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Directions to the IMDEA Software Institute

The coordinates of the IMDEA Software Institute are 40.407091° North ; -3.835262° West.

By car / taxi from the airport

  1. Take the M-40 ring road towards the A-6 / A-5 freeway (couter-clockwise).
  2. Take exit 38 and follow the service road parallel to the M-40.
  3. Then take the second exit on the right (opposite the tunnel under the M-40), following the "UPM Montegancedo Campus" signs.
  4. Enter the campus and take the second exit in the first roundabout (the first exit is a cul-de-sac).
After leaving the roundabout, the IMDEA Software Institute building is the third one on the left side of the road. It is easy to distinguish because it has round corners and a triangular shape.

The following map can help you (or the taxi driver) reach the IMDEA Software Institute building.

By car / taxi from central Madrid

  1. Take the A-6 freeway.
  2. Take the M-40 towards A-5.
  3. Take exit 38 and follow the service road parallel to the M-40.
  4. Then take the second exit on the right (opposite the short tunnel under the M-40), following the "UPM Montegancedo Campus" signs.
  5. Enter the campus and take the second exit in the first roundabout (the first exit is a cul-de-sac).
After leaving the roundabout, the IMDEA Software Institute building is the third one on the left side of the road. It is easy to distinguish because it has round corners and a triangular shape.

The following map can help you (or the taxi driver) reach the IMDEA Software Institute building.

By car / taxi from the hotels in the nearby "Ciudad de la Imagen" or if coming using freeway A-5 via "Campamento"

  1. Take the M-511 road towards Boadilla del Monte and take the exit marked "San Pablo C.E.U. / Ventorro del Cano / Urb. Monteprincipe".
  2. Continue following the signs "San Pablo C.E.U. / urb. Montepríncipe / Ventorro del Cano". They will lead you to go to the rightmost lane and take a ramp on the right until you reach a roundabout elevated over the level of the freeway.
  3. Turn around the roundabout until you face in the opposite direction to the one you took to enter the roundabout. The exit is marked "M-511 Madrid / M-40 / A-6 A Coruña" and is a ramp going down.
  4. Join the freeway again and after a short tunnel take the first ramp on the right, which is marked "M-40 / A-6 A Coruña / M-607 / ...". It will bend to the right and go up 3/4 of a circle.
  5. Continue on the rightmost lane and follow the signs "Via de servicio / Monteleón / PCMASACOM / U.P.M. campus Montegancedo." Continue straight and you will see a sign "U.P.M. Campus Montegancedo" which leads you to a tunnel under the M-40 freeway.
  6. Cross the tunnel to the other side of the freeway and in front of you you will see the entrance to the campus; enter the campus.
  7. In the first roundabout, take the second exit (the first exit is a cul-de-sac).
The IMDEA Software Institute is the third building on the left after leaving the roundabout.

The following map can help you (or the taxi driver) reach the IMDEA Software Institute building.

Public transportation

This map has the subway / light rail / train networks.

Subway/LightRail:

Buses to the Montegancedo Campus (stopping in front of the IMDEA Software Institute building -- stop name "Centro de Empresas"):

Buses to the Montegancedo Campus stopping in "Avenida Montepríncipe" street. You have to enter the campus and then walk across it until the IMDEA Software building:

By bike

The ride is approximately 45 min from the city center and is of moderate difficulty. Enlarge the map.

Campus map

The following is a Google maps view of the Montegancedo Science and Technology Park:


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Photograph of the building

IMDEA Software Building