Barcelona is served by two airports.
§ Barcelona International Airport in El Prat de Llobregat, 18km south-west of Barcelona city center. Its code is 'BCN'.
§ Girona Airport is located approximately 100 km north-east of Barcelona. Its code is ‘GRO’
ESADE has provided us with a usefull .pdf file containing detailed directions for getting to the Campus Sant Cugat, Click on the icon to download.
Getting to the ESADE Sant Cugat Campus from the Barcelona Airport:
Length of journey: 45 minutes
Estimated Cost: 50 euros
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat (FGC)
Departure: Plaça de Catalunya Arrival: Sant Cugat Frequency: Very often Duration of journey: 25 minutes
FGC Sant Cugat station - ESADE: 15-minute walk or 3-minute ride on L1 bus. The bus stop is 350 m from the Campus. Frequency: Every 30 minutes.
Download Railroad map: http://www.esade.edu/Campussantcugat/linia_valles.pdf
RENFE Train C7
Departure: Sants / Plaza Cataluña Arrival: Sant Cugat Frequency: Every 20/30 minutes Duration of journey: 40 minutes
RENFE Sant Cugat Station – ESADE: 25 minutes walk. Possibility to take bus L2. The bus station is 500m from the Campus and the journey takes 25 minutes. Frequency: Every 30 minutes
A4 Line: The bus stop is located 5 minutes from Esade Campus. It links Terrassa, Rubí, Sant Cugat del Vallés, Cerdanyola del Vallés and Barcelona. Frequency: Every 30 minutes.
A6 Line: The bus stop is located 10 minutes from Esade Campus. It links Barcelona and Sant Cugat through Arrabassada. The journey takes approximately 45 minutes.
N61 Line: The bus stop is located on the Sant Cugat railway station.
From Sant Cugat: The bus starts at 12:57 and ends at 3:57. Frequency: Every hour. It takes the same route than the rail.
From Plaza Cataluña (Barcelona): The bus starts at 1:30 and ends at 4:30. Frequency: Every hour. It takes the same route than the rail.
N62 Line: The bus stop is located on the Sant Cugat railway station.
From Sant Cugat: The bus starts at 12:03 and ends at 3:03. Frequency: Every hour.
From Plaza Cataluña (Barcelona): The bus starts at 1:00 and ends at 4:00. Frequency: Every hour.
By Car (22km)
The ESADE Campus is located in Sant Cugat del Vallés, close to the AP-7 motorway. The Campus can be reached from Barcelona following the:
E-15/AP-7 (North of Barcelona). Exit 22. Follow Sant Cugat sign
E-90/AP-2 (South Barcelona). Exit 24. Follow Sant Cugat sign
Vallvidrera Tunnels. Exit 10– Sant Cugat – Valldoreix
Getting to the ESADE Campus Sant Cugat from the Girona Airport (Ryanair)
Girona Airport Barcelona information Line Tel: (0034) 90 240 4704
Girona Airport is 103km (64.2 miles) North East of Barcelona or about 1hr 15 min. bus ride from Barcelona centre.
The Barcelona bus is probably the most convenient method of transfer between Girona Airport and the Barcelona city centre. The bus service is run by an independent company (Sagales) and has no direct business association with Ryan Air. However Barcelona Bus arranges its times of departure and arrival to co-incide with the arrival and departure of RyanAir flights. Ryan Air also gives details of this bus service on its website.
When relying on the Barcelona Bus to transfer you to Girona Airport on time for a flight, it's worth remembering that the Barcelona Bus and Ryan Air are separate companies.
The bus stops right outside the airport and will take you to Estacio d' Autobusos Barcelona Nord (Barcelona's main bus terminal) in Barcelona city centre. From there you can catch the metro underground system. The nearest Metro stop to the bus station is Metro Arc de Triomf (Red Line, L1). The metro stop is only 5-10 minutes walk from the bus station. From the Arc de Triomf station you can go directly toMetro Catalunya Station (Red Line, L1), where you can catch the Ferrocarrils de Catalunya (train) to take you to Sant Cugat.
Barcelona Bus Ticket price
Tickets cannot be booked in advance and they cost 12 Euros for a single ticket and 21 Euros for a return ticket. You can also call the Barcelona Bus information line - they have an operator that speaks English:
SAGALES Barcelona Bus Information Tel: (0034) 93 593 1300
Once in Barcelona – take the train to Sant Cugat as detailed above.
Note: Girona Airport to Barcelona Centre by Taxi is an expensive option and will cost you around 120 Euros for a one way trip.