Please check the
for the main info, which is listed in
the left panel (apart from placed in the map). Hotels, transportation,
and spare time recommendations are included.
Alcalá de Henares is around 30 km away from Madrid. Its university
and historic precinct are among the UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
Please visit the city
council web page
for a quite complete tourist
information or the Wikipedia
for more general info.
- Arriving by plane: although
airport (MAD) is between Madrid and Alcalá, there is no direct public
transportation to Alcalá. Unless taking a taxi, the trip will
pass through Madrid.
- A taxi
trip would take
minutes and should cost about 40-45 euros (please consider both
amounts as lower bounds, strongly dependent on traffic jams).
buses connect the airport and Madrid in around 40
- The Express
line to "Atocha", then see the "arriving by train"
- The line
200 to "Avenida de América", then see the "arriving by bus"
line 8 takes around 30 minutes to the "Nuevos Ministerios"
(short-distance train) station in Madrid. Then, see the
- Arriving by train: The lines
C7 of the Cercanías
Madrid and Alcalá. Both lines pass through the main stations in Madrid:
- "Atocha" (35 minutes trip).
- "Nuevos ministerios" (45 minutes trip).
- "Chamartín" (50 minutes trip).
- Arriving by bus: The lines
(night) of the short-distance
connect Madrid and Alcalá in around 40 minutes.
Departure station in Madrid is "Avenida de América".
- Arriving by car: Alcalá is
next to the A-2 highway, which connects it to Madrid. The airport is
also close to the A-2.
- Moving around
in Alcalá: many parts of the historical center are
pedestrian. For non-walking distances, there are several city