Barcelona Huelga TMB

February 22, 2016





    Metro Service: Public officials have assured us that metro service will operate at minimum required levels on 22 and 24 February.Municipal Bus Service: We anticipate that Barcelona metropolitan bus service will operate in a limited capacity on 23 and 25 February.

    FGC Train Service: The current strike announcement does not affect the trains to ‘Europa | Fira’ traveling to or from Plaça Espanya.

    Taxi Service: Taxi service will be running at normal high levels as per previous Mobile World Congressevents.

    Private Transportation: Private transportation used by attendees to and from Fira Gran Via will operate as in prior years.

    GSMA Hotel Bus Service: To augment public transportation, the GSMA is providing a fleet of hotel shuttle buses to transport attendees to and from Fira Gran Via. The shuttle bus service will run from 15 collection points around the city. Attendees will be able to access information on the shuttle bus routes and collection points from their hotels beginning on Sunday, 21 February.

    The GSMA encourages attendees to register and pick up their badges on the weekend where possible to minimise potential congestion when arriving at Fira Gran Via.

    • Registration at the airport is open until midnight on Sunday, 21 February.
    • Registration at Fira Gran Via is open on Sunday, 21 February until 8pm and during the event days.
    • Satellite registration locations at Sants Estació train station and at Passeig de Gràcia are also open Sunday, 21 February until 8pm.

    Click here for full registration opening hours.

    Starting on Monday, 22 February, entrances to Fira Gran Via will be fully staffed and open for access toMobile World Congress; exhibitors can access the venue from 07:00, hospitality from 07:30 and general attendees from 09:00. Staff will be present to direct attendees to the most appropriate entrances. It is suggested that attendees travelling to Fira Gran Via on Monday may want to consider departing earlier than in prior years in the event that travel times are increased due to traffic congestion.

    Thank you,

    GSMA Mobile World Congress team