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Barcelona Airport Night Buses (NitBus N17 and N16): City Centre To BCN Airport (El Prat de Llobregat Aeropuerto)

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If you wish to transfer from Barcelona Airport to the city centre during the night you can catch one of the night buses N17 (T1) or N16 (T2A, T2B, and T2C) operated by MOHN.

N17 goes to Terminal 1 while N16 goes to Terminal 2A, 2B and 2C. Note that N16 does not go to Terminal 1 and if you don't get off the T2 bus continues on to other destinations outside the airport.

The N17 / N16 Night Buses run from Plaça Catalunya, to Barcelona Airport. A single journey costs  €2.15 .

This page covers the routes, bus stops, prices, journey times and information regarding the MOHN night buses N17 and N16.


Where to catch the N17 / N16 Night Buses in Barcelona city centre

There are a lot of bus stops around the edge of Plaça Catalunya. It is necessary to head for the bus stop where Ronda Universitat meets Plaça Catalunya.

Metro Metro: Catalunya (Red Line, L1) or (Green Line, L3)


Bus Routes

Night bus N17 route plan

Night bus N16 route plan


Operating times for the N17 N16 Night buses.

Buses run every  20 minutes  - times may change so it is best to check the official website for the exact times.

Timetable for N17

Timetable for N16


Bus Prices

Single Journey:  €2.15  (purchased on the bus)
T10:  €9.95  (valid for ten journeys on Barcelona buses and metro). The T10 ticket is not available to purchase on the bus. At Barcelona airport you can buy them either at the airport tobacco shops or at the entrance to the RENFE train station at the airport. In Barcelona city centre they can also be bought at Metro stops.


Journey time to the airport

The journey time to the airport with night buses N17 and N16 from Barcelona centre (Plaza Catalunya) are approximately 60 minutes.


Disabled access on N17 / N16 Night Buses

The Airport night buses are fully accessible to wheelchair and scooter users. There is a ramp onto the bus and allocated space on the bus for wheelchairs and scooters.


Luggage space on the bus

The N17 / N16 night buses only provide the same space as with other city centre buses. There is no overhead or luggage compartment space. This may cause difficulties if you are travelling with more than just hand luggage.


The Barcelona airport night bus N17 and N16 offers you a low-cost and convenient means of travel to the airport from Barcelona city centre during the night when the trains have stopped running. Be sure to factor in enough time for possible road works or delays and you should be fine.


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