Aquarium Barcelona Tickets

The Barcelona Aquarium is known to be a delightful attraction for both kids and adults.

With over 11,000 individual creatures representing an astonishing 450 species, it offers a glimpse into the diverse ecosystems that thrive beneath the waves.

It has the longest underwater tunnel of 80 meters and the “Oceanarium” you walk through is the largest in Europe. 

After the Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, and Camp Nou, the Barcelona Aquarium is the city’s fourth most popular tourist destination – with over two million annual visitors.

Where to buy Barcelona Aquarium tickets? 

Tickets for the Barcelona Aquarium can be purchased online or at the attraction. 

However, we suggest that visitors purchase their tickets in advance online. 

Online tickets are cheaper than offline tickets. 

Purchasing Barcelona Aquarium tickets online will allow you to skip long queues.

Additionally, you can secure your entry and avoid last-minute disappointment.

How to buy Barcelona Aquarium tickets?

To secure your entry to the Barcelona Aquarium, proceed to the booking page and select your preferred date and the number of tickets. 

After your purchase, your tickets will be sent to your email – no printouts are required. 

On the day of your visit, simply arrive 15 minutes before the time indicated on your ticket. 

Because you have the Barcelona Aquarium online ticket and are on time, you can present it on your smartphone and enter immediately.

Barcelona Aquarium ticket prices

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Visitors older than 11 years pay €25 for a ticket to the Barcelona Aquarium, while children aged five to 10 only pay €18.

Kids between the ages of three and four enter for just €10, getting 60% off on the regular aquarium admission prices.

Children under the age of three can enter for free. 

Families visit in large numbers due to the substantial Barcelona Aquarium ticket discounts for children. 

Visitors using these ticket reductions must bring proper identification cards.

Types of Barcelona Aquarium tickets 

There are three ways to experience Barcelona Aquarium – 

you can buy a Barcelona Aquarium skip the line ticket, a Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Aquarium Tour combo ticket or the Barcelona Pass

Barcelona Aquarium entry ticket

Barcelona Aquarium entry ticket
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Skip the lines and discover the wonders of the sea with your Barcelona Aquarium ticket

You will get a comprehensive tour of the aquarium, with exclusive access to the deepest parts of the ocean.

Dive into an underwater paradise swarming with beautiful aquatic animals!

This ticket includes:

  • Skip-the-line entry to Barcelona Aquarium
  • Access to all areas and permanent exhibitions

Ticket prices: 

Adult ticket (11+ years): $27

Youth ticket (5 to 10 years): $19

Child ticket (3 to 4 years): $11

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Aquarium Tour

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Aquarium Tour
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Buy a combination ticket to the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Aquarium Tour, and you will get the city’s best tour. 

Enjoy unlimited stops at top attractions like the aquarium, and explore the city at your own pace. 

See the sights and create lifelong memories with this one-of-a-kind tour!

This ticket includes

  • Aquarium entrance fee
  • All stops are included in one ticket
  • Multilingual audio guide
  • A discount booklet and Barcelona City tour stop guide
  • Double-decker air-conditioned open buses

Ticket price:

24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Aquarium Ticket

Senior ticket (65+ years): €53
Adult ticket (10 to 64 years): €58
Child ticket (4 to 9 years): €36
Infant ticket (upto 3 years): Free entry

48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Aquarium Ticket

Senior ticket (65+ years): €64
Adult ticket (10 to 64 years): €69
Child ticket (4 to 9 years): €41
Infant ticket (upto 3 years): Free entry

The Barcelona Pass

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You can also purchase the Barcelona Pass and conveniently explore the famous city of Barcelona. 

The pass gives you access to amazing attractions, museums, and experiences across the city, making your vacation effortless and enjoyable. 

This ticket includes

  • Entry to any 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 tours and attractions (depending on the selected pass).
  • A digital guide with attraction information, including reservation and instructions. 

Ticket price:

Number of attractions Adult (13+ years)Child (4 to 12 years)
2 attractions€66€49
3 attractions€94€72
4 attractions€112€86
5 attractions€129€94
6 attractions€144€104
7 attractions€159€122

Is Barcelona Aquarium worth it?

With 4 million liters of water, Barcelona Aquarium is one of the biggest and best-known aquariums in the world.

It is a must-visit Barcelona attraction with 66 Mediterranean and tropical tanks housing 11,000 animals from 450 species and an entire level dedicated to kids. 

There are various activities for youngsters. The “Bathyscaphe” (a submarine or diving chamber) will allow you to see how submersible boats work.


How much does a ticket to the Barcelona Aquarium cost?

Barcelona Aquarium tickets start at €25 for visitors above 11 years. Children aged three to 10 have reduced ticket prices, and children under three get free admission. 

What do Barcelona Aquarium tickets include?

With the Barcelona Aquarium tickets, you can access the aquarium’s zones, including the oceanarium, tunnel walk, and thematic tanks. 

You will also be able to participate in the aquarium’s many shows and interactive experiences.

Does Barcelona Aquarium offer free entry?

Yes, children under three years get free entry to the Barcelona Aquarium. 

Should I book my Barcelona Aquarium tickets ahead of time?

Tickets to the Barcelona Aquarium must be purchased in advance for a comfortable and secure experience. 

Are discounts available on Barcelona Aquarium tickets?

Yes, discounts are available for Barcelona Aquarium tickets. Children from five to 10 years old can enjoy admission for only €18. Kids aged three to four can enter for just €10.

When do the Barcelona Aquarium ticket booths close?

The ticket booths close one hour before the closing time of the aquarium.

Can I re-enter the aquarium with the same ticket if I leave and want to return later in the day?

You cannot use the same ticket to enter the Barcelona Aquarium. You will have to pay again to enter if you leave.

Are there any combo tickets available with other attractions in Barcelona?

Visitors can choose these two combos: Barcelona Aquarium + Barcelona Zoo and Barcelona Aquarium + Montjuïc Cable Car. 

They provide convenient access to two sites at a discounted price. 

Are there any family discounts on Barcelona Aquarium tickets?

Yes, Barcelona Aquarium offers family discounts. The family ticket costs €75 if you need a ticket for two adults (above 11 years) and two children (between the ages of five and 10).

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