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Barcelona
As well known as any city in Europe, Barcelona has long been popular with remote workers. It has history and a rich culture, world-renowned cuisine, great nightlife and a vast international community with endless events and meetups. Live here and your days include walks along attractive avenues full of incredible architecture, quaint cobblestone lanes, grand markets full of goodies to try, peaceful parks to relax in and plenty of beach. While costs are on the rise, it's still an affordable destination considering the lifestyle it offers.

Monthly cost of living for remote workers

A remote worker can expect to spend an average of 2284 2580 ${ selected_currency } per month in Barcelona, with an average rent of 893 1009 ${ selected_currency }.
Rent
1 bedroom apartment / modern / central / short term
${ selected_currency } 893 1009
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 116 131
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 386 436
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 43 49
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 204 230
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 10 11
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 122 138
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 46 52
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 23 26
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 78 88
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 32 36
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 107 121
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 78 88
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 89 101
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 57 64
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 2284 2580
Average weather in Barcelona
Most common months to visit: April - June, September - November
What to know
Population
5,585,556
Main airport
Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN)
Language
Catalan, Spanish
Tap water
Drinkable
Tipping
5-10% in restaurants if service is exceptional, not expected elsewhere
Taxi apps
Cabify, FreeNow