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⁠Bio€quity Europe 2024 will take place May 12—14, 2024 at the:
Kursaal Elkargunea Center
Zurriola Hiribidea, 1
20002 Donostia - San Sebastián

* BioCentury and EBD Group recommend you arrive in San Sebastián, Spain, on Saturday, May 11, to get the most out of this year’s event, including the opportunity to join a pre-event networking excursion on May 12, prior to the opening plenary and Welcome Reception.

If you are unable to attend in person, we encourage you to register instead for a Digital Access Pass.


Click here to find information and availability to book a Bio€quity Europe hotel.


San Sebastián is located in the north of Spain on the Iberian Peninsula on La Concha Bay. The city is just 20 km west of the French border in the arc of the Bay of Biscay. 

Three airports are located near the city. Click on the hyperlinks for a list of airlines that fly to each destination.

Airport San Sebastián: 20 km (IATA-Code: EAS) 

Airport Bilbao: 105 km (IATA-Code: BIO) 

Airport Biarritz, France: 47 km
(IATA-Code BIQ) 

Train station: 
The main train station is called Estacíon de San Sebastián/Donostia Adif.
Several long and short distance trains depart here.
The long distance Alvia trains run to and from Madrid Chamartin and Barcelona Sants. 


Airport San Sebastián: Bus line E21 is the airport shuttle bus into the city center. CLICK HERE for more information. 

Airport Bilbao: Bus line DO50B is the airport shuttle bus into the city center of San Sebastián. CLICK HERE for more information.  

Airport Biarritz: A professional, fully licenced taxi and transfer service is offered from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian. CLICK HERE for more information.


Get around easy by public transport with the San Sebastián Card that also provides discounts in leisure, commerce, and gastronomy. CLICK HERE for more information.  

In addition to the San Sebastián Card, there is also the Basque Card that includes trips to the surrounding region. CLICK HERE for more information. 


The venue is within walking distance of the city’s hotels and the main train station. There are also buses in the city center, the nearest bus stop to the venue is called Kursaal 

The bus service is managed by dbus company. You can pay on the bus with your credit card. CLICK HERE for more information.  

Taxis in San Sebastián operate 24 hours a day. Rates are metered and official. Unlike in other cities, taxis in San Sebastian do not stop on the street, so it is best to go to a taxi rank or call: Vallina Teletaxi