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MWC19 Barcelona Venue Location

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

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Transportation Locations

MWC19 Transport Map final 28.09.18

Transportation Options

Free Transport Passes

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.

Please note: 

  • One Free Public Transport Pass is provided per attendee. In the event of loss or damage, replacements will not be provided
  • The free transport pass is valid during event days only, so if you’re using public transport over the weekend, you’ll need to purchase tickets for those days
  • Make sure to collect your pass when pick up your accreditation at any of the badge collection points at the airport and in the city!
<h3>Metro</h3>

Metro

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.

Collblanc Termometro metro map

Click here to download the metro map.

<h3>FGC Train</h3>

FGC Train

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

<h3>RENFE Train</h3>

RENFE Train

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.

<h3>Fira Gran Via/Fira Montjuïc Shuttle</h3>

Fira Gran Via/Fira Montjuïc Shuttle

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.

<h3>Official Hotel Shuttle Buses</h3>

Official Hotel Shuttle Buses

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

<h3>Taxi</h3>

Taxi

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.

For Lost & Found items please contact +34 93 707 0600

Taxi rank operating times:

  • Sunday 24th February: 17:00-21:00
  • Monday 25th February to Thursday 28th February: 8:00-20:00

Adapted taxis will be able to Pick Up/Drop Off by the South and North taxi ranks.

Download the Official Taxi App for iOS and Android devices

<h3>Parking Space</h3>

Parking Space

You can also make use of the available underground car parking areas, which are located around the venue (see transport map)

<h3>Private Buses</h3>

Private Buses

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 transportmwcb@b-network.com.

There is a designated area outside the venue for drop off an pick up signed as zone A, B and C.

private bus hire map

VIP Car Pick-up & Drop-off Area

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.

VIP Car Stickers

More information on how to acquire VIP car stickers available through the OEM.

Holding Area and Slots Pick-up

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.

vip drop off pic

Metro L9S

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:

  • T1 Terminal: From Baggage Claim, follow the signs to MWC Badge Collection; the T1 station is located adjacent to Badge Collection
  • T2B Terminal: From Baggage Claim, follow the signs to MWC Badge Collection; the T2 station is located a few minutes’ walk from Badge Collection and is clearly signposted.

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.

Taxi

Taxis are readily available outside both airport terminals.
Download the Official Taxi App for iOS and Android devices

Train

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

Aerobus

The Aerobus departs from both Terminals and arrives at Plaça Espanya.

  • Bus frequency: every 5 to 15 minutes from 06:00 to 01:00
  • Approximate journey time: 20 minutes between the airport and Plaça Espanya (Tickets are available from ticket machines or may be purchased from the driver)