How to arrive to Barcelona
Barcelona - El Prat international airport is the most convenient way to reach Barcelona. A shuttle bus service connects Barcelona Airport (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) with the city center (Plaça Catalunya) in 35 minutes, with departures every 5 minutes and costs 5.90. Tickets can be purchased in the bus or online at the Aerobus website.
You can also reach the city center by train (line R2 from Terminal 2 to Passeig the Gràcia, costs 4.10) or taxi (costs around 40).
There are many train services that arrive to Barcelona. The main train station is Sants Estació, well-connected with any part of the city through the metro service. From Sants Estació you can take the metro L3 to Plaça Catalunya.
Barcelona can also be easily reached by car. The highway AP-7 (toll-road) links Barcelona to Perpignan (south of France) in about 2 hours.
Car parks in Bacelona city center cost about 25-30 per day.
Where to stay in Barcelona
Please find below some recommendations for accommodation in Barcelona. All these hotels and hostels are within a walking distance from the Historic building of the University of Barcelona, which is the conference site (C/ Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585 - 08007 Barcelona, Spain).
Hotel H10 Universitat 4*
Address: Ronda Universitat, 21, 08007 Barcelona
Hotel Vueling BCN 4*
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 550, 08011 Barcelona
Hotel Catalonia Eixample 1864 4*
Address: C/ de Roger de Llúria, 60, 08009 Barcelona
Praktik Vinoteca 3*
Address: Balmes, 51, 08007 Barcelona
Praktik Rambla 3*
Address: Rambla Catalunya, 27, 08007 Barcelona
Tripledos Bed & Breakfast
Address: Aragó, 222, 08011 Barcelona
The Hotel 592
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 08007 Barcelona
Plaza Catalunya Guest House
Address: Rambla Cataluña, 5, 2º 2ª,08007 Barcelona
You might also like to take advantage of the discount that Urbany Hostel BCN GO! offers to the conference attendees. The hotel offers a 10% discount over the price listed on their web page: www.urbanyhostels.com
To take advantage of this discount, you should send an email to email@example.com indicating in the topic TBLT, and the hotel will confirm the final price and the payment conditions with you.
Urbany Hostel BCN GO!
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 563, 08011 Barcelona
Finally, Airbnb is well-established in Barcelona. You can look for rooms or apartments here: