The Barcelona Metro consists of 11 lines of different colour and number: L1 (red), L2 (violet), L3 (green), L4 (yellow), L5 (dark blue), L6 (purple), L7 (brown), L8 (pink), L9 (orange), L10 (sky blue), L11 (light green). Stations are conveniently located both in the touristic city centre and remote districts. Metro lines length amounts to 144,3 km and has 180 stations. Working hours: from 5 a.m. till midnight (Sunday – Thursday) and from 5 a.m. till 2 a.m. (Fridays and holidays). Moreover, the metro runs all night on Saturdays.
The cost of a single ticket makes € 2.20. In addition, there are various transport cards: the most popular one is T10 giving you the right for 10 journeys and making them twice cheaper – €10,20. Also, there is an unlimited travel ticket: for 24 hours – € 8,60, for 48 hours – € 15, for 72 hours – € 22, for 96 hours – € 28.50, for 120 hours – € 35, for 1 month – € 54, for 3 months – € 145.30.
Tickets and transport cards can be purchased from ticket machines and ticket offices located at the stations. You can pay in cash or with a bank card. Stations are entered through ticket barriers. The ticket shall be kept until the end of the journey. Be attentive when choosing the platform.