Getting To Sitges 2020 Barcelona, Spain
Sitges is located just 30 minutes from El Prat International Airport in Barcelona. The airport is well served by European and global carriers.
Sitges makes the perfect base to visit Barcelona with trains running approximately every 20 minutes.
Sitges is well serviced by rail, road and air, making it a very easy destination to visit. The airport in Barcelona is one of the most modern in Europe and the train from the airport and the village is fast and efficient. There are also regular bus services to and from the airport and the centre of Barcelona.
From Barcelona El Prat Airport to Sitges
Covid 19 – Important information
Please note that the Mon Bus is now called, “Plana Autocars”. There is a special timetable for the current Covid situation.
If you are arriving at Terminal 2 and want to get the train to Sitges, you need to take the metro to the El Prat (Airport) train station. Take the L9 Line. The shuttle bus between the airports is not operational due to Covid 19.
The majority of visitors to Sitges arrive via Barcelona’s Aeroport del Prat, which is located some 20km from Sitges. To get to Sitges from the airport there are three options, train, bus and taxi.
Arriving at Terminal 1 (Vueling and Major International Airlines)
There are no direct trains from Barcelona Airport to Sitges. Therefore, it is necessary to take the RENFE train R2 Nord from the airport at Terminal 1 and get off at the first stop called El Prat de Llobregat. From here you can catch the train to Sitges.
Arriving at Terminal 2 (Most Low cost airlines)
If you are arriving into Terminal 2 (T2) you will not be able to walk straight to the train station, as it is 4km away. You will need to take a shuttle bus from outside the terminal. From here you can catch the train to Sitges.
Which train do I get to Sitges from the airport?
Once you arrive at El Prat de Llobregat station, go up the escalator, turn left and then go immediately down the next escalator. Take the train that says “Vilanova G” or “St. Vincenç de Calders” on the front. Watch the signs and get off at the Sitges Stop. It takes approximately 30 minutes.
Getting from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 airport in Sitges
Passengers that need to go from one terminal to another at Barcelona airport can take the free transfer bus service (color green).
The shuttle service runs as follows:
– From 5 am to 8 am: every 7-8 minutes.
– From 8 am to 8 pm: every 4 minutes.
– From 8 pm to 5 am: every 20 minutes.
The stop is located:
– Terminal 1: outside the terminal. Level 0.
– Terminal 2: outside the terminal. T2B, below the bridge
– From T1 to T2 the travel time takes about 10 minutes and stops at “Arrivals”.
– From T2 to T1 the travel time takes about 14 minutes and stops at “Departures”.
After 12am your only option is The Mon Bus. *Please note that the Mon Bus is now called, “Plana Autocars”. It is the best option which now leaves between Terminal B & C.
There are plenty of taxi’s available at the airport no matter what time your flight arrives. A taxi from the airport to Sitges costs just under EUR 70 depending on the time of day, number of passengers etc.
The MonBus (Please note that the Mon Bus is now called, “Plana Autocars”.) runs once per hour from Monday to Friday. On Saturdays the bus runs every two hours. On Sundays and Holidays they run four times per day. For details of the times and ticket prices of the MonBus Bus check the MonBus Website. Go to the ‘Timetable Searcher’ and key in ‘Aeroport’ to ‘Sitges’. The times provided will be either for Monday – Friday, Saturdays, Sundays or Night time.
The night bus runs four times per hour from 00:55 until 04:50.
For details of the times of the MonBus check the MonBus Website. Go to the ‘Timetable Searcher’ and key in ‘Aeroport’ to ‘Sitges’. The times provided will be either for Monday – Friday, Saturdays, Sundays or Nighttime. It is important to check this as it may be subject to change.
On your return to the Airport, the bus leaves from close to the train station at Parc can Robert on Passeig de Vilafranca (just under the bridge after Sitges’ main tourist information office).
From Barcelona City Centre to Sitges
You need to get the train from Sants or Paseo de Gracia station. Take the train that says “Vilanova G” on the front.
Trains to Sitges from Barcelona run approximately every twenty minutes, starting at 06:50 (from Estacio de França) and finishing at 18:50 from Barcelona Sants). The journey lasts 46 minutes from Estacio de França, 37 minutes from Passeig de Gracia and 30 minutes from Estacio Sants. Train times are subject to change – it is therefore best to check the Official Renfe website
Buses to Sitges from Barcelona leave from Plaza Espanya and Ronda Universitat during the day. They are run by a bus company called MonBus. The journey from Ronda Universitat to Sitges takes 55 minutes and from Plaza Espanya it takes 45 minutes – although this can be longer at weekends as the bus makes more stops. The buses go via Barcelona airport (El Prat de Llobregat).
The Night Buses are under a different name – they are not called MonBus and are simply given numbers N30, N31 or N32. They run from Plaza Catalunya rather than Ronda Universitat or Plaza Espanya. The night bus journey is shorter as it goes directly from Barcelona to Sitges, with the journey time lasting 35 minutes.
Sitges is located approximately 42 km south of Barcelona. A taxi journey will take about 40 minutes and cost about €85.00 .
From Reus Airport to Sitges
Our recommendation is to get either the bus or a taxi from the airport to Tarragona Station.
*Times Subject to change – Mondays to Fridays: 07:25, 08:25, 09:25, 12:55, 13:55, 14:55, 17:55, 18:55 and 19:55.
Info – 0034 977 770 698. – Fare EUR 3
Otherwise get a taxi – Fare EUR 15 approx
Option 1 – More trains, but one change.
At Tarragona you have two choices – Option 1 – Take the train to San Vicencs de Calders. You leave the station and go outside to the local trains platform which is in the open air. Change trains there for Sitges train (sixth stop). Trains to Sitges are every 15 minutes.
Option 2 – Less trains but direct to Sitges.
Trains from Tarragona are also very frequent. You are heading north, towards Barcelona.Buy a ticket straight through to Sitges. Prices vary in Spain depending on the type of train, so a straight through ticket is recommended.
Not all trains stop at Sitges, so be sure to ask.
The whole trip should be about 1 hour 15 minutes.
From Girona Airport to Sitges
Take a taxi to Girona Station, from there take the train to “Sants Station”. There you can catch the train to Sitges.
Trains from Girona to Barcelona takes about 1’20/1’30 h. There are a few that take just one hour. Then you have to add the Sitges train time. Expect 2’30 h. of total time, including the break between the Girona train and the Sitges one, at Sants Estació.
– Girona to Sants (Approx EUR 6)
– Sants to Sitges (Approx EUR 4.50)
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