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Plan Your Visit


BIO-Europe Spring 2017 will take place March 20–22, 2017 at:

CCIB Convention Centre 

Willy Brandt Square 11-14 | 08019 Barcelona, Spain

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Guest rooms at our official conference partner hotels are offered at a discounted conference rate to attendees on a first come, first served basis.

Getting there


The international airport, Aeroport del Prat, is located 13 km south-west of Barcelona and 20 km from the CCIB. The highway C-31 directly connects the airport with Barcelona. To enter the city, the most direct routes to the city center are Avinguda Diagonal and Gran Via and also Ronda de Dalt and Ronda Litoral.

By Aerobus:

The bus service between the airport and the center of Barcelona (Plaça Catalunya ) runs from 6:00 to 1:00 (to Barcelona) and from 5:30 to 0:15 (to the airport) every day. The bus frequency is one every 10-12 minutes and the journey time is around 30 minutes.

By taxi:

The taxi ride takes about 20 minutes. The rateschange depending on the schedule.You can book a taxi in some of the following websites: BarnaTaxi or Radiotaxibarcelona.


The best options for traveling within the urban area of Barcelona are: train, bus, metro and tram. 

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Metro: Next to Plaça Catalunya there is Urquinaona station. Take the yellow metro line (L4) that goes directly to the CCIB by Maresme-Forum station. 

Bus/Tram: You can also get to the CCIB by bus line 7 (exit: "Diagonal-Pl Llevant") and line H16 (exit: "Fòrum") and tram line T4 (exit: "El Maresme"). All these stops are just a few minutes away from the CCIB by foot.


The best option to access the CCIB from the city center by car is to cross the city along Avenida Diagonal until its end. Ronda Litoral (exit 24) is the most direct way to reach the CCIB from the airport or fromout of town.  Approx. 25 minutes travel time, depending on traffic.

Please Note

A service agency that is in no way affiliated with EBD Group has contacted attendees of our events offering to arrange accommodation for BIO-Europe. They are NOT operating with EBD Group approval.

Though the nature of the questions asked over the phone or the wording of the email can suggest that the caller/sender is from EBD Group, or operating with the approval of EBD Group, this is not the case.

For any questions about planning your visit, please contact: