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Student discounts in Barcelona

Life hacks and student discounts in Barcelona

Being a student in Barcelona can get pricey fast. Luckily, there are easy and convenient ways to  make the most of your money as a young person here in Barcelona. Here is a list of some of the best life hacks and student discounts in Barcelona to lighten your everyday spending.

Student discounts in Barcelona

Bus line 46 - Aeroport Bcn

If taxi fares to the airport are digging a hole in your pocket, switch to bus line 46. This line has 23 stops from Av Paral Lel – Llançà to Airport – Terminal T1 and operates every day of the week from 4:50 to 23:50. The bus line 46 fare to Aeroport Bcn is approximately €2.40. Save that extra cash for a coffee – or three – before your flight! Download the TMB app to track the bus and see updates like delays or route changes. 

T-jove (Young person's travel card)

Anyone under the age of 30 can use the T-jove travel card to make unlimited journeys over 90 days on all operators in the integrated transport system. You can purchase yours with the TMB app or TMB Tickets website from €80 for one zone. Note: you’ll need a national ID document, foreigner ID document (NIE) or passport to show proof of your age!

Travel for free by Train

If you are a frequent traveller you can travel fro free via Renfe and Rodalies, you will find more information via this link.

Carnet Jove

The Carnet Jove youth card offers more than 8000 reductions on experiences and services related to culture, leisure, art and museums, technology, beauty, fashion, health, and restaurants in Catalunya. With discounts that vary from 10 to 50%, any person aged between 12 and 30 who can pay €7.90 per year is eligible. You can request a card for pick-up on the Carnet Jove website, or go through the process at any La Caixa branch. 

students discounts in Barcelona

Studentfy; student discounts in Barcelona

Created for the international student community by recent graduates, Studentfy offers discounts, benefits, products, and services at over 80 locations in Barcelona. Select your university when you register on the app and receive a digital membership card that will help you save at gyms, museums, restaurants, bars, and events with other students. 

Barcelona library card

Applying for a free library card online comes with more benefits than you might think. Beyond borrowing books, you’ll gain access to databases, newsletters, educational courses, workshops, language learning, study rooms, internet, computer equipment, and various customised services. Library cards also provide holders with discounts on cultural activities and services in Barcelona and throughout Catalonia. Considering it’s free and only expires after 5 years of disuse, what’s the harm? Right?


To obtain a library card, you can conveniently apply online by fillling in the form. Indicate your preferred library for card collection and submit the form electronically. Additionally, you have the flexibility to acquire your library card at any Barcelona library by simply visiting the front desk, where they will promptly create one for you without any hassle.

Too Good To Go

If you want to join the movement against food waste AND eat quality food at a reduced price, we have great news. The Too Good To Go app is a platform for small greengrocers, bakeries, fishmongers and large chains to sell the extra food that they would otherwise throw away at the end of the day. Too Good To Go is a great way to discover new places around the city without the guilt of eating out.

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Barcelona Expat Life is offering discounts in Barcelona from several companies to save you some money in your daily life. The beautiful city of Barcelona has endless activities, restaurants, nightclubs, and more fun things to do.


At first, life and activities in Barcelona may seem relatively cheap compared to other cities. But, the costs may begin to add up and it can become more expensive than you thought. We are very proud to be able to offer our community exclusive discounts that can help while adjusting to life in Barcelona. 

Visit a museum for free!

Barcelona is the perfect destination for art and culture fanatics. The city is rich in history and has an abundance of museums to visit, many of which offer free entry on special dates and specific week days and hours.


Visiting a museum can be fairly expensive, which is why Barcelona is encouraging free cultural visits to give all citizens the chance to visit some of its best attractions such as the Picasso Museum, Parc Güell or MACBA.

Without a doubt there will be exhibitions, attractions and museums that you are willing to pay a small fee visit, but why not take advantage of the many free museum days Barcelona has to offer.

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