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How to get there

Getting to the School of Informatics, Polytechnic University of Madrid, is easy both in private and public transport.

The Polytechnic's University of Madrid School of Informatics is located on the South Campus, in Valencia road Km. 7. There is an alternative access from Arboleda Street 1, Madrid.

GPS coordinates: (40.390309, -3.628256)

By car:

In the south campus is plenty of parking.
The College is located southeast of Madrid.
The most common ways to get are:

  • From the M-40, taking the exit to the Mediterranean Avenue and follow signs to the College.
  • From the M-30 will have to exit at Conde de Casal, and from there take the N-III (Mediterranean Avenue). In the 7 km you will find the detour to the School.

By bus:

There are several buses where you can get to the University, including:
Stopping at the service lane of the Valencia road up to the Campus:

  • Bus 63: From Felipe II to Santa Eugenia
  • Bus 145: From Conde de Casal to Santa Eugenia

Stopping at the back of the campus, near the existing gas station on Vallecas' road (Avenida de la Albufera):

  • Bus 54: From Glorieta de Carlos V
  • Bus 58: From Puente de Vallecas
  • Bus 103: From Entrevías
  • Bus 130: From Villaverde / Vicálvaro
  • Bus 142: From Pavones
  • Bus 143: From Manuel Becerra

By underground/subway (metro):

Station Sierra de Guadalupe on metro line 1.
From there you should take Arboleda Street to the other end, which is located on South Campus and the School of informatics.

By train:

Thanks to Renfe you can travel with a 30% discount!
Sales channels are stations and travel agencies. Attendees should address these points of sale with document "travel card" for the ticket with 30% discount.

Download your "travel card" here

For more information check the conditions of Renfe discount for fairs and congresses.

The two main stations at both trains arriving from abroad and the rest of Spain are Atocha and Chamartín.
From these stations you can take the commuter train on the line C-7a, C-2 or C-1 to reach Vallecas station (which is the School).
From here, you have to walk 10 minutes in the Arboleda Street.
Another option is to take the subway from Atocha or Chamartín. Both have corresponding metro stations: Atocha Renfe (Line 1) and Chamartín (Line 10) . From these metro stations you can reach the metro station Sierra de Guadalupe , and from there you just have also to walk 10 minutes along Arboleda Street to its end, which is the Campus south and the School of Informatics.

By plane:

From Madrid Barajas International Airport can drive as directed Madrid M-40 (towards A-3) and follow signs to the top section "by car".
From Barajas Airport you can also take the metro. One possible way would be:

  • Take line 8 on Barajas towards Nuevos Ministerios to get to Colombia station.
  • Make transfer to line 9 towards Arganda del Rey to get to Sainz de Baranda station.
  • Make transfer to line 6 (be carefull with the direction since it's a circular line) to get to Pacifico station.
  • Make transfer to line 1 towards Congosto to get to Sierra de Guadalupe station.
  • From the station you'll have to walk for around 10 minutes down the Arboleda Street go get to the campus.