As happens in all big cities, to get around Barcelona can end up being expensive if you do not know which areas avoid to not ruin at the mealtime, or if you do not know that there are tourist cards to get around the city at a much cheaper price than the normal tickets.
For this reason, we will explain you which are the main cards for tourists:
This card is perfect for you if you want to discover without guide. With it you have unlimited access to subway, bus, tram and rail and you get a city map and guidebook. Includes other interesting services such as discounts on tickets for various museums, theaters and shops and free access to over 20 attractions.
You can buy it for 2, 3, 4 and 5 days depending on the time you will spend in the city at any ticketing point and online. Its price ranges between 34 and 54 €, which represents a significant savings over buying the metro bonus and separate attractions tickets.
You do not want to leave Barcelona without seeing the Sagrada Familia, you would love to spend more time discovering the treasures of Park Güell and have time to wander through streets of the Gothic, but still want to see something above anything else: works by Picasso! So this tourist card will be your best friend during your visit to Barcelona: designed for art lovers like you, gives you access to the most important museums.
You can buy online or at any tourist office. For just €30 you can access the six arts centers you want, to choose between Antoni Tàpies, the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, Picasso Museum
Within the set of tourist cards you’ll find to get around the city, this is by far the most economical: tickets for 2, 3, 4 and 5 days and the price ranges from 14€ to 30’50€. Just do not include discounts for any museum or attraction: hence the low cost! It is ideal for all visitors who wish to explore the city and do not have time to stop at museums.
In Barcelona, tourist cards are designed to offer flexibility (avoid queues at many museums and attractions) and savings, as they include numerous discounts on the price of public transport and tickets.