Airport arrivals
The arrivals lobbies are in the following locations:

When you disembark from the plane, please follow the signs to Passport Control (if necessary) and to the baggage reclaim hall and Customs.

Passports and immigration

After disembarking, if your flight originated in a non-Schengen area country, you will have to through Passport Control.

You can find more information on the requirements for entry to Spain online at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation New Window

Baggage Reclaim

After leaving the plane, please follow the signs to the baggage reclaim hall assigned to your flight. Once you are in the relevant hall, if you checked in luggage at your departure airport, look at the screens to see which baggage carousel has been assigned to your flight .

For lost or damaged luggage, please go to your airline or handling agent's desk.


Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport has a Customs service in the arrivals area of terminals T1, T2 A, T2 B and T2 C, and in the non-Schengen-Schengen transit area in T1.

If coming from a country outside the European Union, you must decide whether you are carrying goods which need to be declared, and go through airport Customs Some examples of goods which must be declared are: food, high value electronics, cash over €10,000, etc. If in doubt, the best option is to ask at Customs.

Banking services

There are cash machines operated by different banks in the arrivals lobby of both terminals. Do you need to change foreign currency to euros? In the arrivals area of terminals T1 and T2 B you will find branches of La Caixa bank where you can change money.

Car hire

Do you need to hire a car? Go to the car hire company desks in the Terminal T1 arrivals lobby and floor P0 of Terminal T2 B.