Barcelona Red Bus - City Tour
The red double-decker buses from Barcelona city tour offer an easy paced hop-on hop-off transport with electric roof and heating on both decks.
If you want to visit Barcelona at your own pace and with no hurry, the red double-decker tourist bus is your option!
You can get on and off all day long, with the same ticket, you can change route and learn about the history of the city through a comfortable audio system with earphones, in 12 different languages.
We present a map and guide with all the stops of each of the routes, and discounts for different establishments in the city.
Our new buses are adapted for people with limited mobility and have an electric roof for use in the event of rain; they are fitted with anatomical seats and heating on both decks.
They also have a stewardess aboard permanently.
Now there are 2 routes: East and West. The frequency of buses at the stops varies depending on the season (between 8 and 15 minutes) and each route takes approximately two hours.
After booking you will receive your ticket vouchers on your email-address. You can use them right away to board the bus on any of the stops along the route.
For a detailed route map, please take a look at our large Zoom Route Map.
Red Bus prices (Book online for a 10% discount!)
Adult: 1 day 27€ (-10% online), 2 days 38€ (-10% online)
Child (4-12 yrs): 1 day 16€ (-10% online), 2 days 20€ (-10% online)
Senior (+65 yrs): 1 day 23€ (-10% online), 2 days 29€ (-10% online)
Children under 4 years are travelling for free!
The red city sightseeing buses are the best choice for independent travelers.
You decide on where to get off and for how long. With the help of the audio guide you can create your personal tour of Barcelona.
Insider tip: In summer, we recommend you to bring a bottle of water. Especially if you are traveling for a while on the sunny upper deck.
The Barcelona City Tour hop on hop off buses operate on 2 routes, green and orange, all accessible with the same ticket. Please take a look on our map for the details.
The green route has got a slightly changed itinerary in winter (01/11 to 30/04): Ciutadella-Zoo, Teatre Nacional-Auditori, Glòries-Torre Agbar.
Things To Bring
Right after booking you will receive a voucher.
With the printed ticket voucher you can board the bus on any stop during the routes.
If you have got the voucher on your mobile phone, please exchange it at the office in C/ Balmes, 5. Opening hours: Every day from 08.30 to 20.00hrs. To get the 10% discount you will have to book online in advance!
- Information officer on every bus
- Headset for Audio-Guide on the bus
- Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Hindi and Russian
- Booklet for discounts on sights, attractions and restaurants along the way
From 9 to 19hrs in winter and until 20hrs in summer. Every route takes about 2 hours if you do not get off anywhere.