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Looking for a car in the capital of Catalonia? At QuarentaCars you can book a car hire Barcelona and pick up the vehicle at Sants Station, El Prat airport and several locations in the province. Travel around the impressive region of Catalonia and the Costa Brava and we will help you find the car you need in just one search.

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Offices: Car Rental Barcelona

Barcelona-El Prat Airport, Sants Train Station and several towns in the province.

At QuarentaCars you can book a car rental Barcelona airport, Sants train station, at different spots in the city and more than ten locations across the province.

Helpful information

  • Agency: Goldcar
  • Vehicle: Small
  • Average price: 11 £/day
  • Good price: 6 £/day

The maximum speed allowed to drive through the old town of Barcelona is 30 km/h. On multi-lane roads such as Avenida de la Reina Cristina and Avenida Meridiana, the limit increases to 50 km/h.

On access highways, ring roads and national roads such as the B-20 and B22 that connect with El Prat Airport, and the N-340 that connects with Valencia; the speed limit is between 80 and 90 km/h. For the rest of the motorways such as the A2, A7, A27; you can drive up to 120 km/h.

The difficulty of parking in the big cities of Spain, entails a difficulty that we have assumed. Here are some tips to make parking in Barcelona a little easier.

Paid parking:

  • Zona Azul: paid parking in the streets has different durations, times and prices, depending on how busy the area is. The maximum duration is between 2 and 4 hours and the price is around 1.08 ? per hour.
  • Parking: If you do not have time to look for a space, it is highly recommended that you locate a public or private car park. Barcelona City Council provides a detailed map with the location of the car parks in Barcelona.

Free parking:

  • Beach area: Around the Mar Bella beach, there is a large free car park.

Do you have doubts or need help to complete your reservation, to make a modification or cancellation?

Our customer service department will be happy to help you during the booking process. Contact us by email: reservas@quarentacars.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. And through our telephone number +34.810.101.028 from Monday to Friday from 10:00hrs to 16:00hrs.

Directory: Car Hire Barcelona

Cheap Car Hire Barcelona Airport

Beside the big international agencies coexist the low cost car hire Barcelona. The rental service include the station, airport and several points of the city. Barcelona is one of the most complete and varied destinations for car rentals in Spain, this has given rise to a dynamic of quality services and with cars in excellent conditions. From mini, compact and family cars to 7-seater and minivans.

Alquiler de coches con Alamo

Agency: Alamo

Collection offices:

Alamo Barcelona Airport
Airport del Prat, 08820 Prat De Llobregat, Spain
Telephone: +34 935 21 90 95

Alamo Train Station Barcelona Sants
Ave Sants. Pza Paises Catalans, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 934 91 01 89

Alamo Barcelona PIaza Catalunya
Carrer Rivadeneyra, 3 Parking. Floor -1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 935 21 00 25

Alquiler de coches con Budget

Agency: Budget Car Rental

Collection offices:

Budget Car Rental Barcelona Airport Terminal 2
Barcelona Airport, Barcelona, 08820
Telephone: Tel: 902 108 495

Budget Barcelona Sants Station
C/Rector Triado N 104, Barcelona, 08014
Telephone: 902 110 293

Budget Pallars, Barcelona
C/Pallars, 457, Barcelona, 08019
Telephone: 933 031 066

Budget Rambla Barcelona
Catalunya 40, Barcelona, 08007
Telephone: 902 110 275

Alquiler de coches con Avis

Agency: Avis

Collection offices:

Avis Barcelona Airport
Barcelona Airport, Barcelona, 08820
Telephone: Tel: 902 108 495

Avis Barcelona Sants Station
C/Rector Triado N 104, Barcelona, 08014
Telephone: 902 110 293

Avis Pallars, Barcelona
C/Pallars, 457, Barcelona, 08019
Telephone: 933 031 066

Avis Rambla Barcelona
Catalonia 40, Barcelona, 08007
Telephone: 902 110 275

Alquiler de coches con Hertz

Agency: Hertz

Collection offices:

Hertz Barcelona Airport (El Prat) – Terminal 1
El Prat Airport
Barcelona , Spain , 08820
Telephone : +34 902 011 959

Hertz Barcelona Diagonal-Sarrià
Av. Diagonal 622
Barcelona , Spain , 08021
Telephone : +34 93 410 10 34

Hertz Barcelona Sants Train  Station
C/ Viriat 45
Barcelona , Spain , 08014
Telephone : +34 902 998 707

Barcelona, Hotel Hesperia del Mar
Spronceda, 6
Barcelona , Spain , 8005
Telephone : +34 93 356 11 39

Barcelona, Cornella de Llobregat
Tirso de Molina Street 25
Barcelona (Cornella de Llobregat) , Spain , 8940
Telephone : +34 937823142

Barcelona, El Prat de Llobregat – Mas Blau Business Park 2
Av. de les Garrigues 1-3
Barcelona (El Prat de Llobregat) , Spain , 08820
Telephone : +34 93 378 87 64

Barcelona, Sabadell – Joaquim Blume 8
Calle Joaquim Blume, 8
Barcelona (Sabadell) , Spain , 08205
Telephone : +34 93 7104445

Barcelona, Badalona
Av. Comunitat Europa s/n
Barcelona (Badalona) , Spain , 08917

Alquiler de coches con dollar

Agency: Dollar

Collection offices:

Dollar Barcelona Airport (El Prat) – Terminal 1
El Prat Airport
Barcelona , Spain , 08820
Telephone : +34 902 011 959

Dollar Barcelona – Diagonal-Sarrià
Av. Diagonal 622
Barcelona , Spain , 08021
Telephone : +34 93 410 10 34

Dollar Barcelona Sants Train Station
C/ Viriat 45
Barcelona , Spain , 08014
Telephone : +34 902 998 707

Dollar Barcelona Hotel Hesperia del Mar
Spronceda, 6
Barcelona , Spain , 8005
Telephone : +34 93 356 11 39

Alquiler de coches con Enterprise

Agency: Enterprise Car Hire

Collection offices:

Enterprise Car Hire Barcelona Airport-El Prat
Del Prat Airport, 08820 Prat De Llobregat, Spain
Telephone: +34 935 21 90 95

Enterprise Car Hire Barcelona Sants Train Station
Ave Sants. Pza Paises Catalans, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 934 91 01 89

Enterprise Car Hire Barcelona PIaza Catalunya
Carrer Rivadeneyra, 3 Parking. Floor -1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 935 21 00 25

Barcelona Glòries
Carrer Pere Iv 129, 08018 Barcelona
Telephone: +34 933 05 61 53

Barcelona Sant Boi
52 Carrer De Múrcia ,08830 Sant Boi De Llobregat, BR
Phone +34 934 78 58 02

Barcelona Sabadell
6 De Francesc Eiximenis Street, 08205 Sabadell, BR
Telephone: +34 937 12 15 07

Tarrasa bus station
Montcada Road, 2, 08223 Terrassa
Telephone: +34 936 19 10 06

national car rental

Agency: National Car Rental

Collection offices:

National Car Rental  Barcelona Airport T1
Del Prat Airport, 08820 Prat De Llobregat, Spain
Telephone: +34 935 21 90 95

National Car Rental BarcelonaTrain Station
Ave Sants. Pza Paises Catalans, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 934 91 01 89

National Car Rental Barcelona PIaza Catalunya
Carrer Rivadeneyra, 3 Parking. Floor -1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 935 21 00 25

Alquiler de coches con Europcar

Agency: Europcar

Collection offices:

Europcar Barcelona Airport Terminal 1
El Prat de Llobregat, 08820, Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 911505000

Europcar Barcelona Train Station Sants
Plaza Països Catalans S/N, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 911505000

Europcar Barcelona Gran Via
GV de les Corts Calatanes 680, 08010, Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 911505000

Europcar Car Hire Barcelona Port
Centre de la Vila Shopping Centre
C/ Rosa Sensat, 4 (Parking entrance), 08005, Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 911505000

Barcelona 22 Plaza Glories
C/Badajoz 168, Parking BSM, 08018, Barcelona, Spain
+34 911505000

Barcelona Viladomat
C/Viladomat 214, 08029, Barcelona, Spain
+34 911505000

Alquiler de coches con Thrifty

Agency: Thrifty

Collection offices:

Thrifty Car Hire Barcelona Airport (El Prat) – Terminal 1
El Prat Airport
Barcelona , Spain , 08820
Telephone : +34 902 011 959

Thrifty Car Hire Barcelona – Diagonal-Sarrià
Av. Diagonal 622
Barcelona , Spain , 08021
Telephone : +34 93 410 10 34

Thrifty Car Hire Barcelona Sants Train Station
C/ Viriat 45
Barcelona , Spain , 08014
Telephone : +34 902 998 707

Barcelona Car Hire Hotel Hesperia del Mar
Espronceda, 6
Barcelona , Spain , 8005
Telephone : +34 93 356 11 39

Alquiler de coches con Sixt

Agency: Sixt Rent a Car

Collection offices:

Sixt Barcelona Airport
Terminal 1 & 2 Arrivals
08820 El Prat de Llobregat

Sixt Barcelona Sants Station
Plaça dels Països Catalans s/n
08014 Barcelona

Barcelona Barceloneta
Passeig Joan de Borbó 4
08003 Barcelona
Mo. – Sun. 07:00 – 21:30

Barcelona Centre/Eixample
Carrer d Arago 54
08015 Barcelona
Mo. – Fri. 08:00 – 20:00
Sat. – Sun. 08:00 – 16:30

Barcelona Diagonal Mar/Hilton
Passeig del Taulat 262-264
08019 Barcelona

Barcelona F. Macia
Pau Casals Avenue 16
08021 Barcelona

Barcelona Paral.lel-Port
Carrer Palaudàries 5-7
08004 Barcelona

Barcelona Passeig de Gràcia
Passeig de Gracia 126
08008 Barcelona

Barcelona Rambla Catalunya
Rambla de Catalunya 74
08007 Barcelona

Alquiler de coches con Goldcar

Agency: Goldcar

Collection offices:

Goldcar Barcelona Airport-El Prat
Barcelona-El Prat Airport, 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Collection at T1 / T2 terminal
Telephone: +34 910 21 01 03

Goldcar Barcelona Train Station Sants
Carrer de Viriat, 43, 08014 Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 910 21 01 03

Alquiler de coches con Record Go Rent a Car

Agency: Record Go Rent a Car

Collection offices:

Record Go Airport Barcelona-El Prat
Ctra Antigua de Valencia km 4,3, exit 190, 08830, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona

Record Go Barcelona Sants Train Station
Carrer del Rosellon, 9, 08029, Barcelona

Alquiler de coches con Centauro

 

 

Agency: Centauro Rent a Car

Collection offices:

Centauro Barcelona Airport
C/ Alta Ribagorça, 30-34
El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, 08820
Telephone: +34 966 360 360

Centauro Barcelona Train Station Sants
Calle de Béjar 63-73 Local 8, 08014 Barcelona
Telephone: +34 966 360 360

Alquiler de coches con Keddy

Agency: Keddy

Collection offices:

Keddy Car Rental Barcelona Airport T1 
El Prat de Llobregat, 08820, Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 911505000

Keddy Barcelona Sants
Plaza Països Catalans S/N, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 911505000

Keddy Barcelona Gran Via
GV de les Corts Calatanes 680, 08010, Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 911505000
Monday – Friday 09:00 – 18:00

Nearby Connections

Car Hire Barcelona Airport and Barcelona-Sants Station

Barcelona is the capital of the region of Catalonia, and one of the most important cities in Spain; and one of the main tourist destinations in the world. Every year it receives millions of visitors from all over the world. To cope with this flow of people, the city hosts one of the country’s busiest airports and a train station.

The distance between the city centre and Barcelona-El Prat Airport is 16 kilometres. While the distance between the city centre and Barcelona-Sants Station is 4 kilometres; in both cases, less than 15 minutes by car.

When you arrive in Barcelona you can hire your car right where you need it; either at the Barcelona Airport or on the Barcelona-Sants high speed train.

Check the timetables of your flights through Barcelona-El Prat Airport. Check the train timetables at Barcelona-Sants Station.

Car rental service at connection points:

Where to go in Barcelona?

Here you can find out about the main places of interest in the province of Barcelona.

Someone once said that there are beautiful, spectacular, impressive places and then unique places, Barcelona is one of those unique places. As soon as you arrive in Barcelona you will feel it, the city welcomes you with a very Catalan warmth.

Barcelona is a destination that has a lot to offer, impressive monuments, monasteries set in the mountains, cathedrals, parks and gardens, museums, beaches, a gothic quarter, a magnificent rambla, a holy family, the home of one of the most legendary football clubs in the world, and much, much more.

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If you like books, then you should visit Barcelona for the Sant Jordi festival on 23 April, where the people of Barcelona celebrate their most important festival, in honour of the city’s patron saint. The centre of this celebration is La Rambla, which becomes a large bookstore and flower shop.

If you want to know how to take part in the verbena of San Juan, you must visit Barcelona on the night of 23rd and 24th June, where the people of Barcelona meet on the beach to make bonfires and welcome the summer to the rhythm of music.

Barcelona hosts several of the most important events of their kind in the world. In February, the city celebrates the Mobile World Congress. During the shortest month, Barcelona also hosts the Barcelona Jazz Festival.

Any date is a good time to visit Barcelona, as this welcoming city always has its doors open and whether you like sports, music, theatre, architecture or nature, you will always find your place in Barcelona.

The Catalan capital is cosmopolitan, diverse and will never cease to surprise you. It is interesting that you should begin your tour in Parc Güell and its perfect fusion of architecture and nature and then continue along Passeig de Gràcia, an elegant avenue that preserves some of the most representative jewels of Catalan architectural modernism. 

There you will enjoy the Casa Milá or La Pedrera as the work of the architect Antoni Gaudí is popularly known. Continuing along the promenade are Casa Batlló and Casa Ametller and Casa Lleó i Morera. You cannot visit Barcelona without being surprised by the Sagrada Familia, the most famous image of the city.

An obligatory walk is through Plaça Catalunya and the Ramblas to the sea. Along the way, the Virreina Palace, the Boqueria and Flower Market, the Gran Teatro del Liceu, the Plaza Reial, the Wax Museum, the Maritime Museum and finally the monument to Columbus stand out.

The Gothic Quarter will allow you to feel Barcelona’s past, starting in the Plaza del Pi, and continuing in the Plaza de Sant Josep Oriol until you reach Barcelona’s cathedral. Nearby is the Casa de l’Ardiaca, home to the Episcopal Palace.

Plaza Sant Jaume is the centre of the city’s political power. Here you will find the Casa de la Ciutat, the headquarters of Barcelona City Council and the palace of the Generalitat.

Another zone that you must visit is the park of the Ciutadella, an amazing public garden, where you can find the seat of the Parliament of Catalonia, the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Zoology. Another beautiful postcard of the city is the Arc de Triomphe.

Barceloneta beach, Somorrostro beach, Sant Sebastian beach and Sant Miquel beach are the main urban beaches suitable for the whole family offered by the city of Barcelona. 

Tibidabo
Nature is part of the Barcelona environment. Very close to the capital is Tibidabo, a mountain from which you can enjoy splendid views of the whole city, as well as visit the temple dedicated to the Sacred Heart and the Tibidabo amusement park.

Badalona
Only 12 kilometres from the centre of Barcelona is Badalona, the third largest city in the province. The city has an urban beach and a welcoming promenade. During the month of May, the people of Badalona celebrate the Festas de Maig, where they perform the striking cremation of the Dimoni (Burning of the Devil) on the beach. The most striking monuments in Badalona are the Church of Santa Maria and the municipal museum where the Venus de Badalona is displayed.

Mataró
About 35 kilometres from the centre of Barcelona is the coastal city of Mataró. Its most notable attraction is the basilica of Santa Maria de Mataró and the reflection of the modernist heritage of the Coll i Regás house.

Monistrol de Montserrat
This mountain is one of the symbols of Catalonia, only 50 kilometres from the centre of Barcelona. It is a visit you must make and during it you will see the Gothic bridge over the river and the Prioral Palace. The most relevant thing in this town is the monastery of Montserrat, which you can access from the cog railway to the “camarín de la Virgen” or from the funicular to Sant Joan. In the Museum of Montserrat you can enjoy paintings by the most famous painters in the world: Picasso, Dalí, Monet, Russinyol, Caravaggio or el Greco. 

Manresa
About 60 kilometres from the centre of Barcelona is Manresa, a town of particular beauty, with La Seu de Santa Maria de la Aurora standing out among its monuments. The San Ignacio cave, home to the regional museum. During your visit you should visit the park of l’Agulla, located on the outskirts of the city.

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FAQ on Car Hire in Barcelona

Clear up all your doubts before booking your car.

You should take into account three factors when making your booking: placement and type of car you need, the itinerary you are going to take and the services you are covered by. You must answer these three questions:

  • Which car do I need and from where?
    The first thing you must be clear about is where you need the car, how many persons will accompany you on the voyage and the amount of luggage. This way you can define whether you need a small compact car or a 7-seater minivan.
  • Distance to be driven and for which duration do I need the car?
    The second thing you should be clear about is the distance you plan to travel. This will help you choose the right vehicle, and the most convenient mileage and fuel policy for your trip.
  • What coverage does it include in the price?
    The third thing you should know is what is contained in the price of your reservation. You must know the mileage policy, the amount of the deposit/bond, the amount of the damage waiver and the fuel policy.

Regardless of the season, we advise you to confirm your booking early enough to get better offers.

  • High season
    For dates such as Easter, summer and Christmas, we suggest that you make your reserve two weeks in advance.
  • Low and mid season
    For the rest of the year, we recommend that you make your reservation at least one week in advance.
  • Last minute promotions
    There are occasions when we publish last minute offers. To be aware of last minute offers, just subscribe to our newsletter.

Yes, you can pay for your reservation by debit or credit card. Usually, rent a car agencies have restrictions on paying with prepaid cards or cash.

Yes. For a portion of the usual price, you can choose the AXA Insurance premium coverage, which allows you to have the highest protection against theft and accidents with the guaranteed refund of up to EUR 3,000; in addition to roadside assistance. 

With the protection of AXA Insurance you can get savings of between 50 and 70% compared to direct coverage by agencies.

The most economical price to hire small car in Barcelona is approximately 5 £ per day for a duration of one week.

Remember to activate the filter by car type, so you will find a big range of small car models: Fiat 500, Citroën C1, Peugeot 107, and lots of other models.

The lowest price for hire economy car in Barcelona is around 7 £/day for 7 days.

Activate the filter by kind of car, you will find a large range of small car models: Fiat 500, Citroën C1, Peugeot 107, and plenty of other models.

You can book a 7 seater car rental Barcelona for about 29 £/day for 1 week duration.

If you activate the filter by vehicle type, you will be able to choose from a wide range of 7-seatear minivans: Seat Alhambra, Opel Meriva, Ford Galaxy, and many more.

You can reserve a 9 seater car rental Barcelona for about 60 £/day for 1 week duration.

Be sure to filter by type of vehicle, you can find a broad range of models of 9-seater minivans: Peugeot Traveller, Opel Vivaro, Volkswagen Transporter, and others.

You can rent a car with a full/full fuel policy in Barcelona. You will receive the vehicle full of fuel and return it full, without any charge for refuelling.

Yes. The availability is indicated in the mileage policy label, located in the search filters.

Yes, you can book a car hire in Spain Barcelona for travelling abroad.

At the time of pick-up, you must inform the counter about the country you plan to visit, in addition to paying the cross border fee, which will allow you to continue to be covered abroad.

You can rent a car one way from Barcelona and return it to a different branch than the one where you picked it up.

When searching, you must specify both the pick-up and the drop-off city, and our search system will automatically show you the available alternatives.

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