i2TIC – Interdisciplinary Research Group on ICTs
Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3-UOC)
Media-TIC Building, Carrer de Roc Boronat 117
These maps show the location of the venue (marked ‘B’) and the two nearest metro stations Glòries (Line 1, Red) and Llacuna (Line 2, Yellow) (marked ‘A’).
Metro (underground train)
Metro Line 1 (red) to Glòries, or Line 4 (yellow) to Llacuna.
Line 1 runs to Glòries metro station. There is access via a lift to the street at the Gran Via exit.
Line 4 runs to Llacuna station. Access to the street is via escalator or stairs only.
This map shows the Barcelona metro network:
Bus numbers 7, 42, 56, and 141 run between the centre of Barcelona (in or near Plaça Catalunya) and Glòries metro station.
You may find it useful to buy the T-10 Travelcard for your stay here. This covers 10 full journeys (including connections) taken by any means of public transport. The T-10 is priced according to the zones through which you travel (from 1 to 6 zones). Glòries station is in zone 1. The price of the T-10 ticket for one zone is € 8.25.
You can find further information here: http://www.tmb.cat/es_ES/barcelona/moute/targetes/t_10.jsp
From the airport
Taxis from the airport are plentiful. The journey to the MediaTIC building costs around € 40.
RENFE trains on line R2 run every 30 minutes from Terminal 2 to the centre of Barcelona and stop at Sants, Passeig de Gràcia and El Clot-Aragó stations. If you arrive at Terminal 1, you can take a free connecting bus to Terminal 2. The journey time from the airport to the centre of Barcelona is about 30 minutes.
T-10 tickets can be purchased at the railway station in Terminal 2, and are valid for use on the airport train.
The Aerobús runs every few minutes to Plaça Catalunya in the centre of Barcelona, and costs € 5 for a single journey. From Plaça Catalunya you can take the Metro (Line 1 – red) to Glòries station.
From other Spanish cities
AVE (high speed) trains from Madrid, Málaga and Seville arrive in Barcelona Sants Station. RENFE trains from other parts of Spain also arrive in Sants Station. Please check the official websites for more information about high-speed rail, and about other railway services.
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