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Barcelona Airport Transfers and Taxis

Unbeatable Prices for your Barcelona Airport Taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

Book your Barcelona Transfer

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Top Rated Transfers from Barcelona Airport

You’ve stepped off the plane in sunny Barcelona, the last thing you want to do is start trying to read signs in Spanish to navigate the crowded public transport. Instead, why not hop into a private Barcelona airport taxi and enjoy a comfortable ride directly to your hotel?

As soon as you land in Barcelona airport, your personal driver will be waiting for you at the arrivals gate holding a big sign with your name on it. He will then help you with your heavy luggage to your preselected vehicle, so you can begin your hassle-free transfer from Barcelona airport. 

If your plane is delayed, there’s no need to worry. Our fully trained, English-speaking drivers receive live updates on your plane’s arrival time, so your driver will always be waiting for you when you land. Once you’re sitting comfortably in your El Prat taxi, your driver will share with you tips and tricks, so you can enjoy Barcelona like a local. All that’s left for you to do is enjoy your relaxing ride into the city. 

You can still book a ride with Welcome Pickups within the city, or hail a Barcelona taxi from the street or at an official taxi rank.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
35 €
42 €
23 MIN
35 €
42 €
21 MIN
35 €
42 €
26 MIN
39 €
39 €
15 MIN
68 €
88 €
35 MIN
135 €
155 €
2H 10 MIN
200 €
220 €
2H 30 MIN

A Welcome Barcelona Airport Taxi Tailored to You

At Welcome Pickups, we know the importance of keeping your group together when traveling to a new country. That’s why we have different Barcelona airport taxi sizes to suit every group. Are you traveling with up to 4 people? Then our stylish sedans will be perfect for you. Is your group a little larger? Our spacious minivans can carry groups up to 8 people with ease. 

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El Prat Taxi (Sedan)

number of passengers


price to City Centre


Barcelona airport taxi


El Prat Taxi (Minivan)

number of passengers

Up to 8

price to City Centre


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Directions for Your El Prat Transfer

Barcelona airport, also known as El Prat (BCN), is the second busiest airport in Spain. Under normal traffic conditions, a taxi ride from Barcelona airport to the city centre takes approximately 20 minutes. After meeting your driver, you will head towards C-31 and then take the B-10 exit towards Passeig Josep Carner road. Your driver will then take the local streets to reach your hotel.

Why choose a Barcelona Airport Taxi

Having to waste moments of your precious vacation trying to navigate complicated and busy public transportation networks can be extremely frustrating. Instead, why not take a Barcelona airport taxi and enjoy a hassle-free ride to your hotel? Choosing a taxi for your transfer from Barcelona airport gives you peace of mind that all of your personal belongings are safe, you won’t get lost in the city and that you’ll reach your hotel in record time. 

Cost of a Barcelona Airport Transfer to the City Centre

Taking a taxi from Barcelona airport to the city centre doesn’t have a flat-rate fee. Instead, the taxi driver will charge you using a taximeter based on the distance travelled. Having said that, the average price of a transfer from Barcelona airport to the city is around 38€ during the day and 54€ late at night. If you’d prefer to plan your finances with a flat-rate fee, we recommend booking your El Prat transfer in advance. 

The Benefits of booking a Welcome Airport Taxi

Getting from Barcelona airport (BCN) to your hotel with ease and comfort is only the beginning. Welcome Pickups offer fully personalised, tailor-made experiences that allow you to enjoy Barcelona your way. Take advantage of our ”Skip-the-line” tickets for the most popular attractions, such as the wonderful Barcelona museum and magical Barcelona aquarium. Your Barcelona airport taxi driver will have your tickets ready for you on the day of your pickup, so you don’t waste any of your time in the city standing in line. Private and shared experiences in Barcelona are also offered by Welcome at the most competitive prices. Welcome selects only 5-star providers, based on real customer reviews so that you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience every time. 

Frequently asked questions

Is it easy to get a taxi from Barcelona airport?

Absolutely. There are a large number of taxis at Barcelona airport that are ready to drive you to the city centre in just 25 minutes. You can find taxi ranks located just outside of the exit doors at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

Do you tip Barcelona airport taxi drivers?

It is not obligatory to tip your driver for your transfer from Barcelona airport, but tips are always appreciated. If your driver was exceptionally friendly or you truly enjoyed your El Prat taxi ride, then feel free to leave a 1 or 3 Euro tip.

Where do I meet my driver?

As soon as you get off your plane at Barcelona airport, you will see your driver waiting for you at the arrivals gate holding a sign with your name on it. To ensure your meeting goes smoothly, you will receive an email with your driver’s name, phone number and photo a day before you’re our to fly.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

No matter how delayed your flight into Barcelona airport is, we guarantee that your driver will be waiting for you. All of our Welcome Pickups drivers receive live updates on your plane’s arrival time, so they will always be there when you are at no extra cost.

Is the cost of a Barcelona airport taxi per person?

Absolutely not. All of our prices are for the vehicle, not per person, so you can share your ride with family and friends for one set price.

How do I find a Barcelona taxi during my stay?

You can find taxis in Barcelona waiting at ranks throughout the city. You can also easily hail a Barcelona taxi from the street if it has a green light on the roof and a sign saying "Libre" in the window.