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What Is Included in The Montserrat Adult Return Ticket from Plaça España to Montserrat?

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Q: What is included in the adult return ticket to Montserrat from Plaça España to Montserrat Monastery? Does this include the Cremallera rack railway?

A: This ticket is called Train + Montserrat Rack Railway. This type of combined ticket includes a train ride from Barcelona Plaça España to Monistrol de Montserrat station and the Cremallera Rack Railway up to the Monastery. You can purchase a single or return journey ticket. Refer to this page Barcelona To Montserrat by Train for the different Montserrat tickets.

Ticket price for adult return, train plus rack railway (Cremallera Rack Railway): €23.00

Furthermore, there are trains leaving Barcelona Plaça España for Montserrat seven days a week every hour. Below is the train schedule to and from Barcelona to Montserrat.

Train Timetable Barcelona To Montserrat

The train timetable below shows the trains schedule from Plaça España to either the starting point to take the Cable Car ride (Aeri) or the starting point for the Rack Railway (Cremallera) which are at the foot of Montserrat mountain.

Barcelona Plaça Espanya Arrival time at station: Aeri Montserrat (Cable Car) at foot of mountain Arrival time at station: Monistrol Montserrat (Rack railway Cremallera Funicular) at foot of mountain
08:36 09:37 09:41
09:36 10:37 10:41
10:36 11:37 11:41
11:36 12:37 12:41
11:56 12:57 13:01
12:36 13:37 13:41
12:56 13:57 14:01
13:36 14:37 14:41
13:56 14:57 15:01
14:36 15:37 15:41
15:56 16:57 17:01
16:36 17:37 17:41

You have to take the R5 Line (Barcelona - Manresa) and get off at Monistrol de Montserrat train station. Once you arrive there, the Cremallera Rack Railway is waiting to bring you up to the Monastery.

Train Timetable Foot of Montserrat mountain to Barcelona.

This is the schedule for trains leaving the foot of Montserrat mountian going back to Barcelona Placa Espanya. You can see both train schedules either from the Cremallera rack railway station or cable car station (Aeri de Montserrat).

Departure time from station: Monistrol Montserrat (Rack railway Cremallera Funicular) at foot of mountain Departure time from Aeri-Montserrat station at foot of Montserrat mountain Arrival time at Plaça Espanya Barcelona
06:41 06:45 07:45
07:41 07:45 08:45
08:41 08:45 09:45
09:41 09:45 10:45
11:41 11:45 12:45
12:41 12:45 13:45
13:41 13:45 14:45
14:41 14:45 15:45
15:41 15:45 16:45
16:41 16:45 17:45
17:41 17:45 18:45
18:41 18:45 19:45
19:41 19:45 20:45
20:41 20:45 21:45
21:41 21:45 22:45
22:41 22:45 23:45


Then here is the schedule for the Cremallera rack railway leaving Monistrol de Montserrat at the foot of the mountain going up to the Monastery.

Rack Railway From Monistrol de Montserrat To Montserrat Monastery

Month Day Time
January - March Monday - Friday 08:48 - 17:48
Saturday - Sunday 08:48 - 18:48
April - June Monday - Friday 08:48 - 18:48
Saturday - Sunday 08:48 - 19:48
July - September Monday - Sunday 08:48 - 19:48
October Monday - Friday 08:48 - 18:48
Saturday - Sunday 08:48 - 19:48
November - December Monday - Friday 08:48 - 17:48
Saturday - Sunday 08:48 - 18:48

For the return journey to Barcelona, the Cremallera Rack Railway leaves Montserrat every hour at 15 minutes. See schedule below

Rack Railway From Montserrat Monastery To Monistrol de Montserrat

Month Day Time
January - March Monday - Friday 08:15 - 18:15
Saturday - Sunday 08:15 - 19:35
April - June Monday - Friday 08:15 - 19:35
Saturday - Sunday 08:15 - 20:35
July - September Monday - Sunday 08:15 - 20:35
October Monday - Friday 08:15 - 19:35
Saturday - Sunday 08:15 - 20:35
November - December Monday - Friday 08:15 - 18:15
Saturday - Sunday 08:15 - 19:35

For more information about Montserrat, see our pages below:
Barcelona Montserrat
Traveling to Montserrat by Train

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