Getting from Reus Airport to Barcelona

There are two viable methods of transportation from Reus airport to the city centre of Barcelona. Travelers can choose to either take a Barcelona airport taxi or a regular bus service to Barcelona. The taxi service is offered at fixed rates to Barcelona, usually 170€ to 200€, and the trip, under normal traffic conditions, takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes. On the other hand, the bus option comes at the much cheaper price of 15.50€ and the trip takes the same amount of time as with a taxi. Both transportation methods are available throughout the day. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Barcelona at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €170 90min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €161 90min 24/7 Book
Bus €31 90min 24/7

How to get from Reus airport to Barcelona city centre by taxi

Taxi service from Reus airport to Barcelona city centre is offered 24/7 and at fixed rates due to the long distance between the two locations. Licensed Barcelona taxis at the airport rank are white with a blue stripe on each side and they also carry the classic black and yellow taxi rooftop sign. The average standard rate is 170€ and the total trip usually takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes with normal traffic.

Taxi fare from Reus airport to Barcelona city centre

All taxi service companies along with regular taxis in Barcelona offer rides to the city at fixed rates; 170€ under normal circumstances for family-sized vehicles. Prices will be higher for vehicles that can carry more than 4 passengers. The price includes components such as luggage, toll, and initial fees.


Although Barcelona taxis from Reus airport to the city are quite expensive, it is the only transportation method that ensures comfortable transportation along with secure luggage space. In addition, hiring taxis as a group will reduce the price accordingly.

Editor’s Note

The price from Reus airport to Barcelona city is regulated by the Catalan Government, therefore any driver claiming to offer better prices is probably operating illegally.

Useful Tips

For people with walking disabilities special taxi vehicles can be dispatched from the taxi counter inside the airport or by calling +34 97 734 5050.
If you are traveling with a group of 5 or more, it is advised to pre-book your minivan taxi in advance since they are not very common at the rank.

How to get from Reus airport to Barcelona city centre by bus

The only available direct public transportation from Reus airport to the city centre of Barcelona is offered by La Hispano Igualadina. They operate a bus network without a fixed schedule because buses are timed to correspond with the airport's arrival flights. A one way ticket costs 15.50€ and the total trip normally takes 1 hour and 30 minutes without traffic.

How much is the bus from Reus airport to Barcelona city centre?

One way tickets costs 15.50€, while round-trip tickets are 24€.
Tickets can be purchased from the ticket counter inside the airport or from the Hispano Igualadina official website.



Trip Duration

90 Min.

Waiting time is 15 minutes.

Value for Money

The Hispano Igualadina buses are available 24 hours 365 days a year.

Where do I get it from?

La Hispano Igualadina buses leave right in-front of the arrivals terminal as you get out of the exit doors.


La Hispano Igualadina deliver a very efficient bus network since bus trip coincide with the airport's arrivals. Moreover, travel time is similar to taxis and cars, for just a fraction of the cost. All in all, taking the bus is the most practical choice, compromising just personal space.

Editor’s Note

For more information about buses and networks the airport offers a booklet at their information desk 'Airport Timetable Guide' in English. It has details of all bus services that run from Reus airport.

Useful Tips

Remember that you cannot board the bus without a ticket as there is not an option of paying for the ticket inside the bus. You have to purchase your ticket inside the airport or online.
For the up-to-date timetable please follow the link:

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Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Barcelona. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Reus Airport to Barcelona city centre?

The average fixed taxi fare from Reus Airport to Barcelona is 170€. Factors, such as the time of the day and type of vehicle can further affect the taxi fares.

How much is a bus ticket from Reus Airport to Barcelona city centre?

Regular one-way bus tickets cost 15.50€ for adults. Tickets can be purchased online or from the ticket stand inside the airport.

How far is it from Reus Airport to the city center of Barcelona?

The total distance from Reus Airport to Barcelona city centre is 110 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

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