The Telefèric de Montjuïc cable car gives you two experiences in one. It is not only a functional means of transport taking you up to the Castell de Montjuïc from the Telefèric base station but you will also enjoy exhilarating panoramic views of Barcelona on the way up.
On this page you will learn how to get to the Montjuïc cable car, how to buy tickets, along with suggested visits to other nearby attractions that you can include to make up a fun packed day trip to Montjuïc. You will find a detailed map showing the exact location and route for the Montjuïc cable car. The map also shows you the main cable car station entrance located on Avinguda Miramar. You will also see the route for the Funicular de Montjuïc and its connection with Paral.lel metro station.
The start of your journey on the Montjuïc cable car begins at the Telefèric de Montjuïc base station which is half way up Montjuïc mountain on Avinguda de Miramar. The Telefèric station is a short 10 minute walk from the Olympic Stadium and a 5 minute walk from the Miró Museum both worthy of a visit in their own right.
|View from the Telefèric de Montjuïc cable car|
How to get to the Montjuïc cable car main entrance
You can reach the Telefèric de Montjuïc base station by taking the Funicular de Montjuïc from Paral-lel metro station. The Funicular de Montjuïc is a mountain train that takes you on a short journey from Paral.lel metro station up to the Avinguda de Montjuïc which is half way up the Montjuïc mountain. The funicular drops you off right next door to the Telefèric de Montjuïc base station. You can also get to the Telefèric de Montjuïc base station by taking the Barcelona Bus Turistic Hop On Hop Off sightseeing bus and get off at the Montjuïc cable car stop.
|Telefèric de Montjuïc cable car|
How to book your tickets
You can book your tickets for the Montjuïc Cable Car online by following the link below. The online tickets are "jump the queue" tickets that are delivered to your mobile via email. You just need to show the tickets on your phone to enter the cable car.
|Barcelona cruise port view from Montjuïc Castell|
The midway stop is the Mirador station. You can optionally get off at this point and visit the Mirador de l’Alcalde, a terrace from where you can have panoramic views of Barcelona Port. There is no entry fee for access to the viewing platform. You can also visit the Mossen Costa i Llobera Gardens without any entry fee. The gardens are home to several species of cactii and high altitude plants. If you choose not to get off at this point your journey will continue up to the Castell de Montjuïc.
|View of Barcelona city from Montjuïc|
|Montjuïc Castell flower gardens|
The cable car will then take you to the next stop, Montjuïc Castle station, which is located on the top of the Montjuïc mountain. Aerial views of the city can be had from this point. The station is close to the 17th century Montjuïc Castle.
Map showing Montjuïc Cable Car Route to the Castell de Montjuïc. Includes Funicular de Montjuïc route and Location.
Parc de Montjuïc
Carretera de Montjuïc, 66
Montjuïc Cable Car Route
Our map above shows you the exact route for the Montjuïc Cable Car. You can see that you can reach the cable car main entrance by taking the Funicular de Montjuïc train that is accessible from Paral.lel metro station. Once you get off at the Funicular you only have to walk a few metres to the main entrance of the Montjuïc cable car. You can then take the cable car ride up to the first station on the journey up the mountain which is the Mirador station. You have an option to either alight there or you can stay on to the cable car to the final stop which is, the Montjuïc Castle station. The return journey follows the same route but in reverse.
How to book your tickets
The tickets for the Montjuïc cable car include a round trip journey from the Telefèric de Montjuïc base station to Mirador station and then up to the Montjuïc Castle station and finally back to the Telefèric de Montjuïc base station after you finish your visit at the Castell de Montjuïc.
Montjuïc Cable Car Ticket Prices
Adults return ticket: €12.70
Children (4 -12) return ticket : €9.20
Infants (0 - 3) return ticket : Free
You can book your tickets online and avoid the queues. The tickets will be delivered directly to your mobile by email and you just need to show these mobile ticket at the entrance to the Montjuïc cable car.
The ride on the Montjuïc cable car will be of interest to anyone who wants to experience panoramic views of Barcelona from the air. You can make a day of it and visit the Castell de Montjuïc at the top of the mountain along with both the Olympic Stadium and the Miró Museum which are a short walk from the Montjuïc cable car base station.
What You Get:
|Roundtrip Cable Car Ticket from the Telefèric de Montjuïc base station to Mirador Castell de Montjuïc|
|Optionally get off at the half way point and enjoy views of Barcelona city and the port area at the Mirador station. Then continue up to the Castell.|
|Panoramic views of Barcelona city and Barcelona cruise port.|
|Mobile phone tickets. Delivered right away. No printing needed.|
|Jump the queues|
Timetable and operating hours of the Montjuïc Cable Car
|January - February||Monday - Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
|March - May||Monday - Sunday||10:00 - 19:00|
|June - September||Monday - Sunday||10:00 - 21:00|
|October||Monday - Sunday||10:00 - 21:00|
|November - December||Monday - Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|