Barcelona-El Prat (BCN)

Ground Transportation: Barcelona El Prat Airport has 2 Terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Between the terminals the airport provides a free shuttle bus service which operates 24 hours and run in every 10 mintues. From Terminal 2 to the city you can take public bus line 46 which terminates at Placa Espanya. The ticket costs €2.15 but you can buy a T-10 travel card for €10.30 at the railway station in front of the Terminal 2 Building, which valid for 10 intermodal journeys from 1 to 6 zones. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes. There is a nightbus service line N17 which goes to Pl. Catalunya.
The spanish national railway company RENFE also operates trains in every 30 minutes to Barcelona Sants and Passeig de Grácia railway station where you can change to national and international AVE trains.
WiFi: Yes, Barcelona Airport provides a free WiFi network in both terminals for 15 minutes. There are 26 wireless internet access points located in the restaurant area, the VIP lounge and the meeting room areas.
Sleeping in the Airport: If you have an early flight departure sometimes the security staff let you go airside before midnight where you can find much more seats without. Those seats are very comfortable. If you can not go through the security check you have to sleep on the floor landside since there is no chairs. The security staff will wake you up around 4 am ask you to show him your flight ticket.
Other: The airport has many luggage locker. Rates: large locker ( €5.80), medium locker (€5.10), small locker (€4.50) for 24 hours. There are 12 mobile phone charging units distributed throughout the two terminals.

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