EACA 2012

XIII   Encuentro de Álgebra Computacional y Aplicaciones

June 13th–15th, 2012. Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain.

Plaza de Cervantes
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Local Information

Alcalá de Henares, UNESCO World Heritage City since 1998, is located 30 kilometers from Madrid on expressway A-2 (Madrid-Zaragoza-Barcelona), and just 15 Kilometers from Madrid-Barajas Airport.

The San Ildefonso's College, where the meeting is held, is the main building of the University of Alcalá, and currently the rectorate of the university. It is located downtown, just steps from the popular square Plaza de Cervantes, one of the main meeting points of Alcalá de Henares. For a quite complete information about the city and tourism, please visit the website of the City Council.

How to get from Madrid to Alcalá de Henares

By bus

From Avenida de América, a regular coach line connects Madrid with Alcalá de Henares all day long. Take the suburban line 223 (day) or the suburban line N202 (nigth) and get off the bus in Alcalá de Henares. For more information (about suburban buses), please visit the website of Short-Distance Buses.

By train

In Madrid you can take the train in several stations (Chamartín, Nuevos Ministerios, Recoletos or Atocha). You can take the suburban rail lines C2, C7 or C1 and get off the train in Alcalá de Henares station. For more information (about the suburban train system in the Madrid region), please visit the website of RENFE.

By car

Alcalá de Henares is located in the A2 highway. Driving Madrid to Zaragoza there are several exits (for instance, you can take the exit Km 33).

By plain

From Madrid airport, there is no direct public transportation to Alcalá de Henares. The fastest way to get to Alcalá de Henares, depending on traffic, is by taxi (about 40-45€).

You can also go to Madrid taking the subway to Nuevos Ministerios, and there you can take a train (see above). Or you can take the subway to Avenida de América and take a bus (see above). For more information (subway information) , please visit the website of Madrid's Metro.

Moving arround in Alcalá de Henares

Many parts of the historical center are pedestrian. On the main square Plaza de Cervantes, many City Bus Lines that connect different parts of the city have a stop. There is also a taxi rank, and nearby several Public Car Parks.


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