The 13th EUCHIS – 8th SIAQ Symposium will be held in the Faculty of Chemistry, which is located on Reina Mercedes Science Campus of the University of Seville:
University of Seville, Faculty of Chemistry
Profesor García González Street, 1
XIII EUCHIS - VIII SIAQ Symposium location
How to arrive to Seville
Sevilla has its own airport (San Pablo) at 10 km north-east from the city. For more information, see the airport information page Seville Airport San Pablo (SVQ).
Flights arrive at Seville from various European cities, including Madrid, Barcelona and other Spanish airports; London Stansted and Gatwick; Bristol, Liverpool, Dublin, Frankfurt, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Rome and Milan.
To get from the airport to the city, you can either take a taxi, which will cost you about 25 euros (you have to pay extra for luggage, at night and also on weekends and holidays, see below), or the bus.
» Bus from airport to city center
The EA airport bus leaves every 15 to 30 mins (depending on the time of the day) from 05.45 hrs am to 00.45 hrs ( 06.45 hrs to 23.45 hrs on weekends and holidays). It stops at Santa Justa Train Station, Ayre Hotel, Hotel Los Lebreros, Nervion Plaza and Hotel Viapol, and terminates in Avenida del Cid, next to the Prado de San Sebastian Metro and tram stop (around 20 min) . It costs 4 euros.
» Taxi from airport to city center
The regular fare for taxis to/from the airport (Tarifa 3) is 25 euros
The fare for taxis to/from the airport at weekends, night time (9pm-7am) is 30 euros
Surcharge for luggage: 0.50 euros per piece
Seville’s main train station is Santa Justa, located to the north of the city center on Avenida Kansas City. It has shops (including a newsagent selling foreign press), restaurants and bars, several car parks, car hire offices, a taxi rank and bus stop. One of the fastest and most comfortable ways to arrive in Seville is on the AVE, the high-speed long-distance train which has services arriving from Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga and Cordoba throughout the day.
From the train station, you can take a bus or taxi into the city center.
Renfe Spain Pass This pass allows non-residents to travel around Spain by train. This system is very practical, as it can be used on all AVE long-distance and mid-distance high-speed trains. The Renfe Spain Pass is valid for one month from the first trip and comes in two formats (Business/Club and Tourist). It can be purchased up to six months in advance and is available for 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 journeys. More information: Renfe Spain Pass
There are two bus stations in Seville City. For information about them and timetables see the Seville Bus Station Homepage Both of them are located in the city center.
There is a good road network with several motorways (toll and free). The most important are the A-4, which connects Andalusia and Madrid, and the A-66 which goes to Mérida and connects with the A-5, which also goes on to Madrid. Travel to Portugal is on the A-49 motorway. All access to motorways and main roads is from the SE-30 ring road around Seville, with numerous points of access into the city centre.
There are two main collection points for car rentals in Seville: the airport and the train station, depending on which is more convenient for your needs.
In the arrival lounge you will see the offices for the car rental companies (Hertz, Avis, Budget, Crown-Auriga, Economy, Europcar, National Atesa. You collect your hire car from the car park opposite the terminal building. See offers in Airport page.
The nearest petrol station to the airport, so you can return your car refuelled to avoid paying extra charges, is on the A4 motorway on the north-bound carriageway, just after the junction with the SE30 Seville ringroad.
» Train station
At Santa Justa Train Station, the offices of the hire car companies (including Hertz, Avis and National Atesa) are inside the parking area to the right of the station as you leave (there is a side exit next to the platforms).
The nearest petrol station, so you can refuel your hire car before returning it, is on Avenida Kansas City, just before you arrive at the station from the airport (heading south).
Please note, driving into the centre is not advisable unless you’re staying in a hotel with its own garage. Leave your car in a car park just outside the centre (Jose Laguillo, Bus Station, Paseo Colon; about 15-20 euros for 24 hours. Here are some economic car parks in the centre of Seville with online reservations.