Arriving to Barcelona

By Plane
Barcelona airport, with several terminals, is located 16 kilometres south of the city and is also known as Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat. Barcelona can also be reached by transport links from other regional airports, including Girona, Reus and Lleida-Alguaire.

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: 35 minutes.
    For further information about the Barcelona Aerobús Tel. 902 100 104.
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  • Train (RENFE)
    Daily connections with Barcelona Airport from the Renfe (Spanish Rail) stations at Sants.
    Frequency: every 30 minutes.
    Journey time: 19 minutes (from Sants).
    For further information about the train to Barcelona airport: and


  • Metro (TMB)
    L9 sud metro line connects the city and Barcelona airport (T1 and T2) daily.
    Frequency: every 7 minutes.
    Approximate journey time: 32 minutes (from Zona Universitària).
    For further information:


  • Bus (TMB)
    The 46 bus runs from Pl. d’Espanya to Barcelona Airport (T1 and T2) daily.
    Frequency: every 25 minutes.
    For further information:


  • Night bus (NITBUS)
    The N17 night bus operates from Ronda Universitat / Plaça Catalunya to Barcelona Airport T1, stopping at Pl. d’Espanya.
    The N16 night bus operates from Ronda Universitat / Plaça Catalunya to Barcelona Airport T2, stopping at Pl. d’Espanya.
    Frequency: every 20 minutes.
    Further information about the night bus service to Barcelona Airport is available on the website:

By Train
Barcelona has direct railway links with a number of important cities, including Paris and the high-speed train runs to Madrid, southern and eastern Spain. The city’s major railway stations and metropolitan rail network ensure you can travel to Barcelona and anywhere by train without any difficulties.
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By Car
Barcelona is well connected and has a large amount of car parks. The motorway and road network will take you anywhere in the city by car although it’s worth bearing in mind that traffic can be heavy at the main entry points of Barcelona during rush hour.

  • Motorways and roads
    Barcelona is located 150 km from La Jonquera, the French border. The French motorway network connects to the AP-7, N-II and C-32 Barcelona motorway. You can enter the city via the ring roads or the Avinguda Meridiana which leads to the centre.
    From the south, if you’re entering from the rest of Spain join the AP-7 or C-32 and enter the city via the Avinguda Diagonal.

By Bus
The bus station in Barcelona that has the most national and international connections is Barcelona Nord Bus Station. Buses also depart from Barcelona Sants station and other areas of the city.

  • Estació d’autobusos Barcelona Nord
    Alí-bei, 80.
    Opening time: 5.15am to 0.30am.
    Metro: L1-Arc de Triomf.| Bus: 6, 54, H14, H16 and V21.
    This is Barcelona’s main bus station operating services to the main Spanish cities, Europe and North Africa.
    Station facilities: Tourist Information Office (depending on the depending on the season of the year), lockers, etc.


  • Estació d’autobusos Barcelona Sants
    Viriat, s/n – Next to the railway station.
    Metro: L5/L3-Sants Estació.| Bus: 27, 78, 109, 115, D40, H10, V5 and V7.
    The offices of the bus companies operating services in Spain and abroad are located next to Barcelona-Sants railway station.
    Station facilities:

Source: Barcelona Tourisme >>

Arriving to the Venue (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences University of Barcelona – Campus Clínic)

Barcelona and its metropolitan area have a wide range of public transport and sightseeing transport options. There are different ticket types so that you can get to where you want to go in Barcelona easily and conveniently.

Public transport such as the metro, tram and FGC are the quickest, simplest and most convenient way of getting around Barcelona. You can choose from the different ticket types and travel cards.

  • For further information about Barcelona’s metro and rail services:
    TMB: Tel. 902 075 027 |
    FGC: Tel. 012 |


  • For further information about Tram services:
    Tel. 900 701 181 |

Source: Barcelona Tourisme >>

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