To make your MWC Barcelona journey as convenient as possible we’ve provided information on traveling to and from the venue.
MWC Barcelona 2019 will once again take place at Fira Gran Via, a cutting-edge exhibition and conference facility located in the easily accessible L’Hospitalet de Llobregat area, 10 km from the Barcelona airport.
Fira Gran Via
Av. Joan Carles I,
64 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
Upon collecting their badge, MWC attendees will be given a transport pass providing free, unlimited Metro and FGC train rides during event days. The free pass even covers the supplemental fare to the Barcelona Airport for 1 trip.
NEW FOR 2019 – Use the new L10S Foc station to access the venue through North Entrance when destination is at Hall 5, 6, 7 & 8. The exit is only 6 min walking distance.
L9S Fira station for access directly to the venue through the metro tunnel at South Entrance when destination is at Hall 1, 2, 3 & 4 for those who already have collected their badge.
Europa Fira station on local train FGC is also convenient for those transferring at Espanya station and wishing to Access the venue through the South Entrance.
L9S is the fastest way to access and depart the venue from/ to the airport Terminal 1 and 2.
Click here to download the metro map.
For more information please see https://www.tmb.cat/en/-/avis-2019-mobile-world-congress-barcelona-bus-metro
Board any FGC train at Plaça Espanya Metro station and disembark at Europa/Fira. The train journey takes seven minutes, and Fira Gran Via is a five minute walk from the station. About FGC Trains
Upon arrival at Sants Estació station, take Metro L5 (blue) to Collblanc. Transfer to metro line L9S (orange) and disembark at the Fira metro Station if your final destination is within the Halls 1 to 4. Alternatively, change to the new L10S for Foc station if your final destination is Halls 8 to 5 and wish you to access the venue through the North Entrance.
A free shuttle operates continuously between MWC Barcelona and 4YFN venues during the 4 event days. The Fira Gran Via shuttle stop is located at the North Entrance, and the shuttle stop at Fira Montjuïc is on Reina Maria de Cristina, located outside of Hall 8.
The GSMA offers complimentary Hotel Shuttle Buses during event days, serving hotels where public transport is not available. Hotel Shuttle Bus stop is located outside the North Entrance at Fira Gran Via.
Full list of routes here
Two taxi ranks are available at Fira Gran Via, located at the North and South Entrances. Taxis are available over the weekend prior to the event and will be fully staffed during event days.
All taxis accept credit card payment.
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Taxi rank operating times:
Adapted taxis will be able to Pick Up/Drop Off by the South and North taxi ranks.
You can also make use of the available underground car parking areas, which are located around the venue (see transport map)
You can book your private bus with bnetwork our official transport partner for services from/to the airport, transport in town. For further information, please contact email@example.com.
There is a designated area outside the venue for drop off an pick up signed as zone A, B and C.
The VIP Car Drop-off Point is intended for VIPs, namely CEO attendees. We continue to improve the experience for the VIPs using this access area by making sure the mobility is fluid.
More information on how to acquire VIP car stickers available through the OEM.
Cars accessing the VIP Drop-Off Point will be routed through underground Car Park E, from Passeig de la Zona Franca using Foc, near Hall 3 – please see the map below. This route and holding area will keep cars flowing smoothly through the VIP Drop-Off Point while providing a convenient place for drivers to wait for their passengers.
Upon entering the underground Car Park E, drivers dropping off passengers will stay in the left lane; the right lane will take drivers to a holding area where they may wait for their passengers. Drivers will only be allowed to enter the VIP Pick-up Area once they receive a call from their passenger that they are ready for pick up. Please note that drivers will be allowed no more than five minutes loading time in the VIP Pick-Up Area at CC3.
Metro L9S connects Barcelona Airport to the Fira Gran Via venue with a stop at Europa Fira and Fira. Trains depart the airport every 7 minutes during peak times, and the journey to Fira Gran Via takes aprox. 22 minutes from the airport.
There are Metro stations at both terminals:
While you’re at Badge Collection, don’t forget to pick up your Free Transport Pass, good for the 4 event days. Your free transport pass even covers the supplemental costs between the Airport and the city for 1 trip.
The train connects the airport with the city centre, stopping at Barcelona Sants Railway Station. The airport station is located opposite Terminal T2B, connected via an air bridge. Journey time to Fira Gran Via is approximately 19 minutes. View timetables
The Aerobus departs from both Terminals and arrives at Plaça Espanya.