The modern tram system in Barcelona forms part of the integrated transport network and largely services the parts of Barcelona where underground links are spread further apart.
You can purchase a single ticket for the tram network via the automated machines located at tram stops using cash or a credit/debit card.
It is important to remember that unlike the Metro
and FGC trains
machines, those located at tram stations do not accept bank notes, so you will need plenty of coins.
If you have a multi-use ticket
such as the T-10 for example, you can use this on the Tram network.
Price for a Single Ticket = 2,15 €
Price for a T-10 ticket = 10,30 €
The tram service operates during the week on the majority of its routes from 05:00 to 00:00 and on Friday night and during the weekend services are mostly extended until 03:00.
A tram line is indicated on a Barcelona map by a ‘T’ and you should be looking out for a green colour.
The white and green trams in Barcelona are a great way to travel around the streets of the city and provide quick and easy access to some key areas.
Trams are available on a total of six routes. Three of them are part of the Trambaix line (T1, T2 and T3)
, which goes towards the north area of the city passing by the Olympic Village
, while the other three form part of the line called Trambesòs (T4, T5 and T6)
and will take you to the south area of the city to some towns on the outskirts.
Once you have purchased your ticket, you need to board the tram and validate it using the machines inside the carriages where your ticket will be debited for one journey.
At some Barcelona’s tram stations there are automatic barriers where it will be necessary to validate your ticket before boarding the tram.
Barcelona trams are very well designed for limited mobility travellers. Wide automatic doors allow easy access for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. The tram entrance is at the same level as the tram station platform, with no gap between the train and the platform.
As well as having space for wheelchairs and mobility scooters, Barcelona trams also have sufficient space for bicycles, pushchairs and prams.
Check on the Tram map here below what tram stations stop in your area.