Description and useful information
Get to Montserrat by train leaving from Plaça d’Espanya station in Barcelona. Trains leave every hour from 8:36 in the morning.
The funicular (cremallera) will take you from the arrival station right to the foot of the sanctuary after a spectacular trip through the mountains.
*Transport: train and cremallera return ticket from Barcelona Plaça d’Espanya. Show your ticket at the train station in Barcelona to get your transport passes for the day.
- Audiovisual Space: from 9:00 am to 5:45 pm.
- Sanctuary: from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm. Mass at 11:00 pm (visitors are asked not to attend during these hours if they don’t intend to worship).
- Mare de Deu Chapel: from 8:00 am to 10:30 am and from 12:00 pm to 6:15 pm.
- Return train from Barcelona + funicular (cremallera)
- Montserrat museum tickets
- Access to the Audiovisual room "Inside Montserrat"
- Open air museum audio guide
- Liqueur tasting
The attraction does not give refunds however date and time changes are permitted if made 48 hours before your visit. Changes are not automatic and dependent on the ticket availability of the attraction at the time of the request.
Frequently asked questions
What train line gets me to Montserrat?
You’ll need to grab the R5 train from Plaça d’Espanya to Monistrol de Montserrat. You can consult the FGC train schedules at: https://www.fgc.cat/cercador/
What train line gets me to Monistrol de Montserrat?
How long does it take to take the R5 from Barcelona to Monistrol de Montserrat station?
About one hour and 15 minutes.
Where does the funicular (la cremellera) depart to get to the Montserrat Sanctuary?
La Cremallera de Montserrat departs from Monistrol de Montserrat station, where the R5 arrives.
How frequently does la cremallera run?
La Cremallera leaves every hour starting from 8:48 in the morning.
Can I get on the train with the tickets I receive in my email?
No, you’ll need to pick up the train and cremallera tickets at the FGC ticket windows at Plaça d’Espanya station.
When I book online when will my tickets arrive?
They’ll arrive within a couple of minutes to the email address specified.
Once I've booked is it possible to get a refund or request any changes to the booking?
You can make changes up until 48 hours before the event, however refunds are not possible.
I have some problems with the booking, who do I get in touch with?
Write to firstname.lastname@example.org
R5 train from Plaça d’Espanya to Monastirol de Montserrat + funicular from Monastirol de Montserrat to the Montserrat Sanctuary.