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Where to get COVID-19 antigen test in Sagrada Familia area of Barcelona

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On this page, you’ll be able to get a voucher for your coronavirus antigen test -also referred to as rapid antigen test or lateral flow antigen test- at a private testing centre near the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. This testing centre performs antigen nasal tests and antigen saliva tests.

We cover the following:

  • the location of the testing centre, closest metro station and its opening times,
  • the price of the rapid antigen test,
  • how to get the special discount we have secured for you at the testing centre
  • the test certificate delivery time and language
  • how your exact appointment time will be confirmed to you by the testing centre so that you do not have to wait in line for hours to get tested.

We have also included a booking form on the page below if you want to book your rapid antigen test at this testing centre. After filling out the form below, you will receive to your email address a COVID test confirmation voucher with a voucher number and detailed instructions on how to to get tested at this testing centre. You will also receive a separate confirmation email with your exact appointment time.

In addition, by booking your antigen test online through the booking form provided on this page, we have secured you a discount on the price of your test.

Special discount reduction off the price of your antigen nasal or saliva test: €5.00

To get your discount, you will simply need to give your voucher number at the testing centre before getting tested.

After getting tested, you will get a FIT-TO-FLY antigen test certificate, the document you need for taking flights or other transport to another country.

Before filling out the form below to get your antigen nasal test, make sure to first confirm which type of test your destination country requires.


Location of the testing centre

The exact address of the testing centre will be given to you on the voucher you'll receive by email once you have submitted the form below.

The metro lines you can take to go to the testing centre are given below.

Nearest metro stations:

MetroMetro: Sagrada Familia (Blue line, L5 and Purple Line, L2)

MetroMetro: Verdaguer (Blue line, L5 and Yellow Line, L4)

MetroMetro: Monumental (Purple Line, L2)

Walking distance to testing centre from any of these metro stations: 7 minutes.


Tourist attractions near this testing centre

We will provide the names of the most famous tourist attractions located in the area of this testing centre as, if you’re a tourist in Barcelona, you might understand better where this testing centre is located if you know which are the famous tourist attractions located nearby.

Sagrada Familia. 7 minute walk.

Arc de Triomf. 18 minute walk.


Opening hours of the testing centre

Monday - Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00

The testing centre is also open on public holidays during the same hours.


Price of a nasal antigen test or a saliva antigen test

Prices for a nasal antigen test or a saliva antigen test are the same.

Antigen test price without our special discount: €50.00

Special discount: €5.00

Antigen test price with our special discount applied: €45.00


How to get your special discount

We have secured a discount off the normal price of the coronavirus test. You will receive your discount voucher by completing and submitting the form below. You will receive an email with full instructions about how to get to the testing centre and how to redeem your discount voucher. The discount is for each test you book and will only be applied at the clinic when you present your voucher number. You would also need to present your voucher number to identify your test appointment with the clinic. If you do not present your voucher at the testing centre the clinic will not be able to find your reservation and therefore may not be able to test you. Therefore it is very important to ensure to bring the voucher with you and present it at the testing centre reception to ensure your appointment is found and that you will get your discount off your test.

Show your voucher at the testing centre reception either on your mobile or a print out. You will also need to write your voucher number down on the consent form that the testing centre will give you when you arrive at the clinic.

Special discount off the price of each test:  €5.00


Antigen test details and performance

Antigen nasal test:

Test name: Panbio COVID-19 AG Rapid test device
Test manufacturer: Abbot Rapid Diagnostics
Sensitivity: 97%
Specificity: 99.4%
Accuracy: 99%

Antigen saliva test:

Test name: Panbio COVID-19 AG Rapid test device
Test manufacturer: Abbot Rapid Diagnostics
Sensitivity: 90.1%
Specificity: 99.3%
Accuracy: 97%


Covid antigen test certificate delivery time

Your FIT-TO-FLY antigen test result will be hand-delivered to you at the testing centre approximately 15 minutes after you got tested.


Appointment time for your test

This testing centre only works with appointments. Getting tested at a medical centre that works with appointment will enable you to get tested at your appointment time, without having to wait in line for hours before getting tested. Sometimes, testing centres can get very busy for COVID tests and reach their maximum capacity. Having an exact appointment time ensures that you will get your test done on your confirmed appointment day and time and that you will receive your test results on time for your flight.

On the booking form below, you will be able to select your preferred time range for your appointment.

After filling out the form below, you will receive to your email address a COVID test confirmation voucher with a voucher number and detailed instructions on how to to get tested at this testing centre. You will also receive a separate confirmation email with your exact appointment time.

Your appointment time will be confirmed by email by the testing centre during their operating hours for confirming appointments. The testing centre work 17 hours per day during the following operating hours:

Monday - Sunday: 08:00 - 01:00


When to book your antigen test online

The testing centre receives many booking requests for appointments so we highly recommend you fill out the booking form below as soon as possible to ensure your preferred date and time range for your appointment are available. We recommend you book a week to 3 days in advance of when you need your test however you can book for the same day of your test.

Fill out the form below to get your rapid antigen test voucher

To get your voucher for your antigen test, fill out the form below and submit it. A confirmation voucher with full instructions on how to get tested will be emailed to you once you complete and send the COVID test form below.

You will also receive separate confirmation email with your exact appointment time. You will need to show your confirmation voucher to get tested at the testing centre and to get your special discount. You can either show your confirmation voucher from your mobile phone or print it out.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

1) Minors must be accompanied by their parent or guardian.

2) Form fields must be completed in order, from top to bottom. Otherwise, you won't be able to fill in some of the fields and complete your form submission.




Additional information

How quick you’ll get your antigen test certificate: Your antigen travel test certificate will be hand-delivered to you at the testing centre approximately 15 minutes after you got tested. Your FIT-TO-FLY test certificate will be in English or Spanish, depending on the language you'll request at the testing centre.


What information will be indicated on the antigen test certificate delivered by the testing centre? The antigen test certificate will mention the following information:

  • Name, address and contact details of the testing centre
  • Your name
  • Your passport number
  • Your date of birth
  • The sample date and time
  • The results date and time
  • Whether the results of your test are positive or negative
  • Test name
  • Test manufacturer
  • Test description
  • Test performance (sensitivity, specificity, accuracy)

There will also be a QR code on your antigen test certificate that contains the above-mentioned information. The test will be signed by a doctor, and the name of the doctor and his registration number will also show on your certificate.


Official VAT invoice provided? This centre can provide an invoice upon request. If your home-country health or travel insurance covers COVID-related expenses abroad, you will need to send them the invoice for your test along with your claim for reimbursement. If you need an invoice, make sure to request it at the front desk of the testing centre, after paying for your test.


Can I get a UE digital COVID certificate with this antigen test? The testing centre has confirmed that the antigen test certificates they deliver are issued in a format and with information that are suitable for travel to any country in the world as the certificates meet the requirements requested by the international authorities and therefore contain information on the type of test performed, data on the type of test and brand used, patient data, where it was performed and are signed by a qualified doctor.

The testing centre will give you a FIT-TO-FLY antigen test certificate, that is valid for travel, but the certificate you’ll receive is not the EU COVID digital certificate.

If you want to specifically request a EU Covid digital certificate, also referred to as the European Green Digital Certificate to the Spanish authorities, please mention it at the testing centre. The testing centre will need to request the accredited laboratory they work with to report your antigen test results to the Catalan health authorities. The accredited laboratory will issue an additional antigen test certificate that you will receive by email and with this additional antigen test certificate, the laboratory will inform the Catalan health authorities of your antigen test results.

You will then be able to download your European COVID digital certificate on the official website of the Catalan health authority by providing the Passport or ID number you provided at the testing centre. You can change the language of the official website of the Catalan health authority from Catalan to Spanish or English by clicking on the language of your choice at the top right hand side of the website.


Languages spoken by the customer support team at this testing centre: The staff at this testing centre speak English and Spanish however you will receive your voucher confirmation email and your appointment time confirmation in your own language.

If you receive a reply from the testing centre in a language you do not understand you can use Google Translate to translate their response to your own language.


Steps to get your antigen test in Barcelona:

1. After filling out the form above, you’ll receive your confirmation voucher by email with your voucher number. Read carefully the instructions indicated on your confirmation voucher.

2. You will receive a separate confirmation email with your exact appointment time.

3. Go to the testing centre at your appointment day and time and present your confirmation voucher. You can either show your confirmation voucher from your mobile phone or print it out. You will be asked to sign a form with your personal information, which will be used by the testing centre to prepare your antigen test certificate so make sure to fill in the form in capital letters and in a readable way, with no errors. You will also need to write down your voucher number on the form to get your special discount off the normal price of the test.

4. You will pay for your test at the special price we have secured for you, directly at the front desk of the testing centre before getting tested.

5. Get tested.

6. You will receive your rapid antigen test results by email.


How to cancel your test if you are finally not going to this testing centre: It is very important for the testing centre to know the exact number of patients they will have each day for them to plan their testing capacity accordingly and provide a better service to you.

Please only fill out the form above to get your COVID test voucher if you’re sure you’ll go to this testing centre to get your test. If after filling out the form above and getting your confirmation voucher you decide not to go the testing centre on the test date you selected, please reply to the email you’ve received with your confirmation voucher and simply tell us you’re cancelling your test.