Terrassa

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Terrassa

Terrassa is a historic city that belongs to the province of Barcelona, ​​in the Autonomous Community of Catalonia. It is a relatively small city, but it has a lot to offer students. It has a wide variety of restoration sites, museums, parks, shopping centres and historical places to visit. In addition, from the city of Terrassa, you will be able to reach the city of Barcelona and its surroundings quickly, so you will also be able to enjoy all its entertainment, sports and cultural offerings.

Surely you are wondering, how much does it cost to live in Terrassa for students? One of the advantages of living in this city is that rents are usually cheaper than in the city of Barcelona, ​​so you will surely find an apartment or room with your favourite characteristics and a good location, at an affordable price. Also, if you use the Erasmus Play comparator, the search will be easier for you.

Student apartments for rent in Terrassa

Most of the apartments for rent for students that you will find in Terrassa are mainly flats with several rooms to share between several young people. The apartments are generally fully furnished, so they are ready to move into immediately. All you have to do is find your friends or other young people who want to share the flat with you.

The cost of shared apartments usually goes from € 1,300 onwards, although it always depends on the number of rooms you have and the number of students who can live there. The advantage of this type of accommodation is that you will be able to save considerably on rental expenses and monthly utility bills.

Student room for rent in Terrassa

This type of accommodation is usually preferred by young internationals who move to live their Erasmus experience in Terrassa, this way they avoid all the additional paperwork in renting an entire apartment.

Most of the rooms for rent in Terrassa have the necessary for a student, such as bed, bedding, wardrobe and desk. Of course, each of them has special characteristics, so we recommend that you look at the details of each room to choose the ideal one for you.

The price of rooms in shared flats in Terrassa has an average of € 350 per month. Normally the minimum cost is around € 300, although the maximum can reach up to € 500 per month.

Student accommodation in Terrassa

When moving to live in a new city it can be overwhelming not knowing in which area to look for accommodation. To make your search easier, below we list some of the most chosen neighbourhoods by students to live in every year while mentioning the characteristics that make them suitable for young people.

Apartments for rent in the centre of Terrassa

If you choose this neighbourhood to live in, you will be close to everything important for a student: the university, the leisure and restaurant venues most frequented by young people and various green areas to relax. From the centre of Terrassa, you will also have easy access to the city's central train station, from which you will be able to connect with Barcelona and other nearby cities and natural areas.

Apartments in Valparaíso

The Valparaíso area is ideal for students who want to live near the Terrassa campus of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and the city centre. In addition, in Valparaíso, you will be able to enjoy the large park with that name, bars and restaurants that are affordable for students.

Rooms for rent in Can Palet

This neighbourhood is located in the south of Valparaíso, next to part of the large Valparaíso park. Here you will be able to enjoy a wide variety of restaurants and leisure places frequented by students. You will also be able to quickly reach the city centre and the train stations that connect with the surroundings.

Erasmus accommodation near the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC)

This university has several buildings in the city of Terrassa, most of them located very close to the city centre and the Valparaíso Park. If you want to find student accommodation near the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Terrassa, we recommend that you consider neighbourhoods such as the city centre, Ca N'anglada, Can Palet and Valparaíso.

University residence in Terrassa

In Terrassa, you will be able to request a place both in public residences (which belong to the Polytechnic University of Catalonia) and in private residences. Each of them has different characteristics, so you should compare the details to choose the ideal one for you. Of course, remember that generally the places offered are few, so it is usually easier to find a room in a private shared flat.

Frequently asked questions about studying in Terrassa

How much does a flat for students cost in Terrassa?
The cost of an apartment depends on the characteristics it has and the number of rooms it has, that is, according to how many students can live there. Generally, the cost of a flat is between € 1,300 and € 2,000 per month, having two or three rooms (which can be shared).
How to find a cheap student room in Terrassa?
In the Erasmus Play search engine, you will be able to see all the verified and available rooms from different online platforms and websites. You will be able to compare between them, setting your maximum monthly budget and the essential characteristics that you want them to have. You will surely find the ideal one for you easily!
Should you live in Terrassa instead of Barcelona?
If you are going to study at the Terrassa campus of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, it is advisable to live in that city for two main reasons. First, because the cost of rent is usually cheaper than in Barcelona. Second, because you will avoid investing time and money in commuting, but as long as you have free time you will be able to reach Barcelona in just 40 minutes.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Terrassa?
Terrassa's cost of living is usually medium/high, but it all depends on your lifestyle. If you rent a room in a shared apartment, with an average price of € 350, it means that your monthly budget has to be around € 750-800 approximately.
Why go on Erasmus to Terrassa?
In this Spanish city, you will be able to delve into the culture of the country and the Catalan, knowing its traditions, its history and its gastronomy. From Terrassa, you will also be able to easily reach Barcelona and different nearby natural sites, such as the “Parc Natural de Sant Llorenç del Munt i l'Obac”.

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