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Best Ways to Get to Barcelona Zoo

The Barcelona Zoo is located at the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and is the city’s most family-friendly destination to spend the day outdoors. Situated just 3.2 km from the main city, it can easily be reached using a variety of transport options. Read on to find out how you can reach the Barcelona Zoo from Barcelona, and other relevant information that can help you plan your trip to the zoo.

Where is Barcelona Zoo?

Address: Parc de la, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

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Located inside the Parc de la Ciutadella, the Barcelona Zoo is a park situated within another park and is the biggest park in Barcelona, Spain

Closest Landmark: Aquarium Barcelona (1.4 km)

Getting to Barcelona Zoo by Public Transportation

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By Metro/Tram

Travel Time: 8 minutes

Closest Station: Ciutadella Vila Olimpica (1.1 km)

The Ciutadella Vila Olimpica metro station is the closest to Barcelona's beaches, Barcelona's zoo, and the Olympic port. You can take a tram ride or avail of the metro and get off at the L4 Ciutadella Vila Olimpica station lines L1 and L4. Once you have reached the station, you need to walk for about 13 minutes to reach Barcelona zoo.

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By Bus

Travel Time: 19 minutes

Closest Stop: Trelawny - Av Litoral

You can take a bus ride from various parts of the city to get to the Barcelona Zoo. A few buses that operate to the zoo are bus numbers 36,39,40,51,92, B20, B25, H14, V21, and V27. The closest bus stop to the zoo is the Av Icaria-Joan Miro. It is just a 3-minute walk away from the Barcelona Zoo. 

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By Train

Travel Time: 23 minutes

Closest station: Barcelona - Estació De França

You can board the R 13 Rodalies de Catalunya that stops at the above-mentioned station. This station is located about 19 minutes from the Barcelona Zoo.

Getting To Barcelona Zoo by Car

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Travel Time: 8 minutes

To drive down from Barcelona, the journey time to the Barcelona Zoo takes around 10 minutes approximately and covers a distance of around 1 mile. If you plan to drive down it is important to know that you will have to park your car on arrival. Since Barcelona Zoo does not have its own parking space, you will have to park your car in one of the nearby paid parking facilities.

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Parking Facilities Near Barcelona Zoo

If you are going to drive down in a car to visit the Barcelona Zoo, we recommend that you book a parking space for yourself well in advance. There are a lot of car parks within the area. The closest to the zoo are – BSM Biomedic and BSM Wellington-Zoo. In less than 8 minutes away, you can find BSM Hospital del Mar or BSM Marina Port car parks as well.

Which Is the Best Way To Get to the Barcelona Zoo?

  • Budget-friendly: Using the bus transport system is an efficient and economical option. It is a cost-effective way to get to the Barcelona Zoo as it costs just $1-$5 and takes 20 mins to reach.
  • Fastest way: If you want to save time and get to your destination without delaying much, then driving down to the Barcelona Zoo would be your best option. However, this would be slightly more on the expensive modes of transport. In addition to car rentals and fuel charges, you will have to pay for parking as well. Another convenient option would be to hire a taxi to the Barcelona Zoo and would hardly take you 4 mins to reach from Barcelona.
  • To sightsee: If you have a flexible timeline and you wish to save money, then walking to the Barcelona Zoo would be an ideal option to look into. You can explore a bit of the city, have a quick bite, and get to the Zoo eventually.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Getting to Barcelona Zoo

Where is Barcelona Zoo located?

The Barcelona Zoo is located at Parc de la, 08003 Barcelona, Spain.

What are the different ways to reach Barcelona Zoo?

You can reach the Barcelona Zoo easily through public transportation, bus, train, metro, or by hiring a taxi.

What is the easiest way to reach Barcelona Zoo?

 The easiest way to reach Barcelona Zoo is by taking the metro as you will reach your destination within 10 mins.

Which is the closest bus stop to Barcelona Zoo?

The Trelawny - Av Litoral is the closest bus station to Barcelona Zoo.

Which is the closest train station to Barcelona Zoo?

The Barcelona Sants Station is just 4 km away from the Barcelona Zoo and is the closest train station.

Which tram line will allow me to get to Barcelona Zoo?

Tram T4 allows you to get to Barcelona Zoo.

Does Barcelona Zoo have parking facilities?

No, Barcelona Zoo does not have parking facilities. However, there are many paid parking facilities available at walking distance from the zoo where you can book a slot in advance for your desired date and time.