A short trip from Barcelona airport to Calella can be performed by one of three options offered: by train, bus or taxi (transfer). The time of the trip if going by speeding train Barcelona – Calella is 1h 11m for EUR4.9. The bus trip takes 1h 10m for EUR9.5. If you go by taxi or transfer from Barcelona to Calella, you can cover the distance in 50 minutes, but it will cost you at least EUR130. The distance between Barcelona and Calella is 72 kilometers (or 52 kilometers to the centre of Barcelona).
If you choose going by bus, please remember that the schedule depends on the season. Both trains and buses from Barcelona to Calella don't have night routes, so in the night you can only go by taxi (transfer). Besides, the trains pull off from Barcelona train station which you need to reach first. So, it can hardly suit inexperienced travelers or those who are traveling with children. The schedule and prices for buses and speeding trains from Barcelona to Calella don't depend on the season much.
Even though Calella is a pretty small town, it's always full of tourists. It gained a special popularity among those who love relaxing holidays, but any tourist will find some entertainment there. The town has a well-developed commercial zone to do shopping. You will also find some parks and walkways. Every year they hold a carnival and various fests to have fun. Some must-see of the town are Town Hall Square and the symbol of the townthe Old Lighthouse, and also different towers and mansions situated everywhere around Calella.
They don't have a direct route between Barcelona airport and towns of Spain, so you will need to change trains if you go by speeding train. Your task is to reach Sants train station located in the centre of Barcelona. There you need to change trains to go directly to Calella. The trains of this route start their work from the early morning and stops in the late evening, though they are not available in the night. The time of the trip Sants – Calella is 1h 11m for EUR4.9. You will find it nice to go by train: friendly conductors, comfortable seats and tables with available newspapers to read.
No direct train (have to change trains)
From 5.46am to 10.54pm
Barcelona airport – Sants train station – Calella
1h 31m (20m to Sants; 1h 11m to Calella)
Middle: elbow chairs; coffee table
EUR7.9 (EUR3 to the train station; EUR4.9 to Calella)
For the youngsters; couples without little children; good knowledge of the route; be ready for long walks
In Terminal 2 of Barcelona airport there is an exit to the station where C2 suburban trains (Renfe) pull off to go to Sants station. There you need to change trains to R1 train to Calella.
1 h 10 min
Sagales buses head off from Barcelona airport and go to Calella. The time of the trip is 1h 10m for EUR9.5. They have no night routes, yet the latest train heads off at 10pm, so if you arrive to the airport before that time, you have a chance to go by bus. No much space for luggage, yet the compartment is clean and neat. The up-to-date schedule you can find below.
Sagales (603 or 614)
From 9.15am to 10.15pm
El Prat airport – Calella
1 h 10 min
Middle: soft seats, clean compartment, high windows
For those who want to save some money; no children; young tourists; no large-scale luggage; no good knowledge of the route
Buses head off from Terminal 2 / Platform 23 of El Prat Airport.
For travelers arriving to El Prat in the night the best way to get to the destination is to take a taxi or transfer from Barcelona to Calella. The car will bring you to the destination in 50 minutes and for over EUR130. By the way, in the night taxi prices go up, yet it's different with transfer: the price is fixed and discussed with the operator during the booking process.
to a hotel in Calella or to the address
Usually you don't need to wait for the taxi, yet they sometimes have crowds and queues for some two minutes.
You don't need to wait for the transfer – at the stated time the driver with the nameplate meets you on the spot.
Taxi on the spot: a/c; no stops; no other passengers
Transfer booked in advance: child seats, cold drinks, operator responsible; payment online (if you wish).
For families with children; inexperienced tourists who are first time to Spain; elderly travelers; much luggage; night arrival
Taxi stand is located near each exit of the airport's terminal.
from 1 day
from 1 year
If you rent a car from Barcelona Airport to Calella, you plan a trip yourself. You may see all the sights in Catalonia and drop off the car in different locations (for an extra fee). It is allowed to travel outside Spain in case you purchased international insurance in advance. The longer the rental period, the lower the price of car rental per day. Insurance is included in the rental price. You need to pay a deposit to start using a car. Drivers under the age of 25 have to pay at least €7 per day for the lack of driving experience. Those who are over 75 have to make additional payments too. It’s possible to rent a car at Barcelona Airport on the day of arrival.
You decide where and when you go and don’t depend on anyone.
Hire a car in advance, otherwise, desired cars may be reserved.
In Barcelona they have a well-done road interjection, so it will state no any problem to reach Calella. Travelers arriving in the night and families with children or elderly tourists can take a taxi or book a transfer in advance to feel comfortable during the way. Other tourists, including those ones who want to see Spain from different view, can go by bus or train. We wish you to get unforgettable moments and great emotions on your holidays and choose the best option of getting from Barcelona to Calella!