How to find DIT-UPM (N 40.4524, W 3.7267)
DIT-UPM is located in the Telecommunication Engineering School (ETSIT), which is part of "Ciudad Universitaria", a university campus in the west part of Madrid. See map.
The address of DIT-UPM is:
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación
Avenida Complutense 30
DIT-UPM offices are in ETSIT buildings B ("García Redondo") and C ("López Araujo"), 2nd floor.
ETSIT can be reached by bus, underground, or taxi. Bus line F comes from "Cuatro Caminos" (point 1 on map) and bus line 82 comes from "Moncloa" (point 2 on map). Both stop at ETSIT's entrance when coming from Cuatro Caminos or Moncloa. However, to take the bus in the return direction you must go to a different bus stop. See details on the map.
The underground station "Ciudad Universitaria", line 6, is the closest to ETSIT (1 km away approximately). Cuatro Caminos and Moncloa also have stations in the same line. See the complete map of underground lines. Very close to the "Ciudad Universitaria" station you can connect with bus lines 82, G or U, which stop at ETSIT's entrance.
In Madrid, the underground is usually called "El Metro". One-way Metro or bus tickets cost 1.50-2.00 € each. At underground stations you can buy a combined ticket called "metrobus" that is valid for ten one-way trips (underground or bus) and costs 12.20 €. The Metro is closed at nights from 1:30 am to 6 am.
Arrival and Hotels
- Terminals 1, 2 and 3 (T1, T2 and T3) are colocated and can be reached by Metro: station "Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3" (line 8).
There is a 3 € supplement for Metro trips from/to Barajas airport. See ticket options.
Two bus lines link the airport terminals with the city center.
Taxi cars in Madrid are white with red stripes. If you take a taxi, the initial fare is 2.30 € (Monday through Saturday from 6 am to 9 pm), 3.10 € (Saturday and Sunday from 9 pm to 6 am) or 2.35 € (other times). The supplementary fare for trips from/to the airport is 5.50 €. There is no extra charge for luggage. The taxi tariff, shown in the taximeter, is "1" (1.05 €/km) Monday through Friday from 6 am to 9 pm and Saturdays from 6 am to 3 pm, or "2" (1.20 €/km) at other times. To ask for a receipt say "Un recibo, por favor".
There are no hotels within short walking distance of ETSIT. Hotel Tirol, Hotel Exe Moncloa, and Hotel NH Alberto Aguilera are located in "Moncloa", close to bus 82 stop. Hotel Conde Duque is in the same area.