AUDITORI AXA (AXA CONVENTION CENTRE)

 ADDRESS:   AVINGUDA DIAGONAL, 547. 08029 BARCELONA

HOW TO GET TO THE VENUE ?

 BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

SUBWAY: “Maria Cristina ’’ stop – Green line  L3      and walk 10 minutes to the venue.

BUS:  You will find many bus lines at Avinguda Diagonal to connect many points of Barcelona.

TRAM LINES 1, 2 AND 3.

AROUND THE CITY

To move around the city, we recommend that you use public transport and alternative means such as cycling. There is nothing better to know the city than to walk through its streets. If you come by car, it is preferable that you leave it in a car park and enjoy your visit by taking the bus, tram, the metro or the taxi.

 You must know that The low emissions zone (LEZ) within Barcelona’s ring roads (ZBE Rondes de Barcelona) is an area of more than 95 km2 which includes Barcelona and the municipalities adjacent to the ring roads, where traffic of the most polluting vehicles will gradually be restricted. This is one of the municipal measures to ensure the quality of the air we breathe and guarantee the right to health in the city.

Metro and FGC

Barcelona currently has eight metro lines that can be identified by the number and colour of the line: L1 (red), L2 (lilac), L3 (green), L4 (yellow), L5 (blue), L9 (orange), L10 (light blue), L11 (light green) and serve most of the city.

It also has an urban and metropolitan rail network the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat (FGC), run by the Catalan government, which supplements Barcelona’s metro network. There are three urban lines: L6, L7 and L8.

Tickets: methods and prices

The metro operates an integrated fare system enabling passengers to obtain a free transfer from one means of public transport to another within a period of 1 hour and 15 minutes. There are different types of travel cards and transport passes in Barcelona that are valid throughout the public transport network (metro, buses, tram and suburban rail), including the T-CASUAL card which is valid for 10 journeys.

Airport ticket: 5,15€ – A non-integrated individual metro ticket for one journey between Aeroport T1 and Aeroport T2 stations on line L9 Sud and the rest of the metro network.

Single Ticket: 2,40€ T-CASUAL Card: 11,35€ – Individual travel card valid for 10 intermodal journeys from 1 to 6 zones. In the case of one-zone cards, passengers have 75 minutes between the first and last validation when changing lines or mode of transport. This time increases by 15 minutes for each zone. Not valid for Aeroport T1 and Aeroport T2 metro stations on line L9 Sud.

Barcelona Metro Schedule

Type of day Operating hours
From Monday to Thursday and midweek public holidays From 05:00 to midnight.
Fridays and the nights before public holidays From 05:00 to 02.00
Saturdays Start: at 5.00 hours; continuous service throughout Saturday to Sunday night.
Sundays Continuous service throughout Saturday to Sunday night; end: at 24.00 on Sunday.
24 December From 5.00 to 23.00

For further information about Barcelona’s metro and rail services:

TMB: Tel. 902 075 027 | https://www.tmb.cat/en

FGC: Tel. 012 | https://www.fgc.cat/en/


Tram

The Tram works again in Barcelona from 2004. This means of public transport, an alternative to the metro, that had disappeared in 1971, is today an accessible, ecological, fast and comfortable system.

The Tram route provides easy access to Barcelona’s major industrial areas, shopping centres and residential zones.

There are 2 Tram lines in Barcelona: the Trambaix (T1, T2, T3) which runs from Francesc Macià to the towns of Sant Just Desvern, Sant Joan Despí, Sant Feliu de Llobregat and Cornellà. The Trambesòs (T4, T5, T6) covers a route from the Olympic Village to Sant Adrià de Besòs via the Forum site and arriving to Badalona.

Tickets: methods and prices:

Single ticket: 2,40€

T-CASUAL Card: 11,35€

IMPORTANT: to travel by TRAM you should buy tickets in one metro station, tabaco store or press kiosk.

Times

Weekdays from Monday to Thursday, Sunday and public holidays: 5am-midnight. | Friday, Saturday and evenings before public holidays: 5am-2am.

For further information about Tram services:

Tel. 900 701 181 | www.tram.cat


Bus

A fleet of over 1,000 fully adapted buses serve all areas of Barcelona. The integrated fare system means that travel cards can be used on the metro, trams, FGC and Renfe trains (zone 1)

Tickets: methods and prices

Barcelona’s bus network operates an integrated fare system enabling passengers to obtain a free transfer from one means of transport to another within a period of 1 hour and 15 minutes. There are different types of travel cards and transport passes that are valid throughout the public transport network (metro, buses, tram and suburban rail), including the T-10 card which is valid for 10 journeys, or day passes (2, 3, 4 and 5 days).

Single ticket: 2,40€

T-10: 11,35€

IMPORTANT: to travel by bus you can only pay to bus driver the single ticket (only cash) or you should buy tickets in one metro station, tabaco store or press kiosk.

Times

Running times vary according to the bus route. Most services begin between 5 and 8am and end between 10 and 11pm. Average frequency of service is between 20 and 30 minutes at weekends. (The running times and frequency of service are posted at the bus stops).

For further information about Barcelona’s bus network:

Tel. 902 075 027 | https://www.tmb.cat/en


Night Bus Service

Barcelona has a night-bus service (Nit Bus) which serves most of the city and its suburban area.

Most of the night bus services begin between 10.40pm and 11.40pm and end between 5am and 6am. They all stop at or depart from Barcelona’s Plaça de Catalunya.

For further information about Barcelona’s night bus network, methods, prices and times:

www.amb.cat/en/web/mobilitat/mobilitat


Taxi

Barcelona has a service of 11,000 taxis which can be easily identified by their yellow and black livery. A green light on top of the taxi indicates its availability. There is also a service of taxis adapted for people with reduced mobility.

If you want to hire specific services (drivers who speak foreign languages, seven-seater vehicles, etc.), we recommend you use the telephone booking service.

Barcelona taxi fares
– There are special supplements of entrance and exit of the airport, luggage and nights.

For further information about taxis service of Barcelona:
Institut Metropolità del Taxi de Barcelona
Tel. 932 235 151

www.taxi.amb.cat