Visitors will be able to discover the city on this comfortable bus and stop at any of Barcelona’s top attractions and museums. It offers three different routes that visitors can take with the same ticket.
Like other hop-on, hop-off buses in Barcelona, the Bus Turístic has a fleet of roofless double decker buses, it includes an audio guide in various languages and you can get off and back on as many times as you want.
Although there are several other companies that offer similar services in Barcelona, we’ll concentrate only on the Bus Turístic, since we consider it offers the best routes and timetable.
The same ticket is valid for the company’s three different routes. The red route and the blue route take approximately two hours to complete, while the green routes only takes 40 minutes.
The red route stops at the following tourist attractions and museums: Barcelona Sants railway station, Creu Coberta, CaixaForum – Pavelló Mies van der Rohe, Plaça d’Espanya, Poble Espanyol, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Anella Olímpica, Fundació Joan Miró, Montjuïc Cable Car, Miramar, Museu Marítim, World Trade Center, Port Vell, Museu d’Història de Catalunya, Port Olímpic, Bogatell Beach, Parc de la Ciutadella, Barcelona Zoo, Pla de Palau, Gothic Quarter, Plaça de Catalunya, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, La Pedrera and La Diagonal.
The blue route stops in Barcelona’s following landmarks: Monastery of Pedrables, Güell Pavilions, Camp Nou, Diagonal, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Plaça Catalunya, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, La Pedrera, Sagrada Familia, Gracia neighborhood, Park Güell, Blue Tram- Tibidabo and Sarriá.
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All routes depart between 9 am and 9:30 am from any stop. The last departures leave at 7 pm during the winter months and 8 pm in summer.
Depending on the season, the bus frequency varies, between 5 and 25 minutes.
The blue and red lines run every day all year round and the green route only runs between 15 April and 25 September.
Where to buy tickets?
If you don't want to waste a single second of your holidays, we recommend you book your tickets online in advance on our website:
Night Tour Bus
It is always a magical experience to explore a city at night-time, when it is beautifully lit up and serene. The Bus Turístic organizes a unique night bus ride from June to September and it drives past Barcelona’s most emblematic landmarks all lit up.
The night bus service leaves from Plaça Catalunya at 9:30 pm and the tour lasts two hours and a half.
A ticket for an adult (over 13 years old) is €17 and for children from 4 to 12 years old is €10.