The Congress will be held in the Hotel Palafox, Zaragoza (Spain).
How to get here by road
Zaragoza is located at an interesting crossroads, meaning that you can access it via the motorways from Madrid, Huesca, Teruel and Valencia, or the national highways from Barcelona, Bilbao and Pamplona.
Once you reach the outskirts, the Z-40, ring roads and Z-30 allow easy access into the city's various neighbourhoods.
Entering Zaragoza from Europe is aided by the Somport Tunnel which links the city with France and provides direct access into the heart of the country.
Motorways (with Tolls)
- AP -2 Zaragoza-Barcelona
- AP -68 Zaragoza-Bilbao
With Abertis Autopistas you will find the shortest and safest way to Zaragoza, more information
- A-23 Autovía Mudéjar
- A II Autovía Madrid - Zaragoza
- N-II Madrid-Zaragoza-Barcelona
- N-330 Levante to France via Zaragoza
- N-232 Santander-Logroño-Zaragoza-Vinaroz
This road network allows for access by a wide range of travellers and for the carriage of goods by road.
Travelling to Zaragoza by coach
Coaches coming into Zaragoza arrive at Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station. Travellers can make their way into the city centre by bus or on foot, depending on the area to which they wish to go, since the station is conveniently located within the city, between the Almozara neighbourhood and Avenida de Navarra.
Bus lines: 32, 36, 42, 52, 51, Ci1, Ci2
Lines 34, 51, Ci1, Ci2 stop at the station. The other lines stop outside the Centro Cívico Delicias, situated a stone's throw from the station.
More information about city buses: www.urbanosdezaragoza.com
Zaragoza Central Bus Station
Zaragoza Delicias Station Calle Rioja, 33
Telephone: 902 49 06 90 (number only available within Spain)
How to get here by train
You can get to Zaragoza by train from virtually any point in Spain. Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station receives travellers arriving by RENFE (Train) and Coach, who can make their way into the city centre by bus or on foot, depending on the area to which they wish to go, since the station is conveniently located within the city, between the Almozara neighbourhood and Avenida de Navarra.
Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station also houses a hotel, a business centre, shops and a variety of services for travellers. Zaragoza belongs to the Red de Ciudades AVE (Cities of the Spanish High-Speed Train Network.
Permanent telephone: enquiries and bookings 902 320 320 (number only available within Spain).
RENFE collaborates with MACROWINE 2018 offering a discount on its journeys:
CONDITIONS OF DISCOUNT:
- 35% discount for all AVE and Long Distance trains on national routes, for one way or round trip, not being cumulative to other commercial offers.
- The routes must have origin and destination to Zaragoza.
- To access the discount you must be registered in MACROWINE 2018.
- To receive the discount voucher, request it to firstname.lastname@example.org
- This printed voucher will be shown along with your ticket both at check in the point and to the Controller.
How to get here by plane
Regular commercial flights operate to Zaragoza Airport from several cities in Spain and Europe.
Located around 10 km from the city, a range of airlines operate from the airport, offering services to Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife, Paris, London, Milán Bérgamo, Brussels, Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca.
Telephone: 976 712 300
AENA: 0034 976 349
Airport Tourist Office
Tourist information at arrivals terminal.
Tel. 902 142 008 (number only available within Spain) - +34 976 201 200
How to get here
The Airport is connected to the city via bus, taxi and rental cars.
Consorcio de Transportes del Área de Zaragoza
Tel. 902 30 60 65 (number only available within Spain)
Duration of journey
Approximately 45 minutes Price: 1.70 euros
From Madrid Airport to Zaragoza
From Madrid Airport to Madrid Atocha train station, you can travel by:
1. Taxi (30 minutes, around €30)
2. Train (suburban "Cercanias" train leaves from Terminal T4 and takes around 40 mins, €3). If you are in terminals T1 T2 or T3, take the free airport bus shuttle to terminal T4. With your AVE train ticket, you can get the "Cercanias" ticket for free in the automatic vending machines typing the code “CombinadoCercanías” that appears on your AVE ticket.
3. Bus (40 minutes, around €6).
From Madrid Atocha train station to Zaragoza Delicias central station:
High speed RENFE AVE trains to Zaragoza take 1 hour 30 minutes and cost around €60. Tickets are only available to purchase three months in advance of your expected travel date. More information at http://www.renfe.es.
Alternatively, catch a bus directly from Madrid Airport to Zaragoza Delicias central station. ALSA company runs a service between Madrid Airport Terminal T4 and Zaragoza every 2-3 hours (3 hours 45 minutes trip, single/return: €15/€26). If you are in terminals T1 T2 or T3, take the free airport bus shuttle to terminal T4.
From Barcelona Airport to Zaragoza
From Barcelona El Prat Airport to Barcelona Sants train station:
Take the half-hourly RENFE R2 train from T2B (if you arrive at T1 there is an airport bus which takes you to T2B station) to Barcelona Sants (20 minutes, around €4.50). With your pre-booked AVE train ticket to Zaragoza, you can get a ticket on the Rodalies suburban train to Barcelona Sants for free from the automatic vending machines.
From Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias central station:
Take the high-speed train AVE to Zaragoza (1 hour 45 minutes, around €60).