Map Barcelona port with cruise ship terminals on Moll Adossat pier and shuttle bus


Map Barcelona port with cruise ship terminals on Moll Adossat pier & shuttle bus

updated June 2024

Guide with Map to Barcelona's Cruise Ship terminals and port including an overview of the Moll D'Adossat cruise ship dock, which has 5 cruise terminals A, B, C, D, and E. You might also be interested in our guide to where to stay in Barcelona.

Map Barcelona cruise ship dock Moll Adossat pier

Scroll down this page for map of walking distances from ships

Where do big cruise ships dock in Barcelona?

All big cruise ships dock at terminals on the pier called Moll Adossat. There are currently 5 cruise terminals A, B, C, D and E. Map Transport links near Moll Adossat wharf and terminals

Cruise lines that dock on Moll Adossat include:

Royal Caribbean
Norwegian Cruise Line
MSC Cruises
Viking Cruise Line
Virgin Cruises

among others...


Article continues under ad:

PROMO for visitors:



Getting to and from Moll Adossat wharf

How to get to and from Barcelona's cruise ship terminals to downtown city center and how to get to Moll de Adossat wharf dock. Barcelona is the world’s fourth largest cruise ship port surpassed only by three bigger cruise ports in Florida USA. The Cruise Port of Barcelona is one of Europe's three largest. Cruise ships sail from Barcelona for many Mediterranean destinations as well as cities located in the UK and along Europe's Atlantic coast. Numerous large cruise ships arrive at Barcelona's port, utilizing one of the SIX cruise ship terminals located on two piers within the Barcelona port vicinity. The Barcelona port area is quite close to the city center and also to the Barcelona train stations and Barcelona airport.

How far is Barcelona airport from the cruise ship port?

Barcelona airport is about 20 km/12 miles from Barcelona cruise ship port Moll Adossat. There is no direct bus connection or shuttle service. Cruise guests should take a taxi or private transfer. Ask about the fixed price for rides from cruise ships to the airport.

How far is Barcelona cruise port from the Barcelona city center?

Barcelona cruise port is 5 km / 3 miles from the city center of Barcelona and 2 km / 1 mile from the old medieval are of Barcelona. All Barcelona's cruise ship terminals are very close to Barcelona's city center. Most cruise ships dock on the biggest pier called Moll D'Adossat pier where there are 5 cruise terminals called A, B, C, D, and E.  On this page you can find a map of locations of Barcelona cruise ship docks and terminals - and how to get to and from the downtown Barcelona city centre to the cruise ship terminals. You can also find information about getting from the cruise ships to Barcelona airport and information about luggage services and luggage lockers at Barcelona cruise ship port for cruise ship passengers.

MAP Barcelona hotels nr cruise ships
PDF map Barcelona cruise terminals

Location cruise terminals A, B, C, D & E - Moll Adossat


Location cruise terminal S - Moll de Barcelona


Moll Adossat Barcelona - also called Moll D'Adossat (in Catalan) or Muelle Adosado (in Spanish) is the name of the cruise ship wharf or dock, where the biggest cruise ships dock in Barcelona. This is a new cruise ship terminal on a long pier in the old industrial port which now has cruise ship terminals and room for up to 7 large cruise ships. 

Getting from Moll Adossat to Barcelona center

On Foot

Walking from the cruise ships is not really a good option for passengers with several items of luggage. From the Moll Adossat cruise ship terminals (A, B, C, D, E) in Barcelona port, it is about a 30-45 minute walk to the edge of the Cuitat Vella (Barcelona’s old city) Map walking distance. There is a slight uphill walk to cross a harbour bridge (see photo below) In total it is a 45-60 minute walk to the downtown center of Barcelona, which is Plaça de CatalunyaMap walking


Below: photo of walking route. There's a slight uphill walk to cross the bridge from Moll Adossat.


By Taxi

Most cruise ship passengers choose to take a taxi from Moll Adossat terminals to the Barcelona city centre. Taxis in Barcelona are reliable and taxi fares are charged using taxi-meters, so you will not be cheated. Taxi prices

T3 Cruisebus

(previously called Portbús) The T3 Cruisebus is a cruise port shuttle bus service that goes from the cruise ship terminals on Moll Adossat (A, B, C & D) to the Portal de la Pau plaza, which is by the harbour end of the walking street 'La Rambla' where the Christopher Columbus monument is. Expect some lines and delays, both for taxis and the port bus in peak periods. T3 Cruisebus info

Private Transfer 

Book a private transfer from your hotel to your cruise ships. Links below

Taxi prices Barcelona
T3 Port Bus route maps & stops
Port to hotel transfer service 
Barcelona passenger information 

Getting from Moll Adossat to Barcelona airport

The El Prat Barcelona airport is located 20 km / 12.4 miles south of the Barcelona harbour. The driving time is 20-30 minute drive from any of the Barcelona cruise ship terminals to the airport - depending on traffic conditions. There are public transport options available to get to the airport, but the easiest option is to take a taxi cab or pre-book an airport transfer taxi. 

There is a fixed flat rate - called T4 - for a Barcelona taxi to or from Barcelona airport to cruise ships on wharf Moll Adossat in Port of Barcelona. The T4 cruise ship flat rate fixed price is €45 in 2024 and includes all surcharges/supplements. This is called the "Preu final / Precio final / Final price" on the taxi price list. There are no direct links from airport to cruise ships by train or bus shuttle. 

Airport transfer Barcelona
How to get to Barcelona Airport

Please note that the name Moll Adossat name does not appear on Google maps, but the road on the Moll Adossat wharf is called "Passeig Escullera" and that road is on Google Maps, so use that road name Passeig Escullera, if you want to find directions to and from the cruise ship terminals A, B, C, D & E on Moll Adossat in Barcelona harbour.

Moll Adossat on Google Maps
Route from Moll Adossat to Barcelona airport

Cruise Terminals S (South) 


Barcelona Cruise Terminal S (Sud/South) are for smaller cruise ships. There was a dock N Nord at this location, but it closed at the end of 2023. Dock S Sud is due to close at the end of 2026. Then from 2027 onwards all cruise ships of all sizes will dock on the Moll Adossat. Berth S Sud is located on the pier, by Barcelona's World Trade Center and the Eurostars Grand Marina hotel.

The Grand Marina hotel is convenient for cruise ships docked on terminal S. From terminal S, it is a short 5 minute walk to Barcelona’s old gothic area and the famous pedestrian street La Rambla.  All the hop-on/hop-off Barcelona tour bus have bus stops at Plaza Portal de la Pau, which is at the harbour end of Las Ramblas walking street and the Columbus column. Bus tours of Barcelona

Cruise terminal M (Maremagnum)

Barcelona Cruise terminal M (Maremagnum). is now closed. This cruise ship terminal was also called the "Port Vell terminal" and was the smallest of all Barcelona cruise ship docks and the most central. This terminal was next to Maremagnum mall.

Top 10 Barcelona attractions
Tours of Barcelona
Where to stay in Barcelona

Getting to Barcelona city center from cruise terminals S (Sud)

From terminal S Sud it is a short walk to Barcelona's old city centre, where you can catch Barcelona taxis, or the Barcelona hop-on-hop-off buses.

Hotels near cruise ships & Moll Adossat Barcelona

Cruise ship terminals in Barcelona are all within 30 minutes from most hotel locations in the center of Barcelona. Many Barcelona cruise ship passengers prefer to stay in hotels near the Barcelona cruise ship port area and close to the medieval city center of Barcelona.

On the map below you can see a selection of the best reviewed hotels in Barcelona in the medium to expensive price range that are within a 15-20 minute radius by taxi cab from the cruise ship terminals in Barcelona.

Red tags are six Barcelona cruise ship terminals, A, B, C, D, E, and S

Blue H1-H5 tags are 1 to 5 star hotels. Click for hotel information and to book


Search hotels

The hotel searches below are for hotels near to metro stations near cruise ships in Barcelona. There are no added commission and booking is secure.

Hotels near Drassanes metro
Hotels near Parallel metro station
Hotels near Barceloneta metro station

Taxi from Barcelona Airport to/from cruise ships 

Registered black/yellow Barcelona taxi have a fixed flat rate price of €45 - called T4 - which includes luggage and all surcharges/supplements for the taxi ride from Barcelona Airport to or from Cruise ships terminals on Moll Adossat. Check with your taxi first before leaving that this price will be charged.  This is called the "Preu final / Precio final / Final price" and is displayed on the yellow taxi price sticker displayed in all taxis, usually on a back side window. Remember to check with the driver if you can pay using a credit card - usually it is possible, but not always.

Barcelona cruise ship/airport transfers

Book Barcelona airport transfer. Read more about how to get to Barcelona Airport


Terminals - popular cruise ships

Queen Mary 2 dock Barcelona
Enchantment of the Seas dock Barcelona
Oasis of the Seas dock Barcelona

This page sponsored by

© Copyright
Do not copy from this page without permission
All rights reserved

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 June 2024 12:23