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Car Hire at Barcelona Airport

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Popular car groups at Barcelona Airport

Small, practical and easy to park, economy cars are ideal for driving through busy city streets. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Opel Corsa - 5Seats

    Opel Corsa

    5 1 1
  • Fiat 500 - 4Seats

    Fiat 500

    4 2
  • Ford Focus - 5Seats

    Ford Focus

    5 2
  • Ford Fiesta - 5Seats

    Ford Fiesta

    5 1 1

Travelling with a large group? We offer a wide range of 7, 9 and 12-seat people carriers and minivans. Here are some examples:

  • Opel Zafira - 5/7Seats

    Opel Zafira

    5/7 2/4
  • Citroen Berlingo - 5Seats

    Citroen Berlingo

    5 2
  • Volkswagen Touran - 5/7Seats

    Volkswagen Touran

    5/7 2/4
  • Ford C-Max - 5Seats

    Ford C-Max

    5 2 1

Estate cars have plenty of room for both people and luggage. Perfect for family holidays.  Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Ford Focus Estate - 5Seats

    Ford Focus Estate

    5 3
  • Renault Clio Estate - 5Seats

    Renault Clio Estate

    5 3
  • Skoda Octavia Estate - 5Seats

    Skoda Octavia Estate

    5 3
  • Peugeot 308 Estate - 5Seats

    Peugeot 308 Estate

    5 3

Going off the beaten track? Enjoy your adventure in a rugged 4x4 or SUV. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Opel Mokka - 5Seats

    Opel Mokka

    5 3
  • Hyundai ix35 - 5Seats

    Hyundai ix35

    5 3
  • Nissan Juke - 5Seats

    Nissan Juke

    5 3
  • Nissan Qashqai - 5Seats

    Nissan Qashqai

    5 3

Standard cars are big and comfortable – perfect for family holidays and long-distance driving. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Opel Insignia - 5Seats

    Opel Insignia

    5 2 1
  • Peugeot 3008 - 5Seats

    Peugeot 3008

    5 2 1
  • BMW 1-Series - 5Seats

    BMW 1-Series

    5 2 1
  • Audi A3 - 5Seats

    Audi A3

    5 2

Find the ideal convertible car for you - get a great car at a great price. Here are some examples:

  • Fiat 500 Cabrio - 4Seats

    Fiat 500 Cabrio

    4 2
  • Volkswagen Beetle Cabrio - 4Seats

    Volkswagen Beetle Cabrio

    4 2
  • Renault Megane Cabrio - 4Seats

    Renault Megane Cabrio

    4 2
  • Audi A3 Cabrio - 4Seats

    Audi A3 Cabrio

    4 2

Arrive at your destination in comfort and luxury – in a classy executive car. Here are some examples:

  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class - 5Seats

    Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    5 2 1
  • Audi A4 - 5Seats

    Audi A4

    5 2 1
  • BMW X1 - 5Seats

    BMW X1

    5 2 1
  • BMW 3-Series  - 5Seats

    BMW 3-Series 

    5 3

El Prat (BCN)


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08820 Barcelona, Spain

Serving Spain’s second-largest city and the region of Catalonia, Barcelona Airport (also known as El Prat Airport situated 12km from Barcelona) is one of the most popular pick-up locations for people hiring cars to discover Northern Spain.

Not only is it conveniently situated 12km (7.5 miles) away from Barcelona’s city centre, it is also a great place for people to start visiting locations nearby the Costa Brava and Costa Dorada: such as Malgrat de Mar, Lloret de Mar, Sitges and Tarragona.

However with a myriad of car hire companies seeking to serve Barcelona Airport’s 35 million passengers, knowing who to hire from can be difficult. We aim to make the search and selection process as easy as possible so you know what you are getting.

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Finding a great deal

To bring you fantastic deals, we work with all the major car hire companies (like Hertz, Sixt and Avis), as well as local firms such as Goldcar and Centauro.

Getting the best deal isn’t all about price, we also know it’s about best value for money and overall experience. In one simple search you can compare car hire at Barcelona Airport and access customer reviews that provide you with honest and helpful advice. You can see company ratings and reviews by each car when you search on our site.

Some companies at Barcelona have off-airport locations where you wait for a shuttle to take you to their pick-up location. These companies often offer cheaper car hire prices but for more convenience we recommend choosing a company located on-airport.

When companies offer free additional drivers we will highlight this next to the car details, if this is not highlighted please don’t forget to check the price of adding drivers in the terms and conditions.

We understand people want to avoid hidden fuel-charges, that’s why we recommend hiring cars from companies offering a full-to-full fuel policy — as long as you refill the tank just before the end of your rental, you won’t pay any extra fuel fees when you drop the car off.

Choice of cars

You will be spoiled for choice with the range of cars at Barcelona Airport. Cars include mini and economy vehicles (small and easy to park), intermediate cars (like an Audi A3), convertibles (great if you want to drive in style) and 7-seater people carriers (ideal for large groups needing plenty of luggage space).

Tips and advice

  • 1
    Depending on which company you hire from, you might be able to pick your car up at the terminal itself.
  • 2
    If you don’t mind taking a shuttle bus to the pick-up location, renting with an off-site company can save you money.
  • 3
    It takes around 20 minutes to drive from the airport to the city centre. There is only one way you can leave Barcelona Airport by car — follow the signs for the C-31 or C-32 (towards Barcelona), as these will lead you to the ‘Gran Via’, ‘Avinguda Diagonal’, ‘Ronda de Dalt’ or ‘Ronda del Litoral’, which are some of the main roads towards the city.
  • 4
    Make sure you choose a car with air conditioning, particularly if you are going to be travelling from May-September when Barcelona is at its hottest.
  • 5
    When picking your car, take into account how many people you are travelling with and how much luggage space you will need.
  • 6
    Book your hire car as far in advance as possible — popular cars are likely to sell out quickly.
  • 7
    To get your rental off to a rapid start, you may wish to leave one person in charge of collecting the luggage while the driver heads straight to the rental counter.

Car Hire at Barcelona Airport

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