Get your car parked for free

Published: 07th September 2010
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Search a parking

The website of Barcelona there's a handy search engine to find a parking space. You can use this site to find a car park (both public and private) in the vicinity of your destination. You are able to enter an address and obtain an interactive map showing the nearest parking. Then click on the icon for information about a car park.

Private parking in Barcelona

These private parking lots in Barcelona don't have a fixed rate. Each company sets their own rates. In most cases the fees are higher than those of the public car parkings. Two large private parking spaces are those of Nez and Navarro.

Free Parking in Barcelona

You'll not find any free parking opportunities in the center of Barcelona. So you need to pay for it, even in the "blue zone", in public car parks and in private parking lots.

Although if you insist on getting your car parked for free, you can park your car in areas outside of the city center and take the subway to move downtown. For example, there are free parking possibilities near the subway of Vall d'Ebron (line 3) and Zona Universitat (line 3). In Montblau Trinitat Nova you'll find free parking too. It will take you about 10 minutes to get to the city center by subway (8 stops).

Another free parking trick is to use the free parking opportunity of the several shopping malls in Barcelona. For example you're able to park your car for free in the shopping mal of Diagonal Mar (subway line 4) or Gloria (subway line 1). Please be aware that the maximum parking time is 3 and 2 hours respectively.

If you go on holiday in August the parking in the green zone and the blue zone is free in many places. In the green zone are many parking spaces reserved for residents of Barcelona. In the blue zone not all the car parks are free. In Ciutat Vella, Eixample and the triangle between Diagonal and Via Augusta Travessera de Gracia you'll find paid car parks only. It's easy find apartments to rent in Barcelona with Barcelona Checkin.

Public parking in Barcelona

The company that takes care of the car parks in Barcelona is call B: SM. The interesting thing is that they have a website with good information about all the car parks. They have nice and clear map with all the car parks in the several areas of Barcelona. One hour parking costs 2.67 and the outstanding amount is converted to minutes. Interestingly, the special parking: Day, Night, P-8/11 days, P-Month. For special offers, we refer you to the website of B: SM. With special events such as concerts, football matches and theater there are several discounts on car parking.

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