Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Barcelona, Spain

Commute patterns by Tramvia, Metro, Train, Bus, Cable Car & Funicular in Barcelona - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Barcelona get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Barcelona walk each day. See which Tramvia, Metro, Train, Bus, Cable Car & Funicular and stations are most popular in Barcelona, and more!

Barcelona has 6 transit type(s), including: Tramvia, Metro, Train, Bus, Cable Car & Funicular, operated by several transit agencies, including TMB, FGC, Renfe Cercanías, Trambaix, Trambesòs, SGMT, TMB, TCC, AUTHOSA, MOHN. SL, OLIVERAS. SL & ROSANBUS. SL

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In Barcelona, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 37 min. Over 38% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Barcelona each day? Commuters wait on average 10 min, but over 29% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Barcelona is 7.4 km. Yet 41% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Barcelona is 40%. On average, 43% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Barcelona, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.64 km? Approximately, 17% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Barcelona

How long do people usually commute in Barcelona by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Barcelona spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 37 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Barcelona, Spain?

The percentage of transit riders in Barcelona who ride public transit, including Tramvia, Metro, Train, Bus, Cable Car & Funicular for more than 2 hours every day is 38%.

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Waiting Time in Barcelona

How long do people usually wait at a station in Barcelona every day?

The average amount of time people in Barcelona wait at a stop or station for their Tramvia, Metro, Train, Bus, Cable Car & Funicular line on a weekday is 10 min.

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How many people in Barcelona usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Barcelona who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 29%.

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Trip Distance in Barcelona

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Barcelona?

The average distance people in Barcelona usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Tramvia, Metro, Train, Bus, Cable Car & Funicular is 7.4 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Barcelona?

The percentage of people in Barcelona that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 41%.

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Number of Transfers in Barcelona

How many people perform single line trips in Barcelona?

The percentage of people in Barcelona who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 40%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Barcelona?

The percentage of people in Barcelona who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 40%.

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Walking Distance in Barcelona

How far do people usually walk per trip in Barcelona?

The average distance people in Barcelona walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 7.4 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Barcelona?

The percentage of people in Barcelona who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 41%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • H8 - Camp Nou / La Maquinista
  • 92 - Pg. Marítim / Av. Tibidabo
  • 32 - Estació de Sants / Roquetes

Most popular Bus stations

  • Diagonal-Francesc Macià
  • Pl De Catalunya-Rambla Catalunya
  • Pl. Catalunya-Portal De L'Àngel

Most popular Metro lines

  • L1 - Hospital de Bellvitge - Fondo
  • L5 - Cornellà Centre - Vall d'Hebron
  • L3 - Zona Universitària - Trinitat Nova

Most popular Metro stations

  • Passeig De Gràcia
  • Catalunya
  • La Sagrera

Most popular Bus lines

  • H8 - Camp Nou / La Maquinista
  • 92 - Pg. Marítim / Av. Tibidabo
  • 32 - Estació de Sants / Roquetes

Most popular Bus stations

  • Diagonal-Francesc Macià
  • Pl De Catalunya-Rambla Catalunya
  • Pl. Catalunya-Portal De L'Àngel

Most popular Metro lines

  • L1 - Hospital de Bellvitge - Fondo
  • L5 - Cornellà Centre - Vall d'Hebron
  • L3 - Zona Universitària - Trinitat Nova

Most popular Metro stations

  • Passeig De Gràcia
  • Catalunya
  • La Sagrera

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