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El Tramvia Blau - blue tram BarcelonaFeatured Popular

Address
Avinguda de Tibidabo, 1, 08022, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
Avinguda Tibidabo FGC
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El Tramvia Blau - blue tram Barcelona
Tramvia Blau. Blue tram Barcelona. The blue tram was part of the original Barcelona tram system and celebrated 100 years of service in 2011. All the other Barcelona tram lines closed in 1971, except the Tramvia Blau route, which was kept open as a tourist attraction to showcase transport in the early twentieth century in Barcelona and also to provide a nice way to get to the Tibidabo amusement Park onTibidabo hill. The Tramvia Blau tram line takes you from Plaça de John F. Kennedy up the lovely Avinguda de Tibidabo, which is lined with wonderful old mansions. The blue tram does not take you all the way to Tibidabo. It ends at Plaça del Doctor Andreu, (also called Pl. Funicular) where it connects with the Tibidabo funicular railway. Click on the links below to see the Blue Tram route and start/end stations. Although the name of the service is blue tram, you can sometimes also see a red tram on the route, which is tram number 129.
Tibidabo fairground opens in spring. At the Barcelona Tourist office you can buy a Tibidabo Classic Ticket which includes the transport to Tibidabo on the Blue Tram and the Tibidabo mountain funicular train and admission to Tibidabo and some top rides The combined ticket cannot be bought on the blue train itself.

Blue tram ticket price (2014)
Single (Ida) € 4.20 
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Route of Blue Tram:
Tramvia Blau route Barcelona


Bottom stop of Tramvia Blau:
The blue tram route starts on Avinguda Tibidabo 1 (above Plaza Kennedy.) To get to the Blue Tram by train take the L7 line of the FGC train network from Plaza Catalunya to station Avinguda Tibidabo

>   Route Blue tram Barcelona
>   Location map Plaza Kennedy/Av Tibidado 1 - where Blue Tram starts
>   L7 train line of FGC trains Barcelona


Top stop of Tramvia Blau:
The top station of the Blue Tram/Tramvia Blau is on Plaça del Doctor Andreu. From here you can take the Tibidabo funicular railway to reach the top of the Tibidabo hill and Tibidabo amusement park.

>  Location map Plaça del Doctor Andreu top station of Blue traim

Both tramway and funicular were opened in 1901, along with the Tibidabo Amusement Park. It covers a route of 1,276m, reaching an altitude of 93m.


Blue Tram timetable
The Tramvia Blau runs every day during the summer, and also at Easter, Christmas, weekends and on public holidays.
From Av de Tibidabo 1: Going up first departure 10:00 Last departure 19:45.   Departures every 15-30 minutes
From Plaça del Doctor Andreu: Going down first departure 10:20 Last departure 20:05. Departures every 15-30 minutes

Bus 195. On weekdays and during the winter months when the Tibidabo amusement park is closed Bus 195 drives the same route as the Blue tram

Tramvia Blau timetable
Wikipedia history tramvia blau