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In Barcelona you find
Operating Hours: 5am until midningt. Longer on weekends. Limited night service available.
Ticket Price Range: $$
Day Tickets: The price of a day ticket equals about 4 standard trips. Valid for 24h after purchase/first use.
Kids free ride limit: 4 years.
Ticket Channels: Vending machines at most or all stops,App,Visitor Center
Special fare options in barcelona are mostly limited to locals (proof required). So for visitors, check the following:
Free ride for Kids under 4. Discounts for older Kids are not available on standard tickets. If you buy a BARCELONA PASS or a BARCELONA CARD, which are special visitor tickets that include attractions also, there is a discount for kids up to 12 years.
No senior fare available.
Small, tame animals (Cats, Dogs and similar) can ride for free if in a container.
Transport of larger animals is very limited. On metro, only chipped dogs registered at the municipal census are allowed. But even then, some time restrictions apply, they must wear a muzzle and must be secured on a non-extending lead at all times.
Bicycles are not allowed on buses, except folding bikes, which are completely folded.
Bikes are allowed on the metro, but limited to Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, and every day during July and August.
On weekdays throughout the rest of the year, bikes are permitted from 5am until 7am, from 9.30am until 5.00pm and from 8.30pm until close of the service. Completely folded folding bikes can be taken on the metro at any time, provided that they do not prove a nuisance to other passengers.
No general restrictions, but on busses, don't bring anything larger than 100 x 60 x 25cms (except prams).
This public transport info for Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain was correct when published. No guarantee for currently correct info. Always check locally for policies, fares and any other details. Price ranges are indicative only ($: up to 2 USD, $$ up to 4 USD, $$$: more than 4 USD per standard single trip). If not indicated otherwise, any fare examples are for local standard trips in coach class (2nd class, economy class or similar). All trademarks mentioned on this website, including logos etc. belong to the respective rightholders. V1.0