The Hotel Continental Palacete is located in Rambla de Cataluña 30, near Plaza (Square) Cataluña.
The closest Metro Station is Cataluña (lines 1 and 3) and there are two train stations nearby: Pl. de Cataluña, where the trains coming from the airport stop, and Passeig de Gràcia, where the trains coming from France arrive to.

It is also very close to the Aerobus bus stop (the Aerobus is a shuttle bus between the airport and Plaza Cataluña).
How to reach the hotel

How to get to and from Barcelona

Aerobus (recommended)
Route: Airport - Pl. d’Espanya - Urgell - Pl.Universitat - Pl. Catalunya (nearest stop). | Time: Monday to Sunday from 6 am. to 1:00 am. Fare: 4.05 € one-way / 7.00 € return (valid for one week) – 3,25 € with the Barcelona Card. Frequency: every 12 minutes Journey Duration: 30 minutes.
Further information:

Route: Barcelona (Paseo de Gracia) - Airport. daily 5.28am. - 10.50 pm. | Airport – Barcelona (Paseo de Gracia). Daily 6.00 am.- 11.40pm.
Frequency: every min 20 & min 50 | Fare: 2,05 € | Journey Duration: 30 minutes to Paseo de Gracia
Further information:

Night bus
Route: 106 Pl. d’Espanya–Airport (one bus every hour approx.) 10.55pm – 3.50am. | Airport-Pl. d’Espanya (one bus every hour approx.) 10.15am - 4.22pm.

By taxi from the airport it will take you 25 minutes and cost aproximatelly 25 euros ( Amount shown at the meter + Airport extra charge + luggagge)

How to reach the hotel

Barcelona Sants Station
Pl. Països Catalans s/n (08014)
Barcelona’s main railway station runs the following services:
International passenger trains: Eurocity “Catalan Talgo” Barcelona-Montpellier | Eurocity "Joan Miró" Barcelona-Paris | Eurocity "Pau Casals" Barcelona-Zurich | Eurocity "Salvador Dalí" Barcelona-Milan | Daily connections between Barcelona and the French border at La Tour de Querol and Cerbère.
National passenger trains: Euromed to Valencia and Alicante | Trains to the beaches to the south of Barcelona: Costa del Garraf and Costa Daurada | Trains to the Maresme coast and Costa Brava (Blanes, Figueres) | Trains to Barcelona Airport | Commuter trains C2 (Sant Vicenç-Maçanet), C3 (L’Hospitalet-Vic), C4 (Sant Vicenç-Manresa)
Access to all Spanish long-distance trains.

Estació de França
Av. Marquès de l’Argentera (08003)
Long-distance national and regional trains.
Information and ticket sales: daily 7.30am.-10pm. Tel. 934 963 006 Fax 934 964 007

Passeig de Gràcia Station (nearest station to the hotel)
Trains to the French border at Cerbère. Trains to the beaches to the south of Barcelona (Sitges, Costa del Garraf and Costa Daurada). Direct trains to Montpellier for connections to París and Ginebra. Direct trains to Port-Aventura Tel. 934 880 236

Plaça de Catalunya Station
to Manresa, Mataró, Blanes, Vic, Puigcerdà i La Tor de Querol (connection with SNCF/French railways to Toulouse and Paris) | Trains to the Costa del Maresme and Blanes | Commuter trains C2 (Sant Vicenç-Maçanet), C3 (L’Hospitalet de Llobregat-Vic), C4 (Sant Vicenç-Manresa) | Trains to the Airport

For further information
National and internacional passenger trains | Tel. 902 240 202 | 934 901 122 (information and bookings for international trains in different languages) | E-mail: | RENFE service

How to reach the hotel

Motorways and toll roads

Barcelona is located 150 km from La Jonquera, the French border. The French motorway network connects to the A-7 - C33 Barcelona motorway. You can enter the city via the ring roads or the Avinguda Meridiana which leads to the centre.

From the south, if you’re entering from the rest of Spain join the A-2 motorway and enter the city via the Avinguda Diagonal.

Coming from France by A7 or C33, the easiest way is: arriving in Barcelona, follow the signs Av. Meridiana and then take Aragón Street. Then turn left when you want and take the second to the right (Diputación Street). Once you are there, you just have to look for the corner with Rambla de Cataluña, and the hotel is right there. And coming from south by A2, just follow Diagonal Avenue up to Paseig de Gracia. Then turn right up to Diputació Street, and then next corner is the hotel.

For further information:

Telephone: 938 459 075 / 902 200 320 |

Telephone: 938 331 111 |

Telephone: 932 057 909 | Fax: 932 057 859 | E-mail:
Túnel del Cadí:
Túnel de Vallvidrera:

Car parks

Barcelona has a large number of car parks, many of them located in the city centre. Parking rates range from 1.70 and 2€ per hour to around 22€ for a whole day. At some of these car parks you do not have to pay by the hour, you can pay in fractions of 15 and 30 minutes.

There are also paid parking areas in the street (blue zones) and charges vary according to the zone.

Park-and-ride facilities, intended to dissuade drivers from bringing their vehicles into Barcelona, are located in the Plaça de les Glòries and provide convenient connections with the public transport network. Rates are 1.70 € per hour and 4.65 € per day. The nearest car park is Baldisa, in Diputació 244

For further information:

Telephone: 932 305 647 |

BSM (Barcelona Serveis Municipals)
Telephone: 934 092 021 |


Barcelona by the sea 

Barcelona has become the Mediterranean’s foremost cruise ship harbour. It has eight passenger terminals, five for cruise liners and three for ferries. It operates services to the Balearic Islands and the main Mediterranean ports. Ferries depart daily for the Balearic Islands and there is a direct service to the port of Genoa.

For information about ferry timetables and prices:

To the Balearic Island:
Trasmediterránea: | 932 959 100 - 902 454 645
Balearia: | 902 160 180

To Genoa:
•Grandi Navi Veloci: | 934 439 898

A Taxi from the port to the hotel will cost you aproximatelly 20 euros ( Amount shown at the meter + luggagge) and it will take you about 20 minutes.