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Nearest Metro Stop to França Station in Barcelona

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It is a common misconception that there is a metro station located inside Estació França station. Unfortunately, there is no metro station at França train station - the nearest metro station is Barceloneta - a 5 to 10 minute walk from the station.

Barcelona Estació França station
Barcelona Estació França station

This page will provide you with a walking map from França station to Barceloneta metro. If you have only a small backpack, the walk should take you no longer than five minutes. If you are carrying luggage, it could take you a bit longer.


Estació França to Barceloneta metro walking map

  • Leave the station building and turn left onto Avenida du Marques de l'Argentera.
  • Walk along the street until you reach Calle Pla del Palau
  • Turn left down Calle Pla del Palau and you will see the metro entrance on your left.

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If you arrive in Barcelona with too much luggage to carry from França station to the Barceloneta metro station, you will need to take a taxi (even though this will be a short ride). There is a taxi rank directly outside the station. The cost of the journey is likely to be just above the taxi charge minimum.


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See our page on transfers from Estació França to the city centre for details on how to get the metro to the city centre from Barceloneta station.

Unfortunately, there is no metro station directly in Estació França . However, you will find Barceloneta metro just around the corner.


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