With direct flights from North America, Europe, Asia and South America, Madrid combines old world charm and ease of travel.

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Residencia de Estudiantes are located at Calle de Serrano 117, 28006, Madrid

If you have booked at CRYO2018’s recommended hotel, the Hesperia Hotel, the address is Paseo de la Castellana, 57, 28046 Madrid. The closest metro stop is Gregorio Marañon.

From Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport 

CSIC is a short 15 minute drive from Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport. Taxi fare is capped at a flat rate of €30 (approximately USD35).

Alternatively utilize Madrid’s public transport and take metro line 8 from the airport to Nuevos Ministerios station, then transfer to line 6 to Republica Argentina or line 7 to Gregorio Marañon, both a short walk from CSIC.  The travel time to Nuevos Ministerios is 12-15 minutes, with a fare of approximately €5 . 

You can find useful information on Madrid’s public transport, including a journey planner at MetroMadrid.es

By Train
Direct train services run from Paris and Lisbon to Madrid, arriving into Puerta de Atocha station where you can transfer to the metro. Other international services are available from Switzerland, Italy and Southern France arriving into Barcelona, where you can transfer to Spain’s high speed AVE network, arriving into Madrid in less than three hours.

For general information about train travel in Spain visit seat61.com, and to book European trains visit raileurope.com or Spain’s national ticketing website Renfe.com.

By Car
The address for CSIC is: 
117 Calle de Serrano
Madrid 28006  

Please consult your hotel for information on parking.