How to reach Barcelona
Here some basic tips on how to reach Barcelona, this beutiful city in Catalunia where the conference is located .
Below also a direct link to the touristic information of the city
Here also an entire Guide sugested to be consulted to discover the beauties of this wonderful region in the South of Italy
Barcelona Airport–El Prat (BCN) serves Barcelona and the region of Catalonia in Spain.BCN Airport is located 12 km (7.5 miles) southwest of Barcelona city centre.BCN Airport is located 12 km (7.5 miles) southwest of Barcelona city centre.
Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airport (IATA: BCN, ICAO: LEBL), also known as Barcelona Airport or simply El Prat Airport, is the main international gateway to Barcelona and the second busiest airport in Spain.
The port of Barcelona is located right next to the city center. Barcelona has 1 port with different terminals and wharves for passenger ferries, cruises and cargo ships.
The whole area is called Port de Barcelona and most passenger ferries and cruise ships depart from Port Vell. It has 3 ferry passenger terminals: Terminal Drassanes, Terminal Ferry Barcelona, and Grimaldi Terminal Barcelona.
Barcelona Sants is the largest railway station in Barcelona, also known as Sants station, and offers rail services in and out of Barcelona, in Spain and abroad.
You can reach Barcelona by car via three toll motorways. A ring road leads around the city, which merges into the motorways. On the ring road itself, you can usually progress reasonably well apart from the centre of the city. However during rush hour there is also regular congestion at the hubs, eg Plaça de les Glòries.
In Barcelona there are a lot of hotels that have their own parking facilities. You can explore the city very easily with the well developed public transportation.