Montserrat Rack Railway

A spectacular journey

We leave you in the middle of the Monastery

It is the only way to get to Montserrat that leaves you right in the middle of the monastery, a 15-minute journey with a privileged and spectacular view of the mountain.


Panoramic trains
The train has panoramic windows which make the actual journey an interesting attraction. The trains are air-conditioned and they are completely wheelchair-friendly. The platforms are at the same level as the trains.


Leave your car behind!
Monistrol-Vila train station has free parking for 1,000 cars and 70 coaches, with restaurant service allowing you to eat before going up or have your supper after the visit, with a shop, cash machine, public phone and toilets, all designed to make you feel welcome and give a great start to your Montserrat experience.

With departures every 20 minutes at peak times, the rack railway is at your disposal to carry you straight to the very heart of the monastery.
Don’t forget to visit the rack railway exhibition housed in the building of the old Monistrol-Vila station, now refurbished, and discover its history through documents, interesting objects and audiovisual shows.

If you arrive by train, at Monistrol de Montserrat station you will find the rack railway link waiting to take you direct to Montserrat.
Look up the timetable search to schedule your visit to Montserrat; whether your come by car or by train, let the rack railway take the strain!

  Montserrat Rack Railway, the way of transport to come to Montserrat