Car rental Barcelona airport
Car hire Barcelona El Prat Airport
Car rental is super popular in Barcelona and there’s lots of competition. That’s why car rental in Barcelona is very cheap. Holiday Cars compares all the different car rental prices and offers you the best deals! Whether you are visiting the city of Barcelona or exploring the Costa Brava or Costa del Maresme, a rental car is always convenient. Taxis and public transport will be a lot more expensive because of the super cheap rental prices in Barcelona. Besides, car rental will give you the freedom to drive wherever whenever you want!
Barcelona El Prat Airport
Barcelona-El Prat Airport is the biggest airport in Catalonia and the second largest in Spain. It’s now consolidated as a strategic point of reference in the Euro-Mediterranean airspace. El Prat Airport is an international airport and is located 12 km/7.5 miles southwest of the centre of Barcelona. The airport was officially named Barcelona-El Prat on June 6th 2011, to ensure a standardised name; the general public and the media were in the habit of using the names ‘Barcelona’ or ‘El Prat’ interchangeably. The airport has grown immensely: from about 11 million passengers in 1995 to more than 47 million passengers in 2017! There are two big terminals at the airport, Terminal T1 (split in 5 modules: 1A,1B,1C,1D,1E) and Terminal T2 (divided into three liked sections: 2A, 2B, 2C. The car rental companies are located in both terminals or are easy reachable with a free shuttle bus.
Car hire at Barcelona El Prat Airport
Have you always dreamed of driving a luxurious convertible car on your holiday? But the high prices always hold you back? Then you should definitely make your dream come true at Barcelona Airport! The car hire prices here are super affordable, even more so for car hire of small economical cars. There are 17 car rental companies available at Barcelona El Prat Airport:
- Amigo Autos
- Keddy by Europcar
With the help of your rental car, you can make the most out of your holiday to Barcelona or nearby villages. Some nearby villages you could visit are: Malgrat de Mar, Platja d’Aro, Blanes, Calella and Lloret de Mar, all located at the coast. Of course you can also drive inland and explore the nature there!
There are a lot of things to see and do in Barcelona, a little bit too much to discuss all of them… But you should definitely visit the following sights:
- Parc de la Ciutadella:
A beautiful park where you can sit, relax and enjoy the sun. The famous Cascada Fountain is designed by Gaudi, when he was still a student of architecture. There even is a zoo inside the parc! This place is great to have a picnic with some delicious Spanish delicacies.
- Cathedral of Barcelona:
The beautiful and famous Cathedral is located in the Gothic Quarter, one of the oldest and most beautiful districts in Barcelona. You will find loads of shops, restaurants and little bars nearby.
- Parc Güell:
This park is one of the most creative parcs in the world! It’s even named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s best to visit really early in the morning, to avoid big crowds. You can buy a ticket in advance on the website of Parc Guell. You will probably enjoy yourself for 1 or 2 hours in the beautiful parc.
- Sagrada Familia:
Of course you really have to visit the Sagrada Familia, one of Gaudi’s latest projects. It has been under construction since 1882… But a visit is definitely worth it! Don’t forget to make a cool picture.
- Beach area:
The beach area has a lot to offer. Start off at the top of Montjuic and enjoy a beautiful view over Barcelona. Go to a Cable Car station and a cable car will bring you to the top. If possible, you should also visit the beautiful picturesque garden Jardin de Mossen Costa. From here make your way down to walk through the Barceloneta neighbourhood. After that head down town to the beach and work a little bit on your tan!
If you have enough time we recommended to drive your rental car down south, for example to the beautiful town Tarragona. You can find lots of Roman remains in Tarragona. The Costa Brava is extremely touristic, drive your rental car south for less-visited Catalunya of lush valleys and unspoilt beaches, delicious food and Unesco World Heritage Roman ruins.
Car rental with the help of Holiday Cars
Holiday Cars offers you the best deals for car hire at Barcelona El Prat Airport. Take a look at our sharp rental and insurance rates and compare the different car rental companies, that will probably help you decide. A rental car will make sure you will be able to explore beautiful Barcelona and Spain.
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Phone number: (+34) 913 211 000
Frequently asked questions about car hire at Barcelona airport
What documents do you need to hire a car at Barcelona airport?
To hire a car in Barcelona
you need to bring your passport, drivers' license and credit card.
At what age can I rent a car at Barcelona airport?
The age at which you can hire a car at Barcelona airport
is 18 with most suppliers. But do keep in mind that you will be charged a young drivers fee below 25.
Can I rent a luxury sports car at Barcelona airport?
Yes, you can hire luxury sports cars at Barcelona airport
for example a Mercedes E-class convertible or a BMW 7-series.