How to arrive

IMDEA Materials Institute is located at the Scientific and Technological Park of the Polytechnic University of Madrid in Tecnogetafe.

Address: Calle Eric Kandel, 2, 28906 Getafe

The conference provides shuttle services to and from the hotels to IMDEA Materials Institute:

The traveling time is approximately 30 mins. The bus stop near NH Nacional and NH Atocha is shown in the map below. It is highly recommended that all participants use this shuttle service, as it is the most convenient way to get to the venue.

Alternative ways to arrive to IMDEA Materials Institute include taxi (approximately 25-35 euro, travelling time from Atocha: 30 min, see detailed directions and map below) and public transport (traveling time from Atocha: 1h30min, see directions below).

If you have any question about how to reach IMDEA Materials please contact Mariana Huerta at +34 915493422.

Shuttle Service

Map showing the location of the bus to be taken near NH Nacional and NH Sur.

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By Taxi From Atocha Train Station (near NH Sur and NH Nacional)

  • Head southeast toward Paseo de la Infanta Isabel (130 m)
  • Exit the roundabout onto Paseo de la Infanta Isabel (42 m)
  • Take the ramp onto Paseo de la Infanta Isabel (260m)
  • At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Plaza del Emperador Carlos V (280 m)
  • Continue onto Paseo de Sta María de la Cabeza (1.9 km)
  • Continue onto A-42 (signs for Toledo/R-5/Badajoz/Plaza de Fernández Ladreda) (13.2 km)
  • Take exit 16 toward M-506/Pinto/Fuenlabrada (1.1 km)
  • Merge onto Autovía de Toledo (200 m)
  • At the roundabout, take the 4th exit and stay on Autovía de Toledo heading to M-50/Madrid (400 m)
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for A-42/Getafe/Madrid (68 m)
  • After 68 meters turn right immediately following the sign “Parque Científico Tecnológico TECNOGETAFE”.
  • Continue onto Paseo de Tiselius, leaving Los Angeles school on your left until you reach a roundabout (entrance to Tecnogetafe) (1.2 Km)
  • Take the first exit right and continue straight along the main avenue of the Technology Park (Avenida Rita Levi Montaicini) until the end of the avenue where you will reach a roundabout (1.0 Km)
  • In the last roundabout take the first exit right onto Calle Eric Kandel, where IMDEA Materials Institute is located.

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By Taxi From Barajas Airport (Terminals T1, T2 y T3):

  • Join the M-14 via the ramp on the left towards Madrid /Av.América/A-2/M-40/A-3/A-4/A-5.
  • Take the left exit towards M-40/M-40 R-3/A-3/R-4/A-4/A-42/R-5 direction until you reach Exit 25 to take the A-42 towards Toledo. Keep driving along A42 highway (13.2 Km)
  • Take exit 16 toward M-506/Pinto/Fuenlabrada (1.1 km)
  • Merge onto Autovía de Toledo (200 m)
  • At the roundabout, take the 4th exit and stay on Autovía de Toledo heading to M-50/Madrid (400 m)
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for A-42/Getafe/Madrid (68 m)
  • After 68 meters turn right immediately following the sign “Parque Científico Tecnológico TECNOGETAFE”.
  • Continue onto Paseo de Tiselius, leaving Los Angeles school on your left until you reach a roundabout (entrance to Tecnogetafe) (1.2 Km)
  • Take the first exit right and continue straight along the main avenue of the Technology Park (Avenida Rita Levi Montaicini) until the end of the avenue where you will reach a roundabout (1.0 Km)
  • In the last roundabout take the first exit right onto Calle Eric Kandel, where IMDEA Materials Institute is located.

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By Taxi From Barajas Airport (Terminal T4)

  • Go straight until you reach a fork where you must keep right to follow the signs to Madrid.
  • Continue straight to take at a junction Eje-Aeropuerto/M-12 left towards Madrid/M-11/M-40 (In this highway will have to pay a toll).
  • Take the M-40/M-40 Highway exit, continue in this sense and get to the fork, bear right and follow signs for M-40/E-90/A-2 / and merge onto highway Zaragoza/R-3/A-3/R-4/A-4/A-42/R-5 M-40/M-40.
  • Take exit 25 to merge onto A-42 toward Toledo (10.5 Km)
  • Take exit 16 toward M-506/Pinto/Fuenlabrada (1.1 km)
  • Merge onto Autovía de Toledo (200 m)
  • At the roundabout, take the 4th exit and stay on Autovía de Toledo heading to M-50/Madrid (400 m)
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for A-42/Getafe/Madrid (68 m)
  • After 68 meters turn right immediately following the sign “Parque Científico Tecnológico TECNOGETAFE”.
  • Continue onto Paseo de Tiselius, leaving Los Angeles school on your left until you reach a roundabout (entrance to Tecnogetafe) (1.2 Km)
  • Take the first exit right and continue straight along the main avenue of the Technology Park (Avenida Rita Levi Montaicini) until the end of the avenue where you will reach a roundabout (1.0 Km)
  • In the last roundabout take the first exit right onto Calle Eric Kandel, where IMDEA Materials Institute is located.

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Public Transport (not recommended)

getafeYou should take “Cercanias” line C-4 (in Sol or Atocha) heading to Parla and stop at the Metro/Cercanías station of Getafe Central (Estimated time from Atocha Station: 25 minutes, price 1.50€) and then catch the Tecnogetafe shuttle service (Estimated time 20 minutes, price free). The first stop of the bus service is located about 50 meters on the right/down as you exit the station (The bus stop is shown in the picture below). The shuttle service is run by the bus company M. Forest (in the top front of the bus you will see a sign of Tecnogetafe). The last stop of this shuttle is right in front of IMDEA Materials Institute.

 

Monday to Thursday

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Friday

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