Congress venue and travel

Answers to frequently asked questions:

CCIBWhat is the address of the congress venue?
Centre Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB)
Plaça de Willy Brandt 11-14
08019 Barcelona, Spain

Are there facilities for disabled persons at the congress venue?
All the levels of the congress venue are accessible for disabled persons.
If you have any special needs or disabilities please inform the registration secretariat CPO HANSER SERVICE when registering for the congress.

Are there banking facilities at the congress venue?
Yes, there are many banks and ATM machines located nearby the CCIB, especially in Josep Pla street as well as in Diagonal Mar Shopping Centre, just in front of the congress venue.

What are the best options traveling in Barcelona?
From and to the airport
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, which surrounds the city. 
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. 
The taxi ride takes about 20 minutes. You can book a taxi in some of the following websites: Barna Taxi or Radiotaxibarcelona
Urban public transport 
The best options for traveling within the urban area of Barcelona are: train, bus, metro and tram.
For more information or if you would like to purchase public transport passes in advance please visit the following websites:
• For bus and metro: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona 
• For tram: Tram Barcelona 
• For trains: FGC and Rodalies Catalunya 
Please note that ECNP does not provide public transport passes. 

How to get to the congress venue?
By public transport
Next to Plaça Catalunya there is Urquinaona station or the metro yellow line (L4) that leads directly to the CCIB by Maresme-Forum station.
You can also get to the CCIB by bus: lines 7, H16 and tram: Forum station.
All these means of transport leave you at a walking distance away from the CCIB.
By car
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 from out of town.
An estimate journey time from the airport or the city center is 25 minutes, depending on traffic.

View map with access to the venue.

Is there parking near the congress venue?
Yes, there are several car parks near the congress venue. You can make your advanced online reservation by following this link. When you have made your reservation your car park space is guaranteed to be available for the date and time you booked it for.

Are there shuttle services provided during the 31st ECNP Congress?
No, there are no shuttle services provided during the 31st ECNP Congress.

Do I need a visa?
To see if you need a visa to enter Spain please click here
In case you need a visa, please contact the Spanish embassy in your country of residence.

How can I obtain a letter of invitation?
Click here for more information