Cercedilla is a small village in the mountains 50 km far from Madrid, and 15 km far from Navacerrada. The school will be held in the Universidad Politècnica de Madrid’s student house:
Residencia Lucas Olazabal. The student house, has a range of facilities to make your stay pleasant including en suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bars and restaurants in the village. It is located in the forest of the Sierra de Guadarrama, in a place known as Las Dehesas de Cercedilla.
Going to Cercedilla from Madrid-Barajas airport
The nearest airport is Madrid-Barajas. Once you are in Madrid, the best option to go to Cercedilla is by train from Nuevos Ministerios Train Station. The estimated time of the whole trip (from Barajas airport to Cercedilla Residence) is around 2 hours.
Going to Nuevos Ministerios Train station from the airport
We recommend going by subway (Metro). Take line 8 (the pink line on the map) at the airport until you arrive to Nuevos Ministerios stop. The total time from the Airport to Nuevos Ministerios train station should be around 15 min.
If you go by taxi from the airport to the Nuevos Ministerios train station, the cost will be about 25EUR and the time will be around 15 minutes as well.
Going by train to Cercedilla
The train leaves from Nuevos Ministerios train station, and arrives to Cercedilla’s depot, which is located in the village of Cercedilla. You can check the train timetable on the website of renfe train company. Note that you have to look for the “commuter” (short-distance) train, and not at the long-distance one.
Getting to the Residence From Cercedilla
The train depot in Cercedilla is 1.5 km away from the Residence. You should take a taxi to get to the residence. Here are numbers for Taxis in Cercedilla:
(+34) 61 980 64 52
(+34) 65 026 30 43
(+34) 61 922 62 72
Besides, members of the summer school will be giving direction of how to get a taxi on the train station.
If there is nobody waiting for you at the Cecerdilla train station, please phone the following numbers:
(+34) 91 852 23 78
(+34) 91 858 20 06
Going By car to he Residence
From Madrid, motorway A-6 until the exit El Escorial, Guadarrama.
Take direction Guadarrama until crossroads with the old N-6 (it is a crossroads with traffic lights where you can see El Piquio Hotel).
Turn left and cross Guadarrama village until Cercedilla indication (it is a road on the right, next to a headquarters).
Go straight on road until Cercedilla.
When you pass the Cercedilla’s train station, go straight on next crossroads Las Dehesas – La Fuenfría direction. When you arrive to forest information turn right following Residencia Lucas Olazábal UPM direction.