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" (Line 3 -Green Line-) and "Zona Universitària" stations (both Line 3 and Line 9 Sud -Orange 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, H8, 7, 33, 54, 67, 75 and 113 bus lines have stops near IRI.
There are two free parking areas: Plaça Bederrida area with entrance by Martí i Franqués Street (pinpointed as P1 at the map), and Tanatori area with entrance by Menéndez Pelayo Street (pinpointed as P2). You can find also private parking areas at Dr. Marañón Street (pinpointed as P3), Joan XXIII street -Tanatori- (pinpointed as P4), and Jordi Girona Street (pinpointed as P5).
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:
- Metro: Line 9 Sud (Orange Line) of Metro connects directly both airport terminals to our Institute in 35 minutes. To arrive at IRI you need to get off at its last station (Zona Universitària station). In order to use this line from the Airport, you will need a special ticket that is different from those used at the rest of metro lines.
- Aerobus + Metro: "Aerobus" is a special bus service that connects both airport terminals to different places in Barcelona downtown. Choose Aerobus Line A1 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. Nearest stop from both lines to IRI is "Pl.Espanya" stop. From this point, you can reach us by Metro Line 3 (Green Line). Aerobus ticket is not valid for metro services.
- 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. The nearest suburban railway stop to IRI is "Barcelona-Sants" stop. Until this point, it takes 20 minutes approximately. Once there, you can arrive at IRI by taking Metro Line 3 (Green Line). The same ticket is valid for suburban railway and metro services.