28 - 30 September 2022
Zaragoza
Spain

World News Media Congress 2022

World Media Leaders Summit, World Editors Summit, Women in News Summit, Golden Pen of Freedom

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This section will provide you with information on the host city, the event venue and recommended hotels in Zaragoza, Spain.

Zaragoza is the captial of Spain’s Aragon region. It is located midway between Madrid and Barcelona, and is an easy 60-90 minute train ride from either.

Palacio de Congresos de Zaragoza (website)
Plaza Lucas Miret Rodríguez 1, 50018 Zaragoza, España

Located on the scenic Ebro river bank and architecturally famous, the Palacio is a unique and multidisciplinary place, the perfect venue for WNMC 2022.

El Palacio de Congresos de Zaragoza was designed by the prestigious architects, Nieto Sobejano, for the Muestra Internacional EXPO ZARAGOZA 2008.

Do you need a place to stay during the Congress? WAN-IFRA is negotiating preferential rates with the Palafox hotel group. The group has four hotels in Zaragoza with prices ranging between € 100 and € 150 a night.

Use the code: WANIFRA to make your reservations on the website www.palafoxhoteles.com. You can select one of the four hotels below.

The four-star Hotel Hiberius is located next door to the congress venue, the Palacio de Congresos, and is 10 minutes by taxi from the city centre. It is surrounded by nature and is perfect for those wanting to jog along the river.

The following three hotels are located in the city centre, a ten-minute taxi ride away from the Palacio de Congresos.

  • Hotel Reina Petronila Five star
  • Hotel Alfonso Four-star
  • Hotel Palafox Five-star

Shuttle Bus

We are organising bus shuttles each morning and evening from the above hotels to the Congress venue and back. The shuttle bus schedule will be updated closer to the event date.

Air – International arrivals

Plan to arrive at Madrid airport(MAD) or Barcelona airport(BCN) as there are very few direct flights to Zaragoza Airport (ZAZ).

From Madrid airport

Take a taxi or the Cercanías (commuter train) to the train station, Madrid Puerta de Atocha.

  • Taxi: costs around 30 euros for the trip which takes about 30 minutes
  • Cercanías (commuter train): the ticket is free with your AVE (high-speed train) ticket. You must acquire the ticket in the machines using the “combinado number” (a number on top of your AVE ticket). The trip is about 30 minutes.

After, take the AVE to Zaragoza. AVE tickets must be purchased in advance at RENFE. Trains from Madrid to Zaragoza typically run hourly and take +/- 80 minutes with the average price of 40€ one way.


From Barcelona airport

Take a taxi or the Rodalies (commuter train) to the train station, Barcelona Sants.

  • Taxi: taxi costs around 30 euros, the trip is about 30 minutes
  • Rodalies (commuter train): the ticket is free with your AVE (high-speed train) ticket. You must acquire the ticket in the machines using the “combinado number” (a number on top of your AVE ticket). The trip is about 30 minutes.

After, take the AVE to Zaragoza. AVE tickets must be purchased in advance at RENFE. Trains from Barcelona to Zaragoza typically run hourly and take +/- 90 minutes with the average price of 40€ one way.

Our delegates are eligible for 10% discount on booking the AVE trains to and from Zaragoza at the RENFE website, thanks to our partner Zaragoza Turismo. Please contact us for getting the discount voucher.
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