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Barcelona Airport Guide to Barcelona Airport–El Prat (BCN)

Barcelona Airport Terminal 1 (T1)

Barcelona Airport Terminal 1, or also known as T1, handles both Schengen and non-Schengen flights and is the busiest terminal since it operates the vast majority of flights.


Levels

Barcelona Airport Terminal 1 consists of the following levels:

Level 0

This is the Arrivals level, where the Intermodal Lobby is located.

Find the baggage claim area and several check-in counters.

Ground transportation options are available outside the facility.

Level 1

Departures level.

Find here the "Puente Aéreo" (Aerial Bridge), the corridor where services between Barcelona and Madrid are hosted as well as some Schengen services.

Find in this level boarding area A, B and C and its departure gates.

Several services are also available.

Level 2

Auto check-in machines, passport control and VIP lounges.

Level 3

Departures level.

Find in this level boarding areas D and E, 101 boarding gates and 144 check-in desks.

Find several shops, bars and restaurants.

boarding areas

Terminal 1 has five boarding areas according to destination and with its respective gates:

Boarding Area A

It handles flights to Madrid.

Boarding Area B

It is in charge of Schengen flights.

Boarding Area C

It handles Air Nostrum flights.

Boarding Area D

It is home of non-Schengen European flights.

Boarding Area E

It manages non-Schengen non-European flights.

Present & future

Given the existing congestion in Barcelona Airport, it is planned the construction of a satellite terminal, T1S, in the near future.

T1S will be able to increase the passenger capacity up to 70 million per year and it is also expected to solve the space shortage of both terminals.

transfer between terminals

There is a shuttle bus between both terminals available. 

Check how to transfer between terminals at Barcelona Airport


Services

- Free Wi-Fi
- Post office
- Children’s play area
- Food, drink and retail concessions
- Information desks
- Luggage storage
- Pharmacy
- ATMs
- Currency exchange
- Prayer rooms
- Duty free stores
- VAT refund
- Hairdresser
- Showers
- Spa

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Airport hotel

Sleep & Fly Barcelona is available 24/7 in Barcelona Terminal 1, first level.

Rooms are equipped with double bed, private bathroom, flat screen TV, telephone, among other services.

Rooms can be booked between 10:00 am to 06:00 pm for day use, 3-6 hours, or overnight.

Lounges

Premium VIP Lounge: Terminal 1. Services: Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Telephones, Gym. Smoke is not allowed.

Showers, Private rooms, Conference rooms and Printers and copiers are available upon payment.

Sala VIP Colomer: Terminal 1. Services: Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Children’s area, Internet terminals. Smoke is not allowed.

Wi-Fi, Printers and Copiers are available upon payment.

Sala VIP Miró: Terminal 1, towards D Gates. Services: Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Children’s area, Conference rooms, Internet terminals, Telephones. Smoke is not allowed.

Wi-Fi, Showers, Spa services, Printers and copiers are available upon payment.

Sala VIP Pau Casals: Terminal 1. Services: Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Children’s area, Conference rooms, Internet terminals, Telephones. Smoke is not allowed.

Wi-Fi, Showers, Spa services, Printers and copiers are available upon payment.

Purchase your pass to Barcelona Airport lounges