HPCA-10 Travel

Information Page

Madrid, Spain. February 14-18, 2004


HPCA-10 conference and workshops will be held at Facultad de Informática of the Universidad Complutense, in Madrid. All meetings will be held on campus.


How to Get to Facultad de Informática

Facultad de Informática, Universidad Complutense, is located at Ciudad Universitaria (see map). There are several ways to get there:
  1. There will be a shuttle service from all of the conference hotels.
  2. Take the Metro. Make your way from the hotel to line 6. Then take line 6 in the way to Ciudad Universitaria. Once you are there, you can choose between:
    1. Taking the bus line 82. It will take you to Facultad de Derecho. Facultad de Informática is just behind it.
    2. Walking along Avenida Complutense in the way to Facultad de Derecho. Facultad de Informática is just behind it. The walk can take about 20 minutes.
  3. Take the bus. You may choose one of this options:
    1. Line 82: It starts at Moncloa and ends at Barrio de Peñagrande. It will stop at Facultad de Derecho. Then you have more or less 100 meters to Facultad de Informática.
    2. Line F (out of service during the weekend): It starts at Cuatro Caminos and ends at Filosofía B. It will stop at Facultad de Derecho. Then you have more or less 100 meters to Facultad de Informática.
    3. Line G (out of service during the weekend): It starts at Moncloa and ends at Filosofía B. It will stop at Facultad de Derecho. Then you have more or less 100 meters to Facultad de Informática.

How to Get to the Hotels

Once you are at Barajas Airport you have several ways to get to the hotels:
  1. Take a bus line 89: It will take you from the airport to Plaza de Colón. From 5:45 am to 9:30 pm you will have a bus leaving every 10-15 minutes. The trip takes about 30-45 minutes and a ticket costs about 3 €.
  2. Take a taxi: Standard price for the trip is about 15-20 €.
  3. Take the Metro: The price of a single ride is 1.15 € (no distance or time limits). Depending on the hotel you have choosen, the routes to follow are:
    • Centro Colon Apartments
      Take line 8 from the airport to Mar de Cristal. There you change to line 4 in the way to Colon station.
    • Tirol Hotel
      Take line 8 from the airport to Nuevos Ministerios. There you change to line 6 in the way to Argüelles station.
    • Senator Gran Vía
      Take line 8 from the airport to Nuevos Ministerios. There you change to line 10 in the way to Alonso Martinez. At Alonso Martinez you change to line 5 in the way to Gran Vía.
    • Senator España Hotels
      Take line 8 from the airport to Nuevos Ministerios. There you change to line 10 in the way to Plaza de España.
    • NH Argüelles
      Take line 8 from the airport to Nuevos Ministerios. There you change to line 10 in the way to Cuatro Caminos. At Cuatro Caminos you change to line 2 in the way to Canal.
    • NH Alberto Aguilera
      Take line 8 from the airport to Mar de Cristal. There you change to line 4 in the way to San Bernardo.
    • Moncloa Garden
      Take line 8 from the airport to Nuevos Ministerios. There you change to line 6 in the way to Argüelles.
    • Tryp Gran Vía
      Take line 8 from the airport to Nuevos Ministerios. There you change to line 10 in the way to Alonso Martinez. At Alonso Martinez you change to line 5 in the way to Gran Vía.
Here you can find some maps of the places where the main hotels are located: Gran Vía, Colon, Plaza de España