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Grupo de Aplicaciones de Procesado de Señal (GAPS)

Room C-303/C-304-1

Building 'C' ETSIT - UPM.

Avda. Complutense, 30.

28040 Madrid (Spain)


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Getting GAPS

The Telecommunication Engineering School (ETSIT), is part of "Ciudad Universitaria", a university campus in the west part of Madrid.



Bus line F comes from "Cuatro Caminos" and bus line 82 comes from "Moncloa". Both stop at ETSIT's entrance when coming from Cuatro Caminos or Moncloa. However, to take the bus in the return direction you must go to a different bus stop.




The underground station "Ciudad Universitaria"line 6, is the closest to ETSIT (1 km away approximately). Cuatro Caminos and Moncloa also have stations in the same line. See the complete map of underground lines. Very close to the "Ciudad Universitaria" station you can connect with bus lines 82,G or U, which stop at ETSIT's entrance.

In Madrid, the underground is usually called "El Metro". Metro tickets and bus tickets cost 1 € each. At underground stations you can buy a combined ticket called "metrobus" that is valid for ten trips (underground or bus) and costs 6,70 €. The Metro is closed at nights from 2 am to 6 am.




The international airport Madrid-Barajas is located 12 km east of Madrid. There are 4 terminals:

  • Terminals 1, 2 and 3 (T1, T2 and T3) are colocated and can be reached by metro with the underground station "Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3" (line 8), as well as bus line 200 which goes from terminals T1, T2, and T3 to "Avenida de América".
  • The new terminal 4 (T4 and its satellite T4S) is used by Iberia and other airlines. See list of airlines at each terminal. It can be reached also by metro with the underground station "Aeropuerto T4"(line 8). Bus line 204 goes from terminal T4 to "Avenida de América". Free shuttle buses link all four terminals.

The metro ticket when going or coming from the airport terminals cost 2€. If you go to the airport from the city, you should buy a special metro ticket for the airport (2€) instead of the normal one (1€).




If you take a taxi, the initial fare is 1,95 € between 6 am and 10 pm from Monday to Sunday, 2,15 € between 10 pm and 6 am from Monday to Friday, and 2,95 € between 10 pm and 6 am at weekends and holidays. The supplementary fare for trips from/to the airport is 5,25 €. There is no extra charge for luggage. The taxi tariff, shown in the taximeter, is "1" (0,92 €/km) Monday through Friday from 6 am to 10 pm, or "2" (1,06 €/km) at nights from 10 pm to 6 am, weekends, and holidays. To ask for a receipt say "Un recibo, por favor".




There are no hotels within short walking distance of ETSIT. Hotel TirolHotel Husa Moncloa, and Hotel NH Alberto Aguilera are located in "Moncloa", close to bus 82 stop. 

Hotel AC Los Vascos and Hotel Jardin Metropolitano are near "Cuatro Caminos" and bus F stop.

Hotel Liabeny and Hotel Carlos V are closer to the city center. In this case, you can take the underground at station "Callao" (line 3).


Last Updated on Monday, 08 November 2010 13:20