Smoking at Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)

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Before Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

After Security Smoking

Terminal 1:

Update from Arseny, August 2023: The zone works, go to departures, then to McDonalds, then go to a terrace.

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Update from John P., May 2023: Barcelona BCN Terminal 1 (picture included) Large outdoor smoking terrace airside. Follow the signs for Starbucks Terrace. Houses 2 individual businesses - Piscolabis and Starbucks but the terrace is free to use without purchase at either. 

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Update from Andrew, January 2023: Smoking by Starbucks outside terrace still there.

You can smoke at terminal 1 next to 'La Botiga' and 'Fridays'. You can go outside there. Update from Jan B., Nov 2019.

Photo of smoking area/terrace at Barcelona, from Eric T on the 15th Sept 2019:

Update from Matteo P on the 30th Aug 2019: Smoking area in terrace in front of Starbucks

Update from Grant S. on the 1st Feb 2019: After Security, head down the escalator or lift. Take a right and follow the signs for Mediterranean Terrace. Voila!

If you need gates D and E, you can take the stairs back up to Security and turn left or right depending which you need

Terminal 2:

Update from Vadym, June 2023: Large open terrace to the right of McDonald's, somewhere between gates R and B. Photo below.

Update from Dmitry K., June 2023: There is big smoking terrace near McCafe and S23 gate. Photo below.

Update from Adam, April 2023: I passed through BCN late April 2023 and there is a VERY large open air smoking area after security. It is located close to 2C (the "easyJet" terminal") but is accessible from A or B as well.

Update Ulysses, January 2023: You can smoke in Terminal 2. there is a new terrace near McDonalds between terminal 2c et 2b.

Just to let you know that there is no smoking area at T2 on Barcelona El Prat. We asked 3 different staff members and they finally sent us out. ���� Update from Lubov C. on the 9th Oct 2018.

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