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Directions to cruise port from:
Hotels with shuttle to or located near the cruise port in Barcelona
Luggage Storage in Barcelona
Directions to cruise port from Barcelona Airport:
Taking a taxi from the airport is a convenient way to get to the cruise port.
Other alternatives can be found here. Feel free to let me know if you believe that once such alternative would be better.
Directions to cruise port from Barcelona Estacio de Franca - train station:
Barcelona has two train station: Barcelona
Sants and Barcelona Estacio de Franca.
Make sure that your train is arriving in Barcelona Estacio de
Franca as this one is close to the cruise port.
A taxi would cost around 8 euros from Barcelona Estacio de Franca and the
trip would take about 10 minutes.
I believe that the taxi to be the best way
to get to Barcelona's cuise port.
Taxi: 10 minutes (excluding wait to
find a taxi)
On foot / subway ("Metro"):
Probably not worth the trouble when compared to the taxi, but
here is the information if interested:
Barcelona does have a
subway system, however Barceloneta (the station closest to
Estacio de Franca) and Drassanes (the station closest to the
cruise port) are not on the same line. It is possible to go from
Barceloneta to Drassanes by transfering in Passeig de Gracia. Barcelona's subway
You can walk from Barcelona
Estacio de Franca along Passeig de Colom to Christopher Columus
Monument - where you will be able to catch a blue bus:
Once you have reached the
cruise port, you may take a blue bus for 2 euros in order to
reach your pier (depending on the pier used by your cruise ship,
the distance between Christopher Columus Monument and your ship
may be greater than the one you just traveled between Estacio de
Franca and Christopher Columus Monument). A great map of the port
as well as more explainations regarding blue buses can be found
Walking is free
Blue bus: 2 euros
Walking: About 30 minutes
Blue bus: About 20 minutes
Hotels with shuttle to or located near the cruise port in Barcelona:
Luggage storage in Barcelona:
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