All Operations will concentrate at T1 progressively

As of November 19, Air Arabia, Air Senegal, Belavia, Eurowings, Luxair, Pegasus, Privilege, Transavia, Volotea and WizzAir will transfer their operations to Terminal T1. As of December 1, all the airlines will operate at Terminal T1. Make sure of the departure terminal of your flight before going to the airport
Remember that you should not go to the airport or travel if you have symptoms of illness. Non-compliance with sanitary measures entails the application of sanctions by the competent authorities.
If your travel to or from the airport must take place during a time with restrictions on mobility, it is important that you keep the documentation of your flight to be able to justify this travel to the authorities.

  • Access. Access to the terminal is only allowed to passengers who have a valid ticket or boarding pass, in the 6 hours prior to the scheduled departure of the flight, and to the strictly necessary companions of passengers who require special assistance, minors or with duly justified cause, according to Royal Decree-Law 26/2020. Access to Rent a Car customers who return or collect a vehicle is also allowed, with supporting document. In Terminal T1, access to Departures will be through the central door and the north door during daytime and only through the central door at night. Access to Arrivals will be through the Intermodal building (Floor 0). In Terminal T2, access will be through the doors located at the ends of T2B.
  • Luggage: Check with your airline for specific conditions regarding baggage allowed on board before going to the airport. Some airlines do not accept cabin baggage.
  • Left-luggage office. The service is not provided in any of the terminals.
  • Check in. Check with your airline in which terminal your flight operates and the check-in desks.
  • Boarding. In Terminal T1, boarding is concentrated at gates A, B, C, D and E. In Terminal T2, boarding gates will be accessed only by the security control in area T2B.
  • Arrivals. In Terminal T1, all baggage claim is carried out in the main hall, including that of the Barcelona-Madrid Corridor. At Terminal T2, baggage claim for Schengen flights takes place in the T2B and for Non-Schengen flights in T2A. Come to pick up the luggage individually.
  • Meeting point. If you have to pick someone up, it is recommended to wait in the car park, because it is forbidden to do it inside the terminals in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree-Law 26/2020 and its subsequent development, which has established a meeting point outside the buildings. In Terminal T1 this point is located on floor 0 in front of modules C and D of the car park. In Terminal T2, the meetings will take place outside the terminal. Only go to the airport if it is essential.
  • Car parks. In Terminal T1, vehicle parking is concentrated in modules A-B-C of the General Car Park. Modules D-E-F and the Open-Air G Car Park are closed. In Terminal T2, parking is operational in the T2B Open-Air Car Park and in the T2C building. The express car parks at both terminals are also operational. The Long Stay Car Park is closed. Access to the operational parking lots is done through the usual roads.
  • Shuttle Bus. The shuttle service between the terminals is provided with a frequency of 10 minutes from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., from 15 minutes from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., and from 20 minutes from 00:00 to 5:00 a.m. The connection between terminals can also be made by metro or with TMB bus line 46. As of December 1, it will be temporarily suspended. Access to Terminal T1 from the Renfe station can be done by metro or by TMB bus line 46.
  • Transports. All public transport arriving at the airport may suffer alterations in its services. We recommend users to consult different operators for possible modifications.
  • Commercial services. Check on the open establishments section the shops and restaurants available to the passenger.
  • VIP services. T1 Fast Lane service, Vip lounges Pau Casals and Canudas and Meet&Assist service are open. 
  • Car rental. Check on the car rental section all 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.