EMBL Barcelona is located at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB), on the seafront, in the Olympic Village of Barcelona.


Carrer del Doctor Aiguader 88
4th floor
08003 Barcelona Spain


Please be aware that due to the current COVID-19 situation, it is mandatory to wear a mask when travelling on public transport both inside the vehicles and at stations, stops and corridors.
For information on your journey and all public transport measures against COVID-19, please check the TMB recommendations website.


Josep Tarradellas Barcelona – El Prat Airport

The airport is located in El Prat de Llobregat, and has two passenger terminals (T1 and T2). For more information on how to get to each terminal, airlines, and flight status please check their website or interactive map.

Transfers to Barcelona

The Aerobus is an express bus service that connects the airport with the city centre in 35 minutes. You can take the Aerobus outside Terminal 1 (A1 bus) and Terminal 2 (A2 bus). This service runs every day of the year with departures between 2 and 15 minutes. From the city centre, you can take the metro or bus to move around Barcelona. Tickets can be purchased on the bus or online.

The train service (R2 line) runs approximately every 30 minutes to/from Barcelona airport to/from the city. The journey takes 25 minutes. The train service operates from Terminal 2 (T2). To get from T2 to T1, use the shuttle bus service (Bus transit T1-T2). You can take the train or get off at Barcelona - Sants Estació or Barcelona (connecting with L5 and L3) - Passeig de Gracia (connecting with L4, L2 and L1). Vending machines can be found in each station for ticket purchase. For additional information, please check the national railway website ─ renfe.

You will find taxi rank outside any of the main terminal exits. Look for the sign pointing to the nearest taxi rank.


The PRBB is located close to Ronda Litoral (B-10). Take exit 22 Barceloneta/Marina/Port Olímpic/Hospital del Mar/Parc de Mar if you are driving towards Nus de la Trinitat. Take exit 22 Barceloneta/Pla de Palau/Via Laietana/Port Vell if you are driving towards Nus del Llobregat.

There is a B:SM parking at the PRBB (entrance on Avinguda Litoral). Information on opening times, tariffs and location can be found on the BSM website.


All official Barcelona taxis are black and yellow and should carry a rear blue license plate. They are required to charge you only the value on the taximeter (plus any surcharge, e.g. night rate). A taxi may be ordered by phone or found at an authorized taxi rank or flagged down in the street.

Around Barcelona

Metro and tram


Several buses stop near the PRBB: V27, V21, H16, 136, 47, D20, 59

You will find a notice board with the timetable at each stop. Check the TMB website for detailed information.

For more information on how to move around Barcelona (airport, trains, metro lines, buses, etc) please check the Barcelona metropolitan area website (AMB).

EMBL Barcelona is located at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB), on the seafront, in the Olympic Village of Barcelona.