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7th International Conference on Unsolved Problems on Noise

Barcelona, Casa Convalescència, Spain, July 13-17 2015




* By Air *


Barcelona International Airport (El Prat de Llobregat)

Barcelona International Airport (also known as El Prat de Llobregat Aeropuerto or Aeroport de Barcelona) is situated 13 km South West of the city centre. The airport abbreviation is (BCN).


Transport and transfer to the city center:

-The Aerobus service is an express bus service that links Barcelona airport to the city centre. This service normally runs between 6 and 15 minutes within its fixed hours of operation (see official website below for the exact timetable for the Aerobus).You can catch the Aerobus from outside both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The Aerobus will then take you to the city centre where you can alight either at Plaça Espanya or Plaça de Catalunya (there are other stops but we recommend you refer to the official Aerobus website - link given above). From there you can catch the metro underground. Tickets to both T1 and T2 cost  €5.90  for a single and  €10.20  for a return (return ticket valid for  15 days ).

-The RENFE train service runs approximately every 30 minutes to and from Barcelona airport to the city centre. Travel time approximately 25 minutes.If travelling from the airport to the city centre you can get off at Barcelona Sants,Passeig de Gràcia or Clot which are serviced by metro stops. From these you can change for the Barcelona metro underground system to go to your final destination.

-You will find a taxi rank outside any of the main terminal exits Terminal 1 (T1) or Terminal 2 (and of the 3 buildings of Terminal 2 - T2A, T2B or T2C). Look for the sign pointing to the nearest taxi rank. The taxis operate all night and there are several hundred of them so you don't have to worry about not being able to catch a cab.

Expect to pay around  €25.00  for the journey into the centre from T2 and  €30.00  for your journey from T1. There will also be an additional surcharge for each bag you're carrying. You'll find the rates displayed inside the cab.

All official Barcelona taxis are black and yellow and are required to charge you only the value on the meter (Plus any surcharge. Surcharges include a supplement for travelling from the Airport, or to or from the port and also for each suitcase, all surcharge rates are displayed in the back of the taxi).


* By Train *


Barcelona Sants (Train Station)

Barcelona Train Station-Barcelona Sants is the primary train station for national and international arrivals and departures, which is situated in the Plaça dels Països Catalanes, 08014 Barcelona.


França Estació (Train Station)

França Station is located at Av. Marquès de l' Argentera, s/n 08003 Barcelona. National and regional trains depart from this station.


* By Bus *


Barcelona Nord (Bus Station)

Barcelona Nord Bus Station has the most national and international connections in Barcelona. It is situated in Alí-bei, 80 (08013) Barcelona.


* By Car *


Barcelona is well connected and the motorway and road network will take you anywhere in the city by car. For GPS coordinates of Casa Convalescència, introduce the following coordinates: Latitude: 41.413702 (41º 24' 49.33'' N) Longitude: 2.177482 (2º 10' 38.94'' E).