Venue and Travel

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Campus de la Ciutadella

Carrer de Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27, 08005 Barcelona


L4 Ciutadella stop

Bus H16, 59

Tram T4 Wellington stop


Barcelona - El Prat airport

The airport is located 16 kilometres south of the city and is also known as El Prat, the town where it is located.
Terminals T1 and T2 (A, B and C) are organized according to carriers and not the destination or place of origin.

Connections between Barcelona and the airport and back

Aerobús (A1 and A2)
Daily service between Plaça de Catalunya and Barcelona Airport
Frequency: every 10 minutes
Approximate journey time: 30 minutes
Single ticket price: 5.90 €
From Plaça Catalunya to the venue take Bus H16

Metro Line 9 Sud, L9 South
Daily service between Zona Universitaria station, downtown and Barcelona Airport
Frequency: every 7 minutes
Single ticket price: 4.50 €
To reach the Conference venue take metro L3 to Passeig de Gràcia stop and change to L4 Ciutadella stop

Train R2 from terminal 2
R2 train line is currently the only line that arrives at the airport from Barcelona (Sants Station) or other cities in Catalunya
The Airport train station is located 200 mts outside Terminal T2 (Rodalies de Catalunya Renfe trains)
Frequency: every 30 minutes
Approximate journey time: 20-25 minutes
Single ticket price: 5.30 €

To reach the Conference venue take L· in Sants station to Passeig de Gràcia stop and change to L$ Ciutadella stop.

24/7 service from taxi ranks located in both Airport terminals
Approximate journey time: 20 - 40 minutes, depending on the final destination, the traffic conditions and the speed limits in force at the outskirts of Barcelona
Approximate price: 35 €; four fare types exist (usually displayed on a taxi window sticker); amount payable must be indicated on the taximeter

Girona Airport

Girona airport is one hour to the north of Barcelona and serves some low cost companies.

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There is bus from the airport to Barcelona Nord Station every time a flight arrives. It cost 16€ one way and the Nord station is 10 minute walking distance from the Conference venue.


Public transport operates an integrated fare system enabling passengers to obtain a free transfer from one means of public transport to another within a period of 1 hour and 15 minutes. There are different types of travel cards and transport passes in Barcelona that are valid throughout the public transport network (metro, buses, tram and suburban rail), including the T-10 card which is valid for 10 journeys, or day passes.
Single ticket: 2,15 €

Ten tickets set (T-10): 9,95 € (but it in the metro stations or newspaper shops)

Metro - train - tram

Public transport such as metro, tram and FGC are the quickest, simplest and most convenient ways of getting around Barcelona.

Barcelona currently has eight metro lines serving most of the city that can be identified by number and colour: L1 (red), L2 (lila), L3 (green), L4 (yellow), L5 (blue), L9 (orange), L10 (light blue), L11 (light green).

It also has an urban and metropolitan rail network the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat (FGC), run by the Catalan government, which supplements Barcelona’s metro network. There are three urban lines: L6, L7 and L8.

There are two tram lines in Barcelona: the Trambaix (T1, T2, T3) which run from Francesc Macià to the towns of Sant Just Desvern, Sant Joan Despí, Sant Feliu de Llobregat and Cornellà. The Trambesòs (T4, T5, T6) cover a route from the Olympic Village to Sant Adrià de Besòs via the Forum site and arriving to Badalona.


Barcelona Metropolitan Transport (TMB) operates a fleet of over 1000 buses, 70% of which are adapted for people with reduced mobility.  


Taxi Ecologic

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