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ARRIVING IN BARCELONA

Barcelona has a major international airport, with flights coming from Europe, America and the rest of the world.

There are also airports in Girona and Reus with bus links to Barcelona. Over the past few years, a number of low cost airlines have begun flying to these three destinations from across Europe.

Barcelona can also be reached by boat. You can check here the different routes.

You can also come to Barcelona by train, using the National Spanish Railway Network (RENFE).


Barcelona Airport

The Barcelona airport is the major international airport, about 18km from the city center.
Click here to see a larger map of the airport.

airport


New Terminal!!

There is a new terminal in Barcelona airport since June, 17th. Click here to see a map of the new Terminal T1.
You can check here where your airline is operating.


From Barcelona Airport to the Campus UAB

Barcelona's ell Part Airport is approximately 30 kilometres from the UAB campus, in which the ICDAR conference will be held.
You can get more information on how to go to the UAB campus here.


From Barcelona Airport to Barcelona City Centre

  • BUS       aerobus

Airbus (A1 to T1 and A2 to T2)

Airport - Plaza de Catalunya.

Stops: Opposite terminals A, B (Arrivals) and C.

Timetable: Monday to Saturday and public holidays: departures from airport, from 06:05 to 01:05; departures from Plaza de Catalunya, from 05:30 to 00:30. Buses run every 7 to 15 minutes, depending on the time of day. For more information regarding timetables and fares, we recommend you visit the website Entitat Metropolitana del Transport.

Price: Single trip: 5 Euro (A1) / 4.25 Euro (A2). Return trip: 8.65 Euro (A1) / 7.30 (A2).

Information telephone: +34 934 156 020


  • TRAIN    renfe cercanias renfe

Renfe Line 2: The Line 2 suburban train links the airport with the city centre and the Sants and França train stations.

Itinerary: Airport - Estació de França

Stops: Airport - El Prat de Llobregat - Bellvitge - Barcelona Sants - Paseo de Gracia - Estació de França

Journey duration: 20-30 minutes.

Timetable: From the airport, from 06:00 to 23:44; from Estació de França, from 05:20 to 22:42. Every 30 minutes. We reccomend you to visit the web site Renfe Cercanías (Rodalies).

Price: Single, 1.35 Euro; Bonotren (10 journeys), 7.70 Euro. Aeroport station falls within the integrated fare system (zone 1) of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area.

Information telephone: +34 902 240 202


  • TAXI     taxi

Stops: Opposite terminals A, B and C.

Price: Approximate rates from the airport on working days (from 07.00 to 21.00): to Plaza España, 14.90 €; to Plaza Catalunya, 17.20 €; to Sagrada Familia, 20.60 €. Approximate rates on Saturdays, holidays and at night (from 21.00 to 07.00): to Plaza España, 17.80 €; to Plaza Cataluña, 20.60 €; to Sagrada Familia, 24.50 €. These rates include the airport supplement. The luggage supplement is 0.90 € per item. The cost payable is as indicated on the meter. Users are advised to request a receipt. We reccomend you to visit the web site Radio Taxi.

Information telephone: +34 933 033 033

Lost and found: +34 902 101 564