Venue & Travel

Congress Centre

ECE 2018 will be held in Barcelona, Spain in the following location:

Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB)
Plaça de Willy Brandt 11-14
08019 Barcelona

By air

Barcelona’s Airport (El Prat) is the principal airport located just 14km from the city centre: There are daily flights to and from the major cities in Europe and the world.

Catalonia’s second airport Girona Airport is located 100km North-East of Barcelona, and also has direct flights to and from European cities:

Metro Underground

The L9 Sud line connects both Terminal buildings (T1 and T2) from Barcelona Airport to the city centre. Metro line L4 will take you to the CCIB.

Aero Bus

Connects Barcelona Airport (El Prat) to the city centre. Tickets should cost approximately €6 for a single trip.


There is a regular train service which connects Barcelona Airport (El Prat) to the city centre, running every 30 minutes.


There is a taxi service outside of both Terminal buildings (T1 and T2) at Barcelona Airport (El Prat). A taxi to the city centre should cost approximately €30, and to the Congress Centre (CCIB) approximately €30.

Travel around Barcelona – Tram and Metro

There is a metro and tram system within the city that can be used for travel once in the city centre. Please visit the website for routes and schedules: and

Routes: L4 (metro) and T4 (tram) stop close to the CCIB.

Travel services for ECE 2018 attendees

Further information will be available in due course.


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