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Barcelona Airport Informational Guide to Barcelona Airport–El Prat (BCN) - Non Official

Barcelona Airport Terminals

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airport is the main international gateway to the city of Barcelona and the second busiest airport in Spain after Madrid Airport.

BCN terminals are used by a large number of airlines, check from which terminal your flight departs or arrives here.

Terminal 1 - T1

Terminal 1 or T1 was inaugurated on 2009 and now operates the vast majority of flights, handling both Schengen and non-Schengen services.

T1 was designed by the Catalan architect Ricardo Bofill and has an area of more than 500,000 square meters.

See more information about Barcelona Airport Terminal 1

Terminal 2 - T2

Barcelona Terminal 2 has three linked sections: T2A, T2B and T2C. It was designed before Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992 to handle the incoming international traffic.

Nowadays, Barcelona Terminal 2 only handles Schengen and non-Schengen services of low-cost and regional carriers.

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Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal 2 (T2) are located 4 km apart.

There is a free shuttle bus between terminals. It is green and runs every 6 - 7 minutes, 24 hours a day and takes about 10-15 minutes to complete the loop. 

Check more information at the transfer between terminals section.