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Smooth Sailing from Terminal 1: Your Ultimate Guide to Car Hire at Barcelona Airport

Renting a car from Terminal 1 at Barcelona Airport is a great way to explore Barcelona and the surrounding Catalonia region. Rhinocarhire at Terminal 1 offers a diverse vehicle fleet, transparent pricing, optional extras, and a reliable reputation. Their fleet ranges from compact cars for city exploration to spacious SUVs for family trips​​.

Key exit roads and distances to popular destinations from Terminal 1 are as follows:

  • Barcelona City Center is about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) away, typically a 20-30 minute drive.
  • The stunning Costa Brava coastline is approximately 100 kilometers (62 miles) north.
  • Montserrat mountain is roughly 40 kilometers (25 miles) west.
  • The historical city of Tarragona is around 100 kilometers (62 miles) southwest​​.

The main exit roads from Terminal 1 include the Pau Casals C-32 toll motorway from the south of Barcelona and the Ronda de Dalt or Ronda del Litoral from the north. Other significant roads include AP-2, AP-7 (both with tolls), B-10, B-20, C-16 (tolls), C-31, C-32 (tolls), and C-58​​​​​​.

EV charging at Terminal 1 is available in the T1 Parking E on the third floor, with six Type 2 connectors (22 kW) compatible with the Electropass system. 

For traffic conditions, it's noted that travel times can vary. The Aerobús service to and from the airport, for example, usually takes about 35 minutes, indicating that while traffic can be a factor, it is generally manageable. Taxi services from Terminal 1 to the city center take approximately 25 to 40 minutes, depending on road conditions.

When choosing to hire a car from Rhinocarhire at Barcelona Airport Terminal 1, consider the type of vehicle, budget, and preference for fuel type. The availability of a wide range of cars, including EVs, and competitive pricing make Rhinocarhire a suitable option for many travellers.




Current Rental Rates at Barcelona Airport Terminal 1

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.71 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 110.00 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 16.39 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 114.73 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Ka

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.03 EUR/day
Ford Ka

7 Days rental at 119.21 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.98 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 230.86 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500 Electric

2 Adults, 3 Doors

From 33.24 EUR/day
Fiat 500 Electric

7 Days rental at 232.72 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Audi e-tron Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 88.93 EUR/day
Audi e-tron Electric

7 Days rental at 622.51 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 66.21 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 463.53 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Polestar 2

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.34 EUR/day
Polestar 2

7 Days rental at 380.44 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW iX

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 77.70 EUR/day
BMW iX

7 Days rental at 543.96 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500 Electric

2 Adults, 2 Doors

From 18.30 EUR/day
Fiat 500 Electric

7 Days rental at 128.10 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Dacia Spring

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 18.82 EUR/day
Dacia Spring

7 Days rental at 131.76 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 20.76 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 145.32 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.18 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 120.32 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.20 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 309.42 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Polestar 2

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 41.99 EUR/day
Polestar 2

7 Days rental at 293.96 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lynk & Co 01 Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 59.67 EUR/day
Lynk & Co 01 Hybrid

7 Days rental at 417.74 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Barcelona Airport Terminal 1: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Is the 5th largest airport terminal in the world
  • Has 15 baggage carousels
  • Extension plans are afoot to increase capacity to 55 million per year
  • Handles both Schengen and non-Schengen flights

 

Popular car hire destinations in Barcelona Airport Terminal 1

Best car rental companies in Barcelona Airport Terminal 1

8.7
No.1: SIXT,
based on 4638 reviews
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90
13 min (average wait time)
8.5
No.2: AVIS,
based on 2131 reviews
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89
17 min (average wait time)
8.2
No.3: BUDGET,
based on 4030 reviews
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Barcelona Airport Terminal 1 car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Sixt EMEA Corporate
  • € 109.97
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 15.71
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 41
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 8
    Most popular model:
    Fiat 500
  • 130
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Barcelona Airport Terminal 1

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February€ 28
March€ 33
April€ 40
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June€ 46
July€ 67
August€ 61
September€ 37
October€ 31
November€ 29
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January€ 63
February€ 108
March€ 92
April€ 90
May€ 62
June€ 89
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August€ 133
September€ 85
October€ 76
November€ 75
December€ 116
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March€ 59
April€ 71
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June€ 79
July€ 113
August€ 108
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November€ 51
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