There are over 90 bus routes in Barcelona with a fleet of over 1000 buses transporting passengers throughout the city. Buses are single deck and are adapted for wheel chair access. All bus stops provide full detail so of all buses stopping there, their route and their timetable.

Tickets are bought on the bus or in ticket machines in the entrance to metro stations. Tickets allow use of the full integrated public transport system during a 1 hour 15 minute time frame.

As well as single tickets there are various kinds of other tickets, the most interesting for short term visitors are:

1.T-10 card: this is valid for 10 trips and can be used by more than one person.
2.Cards that offer unlimited use, for anything from 1 to 5 days. These may only be used by one individual.

It is recommendable to check the current prices of tickets on the official web page of the Barcelona metro system to check which option will suit you best during your stay in Barcelona. You can see all the different kinds of tickets and their prices here.

Tickets are valid for the metro, bus, tram, urban light railway (FGC) and cercanias trains (local light rail).

Timetables depend on the route, though the vast majority start at 4.30am and finish at 11pm. You can see the full route, timetable and frequency at any stop.

For more information visit: www.tmb.cat


Barcelona has a night bus service called ‘Nit Bus’ (Night Bus) which covers a large part of the city and its surroundings.

The majority of night buses start between 22.40pm and 11.40pm, and end between 5 and 6 am. All night buses start or stop close to Plaça Catalunya, expept the N0.

For more information visit http://www.emt-amb.com.