ARRIVALS

On Monday July 8th 2019, participants should arrive before 5 p.m. local time at ÀGORA BCN International University Residence (Passeig dels Castanyers 21, 08035 Barcelona), where the BIYSC Staff Team will be waiting for them to do the check-in.

At least one staff member will be waiting participants arriving at the airport, train or bus station for their pick-up. No student will be left alone at any time. There will be a bus shuttle service from Barcelona Prat Airport and Barcelona Sants Central Station scheduled in accordance with the arriving times of all students. The bus shuttle will leave you at the residence. Students arriving later than 5 p.m. will have to arrange the transportation to the residence on their own.

If required, international students may arrive to Barcelona on Sunday July 7th 2019. Pick-up service is not be provided and the accommodation for the extra night is not included.

 

DEPARTURE

On Friday July 19th 2019, after the final presentations and the Closing Ceremony in La Pedrera - Casa Milà (Passeig de Gràcia 92, 08008 Barcelona), there will be a little snack for all participants, parents, researchers and attending guests.

Those participants picked-up by their parents will be able to leave the program at 2 p.m. There will  also be a bus shuttle service from La Pedrera - Casa Milà to Barcelona Prat Airport and Barcelona Sants Central Station at 3 p.m. We advise participants to get the departure flight or train from 7 p.m. on and not before, to have enough time to do the luggage check-in, if needed.

 

ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES OUTSIDE REGULAR HOURS

If you arrive or leave Barcelona outside the regular hours indicated above, please read carefully the useful information detailed hereafter.

When you arrive in Barcelona, you have different route options from the Barcelona Prat Airport to the city center:

  • Aerobus: departs every 5 minutes from both Terminal 1 and 2, and its last stop is Plaça Catalunya (Metro L1-3). The average travel time per journey is 35 minutes. A single ticket costs 5.90€.
  • Train: departs every 30 minutes from Terminal 2, and it stops in Barcelona Sants Central Station (Metro L3-5) and Passeig de Gràcia (Metro L2-3-4). There is a free shuttle service from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 and vice versa. The average travel time per journey is 30 minutes. A single ticket costs 2.20€.
  • Metro: Metro L9 departs every 5 minutes from both Terminal 1 and 2, and its last stop is Zona Universitària (L3-9), which is quite far from the city center. The average travel time per journey is 32 minutes. A single ticket costs 4.60€. We do not recommend this option.
  • Taxi: 24 hours service from both Terminal 1 and 2. A journey from the airport to the city center usually takes between 20 and 40 minutes, and its cost it is about 30-40 euros.

For more information: www.aeropuertobarcelona-elprat.com/ingl

Once in the center of Barcelona, you can easiily reach ÀGORA BCN International University Residence by either the Metro’s green line (L3), stop Mundet, and the buses V21, 27, 60, 73, 76. See below the Metro map of the city attached.

For more information: www.tmb.cat/en/home

When you leave Barcelona, you have the same route options to go from the city center to the Barcelona Prat Airport than the ones of the arrival:

  • Aerobus: departs every 5 minutes from Plaça Catalunya to both Terminal 1 and 2. The average travel time per journey is 35 minutes. A single ticket costs 5.90€.
  • Train: departs every 30 minutes from Passeig de Gràcia (Metro L2-3-4) and Barcelona Sants Central Station (Metro L3-5) to the Terminal 2. There is a free shuttle service from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 and vice versa. The average travel time per journey is 30 minutes. A single ticket costs 2.20€.
  • Metro: Metro L9 departs every 5 minutes from Zona Universitària (L3-9) to both Terminal 1 and 2. The average travel time per journey is 32 minutes. We do not recommend this option.
  • Taxi: 24 hours service to both Terminal 1 and 2. A journey from the city center to the airport usually takes between 20 and 40 minutes, and its cost it is about 30-40 euros.

For more information: www.aeropuertobarcelona-elprat.com/ingl