Location & Venue

The SFMC23 will take place in the facilities of the Campus Nord at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.

Vertex Building (Campus Nord of the Technical University of Catalonia, UPC)

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a university with a consolidated worldwide reputation and an international vision that generates technological innovation and attracts talent. UPC main campus is located in Barcelona with other campus locations at Castelldefels, Manresa, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Terrassa and Vilanova i la Geltrú. The North Campus houses the Vertex Building, proposed venue at the university.

How to get to UPC

Line 9 goes from the airport (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) to Zona Universitària. This new stretch adds 20 km to the current network and 15 new stations, all of which are wheelchair accessible. The complete journey takes 32 minutes and trains run every 7 minutes on weekdays

Metro Station

Barcelona taxis (yellow & black) are available at the arrival terminals. A taxi ride to Campus Nord costs around 25 €


Airport stops:
Bus stops at Terminal T1 and T2 (A, B, C)

Downtown stops:

This line ends at Plaça Catalunya (city center). Once there, you may take L3 of the underground to "Palau Reial" or "Zona Universitaria" stations.


From Plaça Catalunya 05:00 to 00:30 every 10 minutes. From the Airport 06:05 to 01:05 every 10 minutes

Tickets are purchased in the bus or metro stations

Aerobus Barcelona

Mapa Bus Barcelona

Airport Station:
The train station is connected to Terminal T2 through a footbridge placed between terminals T2A and T2B. From Terminal T1 get the shutle bus (free service) to Terminal T2

Downtown stations:
Main stations are Barcelona Sants and Barcelona Plaça Catalunya. Once there you may take Metro line L3 to "Palau Reial" or "Zona Universitària"

From Barcelona Plaça de Catalunya 05:39 to 22:11 every 30 minutes. From Barcelona Sants 05:43 to 22:16 every< 30 minutes. From the Airport 06:13 to 23:40 every 30 minutes

Tickets are purchased at the stations.

Train Station