All the operations are carried out at terminal T1. Terminal T2 is not operational.

All the operations of the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat are carried out at terminal T1.

  • Access to the terminal is only allowed to passengers and people accompanying passengers who need assistance or minors and to rent a car customers returning or picking up a car with supporting document. Access to the departures area will be carried out through the main entrance and the north entrance during the day and at night only through the main entrance. Access to the arrivals area will be carried out through the main entrance and the south entrance.
  • Luggage: Check with your airline the specific conditions regarding the luggage allowed on the plane before you go to the airport. Some airlines do not accept hand luggage.
  • Check in. Ryanair and the airlines which checked in at terminal T2 and in the Barcelona-Madrid Corridor will do so at terminal T1. All check in is carried out on floor 3 of terminal T1. Boarding is located at gates A, B and D of T1.
  • Arrivals. All baggage claim is done in the general hall of T1, including that of the Barcelona-Madrid Corridor.
  • Meeting point. If you are picking up someone from the airport, the intermodal lobby (Metro access) has been enabled for waiting. You can also wait in the parking lots.
  • Car parks. Vehicle parking is concentrated in modules A-B-C of Terminal T1 car park, which can be reached through the usual entrances. The long-stay car park, the G surface car park at Terminal T1, the T2 car park and the express car park at both terminals are closed.
  • Commercial services. Are open the cafeterias EAT., Enrique Tomás Experience (beginning of boarding area B), MasQMenos (boarding area D), Café Pans (boarding area A) and Haagen Dazs (boarding area B), and the stores Buff (boarding area B) and Burberry, Ted Baker, Swarovski, Parfois, Mango and Sunglass Hut (Sky Center). On the land side, the La Caixa office (from 8:30am to 2:30pm), the Pharmacy (from 8:30am to 7:30pm, Sunday and holidays closed) and the Tobacconist's (from 8:00 am to 8:00pm) are open. The TaxFree service remains operational. 
  • Transports. All public transport arriving at the airport may suffer alterations in their services. We recommend users to consult different operators for possible modifications. The shuttle service between the terminals is temporarily suspended. Access to Terminal T1 from the Renfe station will have to be done by subway.
  • Car rental. Check on the car rental sectionall the schedules and open desks.

Remember: if you are travelling, check with your airline always before flying and remember that the use of a mask is compulsory for indoor public spaces and outdoors when impossible to keep the safety distances. Follow the hygiene measures at all times, keep a distance with anyone and collect your baggage once the person in front of you has left the area.


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Strike of the security staff

Due to the strike called by workers of the Trablisa company, the times of passage in the security controls of the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport could be affected. We recommend that you go to the airport well in advance.

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The Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport, a strategic reference for the Mediterranean space and Europe southern, is the second largest airport in Spain and fifth in the EU in terms of passenger volume, behind Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport. A further five Spanish airports register traffic of over 10 million passenger: Palma de Mallorca, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Alicante-Elche, Gran Canaria and Tenerife Sur.