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A Sixt car hire in Barcelona gives you the freedom to explore the attractions of this Catalan capital, from its stunning beaches and countryside to fascinating history and world-class art. The only problem in Barcelona is finding enough time to fit everything in. With our branches covering six locations across the city we're the perfect choice for both business and leisure travellers.

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Sixt Car Hire Services in Barcelona

The location menu above lists the six different branches we operate in the city. By clicking on the right-hand arrows, you can expand each section to show the exact address and opening times. The grey right-hand tab at the top of the menu takes you to a map overview of our branches in Barcelona. Five of our car rental in Barcelona branches have convenient 24-hour return facilities while at Barcelona-El Prat Airport and Sants Train Station we offer extended opening hours to fit in with travel arrangements. Our vehicle category lists are here to help compare prices between car types and show just how affordable our rental cars are. Reserving your rental vehicle is straightforward through our booking hotline or by downloading our Sixt iOS and Android apps. While we guarantee your chosen car hire in Barcelona category we cannot do so for specific makes. You are sure of a warm welcome at all of our Barcelona branches whether you hire a car for one hour, a weekend or longer.

Sixt Car Hire Services in Barcelona

Summer in Barcelona

It goes without saying that Barcelona is one of the best cities to visit in Europe practically year round. In summer the days are extremely hot but to be expected and as such the city knows how to make the best of it. Being by the sea one of the most obvious choices is to head to the beach, and a hired SUV could be perfect for that especially if public transport is sweltering and crowded. Other things to consider are the Open-Air Cinemas, such as Cinema Lliure - a free Indy event that takes place on the beach. The Grec Festival takes place each summer, which is a series of performances in an amphitheatre built into the side of Montjuïc. At night the city boasts its incredible bar and market scene and in August when many of the locals are on holiday is when the popular series of street parties called The Festa Major de Gràcia takes place.  

OUR SERVICE

Our Barcelona Airport, Diagonal Mar/Hilton and Rambla/Catalunya fleets have cars and minibuses to suit every party size and budget. There are compact saloons and family estates for city driving to rugged 4x4s for exploring the mountainous countryside around Barcelona. If you plan on driving along the coastline then sports cars and convertibles are the perfect luxury choice. At Sants Train Station, Barcelona Centre/Eixample and Barcelona Paral.lel-Port we also have vans available. These are ideal if you are relocating within the city or have business and exhibition materials to transport. Our car hire vehicles are supplied by trusted names like BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Porsche and include cars adapted for different mobility needs. Ensure a stress-free city visit by selecting from our range of attractive extras when you reserve your car hire in Barcelona. Sat Navs help you navigate the city's busy streets while child seats keep younger family members safe. We also have special deals on additional drivers, extra insurance and unlimited mileage packages and are happy to welcome younger drivers under 25.

TRAFFIC INFORMATION

We have desks at both terminals of the airport and one at Sants Station, all are clearly signposted in the arrivals areas. The Barcelona Centre/Eixample branch is on bus routes A1, L94 and L95 while the Diagonal Mar/Hilton branch is located in the Hilton Hotel lobby. This is near the El Maresme/Forum Station on Metro Line 4. Barcelona Paral.lel-Port is reached by several bus routes and is near the Paral.lel station of Metro Line 2. Our Rambla branch is easy to spot at the junction of Rambla Catalunya and Carrer Valencia.

Barcelona is a large city with many narrow streets and complicated road systems. As a popular year-round destination and a city with large residential and working populations, Barcelona also suffers from congested streets. A Sat Nav certainly makes navigating the city less stressful. Children are not allowed to travel in the front seats of cars in Spain.

There are nearly fifty multistorey car parks in Barcelona which become increasingly expensive as you get nearer the city centre. Visitors are advised not to park on the streets unless it is clearly indicated as a meter parking zone. Parking regulations are strictly enforced and illegally parked vehicles are quickly towed away.

The attractions of Barcelona span several districts from the port areas to the modernistic architecture of Eixample, the medieval buildings in the Old City or the hilly Montjuïc area with its stunning views. A car rental in Barcelona is the perfect way to get a feel for these distinct areas. Another way to get a panoramic view is by taking a ride on the historic Harbour Cable Car that connects Barceloneta with Montjuïc. Barcelona's history stretches back to the days of Ancient Rome. This can be explored at the Temple of Augustus or in the town's many museums. And, of course, time must be found for a day on Barcelona's beautiful beaches and an evening stroll down the tree-lined Las Ramblas.

SEE THE FAMOUS CATALAN ART NOUVEAU

The spectacular La Sagrada Familia, started in 1882, is the work of Antoni Gaudi. This building is unique in the way nature was used to inspire its architecture and for the fact that although consecrated in 2010 the basilica is still far from complete. La Sagrada Familia is not the only Gaudi work to be enjoyed in the city. The Casa Batlló fuses ceramics, stone and forged iron in a fantastical Art Nouveau way while the undulating La Pedrera is one of the most imaginative houses in the history of design. Many other buildings and parks around the city bear the Gaudi influence including the strange iron dragon gate at the Finca Güell.

SIGHTSEEING DESTINATIONS

The beautiful Montserrat mountain range with its monastery brings a welcome breath of fresh air after the bustle of the city. Ancient buildings mingle with modern structures in this park area while rock climbers, cyclists and hikers find plenty to enjoy.

Distances to Montserrat Monastery

  • From Barcelona Airport: 34 miles about 45 minutes
  • From our Las Ramblas branch: 33.5 miles, about 60 minutes

Another famous Catalan figure is Salvador Dalí known for his surrealist paintings. The Dalí Museum in his home town of Figueres is laid out in his house and is just as surreal as his work.

Distances to Figueres

  • From Barcelona Airport: 93 miles, about 1 hour 30 minutes
  • From our Las Ramblas branch: 86 miles, about 1 hour 30 minutes

Some of the most charming beaches in the area can be found at Sitges. This Golden Coast town enjoys a micro climate making its beaches popular all year round. The town also has a rich history highlighted in several museums.

Distances to Sitges

  • From Barcelona Airport: 16.5 miles, about 25 minutes
  • From our La Ramblas branch: 24 miles, about 40 minutes

BUSINESS DESTINATIONS

Barcelona has a long-standing industrial heritage dating back to textile production in the mid-18th century and was a European leader of the Industrial Revolution. Today tourism and manufacturing are its biggest economic sectors. Manufacturing includes textiles and pharmaceuticals as well as vehicles and the city is the headquarters of SEAT. The Fira de Barcelona is the second largest convention centre in Europe, hosting at least one national or international event each week.

Distances to the Fira de Barcelona

  • From Barcelona Airport: 5 miles, about 10 minutes
  • From our Las Ramblas branch: 3.5 miles, about 15 minutes

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
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  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
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  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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