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Jun 18th, 2013, 06:46 AM
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Transportation from Barcelona airport to Li Riberia

I will be arriving by air in Barcelona on June 30 at 8:30 am and need to get to my hotel in Li Riberia. I am a female traveling alone. What is the best way to do this?
Cab, I assume. Do I need to be on look out for fraudulent drivers?
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Jun 18th, 2013, 07:24 AM
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What is the name of your hotel?
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Jun 18th, 2013, 07:55 AM
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You can get to Estació de França (train station) from the airport on R2 cercanías train. Map your hotel from there.
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Jun 18th, 2013, 11:40 AM
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Some 25-30€ with taxi from the airport to La Ribera. Or you can take the airport bus for a couple of Euros to Plaça de Catalunya and walk ten-fifteen minutes depending on where in La Ribera or take a 4-5€ taxi. Official taxis all over all the time, never any problems.
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Jun 18th, 2013, 11:42 AM
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...and of course a good idea, as hkto suggests, to go to Estació de França on the edge of the Ribera district, and then just walk for a few minutes.
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Jun 18th, 2013, 07:14 PM
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I will be staying at Hotel Banys Orientals on del' Argenteria.

I will have been flying all night and have luggage. Pls advise. thanks
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Jun 18th, 2013, 07:29 PM
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You could save some money and take the bus from the airport to Placa Catlunya
and taxi from there ..not far.10euros max.
The hotel is in a very popular pedestrian street..in Born , not sure if the taxi can stop right in front
of the hotel...
I have been to Barcelona several times on my own ( last time end of April)
...never had a problem.
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Jun 19th, 2013, 09:08 AM
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According to Google Maps hotel is 600m from Estació de França
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Jun 20th, 2013, 01:19 AM
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Hotel Banys Orientals is a five mins walk from Estació de França and ten mins walking from Plaça de Catalunya. About 4€ with taxi from both places + perhaps a luggage supplement. Direct taxi from the airport would be 25-30€ incl 4€ airport extra.

Great place to stay, in the middle of the vibrant Born district and close to everything. The top picture is taken from about the doorstep of Banys Orientals: http://www.barcelona-tourist-guide.c...s/el-born.html
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Jun 20th, 2013, 08:14 AM
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Sounds like the bus to Catlunya is a good choice.

How do I find that bus at airport? Is it a city bus, airport bus, does it have a name? Thx, great advice
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Jun 21st, 2013, 02:49 PM
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The Jaume 1 Metro station is at the end of Argenteria, about a half block from your hotel. So after taking the bus to Placa Catalunya you could take the Metro one stop from the Urquinaona station, just off Placa Catalunya, but you'd have to negotiate some stairs.
Taxi would be 30-35 euros (prices seem to have gone up) and could drop you on Via Laeitana at the Jaume 1 station. No problem if you get one at the large queue just outside the baggage claim area.
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Jun 22nd, 2013, 03:12 AM
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Been in Barcelona three times in past 6 months, taxi from the airport to almost exactly this place every time (Estació de França and Jaume 1 station) and payed from 25-30 every time depending on time of day.
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