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The airport is located just 8 kilometres from the centre of València, between Manises and Quart de Poblet, and is well connected to the city by public transport. It has a single 12/30 runway, two passenger terminals, and has been in active use since the 1950s. The Main Terminal building houses both T1 and T2, which is used for internal flights. All domestic flights depart from the Regional Aviation Terminal.
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València has its own city centre station for the local train network (cercanías), which consists of six lines that connect Valencia to Gandía, Mogente, Utiel, Xirivella, Caudiel and Castellón de la Plana.

Connections from the Estación del Norte:
– METRO: Xátiva station (lines 3 and 5). More info at
– BUS: Lines 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 19, 35, 40 and 63 (bus stops close to the Plaza del Ayuntamiento). More info at
– TAXI: Taxi rank (Radio Taxi València and Tele Taxi Valencia). Located at the side of the station, exit through the doors next to platform 6. Telephone: +34 963 703 333 and +34 963 571 313

From the high-speed train station, the AVE trains connect the city to Madrid, Cuenca and Albacete, with 17 daily departures and an approximate journey time of 1 hour 30 minutes. In addition, the Alaris and Euromed long-distance trains connect València with Spain’s main cities.
Connections from Joaquín Sorolla Station (AVE)
– SHUTTLE BUS: Present your train ticket to travel for free to Estación del Norte, located in the city centre.
– METRO: Joaquín Sorolla Station (lines 1 and 5). More info at – BUS: Lines 9, 10, 27 (bus stop in San Vicente Mártir) and lines 89 and 90 (bus stop in Av. Giorgeta). More info at
– TAXI: Taxi rank outside the entrance to the station.

Local Transportation

A stroll through the city’s streets is one of the best ways to explore València, given its size, relatively flat terrain and excellent climate. However, if you’re travelling from one part of the city to another, it’s advisable to make use of the extensive public transportation network, particularly if you’re short of time. This serves the whole of València and also provides links to some of the main points of interest in the surrounding area, including Albufera Park and València airport (Manises).
The Municipal Transport Company (EMT) operates a total of 59 bus routes, 44 daytime routes and 13 night routes, serving all areas of the city. The metro offers another great way to explore the city centre, stroll along the old Turia riverbed to the City of Arts and Sciences and even take a trip to La Malvarrosa Beach, after hopping on the tram.
The VLC Tourist Card is the best option for any visitor to València, whether you just have a couple of hours to take a look around, or you’re planning to stay for a few days. The Valencia Tourist Card includes free unlimited access to the entire public transportation network (bus, metro and tram) for of 24, 48, or 72 hour periods. The card can be purchased at València airport (Manises), Joaquín Sorolla train station, any of our Tourist Info points. The VLC Tourist Card also offers you free or discounted entry to museums and monuments, as well as discounts on leisure activities, shops and restaurants.

Insurance and Liability

Delegates are advised to arrange health and accident insurance prior to traveling to the congress. ESPN is not responsible for any personal injury, loss, damage, accident to private property or additional expense incurred as a result of delays or changes in air, rail, sea, road or other services, strikes, sickness, weather or any other cause.



Valencia is in the Central European Summer Time (CEST) time zone: + 02:00 hour GMT/UTC.
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English is the official language of the Congress. There are two official languages in València: “Valenciano”, used in the Valencian Community, and Spanish, Spain’s official language.

Telephone and Communications

The international dialling code from abroad is +34.
For international calls, dial 00 + national code + area code + personal number.
Mobile phone network coverage is available across Spain and is plentiful in Valencia. If you are travelling to some remote areas of the country pre- or post-event, coverage may become limited.

Currency and Bank services

The currency in Spain is Euro (€). Banks are open from Monday to Friday, generally from 8:30am to 2:30pm. ATMs (cash machines) work 24 hours a day. All banks close down at weekends and on public holidays.
There are plenty of currency exchange offices, banks and cash machines throughout the city.

Electricity - Plugs and adapters

Standard electrical voltage in València is 220-240 V AC, 50 Hz. A transformer and an adapter are necessary to use North American electrical appliances whose plugs have two square pins. Adapters are available in most hardware stores.

Taxi and telephone numbers of interest

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