Ground transport in Sevilla
Between the airport and the city
Bus line EA (Especial Aeropuerto):
This express bus operates from 4.30 am until 1.20 am every 23 minutes between the airport and the city center and back.
It is easy to locate the bus stop of the EA line at the airport as it is well indicated from the arrivals area.
The bus takes you to Santa Justa (for Melia Lebreros and Ayre hotels) and San Bernardo (for Melia Sevilla, Sevilla Center and NH Collection Sevilla hotels). For Novotel Marquez de Nervion you should get off at “Luis de Morales”.
After San Bernardo, the bus continues to “Plaza de Armas” (in the historic center) with several other stops.
The trip from the airport to the center takes about 20 minutes.
The price of a one-way ticket on the EA bus is 4.00 €.
Taxis from/to the airport
Taxis from/to the airport have fixed rates:
Rate 1 (Mon – Fri, 7.00 – 21.00): 22.20 €
Rate 2 (Mon – Fri, 21.00 – 7.00 / Sat / Sun and public holidays all day): 25.75 €
Pick-up service will be charged extra, but luggage service and taxes are included.
How to reach the FIBES II Convention Center from your hotel?
II Convention Center is located 4 km north-east of the historic city center of
Sevilla, and only 2 km of the San Pablo airport (which is also located in the
Congress shuttle buses from major hotels
congress organizers provide a free bus transfer from the main hotels to the
FIBES convention center in the morning and a return in the evening. This
service is only available for those having booked their accommodation with the
official housing office Barcelo Congresos, as well as for the invited speakers.
The shuttle service to the congress venue is available every day (Feb. 4, 5, 6 and 7) from/to the following hotels:
MELIA SEVILLA, SEVILLA CENTER, NH COLLECTION SEVILLA, EXE SEVILLA PALMERA, BARCELO RENACIMIENTO, GRAN MELIA COLON
Departure from hotels at 7.40 h
MARQUES DE NERVION, AYRE SEVILLA, MELIA LEBREROS, BARCELO RENACIMENTO:
Departure from hotels at 7.45 h
Departure at 8.10 h
times and boarding point for the return trip from the congress to the hotels
are indicated at the congress registration desk.
public transport lines are available, operating at convenient frequencies:
From your hotel to the Convention Center:
several public transport lines (bus and local train) to the convention center
(“Palacio de Congresos”). The most suitable way of public transport depends on
the area of your hotel:
For the hotels in the SAN BERNARDO area (MELIA SEVILLA, SEVILLA CENTER, NH COLLECTION SEVILLA):
If you are
staying at one of these hotels, we recommend that you take the local C4 train
(“Cercania 4”) at SAN BERNARDO train/bus station, direction “Santa Justa”. At
Santa Justa the train will continue (just stay onboard the same train) to
“Palacio de Congresos” station just next to the convention center. The trip
takes only 10 minutes. The price of a one-way ticket is 1.75 € and the return
ticket costs 2.50 € (valid all day for the return trip).
the C4 train operates in a loop and runs only ONE-WAY (CLOCKWISE)! To get back
from “Palacio de Congresos” to San
Bernardo you will have to board the train on the same platform and it will take
you back to San Bernardo in about 20 minutes.
trip to your hotel or the city center is usually quicker by bus n° B4
(direction “San Bernardo”).
itinerary from San Bernardo to the convention center:
At San Bernardo you can also take bus n° B4 direction “Torreblanca” and get off at “Palacio de Congresos”
For the hotels in the SANTA JUSTA area (MELIA LEBREROS, AYRE):
If you are
staying at one of these hotels, we recommend that you take the C4 train
(“Cercania 4”) at SANTA JUSTA station, from where it takes you to “Palacio de
Congresos” station (just next to the convention center) in only 5 minutes.
The price of a one-way ticket is 1.75 € and the return ticket costs 2.50 € (valid all day for the return trip).
the C4 train follows a loop and runs only ONLY CLOCKWISE! To get back to Santa
Justa you will have to board the same
train (on the same platform ) and it will take you back to Santa Justa, but the
return journey takes 25 minutes.
trip to your hotel or the city center is
usually quicker by bus n° B4 (direction “San Bernardo”). You should get off at
the intersection“Luis Montoto / Luis de Morales” for the Ayre or the Melia
Lebreros hotel. If you stay on the same bus (B4) it continues until “San
Bernardo”, from where you can either walk to the historic center (10 minutes to
“Plaza d’Espana”) or take the streetcar (tram) to “Prado San Sebastian” (just 1 stop) which is close to
the “Plaza d’Espana” and to the “Casino de la Exposicion” (Welcome Reception on
Wed., Feb. 4 at 20.30) at the entrance to the “Maria Luisa” park.
NOVOTEL or MARQUES DE NERVION hotels:
from these hotels you can take bus B4 on C/ Eduardo Dato (“Estadio Sanchez Pisjuan”) and get off at “Av. Alcalde Luis Urunuela (Jardines Eden)” next to the convention center. For the return trip you should take the same bus direction “San Bernardo” and get off at “C/ Eduardo Dato”.
This hotel is located only 5 minutes away from the Convention Center by bus n° 27 (direction “Plaza del Duque”).
To reach the city center from the Vertice hotel, the quickest way is to take bus n° 29 to “Prado San Sebastian”, its final stop and close to the historic center, the Plaza d’Espana and the Casino de la Exposicion where the Welcome Reception takes place on Wed., Feb. 4 at 20.30).
A third option is to take bus B4 (direction “San Bernardo) or n°27 (direction “Plaza del Duque”), depending on where exactly you would like to go.
The price of a bus ticket in Sevilla is 1.40 € and there are also passes available for unlimited travel on 1 or 3 days.
Taxis in Sevilla may be ordered by phone, picked up at authorized taxi
stands, or flagged down in the street. Always check that the meter is running.
Taxis must usually be paid in cash though some accept credit cards.
The taxi fare from a downtown hotel to the FIBES convention center ranges from 12 to 15 €.