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INFORMATION GUIDE

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INFORMATION GUIDE FOR STUDENTS
INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF EXCELLENCE SERGIO ARBOLEDA MADRID
Adrress: AVD. Juan XXIII, 7 bis Pozuelo de Alarcón
Telephone: 91 715 83 40

 

INDEX
1. TRANSPORT FROM AIRPORT TO ACCOMMODATION
1.1. AIRPORT – POZUELO HOTEL
1.2. AIRPORT – MADRID
2. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT TRANSPORT (pp. 5 – 10)
3. TRANSPORT FROM POZUELO HOTEL TO CEISA (pp. 11 – 12)
4. TRANSPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF POZUELO (pp. 12 – 13)
5. TRANSPORT FROM CEISA TO MADRID (pp. 13 – 15)
6. TRANSPORTATION FROM POZUELO HOTEL TO MADRID (pp. 15 – 16)
7. MOVING AROUND MADRID (pp. 16 – 17)
8. LIBRARIES IN POZUELO DE ALARCÓN p. 17)
9. INFORMATION OF INTEREST (pp. 18 – 19)

 

1. TRANSPORT FROM AIRPORT TO ACCOMMODATION

1.1 AIRPORT – POZUELO HOTEL

POZUELO HOTEL
Address: Camino de las Huertas, 2 Pozuelo de Alarcón
Phone: 91 631 October 25

 

OPTION A
RENFE COMMUTER TRAIN

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From the Airport T4 station take a train to Pozuelo de Alarcon station, making change at the Principe Pio station. (C1 Line)
HOW TO DO IT:
In Airport T4 take line C-1, towards Principe Pio.
Once Principe Pio, take line C10 to VILLALBA and get off at Pozuelo Station (2 stops).
ORIGIN Airport T4> Principe Pio TRANSFER Principe Pio> Pozuelo DESTINATION
Lasting of the trip: 1 hour approx.
Price: € 2.50
You can walk from the station to the Pozuelo

OPTION B
METRO

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From the Airport station (line 8) until Nuevos Ministerios station, change to line 6 is made, towards Moncloa station. In the Moncloa bus station C / Huertas address, 2 (Hotel Pozuelo de Alarcón) is taken.

HOW TO DO IT:
Take Line 8 (Line Pink) With Nuevos Ministerios (7 stops)
Once in Nuevos Ministerios, move to line 6, called Circular Line (color gray) and get off at Moncloa (5 stops)
Once in Moncloa, head to the bus area. Take the bus 656A. This bus leaves us in front of the Hotel Pozuelo.

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ORIGIN Airport T4> Nuevos Ministerios Nuevos Ministerios TRANSFER> TRANSFER TO BUS Moncloa Moncloa> Pozuelo
Lasting of the trip: 1 hour and 15m approx.
Price: 5,00 €

OPCIÓN C
OPTION C
Alternatively take a taxi from the airport, direction Hotel Pozuelo.
Lasting of the trip: approx 35m.
Price: € 40.00 approx. (Depend on the traffic that can be found along the way)

 

1.2. Airport to Madrid

Depending on where you are going to stay in Madrid, you can choose what stations you need to get to your destination. In order to find out the destinations in advance, you should take a look at the three maps: Renfe proximities, Madrid proximities and Metro proximities.

Option A
Renfe proximities Train

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From T4 Airport station and taking C1 line, you can stop by 4 stations:
1) “Chamartin” (2 stops)
2) “Nuevos Ministerios” (3 stops)
3) “Atocha” (5 sops)
4) “Principe Pio” (9 stops)
Price: 2,50 €

Option B
Metro

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From T4 station Airport (line 8) we get to “Nuevos Misterios” (last stop).
If you want to get to other destiantions you need to take other routes:
1) “Charmalin” line 10 (4 stops) – 13’
2) “Moncloa” line 6 (5 stops) – 15’
3) “Principe Pio” line 10 (5 stops) – 14’

Option C
BUS
autobus
Expres Air bus, from T4 airport and Atocha destination.
Trayectory: 40, price 5€

Option D
Another alternative is to take a taxi from the airport to Madrid center. The Price and time of the trip will dependo n the distance and the traffic.

2. GENERAL INFORMATION OF TRANSPORTATION

Within the limits of Madrid, it is posible to go by several means of transportation.

Renfe Proximities Train
renfeMadrid Proximities is the train service that connects the urban área of Madrid with the towns nearby.
On weekdays there are about 1.385 daily routes, which in total transport 880.000 costumers. Madrid Proximities gets to most of the people in Madrid.
The net has a total of nine lines working passing by 89 stations connected to Madrid’s metro station.
All routes start or pass by “Atocha”. The main stations of “Cercanias” are “Chamartin”, “Principe Rio”, “Nuevos Ministerios”, “Recoletos”, “Delicias”, “Embajadores”, “Aluche”, and “Mendes Alvaro”.
The trains operate daily from 6:00 to 24:00. The frequency depends on the schedule (15min to 30min approximate). The single tickets price ranges from 1,10 to 3,40 based on the route you want to take.

“Cercanias” Map with routes and stations.

Click here:
Renfe – Plano de Cercanías Madrid

You can get the tickets at the vending machines in Renfe, they are located at the entrance of the stations.

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“Renfe Cercanias” has an app for iPhone™ and Android™, which alloes to look up the map, routes, stations and schedules at any time and place. Besides, it shows the route we want to follow from our starting station to our destination, and also shoes the time needed.

METRO DE MADRID

metromadrid

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The Madrid metro system is the third oldest system in Europe (1919) after London and Paris.
During 2011 there was a total of 634,5 millones of costumers.
Up next we show the sifnificant logo of the metro. This logo not only identifies the metro but also points out your nearest station along the city.
The Metro works from 6:00am to 2:00am
The Madrid Metro is fast and easy to go. It is composed by 13 lines and they get almost everywhere in the city. The lines are divided by colors and they are enumerated.
The tickets are sold in machines located at the entrance of the Metro.

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Madrid Metro Map with routes and stations
Planos de Metro de Madrid

Madrid Metro has an app for iPhone™ and Android™, which alloes to look up the map, routes, stations and schedules at any time and place. Besides, it shows the route we want to follow from our starting station to our destination, and also shoes the time needed.

City Buses
Another mean of transportation is the city buses system. The metro and bus tickets are the same. In case you do not have a ticket, you can pay the driver. Most of the buses work every day from 6:00 to 23:00. The night shift buses (called the owls) work less frequently and pass by the Cibeles square. Their price is the same. Choosing this mean of transportation requires that you take into account the traffic.
Further information about bus stops and routes, click on the link:

EMT Madrid

3. Transportation from Pozuelo Hotel to CEISA

 

Option A
Walking
The Pozuelo Hotel is located 15 to 20 minutes away. It is very easy to get there. When you leave the hotel turn right, go straight forward by “C/camino de las Huertas”, passing by the police department, you will get to “El Torreon” where you need to turn right again.
When you get to the first streetlight you need to turn left JuanXXIII avenue and you will find the CEISA a few meter away (Juan XXIII avenue, 7 bis)

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OPCIÓN B
Option B
By bus
To get from the Pozuelo Hotel to CEISA you will need to take “Circular 2” (1 stop)
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Option C
By taxi
Price: 3€aprox

 

 

4. Transportation in Pozuelo municipality

Option A

Circular No 2

From Monday to Friday with an approximate frequency of 15 minutes.

Price: 1,30€

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Circular No 3

From Monday to Friday with an approximate frequency of 15 minutes.
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OPTION B
TAXI
Price: 3€ aprox..

5. TRANSPORTATION FROM CEISA TO MADRID

OPTION
The mean of transportation from CEISA to Madrid will depend on the destination we are heading afterwards, various
alternatives for the most usual places in Madrid are presented.

BUS
If our destiny is Moncloa area (northwest area)
Or some other areas nearby,
From Monday to Sunday with a frequency of
Approx. 30 minutes.
Price: 2,00€

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If we are heading to Aluche área (west area
Of Madrid) or the surrounding areas.
From Monday to Sunday with a frequency of
Approx.. 30 min.
Journey time: 45 minutes approx..
Price: 2,00€

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Finally, if we want to move to Chamartin área
Or around (north area of Madrid)
From Monday to Sunday with a frequency
of 30 min approx.
Journey time: 50 minutes approx.
Price: 2,00 €

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In any of the three options, as you can see in The schemes, it results easy to connect with the metro and train stations nearby.

OPTION B
“RENFE” TRAIN AND NEARBY
logo-cercaniasFrom Pozuelo Estation, it takes the line C-7
Or the line C-10 we can arrive to Madrid
central stations, such as:
1)Principe Pio (2 stops)
2)Atocha (6 stops)
3)Nuevos Ministerios (8 stops)
4)Chamartín (9stops)
All of these stations have a wide train and
Metro networks that we can consult on the
Map
Madrid Map
Madrid Metro Map
OPCIÓN C
OPTION C
TAXI
Price: 30 E aprox.

6. TRANSPORTATION FROM PONZUELO HOTEL TO MADRID

OPCIÓN A
OPTION A
RENFE TRAIN proximities

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It takes the Circular 2 of Pozuelo bus, it arrives
To the Ponzuelo de Alarcón train station (Plaza
Del gobernador)
Once at the Pozuelo train station, we need to
Take the train to Principe Pio Station (Madrid)
Journey time: 10 min aprox.
Price: 1,60 €

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OPCIÓN B
BUS
There is the posibility of going over from the hotel to take The 656A bus to Monclos (Madrid) From Monday to Sunday with frequency of 30 min aprox.
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Journey time: 30 min aprox.
Price: 2,00 €

IMPORTANT: You need to take into account.That the public transportation has a determined Schedule and from 22:00 to 23:00 finish the routes (SEE itinerary)

OPTION C
TAXI
Journey time: Moncloa (the destiny to Madrid closer to Pozuelo de Alarcon) 20 min, aprox.
Price: 30,00 €- 40,00 €

7. MOVING AROUND MADRID

OPTION A
METRO
logo-metroFrom Principe Pio Station or the exchange of Buses of Moncloa you can take Madrid metro To arrive to your destination

See Metro Map
Price: 1,50 E aprox. (It depends on stations That cover the journey)

OPTION B
BUSES
Other alternatives are buses ( it’s easy to find Information on the web)
www.emtmadrid.es

OPTION C
TAXI
The taxi has a variable price according to the journey

8. Libraries in Pozuelas de Alarcon

The acces to any of these libraries is free, you just need to present the Passport and in case you want to check out a book. It opens monday to Friday from 9 in the morning to 9 in the evening and Saturdays from 10:00 to 14:00 hours.

Central library Miguel de Cervantes– Main Square- , 6. 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcon (Madrid)
Phone: 913515257
Fax: 913515289
Email: bibliotecas@pozuelodealarcon.org
Rosalia de Castro Library
Pozuelo de Alarcon (Madrid)
Phone: 917990189
Fax: 917157697
e-mail:
bibliotecas@pozuelodealarcon.org
* The closest to downtown is located 5 meters walking from the front of the Pozuelo train station (Governor Square)
Volturno library, Volturno, 2, 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcon
Phone:915123389
Fax:915181270
e-mail:
bibliotecas@pozuelodealarcon.org

 

9. Basic Information

Municipality of Pozuelo de Alarcon
Municipality of Pozuelo de Alarcon
Pozuelo de Alarcon is a municipality in the province of Madrid (Spain) located 15 kilometers west of the Spanish capital. It is the richest municipality in the province of Madrid and the second state. This is a population linked to the city of Madrid from which it is separated by the House. It bounded on the north, east and south respectively Madrid with Madrid neighborhoods of El Plantio and Aravaca, House and Aluche; also south to the Ventorro del Cano (Alcorcón) and west Majadahonda and Boadilla del Monte.
You can access this municipality from the capital by the A-6, for the M-503 and M-40. It has a station of Madrid Neighborhoods called Pozuelo, but also has the station of El Barrial-Centro Pozuelo Comercial, although it is located in the town of Madrid (district of Moncloa-Aravaca, district of El Plantío), provides Pozuelo service and especially the Hipercor shopping center that is located there.
Restoration: The town offers a variety of tasty local, in which is evident the influence of traditional Spanish cuisine. “Callos a la Madrileña”, game dishes and old-fashioned spoon and grilled meats prepared by its proximity to Leon Castilian provinces, are some of the typical dishes of the area.

Restaurants near CEISA

Pozuelo Zone station.

  • EVEREST

C/ Martina García s/n

Sandwiches, salads, and menus (8-10 €)

  • EL LEGADO DEL RUTE

C/ Martina García 9

Sandwiches, rations and menu (12 euros)

  • PUNTO DE ENCUENTRO

Plaza del Gobernador 27 (La Estación-Mall)

Dishes from 10-12 euros. Menu (15 euros)

  • KEBAPS

C/ Antonio Díaz

Chicken, Pizza, Menu. Prices from 3- 7 euros.

  • MchK CHOCOLATERÍA

Plaza del Gobernador

Menú (8 euros)

  • ENTRECAÑAS

C/ Antonio Díaz

Fingerfood or menú (7 euros)

Monuments: Asunción de Nuestra Señora church ( inside is the chapel of Nuestra Señora de la Consolación, patron and mayor of our town ), Nuestra Señora del Carmen Church , Schoenstatt Shrine, Santa María de Caná church, Ayuntamiento , old area of Pozuelo ( Church, streets … ) . Information provided by Pozuelo Hotel ( churches , restaurants , leisure, etc … ) is attached.
MADRID CAPITAL
Madrid is a large city, with a population of about five million, and growing. It is located in the center of the Iberian Peninsula, on a plateau 650 meters above sea level. It has a continental climate, cold in winter and very hot in summer.

Life there is so lively. There are many traditional cafes, chocolate factories,summer terraces, breweries and snack bars. It is easy to integrate, the locals are hospitable people, accustomed to welcoming people who arrived from across the country and around the world. It offers facilities for a variety of sports.

The city offers many other leisure opportunities. There is a full range of art, especially relevant about painting. Madrid boasts three magnificent galleries, the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Modern Art Centre Reina Sofia. They are located in the same area already known as “The Art Triangle”.

In addition to traditional museums and other tourist attractions, such as the Retiro Park or the Rastro (traditional second hand market) merit special attention neighborhoods such as the Austrias or the Plaza Mayor. You can also make many interesting trips out of the city without having to travel long distances. El Escorial, the Pardo, Toledo, Segovia, Aranjuez, Chinchon, La Granja Ávila are located one hour or less from the city.

Important telephone numbers:

Airport
Tel.: (+34)902 404 704/ (+34)91 321 10 00

Radio taxi 
Tel.: (+34)91 540 45 00

Emergency
Tel.: 112

Pharmacy
Tel.: 098

Serious medical emergencies
Tel.: 061

National Police
Tel.: 091

 

Important Links:
http://www.turismomadrid.es/guias

http://www.guiadelocio.com/madrid

http://www.spain.info/es/

http://www.esmadrid.com/