How to get there?


Please note the venue (Hotel Cap Roig, Platja d’Aro, Girona, Spain) is 130 km away from the Barcelona Airport-T1 (Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport). There will be transfers (from/to Barcelona Airport - Terminal 1) included in the registration fee.

In case, you land at Terminal 2, in order to get from T2 to T1, passengers and visitors can use the shuttle bus, a freebus transport service between the airport terminals, 24 hours a day. By clicking here you will find all the information regarding this shuttle service.

Group busses will also be available at the end of the Symposium from the venue to the Barcelona (Terminal 1) airport.

Transfer timetables still pending of confirmation but in case you are not able to take one of these included transfers, we are pleased to inform you below how to get to the venue (Hotel Cap Roig).

Important remark:
Please note that transfers outside the generally planned timings are not included in the registration fee. Please have a look at the following section to check the different options available. Please contact us at the Technical Secretariat ( if you have any questions regarding transportation.


 By bus (regular public service)

There are daily buses available from Barcelona to Sant Antoni de Calonge. The stop is PLATJA D'ARO Cavall Bernat:

By bus from Barcelona airport (both terminals: T1 and T2)
Departure time: 10:15h (T2) & 10:25h (T1) - Arrival time: 12:50h (Daily)
Departure time: 12:00h (T2) & 12:10h (T1) - Arrival time: 14:35h (Circulate: Weekdays only, from Monday-Friday)
Departure time: 14:00h (T2) & 14:10h (T1) - Arrival time: 16:35h (Daily)
Departure time: 17:45h (T2) & 17:55h (T1) - Arrival time: 20:30h (Daily)
Departure time: 19:30h (T2) & 19:40h (T1) - Arrival time: 22:05h (Daily)

  • Prices: from 19,45 € per person / way
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Prices, timelines and online tickets sales subject to traffic and availability. Click here to book & purchase:




Please note the bus stop (PLATJA D'ARO Cavall Bernat) in Platja d’Aro is 5 minutes by taxi from Hotel Cap Roig.






By train

The closest train station (RENFE) from Platja d’Aro is located in Girona, at 37km.

From Barcelona-Sants Train Station to Girona there are trains every hour.
Prices: from 14,00€* per person (one way).
Duration: between 40-90 minutes, depending on the train (AVE, AVANT or INTERCITY).

From Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Train Station to Girona
Prices: from 30,00€* per person (one way).
Duration: 4 hours, depending on the train.

*Prices may vary depending the time of purchasing the ticket. Normally tickets through RENFE are available 3 months in advance.

AVE (Spanish high speed train) arrives from Barcelona-Sants and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. You can check the timelines and prices here: RENFE (Spanish railway official website).

30% DISCOUNT: Contact us ( to have a 30% discount and we will provide you with the special code.

From Girona train station to Platja d’Aro, check the Intercity bus schedule here:





  By car

You can easily access to Platja d’Aro by car through the national road or highway: 110 Km from Barcelona, through AP-7 and C-35. Once you are in Platja d’Aro, the hotel is located in the north of the village.

Please remember to contact us ( if you need parking at the hotel.


  By taxi

Taxis in Barcelona are yellow and black and operate 24/7. You can pay for the ride either with cash or by credit card. All taxis charge by taximeter, this means that the price depends on the distance of the journey. Urban and interurban service is provided.

From Barcelona airport: between 170-200€ and it takes 90-120 minutes.
From Girona train station/bus station: between 55-70€ and it takes 30-40 minutes.
From Girona airport: between 70-80€ and it takes 30-35 minutes.

Route calculator: here
Please note the additional charges:
- Suitcase or similar greater than 55 x 40 x 20 cm: 1,00€
- Airport (Origin - Destination): 3,10€





  By plane

Girona-Costa Brava airport (GRO) is 35km away from Platja d’Aro. Ryanair has a major base here.

The quickest way to get from Girona Airport (GRO) to Hotel Cap Roig is by taxi which costs between 70€ - 80€ and takes 30-35 min. The official telephone number of the official taxis in Platja d’Aro is +34 972 82 50 50.