Barcelona Metro Map
The Barcelona Metro network is composed of 12 lines which allow passengers to reach most of the neigbourhoods of the Catalonia capital city. These lines are labelled with different colors. The Metro of Barcelona serves the Barcelona–El Prat Airport, and the Camp Nou, home of the Barcelona football team. It is the second longest and busiest metro systems in Spain, after the Madrid Metro. You can check below the Barcelona Metro Map.
Barcelona Metro Map (Source Metrobarcelona es/CC BY-SA 3.0)
Barcelona Metro Lines
Line 1 operates between Hospital de Bellvitge station, within the municipality of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, and Fondo station, located in Santa Coloma de Gramenet. It is the Red Line on the map, and often shortened to L1.
Plaça d’Espanya, one of the major squares in Barcelona, is located next to Plaça d’Espanya station, while Plaça de Catalunya, considered a s the city centre, is located just above the metro station that holds the same name. The University of Barcelona, situated next to the Plaça de la Universitat, can be accessed from Universitat station. You can also access the Arc de Triomf from its homonym metro station.
L2, or Line 2 runs from Paral·lel station, in Sants-Montjuïc district, to Badalona Pompeu Fabra, in the municipality of Badalona. It is also known as the Purple Line.
Passeig de Gràcia, one of the most important commercial avenues in Barcelona, can be accessed from Passeig de Gràcia station. The famous Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is located at walking distance from Sagrada Família metro station, and La Monumental, a former bullfighting arena built in 1914 stands next to Monumental station.
Line 3 runs between Zona Universitària station, in Les Corts district, and Trinitat Nova, in the district of Nou Barris. The Line 3 is represented on the subway map wih the green color it is also known as L3.
Camp Nou, a football stadium that hosts the home games of FC Barcelona, is located at walking distance from Les Corts station. Barcelona Sants, the main train station in Barcelona, can be accessed from Plaça del Centre metro station. The Port of Barcelona and the Maritime Museum of Barcelona are located very close from Drassanes station.
L4 or Line 4 operates from Trinitat Nova station to La Pau, within the Sant Martí district. It is the Yellow Line on the metro map.
The Parc de la Ciutadella and Pompeu Fabra University can be accessed and visited from Ciutadella – Vila Olímpica. Barcelona França railway station, where you can take a train to Madrid or Valencia, is located very close to Barceloneta metro station.
Line 5 operates between Cornellà Centre and Vall d’Hebron stations. Line 5, or L5, is also known as the Blue Line.
Camp Nou, the home of FC Barcelona and the Catalonia national football teams, is accessible from Collblanc station. The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família, symbol of the city of Barcelona, is located very close to Sagrada Família metro station, while the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and Palau de la Música Catalana, two UNESCO World Heritage sites, can be visited from Sant Pau – Dos de Maig.
L6 or Line 6 runs from Plaça de Catalunya station to Sarrià. There are only 8 stations on the line.
Line 6 is not known for being an interedting line from a tourist point of view, we can however highlight that Plaça de Catalunya is served by the metro station that shares the same name, and Passeig de Gràcia is located at walking distance from Provença station.
Line 7 operates between Plaça de Catalunya and Avinguda Tibidabo stations. Also known as L7, the Line 7 is represented on the metro map wih the brown color.
You can enjoy a ride on the historic Tramvia Blau from Avinguda Tibidabo station.
L8 or Line 8 operates from Plaça Espanya to Molí Nou-Ciutat Cooperativa station, in Sant Boi de Llobregat. Line 8 is the Pink Line on the map.
RCDE Stadium, a football stadium where RCD Espanyol plays its home games, is located nerby Cornellà Riera metro station. Plaça d’Espanya is also accessible from Line 8.
L9 South runs between Zona Universitària and Aeroport T1 station.
Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of Barcelona–El Prat Airport are accessible with Line 9, while Camp Nou stadium is located very close to Collblanc station.
L9 North operates from La Sagrera and Can Zam stations. Line 9, or L9, is also known as the Orange Line.
You have the possibility to take a high-speed train to Madrid from Sagrera station.
L10 or Line 10 operates between La Sagrera and Gorg stations. It is the Light Blue on the map.
Palau Municipal d’Esports de Badalona, multi-event arena and home field of Joventut de Badalona basketball team, is located close to Gorg metro station.
Line 11 runs from Trinitat Nova station to Can Cuiàs. There are only 5 stations on the line. Line 11, also known as L11, is the Light Green line on the metro map.
L12, better known as Line 12 operates between Sarrià and Reina Elisenda stations. It is the shortest line of the Barcelona Metro network, with only 2 stations. It is the Lilac Line on the map.
There are no major sites located on the Line 12 route.
Barcelona Metro Schedule
The Barcelona Metro run from 5 AM to 12 PM from Monday to Thursday, and until 2 AM on Fridays. There is continuous service on Saturdays, and trains on Sundays run until midnight, as mentionned on the TMB schedule page.
Barcelona Metro Ticket Price
The price of a single journey ticket is €2.20. If you plan to reach the centre of Barcelona from the airport, the journey will cost you €4.60. You also have the possibility to purchase a 2-day (€15), 3-day (€22), 4-day (€28.50) or 5-day (€35) travel card. You can find more details about the Barcelona Metro tickets and fares on the metro of Barcelona website.