3rd European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics: Biomedical Big Data Supporting Precision Medicine

The 3rd European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics (ECTB) will be held in Barcelona on April 16th - 17th, 2018 at the premises of the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB).

Date: 16/Apr/2018 - 17/Apr/2018 Time:

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How to arrive

The Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) building is very close to the Mapfre Tower and Hotel Arts, at the Olympic Village in Barcelona. There are several different ways to get it by bus, metro or taxi.


The 3rd European Conference on Translational Bioinformatics will be held at the PRBB Auditorium.

How to get to PRBB

By Metro (Yellow line - L4) & TRAM (Besòs line).

  • Ciutadella/Vila Olímpica station. You should turn into the Ramon Trias Fargas Street where you will then be able to see Arts Hotel on the left and the PRBB building on the right.
  • Barceloneta station. Only metro. You will see the PRBB building in front of you as you come out up of the station.

By Bus. Buses stop next to the PRBB buildin unless it is indicated.

  • 45: Horta-Passeig Marítim.
  • 59: Passeig Reina M. Cristina-Passeig Marítim.
  • 92: Gràcia-Passeig Marítim.
  • 136: Verneda-Passeig Marítim.
  • D20: Ernest Lluch-Passeig Marítim.
  • H16: Pg. Zona Franca-Fòrum.
  • V21: Montbau-Passeig Marítim.
  • V27: Canyelles-Passeig Marítim.

How to arrive from Barcelona Airport to the City Centre and to the PRBB.

Barcelona - El Prat Airport is located just 12 kilometers from the city. The airport has two terminal buildings: T1 and T2. Barcelona airport follows the criteria of terminal used by company, regardless of the destination or origin of the flight, so flights may depart from either of the two terminals.


By train (Rodalies Renfe). The train service operates from terminal T2From T1, there is a shuttle bus service linking the two terminals. Take the train to Passeig de Gràcia station (city center). The journey takes 30 minutes and the ticket is bought at the train station paying in cash or by credit card. Additional information at Barcelona suburban trains.

From the train station at Passeig de Gracia to PRBB, take the metro, L4 (yellow line), at Passeig de Gràcia station and stop at Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica station.


By bus (Aerobús). Aerobús is a bus service that connects the Airport with the City Centre. The journey takes 35 minutes and the ticket can be bought on the bus in cash.Take the Aerobus in front of your arrival terminal (T1 or T2) and stop at Plaça Catalunya Stop which is at the end of line and it is also the City Centre. Additional information at Aerobús website.

From here to PRBB, take the metro, L1 (red line), stop at Urquinaona station (one stop), change to the L4 (yellow line) and stop at Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica station. The journey takes around 20 minutes.

From the city center to the airport, bear in mind the departure terminal of your flight and take the Aerobus, line A1, to terminal 1 or Aerobus, line A2, to terminal 2.


By Taxi. In Barcelona taxis are black and yellow. They may be ordered by phone, found at authorized taxi rank or flagged down in the street. Taxis can be paid either in cash and/or by debit/credit cards. Additional information at Barcelona airport taxi services.

Practical information for your travel.

- How to plan your trip to Barcelona: Barcelona city council

- How to move around by public transport: Barcelona with TMB (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona)

- How to locate services on a Barcelona map: Street map / Barcelona guide