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Barcelona City Tour : 1 or 2 Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour

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  • Discover the glory of Barcelona on a moving bus as it takes you across the city on 2 different routes with over 35 stops for 1 or 2 calendar days.
  • With buses running every 7 - 25 minutes, you can hop on and off whenever you please, as you soak in the fabled architectural wonders of Barcelona from an open-topped, double-decker bus.
  • Witness the iconic sights of Camp Nou, Arc de Triomf, and many other top attractions and get familiar with the help of a free audio-guide service, available in 15 languages. The bus also provides free wifi and a brochure in 6 languages containing the plan and details of the city.
  • The buses are equipped with a ramp accessing the rear door and a space set aside for wheelchairs.
  • With real-time location updates, over 40 discounts, and an air-conditioned lower deck, it doesn’t get better than this!
  • Your sightseeing bus tour of Barcelona is valid for either one calendar day or two consecutive calendar days depending on your purchase. The pass gets activated on the first usage.
  • Note: The tour will only operate on the winter route (we will not go to the Forum). The first departure will be at 9 AM and the last tour starts at 7 PM, approximately from Plaza Catalunya.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • 1-day pass
  • 2-day pass

Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before departure.

Barcelona Bus Turistic: 1 or 2 Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour

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  • Experience Barcelona from the comfort of a hop-on-hop-off bus that takes you across the city on 3 well-planned routes.
  • Explore all of Barcelona on an open-topped, double-decker bus. Enhance your sightseeing experience with a multilingual audio guide, personal earphones, free wifi, and exclusive smartphone app services.
  • With over 45 stops and 5 transfer points connecting the different routes, choose a pass that covers 1 day or 2 days.
  • Buses run every 20-30 minutes and you can get on and hop off at any of the desired stops.
  • Attractions you'll see over the 3 routes include Sagrada Família, Plaça de Catalunya, Futbol Club Barcelona, Casa Batlló – Fundació Antoni Tàpies, and much more.
  • Each bus benefits from a Barcelona Turistic tour guide offering individual customer service. The ticket also includes €250 worth of discounts to help enjoy the best of Barcelona.
  • Please note: your pass is valid for either 1 calendar day or 2 consecutive calendar days depending on your purchase. The pass gets activated on the first usage.
  • Check out the Route Map here.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • 1 Day Pass
  • 2 Day Pass

Available in 16 languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Dutch, Norwegian, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew, and Turkish

  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 48 hours before the schedule

Barcelona is one of the premier tourist destinations in Europe and definitely one of the most delightful places to visit. There are a number of ways to explore this beautiful city, but the hop-on hop-off buses are truly a blessing in disguise if you want to explore all the major tourist spots in the city in just a few days. Hop-on hop-off buses stop at multiple major attractions of the city and you have the option to pick and choose which spots you want to visit. Read on to find out more about the hop on hop off bus services in Barcelona.

Why Choose Barcelona Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours?

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There are several reasons to go on a hop-on hop off bus tour when visiting Barcelona. 

  • Hop on hop off tours makes economic sense as you can just pay once and stop off at as many attractions as you want. Once you are done with a particular spot, you can climb on board the next bus. 
  • There are a number of bus routes running across the city, and the next bus is never too far away. 
  • This mode of exploring the city will also afford you lots of flexibility and convenience, as you choose to hit every spot on the route or choose to sit tight on the bus and enjoy Barcelona’s extraordinary cityscape.

Your Barcelona Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Options Explained

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Barcelona City Tour

  • Choose between 1-day and 2-day pass passes and explore the enchanting city of Barcelona from an open-topped bus.
  • Hop on and off at any of the 35 stops and visit all the city's major attractions.
  • There are two different routes, the Orange Route covering the western part of the city, and the Green Route covering eastern Barcelona.
  • Popular stops include Park Guell, Sagrada Familia, Casa Batllo, Barcelona and La Rambla.
  • An audio commentary is available in 15 languages to make your sightseeing tour more informative.

Flexible Cancelation Policy: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours in advance.

Discounted Ticket: Infants aged 0-3 can enter for free. Children aged 4-12, as well as seniors aged 65 and above will enjoy reduced ticket pricing but must carry a valid photo ID.

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Barcelona Bus Turistic

  • Choose between 1 or 2-day passes and explore Barcelona on an open-topped double-decker sightseeing bus.
  • With over 40 stops, you will be able to visit all the city's major attractions at your own pace.
  • There are three different routes that you can opt for with the same ticket, the Red, Blue, and Green Routes.  
  • Popular stops include the Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló, FC Barcelona’s stadium, and La Pedrera.
  • You will get an audio guide in 16 languages that tell you everything you need to know about the city to enjoy your visit.

Flexible Cancelation Policy: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 48 hours before the schedule.

Discounted Ticket: Children up to 4 years enter for free, provided they are accompanied by a paying adult.

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Barcelona Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Timetable

City Tour

Timings: 9 AM to 7 PM

Frequency: Between 20 and 30 minutes

Bus Turistic

Timings: 9 AM to 7 PM.

Frequency: Between 20 and 30 minutes.

Closures: 1 January and 25 December.

Barcelona Hop On Hop Off Bus Routes

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Highlights of the Barcelona Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia is a cathedral designed by Antoni Gaudí that was started in 1882 and still remains unfinished. You can climb the towers and visit the visit the Sagrada Familia Museum. Nearby is La Monumental, Barcelona’s famous bullring.

Casa Batlló

At Casa Batlló you where can explore one of architect Antoni Gaudí's masterpieces. Nearby is Casa Amatller, another historic house museum, and Casa Mila, the last private residence designed by Gaudí.

Park Güell

Park Guell is a sprawling park and garden. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was designed by Antoni Gaudi. Close by is the Gaudi Museum, as well as a number of restaurants and shops.

Camp Nou (F.C. Barcelona)

Camp Nou is the complex that houses the historic football stadium that’s home to FC Barcelona. Fans of the historic club can also visit the FC Barcelona Museum to learn more about the stadium and the club’s most iconic players.

Plaça de Catalunya

This large plaza at the center of Barcelona is one of the starting points of the tour. From here you can also head to the Gothic Quarter and explore the 13th century Barcelona Cathedral, and Palau de Música, a historic concert hall.

Passeig de Colom/ Columbus Monument

Located at one end of the famous La Rambla road is this seafront column topped with Columbus' statue. Nearby are the Maritime Museum and the Wax Museum (Museu de Cera).

Plaça d'Espanya

This is one of Barcelona's most important squares. Set at the foot of Montjuïc hill. Here you can see the Venetian Towers and stop by Arenas de Barcelona, a shopping mall that is housed in an old bullring.

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya

Also called the MNAC, this hilltop museum is located in the Palau Nacional. It features 11th- to 20th-century Catalan art. Nearby is the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, and the Catalan Museum of Archaeology (Museu d'Arqueologia).

Poble Espanyol

Poble Espanyol is an open-air architectural museum featuring over 117 replica buildings from across Spain. It is located near Montjuïc hill and the Historic Botanical Garden (or Jardí Botànic Històric).

Parc de la Ciutadella/ Ciutadella Park

This historic park is famous for its classical fountain and statues. It is also home to the Barcelona Zoo. Nearby is El Born historic market and the Museu de la Xocolata.

Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo is one of the top attractions in the city and houses over 400 species of mammals, reptiles, and birds. It is located near the El Poblenou district with hip cafes and tapas bars.

Torre Agbar/ Agbar Tower

This high-tech skyscraper located in  El Poblenou was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel. Nearby are various bars, cafes, flea markets, and the futuristic Barcelona Design Museum.

Museu d'Història de Catalunya/ Museum of the History of Catalonia

This waterside museum is located in a 19th-century warehouse. Nearby is the Barceloneta neighborhood and the Aquarium Barcelona.


This seaside neighborhood is full of wonderful beaches, such as Sant Sebastià Beach, and Barceloneta Beach. You can dine out at al fresco seafood restaurants and traditional tapas bars.

Port Vell

Along this area is the Rambla de Mar, a walkway that stretches over the sea. Also here is the Aquarium Barcelona which has over 450 different species. There are various shops nearby including the Maremagnum mall.

Port Olímpic

Located in La Barceloneta, this glitzy marina is full of yachts. You can walk along the palm-lined promenade or take the Port Cable Car to Montjuïc hill.

Barcelona Hop On Hop Off Visitor Tips and Guidelines

  • Research the route of the Hop on hop off tour of Barcelona before heading for the trip and mark your priorities.
  • Get your Barcelona hop-on hop-off tour tickets in advance online.
  • Set out for your tour as early in the morning as possible. That way, you will be able to take the most number of stops.
  • Be flexible with your itinerary. Barcelona has many wonderful sights to see all over town, so be prepared to go out of your planned schedule.
  • Read the route map and figure out the exchange stops. You can switch routes on these spots and head to a different set of attractions.
  • If the weather is cold and you do not have sufficient cover, do not sit in the open part of the bus. If it is a sunny day, remember to put on sunblock before going to the open top.
  • Carry water on the trip. The entire tour can take over 5 hours and staying hydrated is vital.
  • Dress in relaxing clothing if you are planning to take a lot of stops on your way. Don’t forget to wear comfortable footwear as well.
  • While some sights in Barcelona are free, try to find out which sights on your Hop-on hop-off route require advance booking and paid tickets.

Frequently Asked Questions About Barcelona Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

Q. Does Barcelona have a hop-on hop-off bus tour?

A. Yes, Barcelona has two hop-on hop-off bus tours, each with a number of routes.

Q. Where can I buy Barcelona hop-on hop-off tickets?

A. You can purchase Barcelona Hop on hop off bus tour tickets online.

Q. Are Barcelona hop-on hop-off tickets available online?

A. Yes, you can buy Barcelona hop-on hop-off tickets online here.

Q. How much does hop on hop off bus cost in Barcelona?

A. There are two hop-on hop-off bus tours, both of which begin from €30

Q. How do hop on hop off buses work in Barcelona?

A. Hop-on hop-off buses are tourist buses that allow you to board and leave whenever you like and sightsee at your own convenience

Q. How often are the hop-on hop-off buses in Barcelona?

A. Barcelona hop-on hop-off bus tours run at a frequency of 20 to 30 minutes.

Q. Are there audio guides on the Barcelona hop-on hop-off bus tours?

A. Yes, you will get access to audio guides available in up to 15 languages for a comprehensive overview of the city.

Q. Are Barcelona’s hop-on hop-off bus tours accessibility-friendly?

A. Yes, Barcelona hop-on hop-off tours are accessibility-friendly for wheelchair users.