How to get there
Montserrat very near you, by underground or train
All the FGC train stations sell combined tickets for the train journey and the rack railway up to Montserrat.
From Pl. Espanya station in Barcelona or from other stations of the FGC Llobregat-Anoia line you can catch any train of the R5 service towards Manresa if you are coming from Barcelona, or towards Barcelona if you are coming from Manresa. You have to get off at Monistrol de Montserrat station, where the rack railway will take you to Montserrat station, passing through new Monistrol-Vila station.
Visitors that come from any other point of the R6 service (Igualada) on the Llobregat-Anoia line, will have to change trains at Martorell-Enllaç station, to the R5 train service.
Don’t miss the best part of the visit to Montserrat! Leave your car in the free guarded car park in Monistrol de Montserrat and take the rack railway!
Monistrol-Vila station is off the C-55 and has a free, guarded car park with room for 1,000 cars and 70 coaches. At the station you can buy a ticket for the rack railway, which takes you to the centre of Montserrat Monastery.
You can also get there from:
- Motorways A-2 and AP-7, leaving at Martorell and taking the C-55 at junction 582A-Abrera.
- Motorway C-58, leaving at Castellbell i el Vilar.
- From Eix transversal, leaving at Manresa towards the C-55.