From the Airport “Barcelona El Prat” you can go to the city by bus, train or taxi:

BY TAXI: There is a taxi stop in front of each of the terminals. From the Airport to the Residence it costs around 20-25€.

BY  BUS: There are some possibilities:

- "AEROBUS" (Airport - Plaça Espanya - Plaça Catalunya): Runs every 7 to 15 minutes (depending on the time of day) from 06:00 am to 01:00 am. It stops in front of each terminal.
Single ticket: 4,05€ (can be bought on the bus). Click here for further details.

- Line 46 (Airport - Plaça Espanya): Runs every 30 minutes from 5:30 am to 00:45 am. It stops in  B and C terminals. 
Single ticket: 1,35€ (can be bought on the bus). Click here for further details.

- Line N17 (Night bus,  Airport - Plaça Catalunya): Runs every 20 minutes from 10:05 pm to 5:05 am. It stops in front of each terminal. 
Single ticket: 1,35€ (can be bought on the bus). Click here for further details.

BY TRAIN: Line C10 of Renfe Rodalies. Connects the Airport "Barcelona El Prat" to Barcelona city center.
It stops at "Barcelona Sants" (20 min.), "Passeig de Gràcia" (25 min.) and "Estació de França" (32 min.) stations. Runs every 30 minutes from 06:00 am to 10:29 pm.
Single ticket: 2,80€. Click here to look for a timetable.

If you arrive with a flight at Reus or Girona, you will have to take a bus to Barcelona. In Barcelona, you will arrive to "Estació del Nord". From the station to the residence a taxi costs around 10-13€. By underground, you have to take line 1 (red) in "Arc de Triomf" to "Espanya", and change to line 3 (green) to "Palau Reial".

NOTE: If you are interested in using public transportation (underground, tramway, local buses and local trains), we recommend buying a T-10 card for 1 zone: 7,70€, valid for 10 journeys (can be bought in underground stations and tramway stops). Single metro/bus ticket: 1,35€.
The T-10 card is also valid in all the transports mentioned above, except in Aerobus and Taxis. However, they do not sell T-10 cards in the airport, except in the airport train station.


Participants will be housed in "Residència Torre Girona" ( ): The address is "Passeig dels Til·lers, 19".

The closest underground stop is “Palau Reial” (line 3 - green). The green line links “Palau Reial” to “Sants Estació” (if you arrive by train), to “Plaça Espanya” (if you arrive by Aerobus or bus line 46), and to “Plaça Catalunya” (if you arrive by Aerobus, or night bus N17).
In case of arriving late at night, you can pick the night bus N12 at Plaça Catalunya. which stops at “Palau Reial” as well. However, you should ask the driver to tell you when to get off.

From “Palau Reial” you must walk 7 - 10 minutes to get to the “Residència Torre Girona”.

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Go to for further details on the location of “Residència Torre Girona”.


The CoCoA 2009 will take place at Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya ( ). It is located in "Pau Gargallo, 5", around 10-12 minutes walking from “Torre Girona”.

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We have prepared a list of some restaurants near the residence and the university.


The underground (metro) runs every 2 – 10 minutes, depending on the lines and the time of day. It works:

Sunday - Thursday: 05:00 am – 00:00 am
Friday: 05:00 am– 02:00 am
Saturday: 05:00 am – 04:59 am

A map of the underground network can be found here.

Local buses’ frequency can vary from line to line. Daytime buses generally work from 07:00 am to 09:30 pm.
Night buses generally work from 10:30 pm to 5:00 am, and run approximately every 20 minutes.

A map of the daily buses network can be found here and the map for the night buses here.

You can find further information on how to move around Barcelona in the web of TMB.


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