Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, CSIC-UPC
Parc Tecnològic de Barcelona. C/ Llorens i Artigas 4-6.
08028 Barcelona, Spain
Tel :+34 93 4015751
Fax :+34 93 4015750
How to arrive
Metro / Underground
The metro stations closest to our Institute are the "Palau Reial" and "Zona Universitària" stations of the Line 3 (Green Line). You can also take the Line 5 (Blue Line) and exit at the "Collblanc" station. From there, it is a 15-minute walk. The same ticket is valid for metro, tramway, bus, and suburban railway services.
There is also a Tramway service in this part of the city. Our Institute is very close to the "Zona Universitària" station of the Tramway Lines T1, T2 and T3
The H6, 7, 33, 54, 60, 67, 75 and 113 bus lines have stops near IRI.
There is a free parking area (for UPC, UB, or CSIC ID card holders) at Martí i Franqués street (Campus Sud). You can find also parking facilities at Avda. Joan XXIII (Campus Sud) and at Jordi Girona street, close to the Nexus II building (Campus Nord).
From Barcelona Airport
A taxi ride from T1 or T2 terminals of the airport takes approximately 20 minutes and costs about 30 euros. Other options are:
- Aerobus + Metro: "Aerobus" is a special bus service that connects both airport terminals to different places in Barcelona downtown for about 6 euros. Choose Aerobus Line 1 if your flight has landed in Terminal 1, and Aerobus line A2 if you are in Terminal 2. These buses leave every 5 minutes and take approximately 35 minutes to arrive at Barcelona downtown. Both lines stop at "Pl.Espanya". From this point, you can take Metro Line 3 (Green Line). The Aerobus ticket is not valid for metro services. You will need to also buy a subway ticket.
- Suburban railway + Metro: There is a suburban railway service (called "Rodalies de Catalunya") that leaves every 30 minutes from airport Terminal 2 to Barcelona city. If your flight has landed in Terminal 1 you can go to Terminal 2 by taking a free shuttle bus that connects both terminals. A 20 minute ride takes you to "Barcelona-Sants" station. Once there, you can Metro Line 3 (Green Line). The same ticket is valid for suburban railway and metro services.