Accommodation & Travel

The meeting will be virtual and therefore no accommodation & travel arrangements are needed

For archiving purposes we leave below the previous information

Hotels

Melia-Sitges

The hotel venue (Melia-Sitges) offers accommodation to the participants at a special reduced price:

  • Twin rooms with single occupancy at 150 euros/night (breakfast included but not including 10% VAT and tourist fee).
  • Twin room double occupancy at 170 euros/night (breakfast included but not including 10% VAT and tourist fee).

There is a limit of 250 rooms available that will be allocated to EC collaboration participants on a first-come-first-served basis.

Reservation should be made directly to the hotel using the link below:

BOOK ROOM AT MELIA WITH SPECIAL EUCLID2020 DISCOUNT

or by phone +912 764 747 saying that you are participating into the Euclid 2020 meeting in May.

Other accommodation

There is a wide variety of accommodation possibilities in Sitges and Barcelona.
Please, refer to your preferred booking interface for your own booking.

Travel

When planning your travel, please take into consideration trying to be friendly to our environment.

to Barcelona

By airplane

The Josep Tarradellas-El Prat Barcelona airport (BCN) is the main airport close to Sitges at a distance of 25km. There are two terminals at Barcelona Airport. Most flights operate from terminal 1 (T1), but low-fare companies like Easyjet, Ryanair, Wizzair,etc, operate from terminal 2 (T2). There is a free bus shuttle that connects both terminals. The train station at the airport is located in Terminal 2.

By train

The main train station in Barcelona is Barcelona-Sants. There are fast train connections to Madrid and Southern France.

In the following link, you can find expected travel times to Barcelona

from Barcelona Airport to Sitges

The following web page has useful information on how to get to Sitges
http://www.visitsitges.com/en/sitges-info/sitges-info/como-llegar-a-sitges

By bus

The company MonBus operates a bus service from Barcelona airport to Sitges:  www.monbus.cat (website in English, French, Catalan and Spanish ) Contact details: e-mail: info@monbus.cat – Tel. (+34) 93 893 70 60 The company website shows timetables and prices. There is a surcharge for fares to and from the airport. The MonBus bus stop is at Terminal 1 (T1). There is a free airport shuttle bus for passengers arriving at Terminal 2 (T2) located under the bridge outside T2B. The distance between the two terminals is 4km and the ride takes between 10-15 minutes.  The shuttle bus runs every 7 minutes, 24/7.
The bus from the BCN airport to Sitges takes approx 25 minutes and costs 4.50 euros

By train

The airport train station is situated opposite Terminal 2 (T2), and is connected to this terminal via an airbridge. There is also a Bustransit service between the train station and T1. To get to Sitges you need to change trains at the station of El Prat de Llobregat and take a train in the opposite direction.
Itinerary: Airport-El Prat de Llobregat (one stop). Service from the airport starts at 05.42 until 23.38. Trains run every 30 mins. Change trains at El Prat. Train for Sitges on Line R2 Sud takes 24 mins. Trains run every 30 minutes.

By taxi

There are taxi ranks at the main exits for Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal 2 (T2). The fare for the ride is shown on the meter. In addition there are surcharges for luggage, port/airport pick-up and drop-off and toll charges if you take the motorway. (Fares are shown on a price list inside the taxi).
From Barcelona Airport T1 may cost around 60-75€ and from Barcelona Airport T2 may cost around 65-80€
Taxi service is available 24/7. There is no shortage of taxis.

from Barcelona City Center to Sitges

By train

The R2 regional (Rodalies-Cercanies) line connects the Barcelona main train stations to Sitges.
The ride from Barcelona-Sants to Sitges takes approx 35 min and costs XXX. Fares: T-Casual
You can find the schedules here (http://www.renfe.com/EN/viajeros/cercanias/barcelona/)

By bus

The distance of 38km is covered in 45-55 min, depending on the number of stops the bus makes on the way. Not all buses stop at the airport.
The Barcelona service starts on Ronda Universidad, 33 between Calle Balmes and Plaza Catalunya. There is another stop on Calle Sepúlveda and another at Plaza España. The Sitges stop is in front of the Parc Can Robert on Avenida Vilanova, 14.
The company that runs this service is Mon Bus, which also offers transport between the towns of Sitges, Vilanova i la Geltrú & Sant Pere de Ribes. Please note timetables and frequencies are different for weekdays, weekends or holidays. To check the timetables (PDF available) and for more detailed information on bus stops, visit the web site (information in various languages). www.monbus.cat

By taxi

It is easy to find a taxi in Barcelona that will take you to Sitges although the cost, (between 75-85€ in addition to the highway toll charge) is high when compared with public transport. Barcelona taxis are black and yellow. There are many taxi companies in Barcelona.

Visa information

Spain is a member of the European Union and is a part of the Schengen area. Citizens of EU countries do not need a visa, but a valid passport is required. Citizens of other countries kindly contact the nearest Spanish Embassy for further information.

Insurance

The registration fee does not cover any insurance (travel, medical, accident or liability). The EUCLID2020 organizers cannot accept liability for any loss or damage suffered by participants or accompanying persons or other persons during travel to and from the congress or during the congress. Participants of EUCLID2020 are advised to consider purchasing their own travel insurance and to extend their personal policy to cover personal possessions.