goldcar Peugeot 108 3 1 Small cars
Ok Rent A Car VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars

Top 19 Hire Companies at Barcelona Airport in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.3
+34871180192
Aeroport T1, 08820, Barcelona
£ 9 - £ 27
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+34935219095
Aeropuerto Del Prat, 08820 El, Barcelona
£ 8 - £ 178
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.1
+34935219095
Aeropuerto El Prat Terminal 2, C-32B, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 8 - £ 24
Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9
+34935219095
Aeropuerto El Prat Terminal 2, C-32B, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 8 - £ 27
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.8
+34902105055
Aeropuerto El Prat, Terminal 1, 08820, Barcelona
£ 10 - £ 21
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+34911505000
Aeropuerto El Prat, Terminal 1, 08820, Barcelona
£ 9 - £ 18
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:59
Tue:07:00-22:59
Wed:07:00-22:59
Thu:07:00-22:59
Fri:07:00-22:59
Sat:07:00-22:59
Sun:07:00-22:59
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Outstanding 8.5
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+34902108495
Aeropuerto De Barcelona, El Prat, Barcelona, 08820
£ 7 - £ 81
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+34902108495
Aeropuerto De Barcelona
£ 6 - £ 81
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Nizacars Rent A Car
Nizacars Rent A Car
Outstanding 8.5
+34937065967
Carrer de l'Alta Ribagorça, 20, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 3 - £ 14
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
935219095
Enterprise Rent A Car
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Amigo Autos
Amigo Autos
Outstanding 8.5
+34902931465
C/ Muntades, 9 - Polígono Mas Blau I · El Prat De Llobregat
£ 9 - £ 31
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Centauro
Centauro
Outstanding 8.4
+34931931844 / +34966360360
Poligono Mas Blau II, Carrer Alta Ribagorca, 30, 34 08820, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 3 - £ 102
Record-go
Record-go
Outstanding 8.2
+34931128227 / +34607570209
Ctra. Antigua de Valencia km 4,3, salida 190, 08830 Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 4 - £ 31
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Ok Rent A Car
Ok Rent A Car
Outstanding 8.1
+448435081118
Carrer de Muntades, 2, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 5 - £ 109
Rhodium
Rhodium
Great 7.7
+34918341400
Goldcar, Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport, C-32B, 18, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona,
£ 6 - £ 24
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.2
+34902360636
Carrer del Segrià, 2 08820 El Prat de Llobregat Barcelona
£ 11 - £ 24
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.1
+34965233169 / +34918344064
Barcelona–El Prat Airport, C-32B, 18, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 6 - £ 24
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7
+34918341400
Barcelona–El Prat Airport, C-32B, 18, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 5 - £ 21
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
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