The IMB-CNM is located on the Campus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) in Cerdanyola del Vallès, 10 km North of Barcelona, between the cities of Sabadell and Sant Cugat del Vallès.

IMB-CNM address

Instituto de Microelectrónica de Barcelona (IMB)
Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica (CNM)
C/ dels Til.lers s/n. Campus UAB - Bellaterra
08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona) Spain

Tel.: +34 93 594 7700
Fax: +34 93 580 0267

GPS coordinates:
E 02º 06' 36" , N 41º 30' 08"

How to get IMB-CNM from Barcelona Airport   (Click to see Google Maps options)

By taxi: 
Direct taxi from Barcelona Airport to CNM takes approx. 30 min.

By bus:  
Bus A1 (Terminal 1) or A2 (Terminal 2) to Plaça Catalunya (every 5 or 10 min). Then, take the train to Sabadell Parc del Nord and stop at Universitat Autonoma

By train, from terminal T2 only:
 trains (R2-Nord line) every 30 min to Barcelona-Sants (Central) Station

By train from Barcelona to IMB-CNM:

By Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat (FGC)
- Main stations in Barcelona: Catalunya, Provença, Gracia, Muntaner, Sarria.
- There is a train every 12 min.

a) take a train to SABADELL (S2 line) or UNIVERSITAT AUTÒNOMA (S55 line)
b) get off at UNIVERSITAT AUTÒNOMA station (travel time is about 35 min from Catalunya)
c) IMB-CNM is at about 10 min from the station (see campus map above)

By RENFE national network:
- Main stations in Barcelona:
Sants, PlaçaCatalunya, Arc de Triomf. Note that train line R7 is currently departing from Sant Andreu Arenal station, so one must go to that station by using a different line or the subway.
- Trains run approx. every 30 min.

a) take a train (R7 line) to CERDANYOLA-UNIVERSITAT
b) get off at CERDANYOLA-UNIVERSITAT station (travel time is about 20 min)
c1) walk to IMB-CNM (aprox. 10 min) (see campus map above) OR
c2) take a free bus ("line 1 - blue line" - "líniablava") to the University and get off at the first bus stop ("Ciències-Biociències"), which is opposite to the IMB-CNM (see campus map above)