twelve things to keep in mind when Visiting  montjuic cable car

Best time to visit

The views from the cable car are even more spectacular during sunset. Consider visiting in the late afternoon to enjoy the sunset during your ride.

Duration required

The ride takes about 10 minutes to reach the top. You might have to queue a little during the peak season to get on board.

Departure point

The Montjuic cable car doesn’t have a specific departure point. You can use the tickets to board the cable car from the three stations - Parc Montjuic stop, Castle stop, and Mirador stop.

Cable Car route

The service starts at Parc de Montjuïc and goes directly to the Castle stop. While returning from the Castle, the Montjuic Cable Car takes a different route and stops at the Mirador.

Explore Montjuic

Montjuic Hill has many things to do, including cultural attractions, historic sites, parks, museums, gardens, and even a castle. Explore Montjuic Hill to make the most of your trip.

Comfortable shoes

The Montjuic Hill has stairs and uneven terrain, so it's best to wear comfortable shoes that will allow you to walk around and explore the area without discomfort.


The Montjuic Cable Car offers stunning views of Barcelona and the surrounding area, so remember to bring a camera or smartphone to capture the moments.

Book in advance

It is better to purchase Montjuic cable car tickets online in advance because you can avoid the queue at the station’s ticket counter, and the tickets are cheaper when buying online.

Ticket validity

The ticket for a ride on the Montjuic cable car is valid 90 days from purchase. However, once you use it, it is valid only for that day – you must use the return ticket on the same day.

Entry tickets

Montjuic cable car tickets offer a bird’s-eye view of Barcelona, and you get a 10% discount when you buy the tickets online.

Guided tour

The three-and-a-half-hour guided tour includes the cable car experience and a visit to Montjuic Castle. After exploring the castle, you visit the building’s dungeons.