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Reaching Barcelona by Air

The main airport is the International Airport of El Prat located 13km (8 miles) south-west from the downtown.
The airport: “L’aeroport del Prat” connects to most of the international airlines, as well as most of the “low cost” airlines. This airport is easily accessible from the city center of Barcelona.
Barcelona also can be reached from two other smaller airports, “Girona” and “Reus”, located at approximately one hour from downtown. These airports operate with some low cost airlines.
Acces Aeroport del Prat – City center
by car: access is via the C-246 highway- Autovia de Castelldefels.
Journey time: 20 minutes.
by taxi: taxis are available outside the terminals. Travel time to downtown Barcelona is 20 minutes.
Approximate fare: 25-30 €.
by train: trains operate every 30 minutes between the airport and the city center
(05:43 – 21:43, Monday through Friday / 05:46 – 22:17 Saturdays).
Approximately 25 minutes.
by bus: The Aerobus service to Barcelona’s city center (Plaça Catalunya)
runs every 15 minutes between 06:00 and 23:00 Monday through Friday, and 06:30 to 22:50 Saturdays.

Further information:
Tel.: 902 404 704        http://www.aena.es

Reaching Barcelona by Train

Regular services run directly from some european cities, from Paris, Marseille, Nice, Milan, etc. Trains stop at Barcelona’s main train station “Estació de Sants”. One has the option of the long-distance high-speed AVE.
For more information:

RENFE – Red Nacional de Ferrocarriles         http://www.renfe.es/          Tel.: 902 240 2002 / 902 243 402

Reaching Barcelona by Road

Barcelona also has good road links.
The AP-7/E-15 comes from France (via Perpignan) in the north and from the eastern and southern Spain (via València and Tarragona) in the south.
The C-16/E-9 also comes from France, but further to the west (via Toulouse). The C-16 goes to the center of Barcelona.

Congress GPS coordinates
Latitude 41.3857393
Longitude 2.114552300000014

Accommodation

We recommend a more economic accommodation with special rates for Congress assistants. Barcelona hosts many conferences during the month of February, do not wait to the last minute to make your reservations. Then begins the Workroom among others the Mobile World Congress attracts a large number of visitors.

Marfina Apartments
Proximity to Barcelona, Marfina is in an unbeatable location, only 20kms from Barcelona, which is easily reached by bus and train.
On the beach, Marfina is situated on Castelldefels’ wide and safe mainM beach. The 5km stretch allows for all kinds of activities.
The Mediterranean climate with its mild temperatures makes it possible to enjoy the beach all year round.
Year after year our main objective is quality. We have increased services, renewed facilities and widened our offer to accomplish our mission and achieve good reviews from ou gests.
Apartment price from 78€ (* price attendees of the Workroom Barcelona Congress)

Hotel Alguer Nou
L’Hotel l’Alguer was founded in 1978. It’s a two stars hotel. In 2002 we have partialty remodeled it to offer a better service to our costumers. Our Hotel is independent and we are members of the Gremi d’Hotels de Barcelona and Barcelona Convention Bureau. Hotel located near the Congress
Single room price 45.00€
Double room price 55.00€
Triple room price 75.00€
*Continental breakfast included in price
*Quality two stars
*prices attendees of the Workroom Barcelona Congress

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