Symposium Venue & Hotel

How to reach the conference site

The conference will take place at the Complutense University of Madrid (Universidad Complutense de Madrid - UCM), which is the largest University of Spain. It is built around a privileged and beautiful green location in the western area of Madrid on several campuses.

See the "Campus de Moncloa" map

Venue Venue

Address: Facultad de Informática (Computer Science Faculty), Universidad Complutense de Madrid. C/Profesor José García Santesmases, 9, 28040 - Madrid, Spain. Metro: Ciudad Universitaria. Line 6. After that: walk from Metro Ciudad Universitaria to Conference Site or take Bus U until the end of the line (see the blue line in the map below). The “Facultad de Informática” building (Computer Science Faculty building) can be found on this map:

DS-RT 2018 conference site Universidad Complutense de Madrid at Ciudad Universitaria

How to reach the DS-RT 2018 Conference Site at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid


Madrid can be reached from most international and national destinations by airplane landing at “Adolfo Súarez Madrid-Barajas” airport (MAD).

From Adolfo Súarez Madrid-Barajas Airport to DS-RT Conference Site


Madrid airport disposes of public taxis distributed over all airport terminals. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Madrid is a flat rate of 30€ one-way. The luggage is included for any tariffs that apply.


There is a metro line from the airport to Madrid city: Metro Line 8 Nuevos Ministerios-Aeropuerto T4. The line has two metro stations at the airport: Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3 and Aeropuerto T4 station.


From Nuevos Ministerios to Ciudad Universitaria (conference site) take Line 6 as shown in the following instructions


From Nuevos Ministerios Station to others destinations, please visit the webpage of MetroMadrid opens at 6.05 a.m. to 1.30 a.m. The route to the airport since the beginning of the Metro Line 8 (Nuevos Ministerios) takes approx. 15 minutes to the T1-T2-T3 metro station (first stop at the airport), and takes 5 minutes more until the second metro station at the airport (the last stop), at the terminal T4. Between metro stations "Aeropuerto T1 T2 T3" and "Aeropuerto T4" there is a metro station called "Barajas". This metro station is in the town Barajas, not in the airport.

Urban Buses at Airport Terminal

For a list of urban and intercity bus lines arriving to Madrid Barajas airport from Madrid city centre and surroundings, as well as bus lines, leaving from the airport in direction to the city centre, fairgrounds, main transfer stations and, neighboring towns and other provincial capitals visit the webpage of,, or There are bus stops at all terminals, but not all the lines stop at all terminals.

The line 203 or Exprés Aeropuerto (Airport express) is the express line connecting the Atocha train station and the airport of Madrid-Barajas. The bus runs 24 hours 365 days a year and the ticket fare is 5€.

Atocha bus stop (beginning/end of route) works only in daytime, 6:00 am to 23:30 pm. Overnight, bus stop beginning/end of route is in central Madrid (Cibeles), and the bus is renamed as N27 Exprés Aeropuerto. Runs every 15-20 minutes during daytime (6:00h to 23:30h) and every 35 minutes at overnight (23:30h to 6:00h).

Atocha - terminal T1 takes around 30 minutes in normal traffic conditions. Bus stops: Terminal T1 floor 0, Arrivals area. Terminal T1 floor 1, Departures area.

Atocha - terminal T2 takes around 35 minutes in normal traffic conditions. Bus stops: Terminal T2 floor 0, Arrivals area. Terminal T2 floor 2, Departures area

Atocha - terminal T4 takes around 40 minutes in normal traffic conditions. Bus stops: Terminal T4 floor 0, Arrivals area.

From Atocha Station to Ciudad Universitaria (conference site) take MetroMadrid following these instructions.

By Train (Valid only for Terminal 4)

The Spanish railway company RENFE, connects Madrid with the Madrid Barajas airport through the local train network service "Cercanías" C1 line.

The train station is only on the terminal T4 floor -1, and is called Aeropuerto T4. To move to the other terminals there is a shuttle bus service connecting the terminals.


Estimated travel time from each train station to the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport:

  • Príncipe Pío - Aeropuerto T4: 38 minutes.
  • Chamartín - Aeropuerto T4: 11 minutes.
  • Nuevos Ministerios - Aeropuerto T4: 18 minutes.
  • Atocha - Aeropuerto T4: 25 minutes.
  • Puerta del Sol - Aeropuerto T4: 22 minutes.
  • Méndez Álvaro: 29 minutes.

Single ticket is 2,60 € and round-trip ticket is 5,20. The first train with destination to T4 Airport leaves at 6.02 hours from Príncipe Pío (Madrid), and the last leaves at 02.33 hours.

For the connections with “Cercanias” and MetroMadrid please visit or