Best Barcelona Apps 2024

📱 Transport | Cultural | Social | Shopping | Apartments | Dining | Sport | Dating | Language | News | Jobs

These mobile apps will help you make the most of your time in Barcelona, helping you to easily navigate the city, find great places to eat, enjoy the local attractions and more.

Transport Apps

Get around town faster and more efficiently with these apps. Covering the areas of taxis, TMB metro and buses, ride sharing and delivery.

TMB App

TMB App Shows public transport and bicycle options and helps you plan journeys around Barcelona and the metropolitan area. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Bicing

Bicing Bicing is a bicycle sharing system in Barcelona that was launched in 2007. The app allows you to see the locations of the bicycle stations and how many bikes are available in real time. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Yego

Yego Yego is an electric scooter sharing service in Barcelona.  Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar BlaBlaCar is a long distance carpooling platform that connects drivers with empty seats and passengers to share travel costs. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Cabify

Cabify Spain’s first-ever Unicorn company Cabify provides transport via its mobile app. Cars are driven by self-employed service providers. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Bolt

Bolt The first European mobility super-app. Offering ride-hailing, shared cars and scooters, and food and grocery delivery. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Uber Ride-hailing giant Uber has arrived in Barcelona. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Cultural Apps

Discover the best Barcelona has to offer with these culturally oriented apps. Covering areas including walking tours, architecture, history and major attractions.

Spotted by Locals

Spotted by Locals Founded in 2008, Spotted by Locals publishes city guides for 71 cities and has a strong presence in Barcelona. Expert Spotters in each city help you avoid tourist traps and steer you to handpicked gems known to locals. If you want to participate you can add your own spots such as your hotel. The Guardian described the app as giving “authentically local, on-the ground advice”. You can access info offline making the app easy to use on the go. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Miniguide

Miniguide The Miniguide app helps you discover great things to do in Barcelona with a curated selection of concerts, film, nightlife, festivals and other events. It also covers shopping, bars, restaurants, museums and more. Everything is hand-picked and written up by locals who know and love the city. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Social Apps

Looking for something to do? With these apps you can find something interesting to do practically any day or night. Use the app technology to meet others in person at local events.

Meetup

Meetup One of the most popular apps in Barcelona. Meetup has a very strong community in the city and there are meetups to do just about anything you can imagine – from language exchanges to yoga, volleyball or hiking to networking and work related events. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Internations

Internations Another social app, Internations is a community for expats and holds regular social events, like parties on glamorous rooftops and terraces. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Vermut

Vermut A social app with activities for people over 55 years old. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Reddit

Reddit Reddit has a lively community for people living in and visiting Barcelona. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Shopping Apps

Buy and sell via your smartphone, it has never been so easy!

Wallapop

Wallapop Barcelona based Wallapop is a free, mobile, virtual flea market. The hyper-local app makes it easy for you to buy and sell items in your neighborhood. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

21 Buttons

21 Buttons Barcelona-based 21 Buttons is a fashion themed social network with a shoppable feed. Users can earn money by posting their outfits if someone buys a tagged item. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Glovo

Glovo A leading Barcelona based start-up enabling anyone to get nearly any product delivered in less than 60 minutes. The app allows customers to track their deliveries in real time and locate the nearest glover (courier). Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Apartments and Real Estate Apps

Find rooms and flats in Barcelona.

idealista

idealista The ‘go to’ app in Barcelona for finding an apartment to share, rent or buy. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

badi

Badi This Barcelona based app helps you find shared flats and available rooms. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Dining and Entertainment Apps

These apps have some major benefits and perks.

thefork

TheFork The leading online restaurants reservation platform in Europe. In addition to reservations, the app feature exclusive offers up to 50% off your meal and extensive reviews. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Too Good to Go

Too Good to Go The world’s number 1 app for fighting food waste. Too Good to Go has a strong presence in Barcelona, with a wide variety of restaurant choices available. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Sport and Outdoor Apps

With such a great climate, sports and outdoor activities are part of Barcelona’s appeal.

Celebreak

Celebreak CeleBreak organises one-off friendly games of football throughout the day in Barcelona. You don’t have to know anyone or commit to play every week. You can play when and where you want. Celebreak is a football and social experience. A hassle free way you can play the beautiful game while making new friends! Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona Official App Follow the latest Barça news and get real-time match updates, highlights and videos. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Wikiloc

Wikiloc Wikiloc is a fantastic app that helps to discover and share the best outdoor trails for hiking, cycling and many other activities. Here are 9 Hikes in Barcelona’s Collserola Park and Beyond that you can explore with a bit of help from the app. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Dating Apps

Top apps for meeting someone special in Barcelona.

AdoptaUnTío

AdoptaUnTío On AdoptaUnTío women are the only ones who can take the first step and have the power to decide which men (tíos) can write to them. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Spanish Language Apps

Learn Spanish where and when you want, using these top language apps.

Duolingo

Duolingo Duolingo gamifies your language learning experience and helps you stay motivated. Both Spanish and Catalan are available on the app. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

News Apps

Stay on top of local news using these apps.

La Vanguardia

La Vanguardia Founded in 1881, La Vanguardia is Catalonia’s leading newspaper.  Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

The Local

The Local The latest news, travel, politics, money, jobs and more. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

EL PAÍS

EL PAÍS Breaking news about current events in Spain and the world. The app includes an Enlish language version. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

Job Apps

Get ahead in your Barcelona job search using these cutting edge apps.

Corner Job

Corner Job Helping people find the job they are looking for in the shortest time possible. Download from Google Play

 InfoJobs

InfoJobs With the InfoJobs app you can search for job offers, apply for jobs and monitor your applications’ status. Download from App Store | Download from Google Play

🚀 See also: Barcelona Startups Guide