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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

Economy
Renault Clio or comparable
Renault Clio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ok Rent A Car
£ 1.16 / per day
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Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Nizacars Rent A Car
£ 1.45 / per day
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Compact
Peugeot 308 HDI or comparable
Peugeot 308 HDI
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Amigo Autos
£ 1.96 / per day
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Intermediate
Nissan Qashqai or comparable
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Record-go
£ 6.48 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Mini Elite
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£ 11.77 / per day
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Compact Elite
Audi A3 or comparable
Audi A3
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 16.26 / per day
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Minivan
Seat Alhambra or comparable
Seat Alhambra
  • 7x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
£ 17.02 / per day
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Full-size
Audi A4 or comparable
Audi A4
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 27.09 / 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 2020-10-26.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish
Currency
EUR
Dialing code
34
Average car hire length
7 days
Budget car hire price
£ 6.31 / per day
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

Get your hire car at Barcelona Airport! Then drive into the city and explore Barcelona neighbourhoods like Ciutat Vella, Gràcia, and Eixample. Each of them offers so much to see and do. Park outside La Rambla and walk the full length of Barcelona’s most famous street. And check out Gaudi’s architectural creations—not just the impressive Sagrada Familia, but many other buildings throughout the city.

The local cuisine is varied and delicious, and make sure you visit local markets to buy fruits and vegetables grown in Catalonia. Check out one of the city’s countless festivals and celebrations. And when you get tired of all the hustle and bustle, drive your hire car to the nearby Montserrat mountain range or the beautiful sandy beaches in Castelldefels.

Barcelona is stunning, but why not explore the rest of Spain too? With a longer-term hire car you can see more of Catalonia, head west to the beautiful Basque region or travel down the coast to Valencia, Murcia, or as far as Andalusia. You can even pick up your hire car at Barcelona Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your Spanish adventure now!

Barcelona Airport is also called El Prat Airport and Aeroport de Barcelona–el Prat.

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 £ 20 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 30 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 17 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - starting at £ 30 per day
  • Premium cars - starting at £ 69 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 11 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 31 per day

Top car hire companies

  • SIXT (Tel: +34871180192)
  • National (Tel: +34935219095)
  • Alamo (Tel: +34935219095)
  • Enterprise (Tel: +34935219095)
  • Keddy (Tel: +34902105055)
  • Europcar (Tel: +34911505000)
  • Avis (Tel: +34902108495)
  • Budget (Tel: +34902108495)
  • Nizacars Rent A Car (Tel: +34937065967)
  • Alamo (Tel: 935219095)
  • Amigo Autos (Tel: +34902931465)
  • Centauro (Tel: +34931931844 / +34966360360)
  • Record-go (Tel: +34931128227)
  • Ok Rent A Car (Tel: +448435081118)
  • Rhodium (Tel: +34918341400)
  • Ace Rent a car (Tel: +34965233169 / +18778223872)
  • Interrent (Tel: +34965233169 / +34918344064)
  • Goldcar (Tel: +34918341400)

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

  • Madrid (611 km / 379 mi)
  • Rome (1,370 km / 851 mi)
  • 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 at Barcelona Railway Station starting at £ 2.57 per day
  2. Car Hire in Barcelona (Downtown) starting at £ 17.45 per day
    1.2 km / 0.7 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Girona Airport starting at £ 14.03 per day
    77.6 km / 48.2 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Tarragona Railway Station starting at £ 33.80 per day
    79.9 km / 49.6 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Reus Airport starting at £ 6.74 per day
    85.3 km / 53.0 miles away
  6. Car Hire at Girona Railway Station starting at £ 12.31 per day
    87.3 km / 54.2 miles away
  7. Car Hire Figueras Railway Station starting at £ 17.32 per day
    120.1 km / 74.6 miles away
  8. Car Hire at Castellon Airport starting at £ 17.71 per day
    217.9 km / 135.4 miles away
  9. Car Hire at Zaragoza Railway Station starting at £ 11.94 per day
    255.9 km / 159.0 miles away
  10. Car Hire at Valencia Railway Station starting at £ 11.56 per day
    301.8 km / 187.5 miles away
  11. Car Hire at Valencia Airport starting at £ 2.91 per day
    305.6 km / 189.9 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Pamplona Airport starting at £ 8.68 per day
    348.7 km / 216.6 miles away
  13. Car Hire at Alicante Railway Station starting at £ 9.30 per day
    405.5 km / 252.0 miles away
  14. Car Hire at Alicante Airport starting at £ 4.45 per day
    414.0 km / 257.2 miles away
  15. Car Hire at Bilbao Railway Station starting at £ 7.84 per day
    466.1 km / 289.6 miles away
  16. Car Hire at Bilbao Airport starting at £ 3.67 per day
    466.8 km / 290.1 miles away
  17. Car Hire at Murcia Corvera Airport starting at £ 1.38 per day
    486.3 km / 302.2 miles away
  18. Car Hire at Madrid Airport starting at £ 2.67 per day
    489.7 km / 304.3 miles away
  19. Car Hire at Burgos Railway Station starting at £ 19.25 per day
    493.1 km / 306.4 miles away
  20. Car Hire at Cartagena Railway Station starting at £ 13.60 per day
    497.5 km / 309.1 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
£ 31.54
January
£ 27.12
February
£ 46.15
March
£ 22.47
April
£ 27.67
May
£ 35.46
June
£ 48.41
July
£ 30.46
August
£ 19.40
September
£ 23.07
October
£ 31.06
November
£ 31.06
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Barcelona Airport is September with prices starting at £ 19.40 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 £ 48.41. 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 VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Ok Rent A Car Renault Clio 4 2 Small cars
Goldcar VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Centauro Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Interrent VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Goldcar Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Record-go Seat Leon 5 2 Medium 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 2020

SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.3
+34871180192
Aeroport T1, 08820, Barcelona
£ 14 - £ 50
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+34935219095
Aeropuerto Del Prat, 08820 El, Barcelona
£ 16 - £ 49
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.1
+34935219095
Aeropuerto El Prat Terminal 2, C-32B, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 12 - £ 45
Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9
+34935219095
Aeropuerto El Prat Terminal 2, C-32B, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 15 - £ 47
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.8
+34902105055
Aeropuerto El Prat, Terminal 1, 08820, Barcelona
£ 12 - £ 31
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
£ 15 - £ 38
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
£ 15 - £ 40
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
£ 13 - £ 36
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
£ 1 - £ 36
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: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
Amigo Autos
Amigo Autos
Outstanding 8.5
+34902931465
C/ Muntades, 9 - Polígono Mas Blau I · El Prat De Llobregat
£ 2 - £ 21
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
£ 2 - £ 82
Record-go
Record-go
Outstanding 8.2
+34931128227
Ctra. Antigua de Valencia km 4,3, salida 190, 08830 Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 3 - £ 37
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
Ok Rent A Car
Ok Rent A Car
Outstanding 8.1
+448435081118
Carrer de Muntades, 2, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 1 - £ 115
Rhodium
Rhodium
Great 7.7
+34918341400
Goldcar, Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport, C-32B, 18, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona,
£ 2 - £ 20
Working hours
Mon:07:00-00:00
Tue:07:00-00:00
Wed:07:00-00:00
Thu:07:00-00:00
Fri:07:00-00:00
Sat:07:00-00:00
Sun:07:00-00:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.2
+34965233169 / +18778223872
Barcelona–El Prat Airport, C-32B, 18, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
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
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.1
+34965233169 / +34918344064
Barcelona–El Prat Airport, C-32B, 18, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 1 - £ 17
Working hours
Mon:07:00-00:00
Tue:07:00-00:00
Wed:07:00-00:00
Thu:07:00-00:00
Fri:07:00-00:00
Sat:07:00-00:00
Sun:07:00-00:00
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7
+34918341400
Barcelona–El Prat Airport, C-32B, 18, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
£ 1 - £ 17
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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