Car Hire Barcelona Airport (BCN)

Compare Top Car Hire Companies for Barcelona Airport

  • Hertz Hertz
  • Sixt Sixt
  • EuropCar EuropCar
  • Alamo Alamo
  • National National
  • Firefly Firefly
  • Enterprise Enterprise
  • Surprice Car Rental Surprice Car Rental
  • Centauro Centauro
  • Keddy Keddy

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Cheap Car Rentals at Barcelona El Prat Airport (Terminal 1 & 2)

Popular Barcelona Deal Types: Monthly & Long-Term Car Rentals
Most Booked Car Categories: Convertible & 7 Seater Car Hire

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport hosts many tourists throughout the year who come to the city attracted by its rich architectural lineage, vibrant art scene, and intriguing history. Whether you are flying into the airport as a business or leisure traveler consider hiring a car from our reputed suppliers for the best deals on car rentals. VIP Cars negotiates prices from highest rated companies aiming to provide you with the cheapest car rental deals for Barcelona Airport.

Our three-step booking process ensures that you can choose your ideal deal with just a few clicks. We recommend you compare deals among multiple suppliers for the best prices on rental cars for Barcelona Airport. Our all-inclusive car hire deals will let you avail benefits such as unlimited mileage, collision damage waiver, free breakdown assistance, and more at no additional charge. In addition to this, you can also benefit from Extras such as snow chains, child seats, navigation system (GPS), additional driver, and booster cushion which are made available by the majority of our providers at nominal rates. Book now to avail of competitive prices for BCN Airport car rental deals.

Best Car Rental Companies at Barcelona International Airport (El Prat)

Working with Spain's top car rental companies, VIP Cars offers unmatched deals at the lowest prices for Barcelona BCN Airport. Our trusted network of suppliers offers a range of deals including short-term (one-day, weekend, weekly), long-term, and last-minute rentals to suit the preferences of individual travelers. Here we have listed all the available suppliers for this location:

  • AlamoAlamo
  • CentauroCentauro
  • EnterpriseEnterprise
  • EuropcarEuropcar
  • FlexWaysFlexWays
  • HertzHertz
  • Keddy by EuropcarKeddy by Europcar
  • NationalNational
  • SixtSixt

Car Hire Desks at Terminal 1 & 2 of Barcelona Airport

If you are landing at Barcelona BCN Airport, you will find the desks of the best car rental companies located on-site in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

  • At Terminal T1 car hire companies are located in the terminal Arrivals Hall (to the right and left of the Meeting Point floor 0) or directly in the T1 Car Park located in front of the entrance.
  • At Terminal T2, car rental companies have their desks situated in the T2B entrance hall near customs offices (opposite Meeting Point floor 0).
  • For ease of transportation, BCN Airport offers free shuttle service to its passengers who wish to travel between terminals T1 and T2. The hours of the shuttle bus are flexible and it operates 24 hours every day, including holidays.

Some suppliers, including Centauro, Alquicoche, Rhodium, Solo Rent a Car, and Ok Mobility, offer shuttle or pick-up services to their off-site branch locations. As you exit the baggage claim follow the signs for Shuttle Pick-up Area. Board the free shuttle bus your provider offers to reach the rental pick-up location.

Barcelona Airport Rental Car Return

Rental car drop-off at Barcelona Airport is a simple enough process. Signage around the airport terminals will point you in the general direction of Rental Car Return. If you have picked up your rental car from Terminal 1 you can return it to Section A of the main T1 car park. Those booked in Terminal 2 should be returned to the car park in front of T2. After you have parked the car in the designated parking lot for car hires complete the return formalities, and head toward the intended terminal. You can find the exact return address on your Rental Confirmation Voucher along with the other supplier details such as Barcelona Airport car rental opening hours, shuttle pick-up location, etc.

Some suppliers also allow out-of-hours vehicle returns at BCN Airport. For after-hour returns, you can park the car and place the keys, and the completed agreement in the Drop Box.

Combining offers from several providers you can usually choose from a wide variety of cars, depending on your preferences and your passenger requirements. Our trusted suppliers offer both manual and automatic transmission cars for rent at Barcelona Airport in addition to vehicles with hybrid and electric fuel options. You can find below mentioned car types while making a reservation on our platform:

  • Mini
  • Economy
  • Compact
  • Full-size
  • SUVs
  • Luxury/Premium
  • Van/Minivan

Why rent a car in Barcelona, Spain?

Barcelona is a beautiful city surrounded by breathtaking attractions and if you wish to discover everything that this cosmopolitan capital has to offer then hiring a car is a great choice. Whether you want to get some beach time on the Costa Brava, explore the medieval towns in the mountains of Catalonia, head up to France, or go skiing in Andorra renting a car in Barcelona gives you the freedom to explore more places that are harder to reach using public transport. You can choose to pick up your rental car from multiple locations in Barcelona. A popular car hire pick-up location in Spain, Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport has become tourists' most preferred choice for renting a car in Spain's Catalonia region. A driving distance of just 12 km/7 miles from Barcelona Airport to the city center also contributes to the wider popularity of car hire at BCN.

Best Car Rental Deals for Barcelona Airport

Whether planning a short trip or an extended vacation discover the best rent-a-car prices when you book your Barcelona car hire through VIP Cars. Our trusted suppliers offer an array of options that will surely add flexibility to your Spain trip. Ranging from one-day, weekend, weekly, and monthly options our range of Barcelona car rental deals are available at affordable rates.

  • Short-Term Car Rental (weekly, weekend, or one-day car rentals)

  • Long-Term Car Rental (monthly & multi-month rentals)

  • Last-Minute Car Rental

Barcelona Airport Car Rental - Tips & Advice

  • If you plan to drive a lot or travel long distances during your trip it is advised to book your BCN Airport rental deal with unlimited mileage. This will give you the freedom and flexibility to explore more without worrying about adding miles to your rental car.
  • Booking a long-term rental deal for Barcelona Airport is a good idea if you are planning an extended trip. Renting a car on a monthly basis is economical owing to their lower daily rates.
  • Plan and hire your Barcelona BCN Airport car rental ahead of your trip to avail cheap prices and a wider selection of vehicles.
  • Check fuel policy carefully while comparing deals among leading companies as a full-to-full one will be the ideal option ensuring that you only pay for the fuel that you consume.
  • Make sure you are carrying all the necessary documents such as your valid driver’s license and rental agreement with you while diving in your car hire.
  • If looking for a more sustainable option consider booking an electric car rental in Barcelona at the best possible prices. Select 'Electric’ as your preferred option from the search results filters to see deals for electric vehicles.

Top Attractions in Barcelona

  • La Sagrada Familia
  • La Pedrera-Casa Milà
  • Park Güell
  • Tibidabo Amusement Park
  • Picasso Museum
  • Palau de la Música Catalana
  • FC Barcelona Museum
  • Cathedral of Barcelona

Car Rental Return Locations Near Barcelona El-Prat Airport

If you wish to return your rental car to a location other than the airport then you can opt for the different-drop off location option. Here are some locations in Barcelona City where you can choose to return your BCN Airport car rental:

  • Barcelona Downtown
  • El Prat De Llobregat
  • Sants Railway Station
  • Terrassa Bus Station
  • Barcelona El Poblenau
  • Barcelona Vila de Gracia
  • Hotel Diagonal Mar Hilton
  • Barcelona Barceloneta

Airport Guide

Address: 08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
IATA: BCN
ICAO: LEBL

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airport, also known as Barcelona-El Prat Airport, is an international airport located 15 km southwest of the city center of Barcelona. Considered to be a major hub for the Catalonia region BCN Airport houses two main terminals: Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal 2 (T2). Terminal 2 is subdivided into three areas: 2A, 2B, and 2C. Passengers can travel conveniently between the terminal buildings on free shuttle buses. While flights to and from regional destinations constitute as bulk of air traffic at the BCN, the airport does offer some flights to international destinations spanning across North America, South America, Africa, and the Middle East. For transportation following options are available to and from Barcelona-El Prat Airport: Metropolitan, Intercity, and International buses, Tavis, Trains, as well as Barcelona Metro.

Terminal Facilities at BCN

  • Lost & Found
  • Short/Long-Term Parking
  • VIP Lounges
  • Currency Exchange
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Medical Center
  • Bars & Restaurants
  • Tourist Office
  • Left Luggage Service
  • VAT refund office
  • Lottery Kiosk
  • Banking Facilities (CaixaBank)

One-Way Car Rental from Barcelona

As Spain is geographically diverse with beaches and mountains coexisting in between small towns, you can expect a memorable road trip in your Barcelona El Prat car rental. Book a one-way deal on our platform and explore the numerous places of interest without having to worry about returning your Barcelona Airport car hire to its initial pick-up location. Enter your trip details along with your drop-off location to see all the available deals. Check out the list of the most popular day trips originating from Barcelona:

  • Car Rental Barcelona to Valencia

  • Car Rental Barcelona to Andorra

  • Car Rental Barcelona to Madrid

  • Car Rental Barcelona to Paris

  • Car Rental Barcelona to Nice

  • Car Rental Barcelona to Lisbon

FAQs - Car Rental Barcelona International Airport

Best Deals

Cheap Car Hire Deals in Spain - Mainland

Economy USD 10.72 /day
Compact USD 12.86 /day
Van / Minivan USD 19.29 /day
Luxury USD 23.58 /day

Car Hire Locations Near Barcelona Airport