Other means of transport
From Plaza de Castilla to IMDEA
You can use train, from Chamartín Station, line C-4, destination Colmenar Viejo or Alcobendas-San Sebastián de los Reyes, and stop at Cantoblanco-Universidad station. Then you have 15 minutes’ walk to get to IMDEA nanociencia.
Bus service is also available from Plaza Castilla: bus line 714; click here to find more information.
From the airport
There are two bus lines that will take you from the airport to the Campus. They are lines 827 and 828. Click here for more information. Note that they stop in terminal 4, so if you arrive at terminal 1, 2 or 3, you will have to take a shuttle bus to get to terminal 4. Click here to see the information.
From Atocha Station
In order to get to IMDEA from Atocha, get into Atocha-Renfe station, and go to “Cercanías” platforms. There you will find the platform for line C-4. Take the train with destination to Colmenar Viejo or Alcobendas-San Sebastián de los Reyes, and stop at Cantoblanco-Universidad station.
Note: Atocha has the following stations: Metro station, called simply Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe station, for commuter trains and long term trains. They have different entrances. Inside Atocha-Renfe main hall you have access to two different platforms: Commuter trains, called “Cercanías”, and long term trains, called “Larga distancia” or “AVE”. Follow panels indicating “Cercanías”.