22nd International Colloquium on Structural Information
and Communication Complexity (SIROCCO 2015)

Montserrat, Spain
July 15 - 17, 2015

Travel Information

How to reach Montserrat

Montserrat is about 60km away from the airport of Barcelona. There are several ways to reach Montserrat by public transport means. The best option is:

  1. From Terminal 1 take bus "aerobus A1" to Barcelona and leave at Plaça Espanya (departs every 10 minutes, takes 25 minutes). If you arrive in terminal 2, you can take bus "aerobus A2".
  2. From the Plaça Espanya Station, there are hourly FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat) trains to Montserrat. Catch the R5 line (Barcelona - Manresa) and get off at Monistrol de Montserrat station. (www.fgc.net) (takes 65 minutes).
  3. From there the Montserrat Cremallera rack railway will take you up to the Monestir de Montserrat station.The journey from the Monistrol de Montserrat station to the Monastery covers 5 kilometres and takes about 15 minutes.

The hotel Abad Cisneros is 5 minutes walking from Monestir de Montserrat train station. If you plan to arrive in the evening, take into account that the last cremallera rack railway departs at 20:15h.

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How to reach PODC from Montserrat

If you plan to attend PODC in San Sebastian after SIROCCO, you have different options:

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