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Barcelona Blue Tram
The Tramvia Blau (Blue Tram) is the only vintage tram left from the trams inaugurated in 1901. It links the Tibidabo Avenue train station with the Tibidabo Funicular.
Barcelona’s Blue Tram (Tramvia Blau) was inaugurated in 1901 to connect Avenida Tibidabo railway station with the Tibidabo Funicular.
From mid-twentieth century, Barcelona’s trams were mostly substituted by buses. Tramvia Blau were the only streetcars that were kept.
Barcelona’s heritage trams have been running up and down the hilly district of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi (Tibidabo) for over one hundred years, allowing both locals and tourist to enjoy a unique experience.
- Tram nº 2: The oldest streetcar in Barcelona. It was inaugurated in 1901 when the first tram line was opened to the public. Since it is so old it only runs on very special occasions.
- Tram nº 129: This tram is known as “la Jardinera” (Gardner). It is an open car which is only used in summer. It is the only streetcar painted in red instead of the typical blue.
- Trams nº 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10: Built in 1904, these are the most emblematic streetcars that you’ll see running on the blue line. Even though some of these have been renovated, their motors and controls are still the original pieces.
How to Get to the Tramvia Blau?
- Hop-on, Hop-off tourist bus: Tramvia Blau – Tibidabo stop.
- Buses: 17, 22, 58, 73, 75, 126, 131 and 196.
- Metro: Avinguda Tibidabo, line 7.
Times and Prices
The Blue Tram has various operating hours depending on the season:
- 2 January to 24 March: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 10 am – 6:15 pm.
- 25 March to 7 April: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 10 am – 7:30 pm.
- 8 April – 17 April: every day from 10 am – 7:30 pm.
- 18 April – 23 June: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 10 am – 7:30 pm.
- 24 June – 11 September: Every day from 10 am – 7:30 pm.
- 12 September – 27 October: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 10 am – 7:30 pm.
- 28 October – 31 December: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 10 am - 6:15 pm.
- Single ticket: € 5.50 (US$ 5.90)
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