From Madrid Airport - Barajas


By Taxi

From the Airport, take a taxi to Alcalá de Henares. The ride takes about 20 minutes and costs approximately 40.00 €.


By Tube

Go to the subway station located in terminals 1, 2 and 3 or in terminal 4 of Barajas Airport and take the subway, line 8 (pink), to Nuevos Ministerios subway station. Once you arrive there, follow the signs to "Tren de Cercanías" (Commuter Train). When have purchased your ticket, look for the platform of line C-7 trains, whose final destination is Alcalá de Henares, or the line C-2 trains with final destination Guadalajara, although you have to get off in Alcalá de Henares.

The trip from Madrid Airport to Alcalá de Henares train station takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. The prices of both tickets will be 2,50 € (subway) and 3,30 € (commuter train).


By Commuter Train

The new route of Commuter train from Terminal 4 to the centre of Madrid was inaugurated in September 2011. This is line C1. To get Alcalá de Henares go to the train station located in terminal 4 and take this line and get off in Chamartín, Nuevos Ministerios, Recoletos or Atocha to take line C2 or line C7 to Alcalá de Henares.

The trip from the Airport to Atocha station takes around 27 minutes. The price of the bus ticket is 2,15 € and 2,80 € the train from Atocha to Alcalá de Henares.


By bus

The easiest way to het Alcalá de Henares is taking bus number 824 in Terminals T1 and T2 at the Airport. You must get off in the stop located in Brihuega Street in Alcalá de Henares, which is ubicated in the downtown, in addition, it´s the closest stop to the Workshop venue. The ride takes 40 minutes and the price of the ticket is 3,60 €.

This bus departs from the Airport every 30 minutes from Monday to Friday between 6:30 and 22:00, and every hour on Saturdays, Sundays and holiday days from 7:30 to 22:30. 


In addition, there is an express bus that goes from Terminals T1, T2 and T4 to the centre of Madrid. The last stop is Atocha where you can take the Commuter train (lines C2 and C7) to Alcalá de Henares. The price of this bus ticket is 2,00 €.


From downtown Madrid


By car

Take the highway A-2, direction Zaragoza, exit 23 to Alcalá de Henares (West). The ride takes around 30 minutes.


By train

From Chamartín, Nuevos Ministerios, Recoletos and Atocha railway stations in Madrid, take the “Tren de Cercanias” (Commuter train). Once you have purchased your ticket, look for the platform of line C-7 trains which have their final destination in Alcalá de Henares, or line C-2 trains with final destination in Guadalajara. You must get off in Alcalá de Henares.

 The trip from downtown Madrid to Alcalá de Henares train station takes about 50 minutes, and it costs around 3 €.


By Bus

Madrid is well connected to Alcalá de Henares through the Intercambiador Avenida de América (Subway station Avenida de América). Once there, take the bus Nº 223 (Alsa), which departs to Alcalá de Henares every 10-15 minutes. The ride takes 40 minutes approximately. It costs 3,60 €.

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