Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport has a wide range of services and facilities available for both leisure and business travellers. These include…
Bars & Restaurants
There is a diverse selection of coffee shops, fast food outlets, restaurants, beer and tapas bars, sweet snack stands, sandwich and ice cream kiosks, and traditional Catalan and Spanish gourmet eateries within the Departures and Arrivals areas of the airport terminals.
Duty free shops sell wines and spirits, tobacco and jewellery in the airside Departures zone.
Also at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport are pharmacies, bookshops, newsagents, and shops selling luggage items, sports equipment, travel accessories, music products, shoes, souvenirs, accessories, sunglasses, watches, gifts, electronic gadgets, toys, chocolates, pastries and other sweets, and Spanish and Catalan gourmet delicacies. Leading Spanish and international fashion retailers have boutiques in the Departures areas.
For business travellers, Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport provides VIP Lounges and conference facilities in each terminal, with internet work areas, restaurants, entertainment, fitness rooms, beds, showers and bathrooms, newspapers, hairdressers, and meeting rooms with presentation and audio visual equipment.
Within the airport Departures and Arrivals areas, there are international car rental desks, banks (CaixaBank), tour operator desks, cash machines and tourist information desks, as well as a post office, tobacconist, lottery kiosk, complaints desk, lost and found desk, hairdressing salon and medical centre.
In addition, there are several multimedia areas and Wi-Fi points throughout the terminal buildings. Those requiring assistance will find General Assistance, Flightcare and Groundforce desks, as well as information terminals, a left luggage service, a VAT refund office and a police station.
Barcelona has undertaken several modifications to ensure that its facilities are more accessible to disabled passengers. There are lifts and ramps throughout the terminal buildings and car parks, reserved parking spaces, an air bridge connection between car parks and terminal buildings, adapted buses, sliding and revolving doors, specially adapted toilets and telephone boxes, and convenient information desks.
Information terminals and signs include Braille alternatives, and several assistance staff are trained in sign language.
For The Kids
Several children’s playgrounds can be found in the boarding areas of the two Barcelona Airport terminals (consult airport maps).
Designated changing facilities for babies are available throughout the terminal buildings, and the airport has luggage transport trolleys equipped with maxi-cosi seats for children. In the check in areas, these are available with the rest of the trolleys; in the boarding areas, they must be requested at airport information desks.
Other Airports in Spain
- Gibraltar Airport – GIB (*)
- Málaga Airport – AGP
- Madrid Barajas Airport – MAD
- Sevilla Airport – SVQ
- Almería Airport – LEI
- Jerez Airport – XRY
(* Gibraltar is not in Spain but its airport is used by many people who are travelling to and from southern Andalucía.)