Opening hours

Access to the Library must be arranged by appointment.

From Monday to Friday:

Mornings, from 9.15 am to 2 pm

Afternoons, from 3.30 am to 5 pm

Library of the Abbey of Montserrat


Abadia de Montserrat


08199 Montserrat – Barcelona

Tel.: +34 938 77 77 68


How to get to the Library

The library is located within the monastery of Montserrat, 50 km from Barcelona.

By car

Access roads:
Highway Barcelona-Igualada, exit Montserrat.
Motorway AP-7, exit Martorell.
Motorway C-16, exit Montserrat.
Motorway Barcelona-Terrassa by Vallvidrera tunnels.
If you access the Sanctuary by private vehicle, there is a paid parking service managed by the Patronat de la Montserrat.

By bus

Buses Julià.
Departure from Sants Bus Station (Barcelona) at 9.15 am and return from Montserrat to Barcelona at 5 pm. In summer at 6 pm.

By train

Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya.
From the Catalan Government Train Company (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya). From Plaça Espanya Station in Barcelona to the Aeri de Montserrat Station or the Rack (Cremallera) Train Station in Monistrol de Montserrat, every 60 minutes.

By Cremallera de Montserrat (Rack Railway)

From the Monistrol de Montserrat station of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya there is the possibility of connecting with the Monistrol-Vila station, where the train leaves to take visitors to the heart of the Sanctuary.
Information on timetables and fares to or to the phone +34 93 252 14 80.

Aeri de Montserrat (Cable Car)

From the station to the Sanctuary.
Summer timetable from Monday to Sunday from 9.40 am to 7 pm. In winter, on working days from 9.40 am to 5.15 pm. Weekends and holidays from 9.40 am to 6.15 pm.
More information on opening hours and prices: or by calling +34 93 835 00 05