XXVII Spanish Relativity Meeting

How to get to La Cristalera

There will be a bus to take all registered participants from Plaza de Castilla to La Cristalera in the late afternoon of september 22nd, and also to back to Plaza de Castilla in the morning of the 26th. More information about this bus will be given before the event.

Anyway, in the following you can find how to get from the airport (Barajas) to Madrid and from Madrid to La Cristalera.

From the airport (Barajas) to Madrid

Once in the airport you can get to town by bus, METRO or taxi.

By bus

From Barajas airport one can take a bus to Madrid, that stops right infront of the International arrivals lounge. This bus is fairly frequent (15-30 minutes periodicity) and its last stop is at Plaza de Colón, close to the center of town.


From Barajas airport one follow the signs "Metro" to the subway station. Line 8 (the pink one) takes you directly to Nuevos Ministerios quite efficiently (about 12 minutes). Here is a map of the metro.

By taxi

You can take a taxi from the airport to town, for approximately 20 €.

From Madrid to La Cristalera

Once in Madrid, the only way to get to Miraflores de la Sierra by public transport is to take the bus.

By bus

There is a public bus from Madrid to Miraflores de la Sierra. It is the bus number 725, leaving from platform 5 of the bus terminal of Plaza de Castilla (the metro station is called Plaza de Castilla). The trip takes about one hour. The Residence-Hall La Cristalera is in Km. 2 of the road from Miraflores de la Sierra to Rascafría, so from the bus stop to the residence you will have to take a taxi or walk this distance.

On weekdays, the bus starts from Madrid at:

7.00, 7.30, 8.15, 9.00, 9.40, 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12.00, 12.30, 13.10, 13.40, 14.30, 15.00, 15.30 16.10 16.40, 17.10, 17.40, 18.30, 19.00, 19.30, 20.10, 21.00, 22.00, 23.00

For more information about bus timings, see:
or phone the bus company "Hermanos de J. Comenarejo S.A.", phone number 913 146 408

By car

Take the road M-607 to Colmenar Viejo, then M-609, and after Soto del Real, take M-611. The distance from Madrid to Miraflores de la Sierra is 49 Km. Once in Miraflores de la Sierra, take the road to Rascafría. "La Cristalera" is in Km. 2 of this road. This is summarized in this map.

Links about public transport in Madrid

The following links may be useful to move in town:

  Transport Information System