City and Venue

Barcelona

Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via

SAP TechEd takes place at the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via venue, North Access (Hall 8), Carrer del Foc, 37, 08038 Barcelona.

 

Please note: There are two venues named Fira de Barcelona in the city. SAP TechEd Barcelona takes place at the Gran Via venue, not the Montjuïc venue. If using Google maps, enter the above street address – not Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via – to be directed to the correct entrance. More travel tips and transportation info.

 

Enjoy the experience
Barcelona has to offer!

From vibrant arts and culture to stunning architecture and unforgettable cuisine, historic Barcelona is the perfect place to imagine new possibilities for yourself and your organization.

 

Learn more about the entertainment, fine dining, and nightlife Barcelona has to offer at Barcelona.com.

 

Weather and Dress

Before you pack, check the current Barcelona weather. The average high temperature in November is 64°F / 18°C, low 48°F / 9°C. Conference dress is casual. Bring comfortable shoes for walking through the expansive convention center and a sweater or light jacket for those chilly air-conditioned classrooms.


Travel Tips and Transportation
 

Air Travel

Most major air carriers service Barcelona, Spain via Barcelona El Prat (BCN). Taxicabs are available outside the front of the airport or you can pre book your taxi with Barcelona City Airport Taxis. Travel time is approximately 25 minutes from Barcelona El Prat airport to the City Center or approximately 15 minutes to the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via, depending on traffic.

 

Public Transportation

If taking public transportation, the Ildefons Cerdà station is the most directly accessible bus stop. Please plan for a 12–15 minute walk to the North Access of the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via.

 

If using the Metro, take Line 9 Sud and get off at the Fira Station – not the Europa Fira station – this is the most directly accessible Metro stop. Please allow for a 5–7 minute walk to the North Access of the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via. Please note that the metro maybe out of service the weekend before the event (Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12).

 

Bus options from Barcelona El Prat Airport T1 and T2 to Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via:
  • Take bus 46 to Pl. Espanya and get off at Av. Granvia – Bloc Ildefons Cerdà
From various city neighborhoods via Metro:

The new Line 9 Sud runs from the airport to Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via, and into the city of Barcelona. It connects with three other major Metro lines, so nearly every area of the city has a simpler way to get to Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via. Please note that SAP TechEd Barcelona utilizes the North entrance of the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via, and hence it is most convenient to exit Line 9S at Fira Station – not Europa Fira Station.

 

  • Line 1 (L1, Red) intersects with L9 Sud at the Torrassa station
  • Line 3 (L3, Green) intersects with L9 Sud at the Zona Universitària station
  • Line 5 (L5, Blue) intersects with L9 Sud at the Collblanc station

 

Getting from Fira Station to Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via, North Access (Hall 8):

 

  • Head northeast on Carrer de la Botànica (270m).
  • At the roundabout, continue straight onto Carrer del Foc (300m).
  • Destination will be on the left.

 

Getting from Ildefons Cerdà Bus Stop to Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via, North Access (Hall 8):
  • Head southeast.
  • Turn left toward Carrer de la Literatura (39m).
  • Turn right onto Carrer de la Literatura (31m).
  • Turn right onto Carrer de la Literatura for 220m.
  • Turn left onto Carrer de les Ciènces (54m).
  • Turn right onto Carrer de l’Alumini – between the Hotel SB Plaza Europa and AC Hotel Som.
  • Continue to follow Carrer de l’Alumini for 700m.
  • Turn left onto Carrer del Foc. Destination will be on the left.

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