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Catalunya’s capital, a Mediterranean city with Roman remains, medieval quarters and an example of 20th century modernism. There are many sight seeing sites in this city and you probably won’t have enough time to see them all in just a weekend. A good way to move around this metropolis is by renting a cheap car.

Barcelona Airport Car RentalBarcelona is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. This coastal Spanish city has something for everyone. The tourists can see a perfect blend of modern and traditional architecture in the buildings in this city and many new buildings were built during the preparations for the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, and only added more elegance to the beauty of this city. Make the most of your time in the city by opting for car rental to see everything that catches the eye.

Accommodation is not a problem in Barcelona, as the large number of hotels and apartments are always ready to welcome the tourists. Some of these hotels are near the coast and tourists can enjoy the scenic beaches from their own private balconies. Booking in advance is advisable in the peak season as the beaches of this gorgeous city attract millions of tourists from all over the world.

For beach lovers, Barcelona is just perfect. The beaches of Barcelona are counted among the most beautiful beaches around the world. One of the most popular is Platja de Sant Sebastià, which is on the outskirts of Barcelona and ideal for a day out. Alternatively, make the most of Barcelona car rental and head to L'Aquàrium, which has a large collection of aquatic creatures. Excursions from the city include Montserrat, Tarragona, Sitges and Barceloneta, which have a variety of attractions which will suit all the family. 

There are many museums and art galleries in Barcelona including the Picasso Museum, which features a huge collection of the works created by Pablo Picasso. Getting around all of the museums and galleries can be difficult but car hire is a great way to get the most out of your time in the city.  Kids will love the chance to visit the city’s many parks, which are ideal for picnics, mingling with the locals and simply spending time in the great outdoors.  Parks include the Parc de la Ciutadella and the Parc Guell.

Those who love shopping will have good time in Barcelona as this city has the best selection of shops in the country. This beautiful coastal city is full of top designer outlets, large shopping arcades and department stores. Tourists can have a great time dining out at Boqueria Market and the street cafes in the city. The other major attractions of the city are Plaça Catalunya, Anella Olimpica, Moll de la Fusta, Port Olimpic (Olympic Port) and the Ramblas. Car rental makes it easy to visit all the sites and allows the tourists to forget their worries and have a great time exploring.

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Car rental tips for Barcelona Airport

Out of hours

As not all car rental companies are open 24 hours at Barcelona, you will still be able to collect your car before or after opening hours. Click on the car rental company logo for the opening hours and check the detailed rental terms for the extra fee.

Shuttle service

If a car rental company is Off Airport the supplier will provide a free of charge shuttle bus to the local rental office.


When traveling we advise to carry some Euros to avoid any unwanted surprises. At Barcelona airport there are Money Exchange offices in order to change your local currency.

Time zone

The local time code for Barcelona is CEST.


When traveling to Barcelona make sure to check the local weather conditions in order to avoid any unpleasant surprises.


Barcelona has approximately 1.609 million inhabitants.

Where to go with my rental car

When renting a car, you are free to drive wherever you want as long as you keep to the local traffic rules which can be different that you are used to. Always keep to the maximum speed limit and be a responsible driver. Watch out if you want to cross the border into another country as there might be restrictions and/or extra fee's to be paid. If you want to take the car on a ferry, please always check with the local car rental agent if this is allowed as not all car rental companies allow it or extra fees might be applicable.

Why rent a car?

The best way to discover Barcelona Airport is by renting a car. Renting a car is easy and affordable way of transportation. With your rent a car you can explore the beautiful surroundings of Barcelona Airport. works with numerous rent a car companies in Barcelona Airport.

Cross border with the rented car

Please note that if you intend to travel across country or state borders, restrictions may apply. Such cross-border charges may be applied at the rental desk.

How do I select the perfect rental car in Barcelona Airport

In Barcelona Airport, many car rental companies offer different types of cars, from small cars to large SUVs. has made it easy for you. Simply filter the results. If you are looking for an SUV, click SUV and you will see all the SUVs you can choose. You can also see if the SUV is a 4 * 4 guaranteed, because not all SUVs are guaranteed 4 * 4. If you want a guaranteed diesel car, use the search filter and you will have the guarantee that you will get a diesel car.

Drive your rental car in Barcelona Airport

Driving around in the city of Barcelona Airport with a rental car can be a hassle but not impossible. Its a good way to move around but we advise to have a look at the local traffic rules as they may vary with what you are used to. Take in mind that in rush hour traffic can be pretty dense and it can take longer before you reach your destination.

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Travel tips for Barcelona Airport

Barcelona is the second largest city of Spain, below you find the most popular attractions and things you can do in Barcelona

  • Sants-Monjuic an area with the Montjuic hill with the castle, museum, the magic fountain, the botanic garden and a very long shopping street
  • the center off Barcelona where you can follow the Gaudi building tour and visit the Casa Museu Gaudi (Guadi Museum)
  • Not to miss is the Sagrada de Familia. Also a Gaudi design. They started building in 1882 and it still has not finished.
  • If you like museums, Barcelona has more than 16 large museums, for example the Picasso Museum or for modern art Museu dart Comtemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
  • Barcelona has also a very busy but beautiful beach which is 7 kilometers long, there are many restaurants and bars and water sport attractions.
  • For the soccer fans a visit to the Camp Nou the stadium of FC Barcelona is a must

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Facts about car rental in Barcelona Airport

  • Last month, the average car rental length at Barcelona Airport was 6 days.
  • The average rental car length at Barcelona Airport is 7 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently at Barcelona Airport is INTERMEDIATE cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type at Barcelona Airport were COMPACT cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car at Barcelona Airport? Last month, the average car rental price was 195 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car at Barcelona Airport? Last year, the average car rental price was 337 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a at Barcelona Airport? Last month, the average rental price was 34 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car at Barcelona Airport over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 49 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available at Barcelona Airport are: Alamo, goldcar, National, Enterprise, Firefly, OK Mobility, Acarent.

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Barcelona Airport Rental Car Reviews
See below last 5 customer reviews. Our customers rated Barcelona Car Rental with an average of 8.50 based on 4 ratings.

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Mr Mohamed Riadh

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August 09, 2016



A supplementary insurance has been proposed to us from 100 eurosrnwe do not have the possibility to extend the duration of rental via your site, we called the agency sixts in france which charged us 100 euros for 2 extra days

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Mr Abbas

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July 16, 2016


Car Exterior Not Clean

Hertz in barcelona airport gave me a car with uncleaned exterior. i went back and complained to the booth. they sent a boy who quickly rubbed a piece of cloth. no good!

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Mr Antoon

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May 08, 2016


Low price, fine car, great service.

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Mr Aleksandr

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June 26, 2014


Very good car from seat ibiza1.6 td atesa. thank you!