EPUNet2006 will be held on the campus of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) close to the Parc de la Ciutadella in the Olympic village, close to the centre of the city.
Conference sessions will be held in the Roger de Luria Building on the Ciutadella Campus, The address is:
Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27
The closest subway/metro stop is “Ciutadella/Vila Olimpica” (yellow line or L4).
To reach the conference from the Residence “Campus del Mar”, it is a ten minute walk. The #45 and #59 buses are also possible, or a metro ride from Barceloneta to Ciutadella (one stop).
To reach the conference from the Residence “La Ciutadella”, it is a 5 minute walk.
From the Hotel Marina H10, it is a 5 minute walk. The closest subway stop to the Hotel is Bogatell Station on L4.
Getting to Pompeu Fabra from the City Airport
By Aerobus – approximately 30 minutes and the easiest option
From the airport
Mon-Fri from 0600 to 24:00
Sat-Sun/holidays from 0630 to 2400
Fare: One-Way 3.50 Euro
From Plaça Catalunya to the airport
Mon-Fri from 0530 to 2315
Sat-Sun/holidays from 0600 to 2315
Fare: One-Way 3.50 Euro
Frequency: every 15 minutes
From Passeig de Gràcia-Diputació, take the yellow line (L4) to either La Cuitadella or Bogatell.
See http://www.tmb.net/en_US/barcelona/moute/planols/planols.jsp for more details
By Train – approximately 45 minutes (see http://www.renfe.es/cercanias/barcelona/index_horarios.html for details)
Fare: One-Way 2:30 Euro (purchase ticket at station)
Round-trip not available
It takes approximately 30 minutes to reach the city centre. Approximate price: is 25 euros.
Getting to Pompeu Fabra from Girona Airport
There is a co-ordinated bus service from Girona airport which leaves 20-25 minutes after the arrival of your aeroplane, the
journey takes 1 hour and 10 minutes. Single ticket 11 euro, return 19 euro. The bus arrives at Estacio del Nord which is
approximately 300 metres from Estacio Arc de Triomf, where there are both Metro L1(red) and RENFE services.
From Estacio Nord to the University
To get to the university go down the Passeig de Llius Companys until the reach Passeig de Pujades and turn left onto the
Passeig de Pujades until you reach Ramon Trias Fargas, turn right and Pompeu Fabra University is at number 25.
The area has a number of accommodation possibilities, but we recommend that you make your bookings as early as possible.
The closest hotel is the H10 Marina Barcelona, Av. Bogatell. 64-68, Old Town, E-08005. The University Pompeu Fabra has negotiated a special rate at this hotel which has been extended to Conference participants for a limited number of rooms. This is approximately Euro 148 for a double room for two people, Euro 126 for a double room for single occupancy. Contact them via email (at email@example.com) or telephone Amparo Pérez who is in charge of reservations and groups on +34 93 320 99 54, and mention both Pompeu Fabra and the EPUNet 2006 conference.
A more reasonable alternative are the two UPF student residences: Campus del Mar and La Ciutadella. You can write to firstname.lastname@example.org and reserve a room if any are still available. You must provide the following information in English or Spanish:
Date of arrival:
Date of departure:
Type of room (single or double):
Name and Surname:
No. of Passport:
Type of credit card:
Number of credit card:
Expiry date (mm/yy):
Your contact information (telephone):
Alternatively, you can write directly to the largest of the two residences, the Campus del Mar (email@example.com) attaching
the completed form here.
Other hotels in the area can be found at any of the hotel websites for Barcelona. You might try (OctopusTravel.com) for good discount rates for hotels.
A particularly nice website on Barcelona as a tourist centre is http://www.barcelonaturisme.com/.
Other useful sites are www.bcn.es/guia/welcomea.htm which is an interactive map
Also, Basic Survival facts on living in Barcelona which contains much useful information for the visitor can be found at http://www.upf.es/international/exchange/index.htm?opcio=1. Extracts from this site relate to:
(the all-night bus)
Taxis can also be called from the following numbers | 93 303 32 66 | 93 3577755 | 93 2250000 | 93 3001100 |
Or visit www.taxibarcelona.com
And for a taxi adapted for the disabled the number is 93 358 11 11.
If you have any queries or experience any difficulty in using the information provided here, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.