Barcelona City Tour: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour + Aquarium

Barcelona City Tour: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour + Aquarium

Barcelona, Spain
Tour ID: 870

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  • Explore Barcelona at your own speed in a double-decker red bus.
  • With a single ticket, you may jump on and off as many times as you like.
  • Discover amazing creatures at the Barcelona Aquarium.
  • Barcelona City Tour Hop-On, Hop-Off tour includes a multilingual audio guide
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted. (No need to print)


Explore Barcelona at your own speed in one of our red double-decker buses. With a single ticket, you may jump on and off as many times as you want during the day. Using an audio guidance system, you may switch routes and explore Barcelona. It's now accessible in 15 languages! Visit the Barcelona Aquarium, the world's largest Mediterranean-themed aquarium!


Aboard one of our double-decker buses, you can explore the city in luxury. With a single ticket, you can explore Barcelona in great depth. You can board and disembark our buses as many times as you like and explore the city at your own speed.
The West route (orange) takes you past the city's most recognisable modernist architecture. The path comprises a long circuit that will take you to Barcelona's westernmost symbols, such as the FC Barcelona stadium and the Catalan National Museum of Art. Stop at one of the two museums and then reboard the bus when you're through. Simply go to El Born and enjoy the fantastic cuisine and attractive atmosphere, or sit back, relax, and enjoy the city view.
The East route (green) will lead you to the city's most creative district. Capture the concrete jungle of Barcelona's modernist structures. Take a seat and unwind on one of our buses. Admire the most stunning landmarks of this area, from Plaça Catalunya to Park Güell. Visit the majestic Sagrada Familia and be amazed by the complex symbolism of its façades. Learn about the city's history and uncover all of its mysteries. You will be given a map with all important information about the service and stops, as well as a brochure with discounts for various businesses and restaurants in the city. The frequency of service varies according on the season.
West Route (Orange): Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf, El Born-Ciutadella-Zoo, Passeig Colom, World Trade Center, Jardins de Miramar, Fundació Joan Miró, Anella Olímpica, MNAC Museo Nacional de Catalunya, Poble Espanyol, Caixa Fòrum-Pavelló Mies Van Der Rohe, Plaça d’Espanya, Estació de Sants, Camp Nou (FC Barcelona), Plaça Pius XII-Palau Reial-Pavellons Guell-Monestir de Pedralbes, Illa Diagonal, Av. Diagonal, La Pedrera, Casa Batlló.
East Route (Green): Plaça Catalunya, Port Vell, Museu d’Història de Catalunya, Barceloneta, Port Olímpic, Platja de Bogatell*, Nova Mar Bella*, Forum*, Glòries-Torre Agbar, Sagrada Familia, Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, Park Güell, Tibidabo, La Pedrera and Casa Batlló. (*) Winter tour (from Nov. 2nd to March 25th) these stops are replaced by Poble Nou-Zoo and Teatre Nacional Auditori.
The Aquarium of Barcelona is the world's biggest Mediterranean-themed aquarium. Immerse yourself in its facilities and view 14 aquariums that reflect the many marine communities of the Mediterranean to learn about its amazing creatures. Learn about the most distinguishing characteristics of the species that live in each aquarium. Explore two environments inspired by protected regions along Spain's coast: the Ebro Delta and the Medes Islands. Finally, walk through the acrylic tunnel that spans the length of the Oceanarium to simulate swimming with sharks.


East / Green Route:
Starting Point: Plaça Catalunya
First Bus: 9:00am, Last Bus: 7:00pm
Full Loop: 2 Hours (Approx.)
Frequency: Every 30-40 minutes
West / Orange Route:
Starting Point: Plaça Catalunya
First Bus: 9:00am, Last Bus: 7:00pm
Full Loop: 2 Hours (Approx.)
Frequency: Every 30-40 minutes

Opening Hours: Every day at 10.00am
Duration : Approx. 1 Hour
(Please check calendar to know about the availability)


  • 24 / 48-Hours Barcelona Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Pass (as per option chosen)
  • All routes and stops with a single ticket
  • Multilingual audio guide system (English, Spanish, Catalan, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Hindi, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew)
  • Discounts booklet and Barcelona City Tour stops guide
  • Air-conditioned double-decker open coaches
  • Entrance Ticket to the Aquarium


  • Lunch, drinks and other services not specified above
  • Pick up and drop off service.

Redemption Info

You can begin your Hop-on, Hop-off tour at any of the Barcelona City Tour stops by showing your voucher (Smartphone/ Printed) when getting on board.
You can present confirmed booking voucher on (Smartphone/ Printed) to bus staff on board.
Must present printed/paper voucher for Aquarium tour.
You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.
Please check your ticket to know when it expires.
After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Flexi Ticket: Your voucher is flexible and can use the same voucher till 31st December 2024.
Opening time for the Aquarium: Every day at 10.00am

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Access with Manual Ramp
Pets are not allowed on the buses.
Smoking not allowed on board
The Aquarium ticket is valid for a single use, regardless the Barcelona tickets are valid for 24 or 48 Hours.
The Aquarium ticket is valid for 90 days after date of purchase
Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to the events to be celebrated in the city (demonstrations, sport events, cultural events, official acts and public works)  or force majeure reasons.
Opening time for the Aquarium: Every day at 10.00a.m.
Closing time for the Aquarium: Monday through Friday 19.30(1) – 20.00(2)h Weekend and holidays 20.00(1) – 20.30(2)h June and September 21.00h July and August and Easter holidays 21.30h (From 4th to 13rd April) Christmas holidays 20.00h (From 19th Dec. to 6th Jan.) (1) January, February, March, November and December (2) April, May and October
For more information about opening hours, please visit: www.aquariumbcn.com
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" Barcelona is a busy city, especially during special events, summer holidays and at weekends. Traffic congestion and road closures -may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service!

Below we inform you about the service disruptions foreseen for tomorrow, Friday, March 08th, due to Women's Day celebrations.
Between 11:30h - 15:00h: Stops affected: Nº1 Plaza Cataluña. While the cut of Catalunya will last we will make final stops Nº16 (Orange Route) and Nº19 Casa Batlló (Green Route).
Between 17.30h - 22:00h: Affected stops Nº1 Plaça Catalunya, Nº 15 (Orange Route) and Nº18 (Green Route) La Pedrera, Nº16 (Orange Route) and Nº19 (Green Route) Casa Batlló, Nº2 (Orange Route) Arc Triomf and Nº4 (Orange Route) El BornCiutadella-Zoo
Due to the celebration of the Marató 2024 in Barcelona, next Sunday March 10th the Barcelona City Tour service will be affected during part of the day.
The service will start at 13:00 hrs. approximately, at the stops in the city center, i.e. La Pedrera, Casa Batlló and Plaça Catalunya. The rest of the stops, the service will start as follows:
Orange Route: Stops Nº2 Arc de Triomf, Nº3 El Born-Ciutadella-Zoo, Nº4 Passeig de Colom and Nº5 WTC will be cancelled until approximately 15:00 hrs.
Green Route: Stops Nº3 Port Vell, Nº4 Museu d'Història, Nº5 Barceloneta, Nº6 Port Olimpic and Nº7 Zoo-Poble Nou will be cancelled until approximately 15:00 hrs.
48h tickets issued on March 8 and 24h tickets issued on Saturday, March 9 may be used until the end of service on Sunday, March 10.

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee will apply if cancelled within 24 hours of travel date.
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