MOBILITY OF BARCELONA
Recently autumn has started again, and with it, also the academic courses, the return from holidays and the work routine. Millions of people move around the city every day to reach their destinations, and yet the city’s mobility infrastructure has the capacity to meet this very high demand from students, workers and tourists.
Without a doubt, Barcelona, as a ”Smart City”, has a very high level mobility network, including the following means of transport:
-Bicycles and public scooters: For all those who prefer to move around without using public transport, generating a minimal environmental impact and at the same time enjoying exercise and the outdoors can choose the bicycle or electric scooter.
There is the well-known Bicing system which is based on renting bicycles and is one of the cheapest options in all of Barcelona. There are those who prefer to rent or even buy an electric scooter to travel to different parts of the city by the large network of cycling trails that has the city.
-Metro: the main means of public transport in the city. This underground transport has been developing since 1863 and its reopening in 1924, has today more than 198 stations spread over 10 integrated lines, allowing you in record time to reach any point in the city.
-Buses: There is the possibility of travelling by bus enjoying the different scenarios offered by the city of Barcelona. Maybe there will be a day when you can get stuck in the morning, so it’s better to go out with time. Its network is also very extensive, reaching all points of the city and operating 24 hours.
-Railway and Rodalies: While the first has interurban and regional lines, the second is more Regional, so you can live in the municipalities surrounding Barcelona, while enjoying good connections that allow you optimal mobility.
-Tram: With more than 56 stops, the tram links Barcelona with all the municipalities adjacent to Barcelona. All the lines of which it consists, which are a total of 6, link Barcelona with: L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Esplugues de Llobregat, Cornellà de Llobregat, Sant Joan Despí, Sant Just Desvern and Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Besós, Sant Adrià del Besos and Badalona.
-Renting scooters: Do not forget that Barcelona offers several options to rent scooters, transport chosen by many in Barcelona for its speed, agility and ease of use.
Taking into account this great infrastructure, no matter where you live or where you have found your flat, take advantage, go, come and enjoy the entire city of Barcelona.