The North and South Terminals are located in the Barcelona Quay. This quay sits right at the World Trade Centre Barcelona building. This page will provide an overview of what to expect from the terminal, plus a list of the facilities at the North and South Terminals, tourist information details and advice on travelling as a limited mobility traveller.
The North and South terminals offer a collective 720 metres of berthing line. The North terminal is equipped to receive medium size vessels. The South terminal can receive two ships at one time, up to 253 metres long.
- Air conditioning
- 2 passenger gangways
- Public telephones
- Foreign exchange
- Duty free shops
- Souvenir shops
You will notice that there are no bars or restaurants in the North and South terminals. This is due to the fact that, on leaving the terminal you will be inside the World Trade Centre. The World Trade Centre offers a variety of restaurants that you can eat at.
On arrival at Barcelona you will find that there is a small Barcelona Turisme tourist information desk. These desks are scheduled to have the same opening hours as the arrival times of the cruise ships, ensuring that it will definitely be open when you leave the ship. The staff at the desk will be able to provide you with basic tourist information for Barcelona. You can pick up maps and leaflets and ask questions about tourist attractions.
Unfortunately, this is only a small information point. This means that staff will not be able to help you with booking accommodation or sell you items such as the Barcelona Card.
To get more detailed information, to book tickets or book a hotel, you will need to go to one of Barcelona's bigger tourist offices such as the one in Plaça de Catalunya. For details of Barcelona's tourist offices, see our page on Tourist Offices in Barcelona.
All of the terminal building is designed to accommodate limited mobility travellers. There are lifts, widened doors and toilets for people with a disability. However, if you wish to receive extra assistance whilst you are in the terminal building you will need to speak directly to the cruise company that you have booked your trip with. For full details, see our Guide to Services For People With A Disability in Barcelona Port.
For a guide on how to get from the terminal building to the centre of Barcelona by taxi, bus or walking, see our page on Transfers from the Terminals to the City Centre.
The North and South terminals are some of the closest terminals to Barcelona city centre. Any facilities that you find lacking in the terminals, you will be able to find in the World Trade Centre.