19th International Conference Utopian Studies Society – Europe

How to get there

The Universitat Rovira i Virgili is situated in Tarragona and is located in the south of Catalonia, in the northeastern corner of the Iberian Peninsula.

Well-connected to Europe and the rest of the peninsula, it offers easy access to two airports: one in Reus, just 5 kilometers away, and the other in Barcelona, just 95 kilometers away.

Venue: Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Campus Catalunya, Avinguda Catalunya 35,43002 Tarragona

How to arrive:

 By air

Reus Airport

Mainly low cost flights operate into Reus. If you fly into Reus you can either take a bus or a taxi from the airport to Tarragona, which is just 14 km away.

Barcelona International Airport


Most international flights arrive at terminal T1 in Barcelona airport. Many low-cost companies fly into terminal T2.

From the airport you can travel to Tarragona by train, bus or taxi (*)

* Taxis are available just outside the arrival area of the airport. The price is 130 Euros from Barcelona Airport to the city of Tarragona. Please confirm this price with the taxi driver before you travel.

 By car:

From Barcelona. Motorway C-32 and Motorway AP-7. Exit 33 Tarragona

From Valencia. Motorway AP-7. Exit 33 Tarragona

From Zaragoza. Motorway AP-2. Exit 9 Montblanc

 By bus:

There is a direct bus to Tarragona from Terminals 1 and 2 (14 buses/day). The bus company is PLANA. Tickets: 13 €. Download timetable. Further information may obtained here.


 By train:


There are no direct trains from the airport to Tarragona. If your flight arrives at terminal T1 you must take the Shuttle bus to terminal T2 train station and then go to Barcelona Sants station.

From Barcelona Sants station you can take a:

- Regional train direct to Tarragona city station. (Frequent stops)

- High speed train (AVE) to the Tarragona Camp station which is located outside the city. From here you can either take a taxi to Tarragona (20 minutes and 30 euros) or the Bus Transfer.

30% Discount. The holder will get a discount on national routes, one way or return ticket, to the closest train station that holds the event. Ask to obtain the Authorization number sending an email to: congressos@fundacio.urv.cat

This Voucher will be shown to the controller along with your ticket. More information about how to get the discount online: here (only Spanish)


  TIPS and information for participants ( N E W !)

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