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Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona's central campus is in Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès), 20 km from Barcelona, between Sabadell and Sant Cugat del Vallès.
Other UAB centres are located in Sabadell (Faculty of Business and Economics) and in Barcelona and Badalona (university institutes belonging to the Faculty of Medicine).
In Barcelona, the UAB-Casa de Convalescència building offers continuing education classes in Health and Life Sciences, as well as undergraduate degrees in speech Therapy and Physiotherapy.
Most of the schools approved by or affiliated to the UAB are in the city of Barcelona or on the campus in Bellaterra, but we also have schools in Sant Cugat del Vallès, Terrassa, Mollet del Vallès and Manresa.
Getting to Barcelona
 Getting to the UAB campus 
Maps

There are several ways of getting to the UAB campus:

By coach
By car
Grants and discounts

Trains


Transport system
To check the best way of getting to the UAB, consult the map for Barcelona's integrated transport systems (excluding buses).
Download plan (pdf - 1.8Mb)

Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC)
Line S2: Barcelona-Sabadell, station: Universitat Autònoma.
In Barcelona, these trains stop at Catalunya, Provença, Gràcia, Muntaner and Sarrià. You can also take these trains from Sant Cugat, Sant Quirze and Sabadell, among other places. At Sant Cugat station, there is a connection with line S1 (Terrassa and Rubí). All trains to Sabadell, UAB or Barcelona stop at the University. The journey time to Barcelona is 30 minutes, and trains depart approximately every 10 minutes.
You can check the timetables by phoning 93 205 15 15 or on the FGC website.

RENFE (Spanish National Railway Network)
Line C7 - Cerdanyola Universitat station. From Barcelona you can take the train from Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc del Triomf and Sant Andreu Arenal. The journey takes around 30 minutes from the centre of Barcelona, with trains leaving every 30 minutes. A ten-journey ticket, which can be used by more than one person if travelling together, gives a 40% discount.
You can check the timetables by phoning +34 93 490 0202 or on the RENFE website.

Free bus service
A free bus service connects the RENFE station to the different buildings across the campus.

UAB-Renfe station shuttle service timetables: 2009/10 Academic Year (from February 8th) (pdf MB)
Bus lines map (pdf: 0,18 MB)
Find your bus line according to your point of departure and destination (pdf: 0,29 MB)
 

 

 

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