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Palau de Congressos de Catalunya Conference Centre

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Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
This page provides all of the essential information that you need if you are planning a visit to the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya Conference Centre.

There are a number of different convention centres in Barcelona. Therefore it is important that you make sure that you have the correct name for the centre that you will be visiting.


Introduction

The Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, otherwise known as El Palacio de Congressos de Cataluña is on the North Eastern side of Barcelona on Avenida Diagonal. Avenida Diagonal is a large road that runs right across the whole of Barcelona. The centre is located in up-town Barcelona, close to the Camp Nou football stadium and right next to the large Rey Juan Carlos hotel.

The nearest metro Metro Zona Universitaria on the (Green Line, L3) and is only 5 minutes walk from the metro stop. Printable version of the Barcelona Metro Map.


Conference Centre Address

Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
Av. Diagonal, 661-671
08028 Barcelona, España.

Tel:  +34 93 364 4400

Fax:  +34 93 364 4401

Metro Metro: Zona Universitaria (Green Line, L3)


How to get to the conference centre from Barcelona Airport

There are 3 main ways to get to the conference centre from Barcelona Airport

1) Aerobus (Express bus service) and Metro
You catch the Aerobus outside of any of the Airports 2 terminals and get off at Plaza Espanya. From Plaza Espanya it is necessary to take the Metro - catch the green line from Espanya to Zona Universitaria.
Travel time approximately 50 minutes. Price of Aerobus  €5.90 .  €2.15  for Metro ticket. Total  €8.05
Airport express bus Aerobus

2) RENFE Train and Metro
Catch the RENFE Train from the airport to Barcelona Sants and then change at Barcelona Sants for the metro (Subway) to Zona Universitaria. They are both on the green line.
Travel time approximately 40 minutes Price  €3.80  for RENFE ticket and  €2.15  for Metro Ticket Total  €5.60 .
Airport Train - C2 RENFE train

3) Taxi
There is a large taxi rank service directly outside the airport. The price to the city centre is around  €30.00 . Travel time approximately 20 minutes.
You can find more information on our Taxi service page.


Barcelona Airport Further Information

BCN Airport overview

Hotels Within Ten Minutes Walking Distance of Palau de Congressos de Catalunya Conference Centre

Rey Juan Carlos
Rey Juan Carlos

The following links are to hotels that are all within ten minutes walking distance of the conference centre.

1) Hotel Rey Juan Carlos - 5 Star hotel - 1 minutes walk from the conference centre

2) Husa Lilla - 4 star hotel - 10 minutes walk from the conference centre

3) NH Rallye Independent Review of NH Rallye Hotel, Barcelona, Spain - 3 Star hotel - 10 minutes walk from the conference centre.


Apartment Rental

An apartment offers an attractive alternative to a hotel room for your accommodation when visiting the conference centre.

An apartment can work out at a very competitive rate to a hotel and is cheaper than a hotel if there are more than 3 people in your group. You will also enjoy all the modern conveniences of home with your own private lounge, kitchen and bathroom for the same price as a standard hotel room.
How to book an apartment for your visit.


Official Web Site for the Congress Centre

For more info on the conference centre visit their website:

Website: Congressos de Catalunya

Attractions Close to the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya Conference Centre

The Palau de Congressos de Catalunya Conference Centre is located at the top end of Barcelona's financial and business district. It is a ten minute walk from Barcelona FC's Camp Nou stadium.

Close to the stadium you will also find many restaurants, cafes and a shopping centre. If you do not wish to take the walk, you can catch the Metro two stops, from Zona Universitaria to Maria Cristina.

Due to the congress centre location in the financial district, it is necessary to catch the Metro to head into Barcelona's city centre and the tourist attractions. A Metro journey to the heart of the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes.


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