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HOW TO ARRIVE

WHERE IS DOWNLOAD?

The DOWNLOAD MADRID Festival takes place at the CAJA MAGICA, Camino Perales nº23, located in the south of Madrid, Spain.

 

OFFICIAL TRANSPORT

We have teamed up with Fanzone to offer you a better and smarter travel experience to the festival - including official coach buses from surrounding cities and shuttles from Madrid.

https://downloadmadrid.myfanzone.com/?utm_source=DownloadMadrid&utm_medium=Site&utm_campaign=DownloadMadrid#/home/

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

METRO: Line 3 (yellow) Moncloa - Villaverde Alto, Bus Stop in SAN FERMIN-ORCASUR. Leaving the Metro station, take the first street on the right, AVENIDA DE LOS FUEROS, and after walking about 10 minutes you will arrive at Caja Mágica.

 

BUS:

Number 23: PLAZA MAYOR-ESPINILLO. Bus stop close to Plaza Mayor, on the side of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building, down DEL SALVADOR Street to the DUQUE DE RIVAS Street where the bus stop is. Get off at the stop called AVENIDA DE LOS ROSALES and go down CORINDÓN Street.

Number 78: GLORIETA DE EMBAJADORES-BARRIO SAN FERMÍN. Get off at the stop called ANTEQUERA and walk though the TORROX Street until the end.

Number 123: PLAZA DE LEGAZPI-VILLAVERDE BAJO. Bus Stop ANTEQUERA and walk though the TORROX Street until the end.

T32- PLAZA LEGAZPI- MERCAMADRID. Bus Stop at Caja Mágica.

 

NIGHT BUS

Bus Atocha Alsa- From 2 to 5 a,m.from Embajadores. Purchase tickets at Information Point beside Zippo stand. 

N12- EMT bus that stops at Camino de Perales and can pay the ticket directly or with travel pass or metro-bus ticket. 

Fanzone- It`s the offical transport. You can purchase tickets in this link http://downloadfestival.es/es/info/transporte-oficial-0,. Buses arrive at Mercamadrid parking and from the festival there is a special shuttle to arrvie at that parking,

CERCANIAS TRAIN

Train Stations: SOL, EMBAJADORES or PIRÁMIDES- Then take Line 3 (yellow) -Moncloa-  Villaverde Alto until SAN FERMIN-ORCASUR station.

 

BY CAR

You can go to the festival ground by car

M30 Direction A4 Toledo- Exit Caja Mágica/Embajadores and follow the signs to Caja Mágica

M40 Direction A4 Toledo- Avenida Andalucía, Avenida los Rosales and Calle Corindón until Camino de Perales.

Distances

Bilbao: 3h 52m (401,8 km) by A1

Barcelona: 5h 59m (623.9 km) by AP2 y A2

Sevilla: 5h (532,5km) by A66 and A5

Valencia: 3h 26m (355km) by A3

A Coruña: 5h 30m (590km) by A6

Murcia: 3h 44m (397,6km) by A30 y A3

 

BY TRAIN

Madrid is well served by many trains from all Spain

Distances:

Bilbao: 5h 08m

Barcelona: 2h 30m

Sevilla: 2h 45m

Valencia: 1h 50m

A Coruña: 5h 50m 

More info www.renfe.com

 

BY BUS

Alsa Company travels from any point in Spain to Madrid

https://www.alsa.es/

 

BY PLANE

The Adolfo Suárez- Madrid Barajas is well connected by train, metro and bus to the center of Madrid.

http://www.aena.es/es/aeropuerto-madrid-barajas/index.html

There are 2 metro stations at the airport: Airport T1-T2-T3 y Aeropuerto T4 to the line 8 (rose). We recommend taking the metro if you go to Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

There is a free bus from T4 to the other terminals every 5 minutes.

 

Metro

There are 2 metro stations at the airport: Airport T1-T2-T3 y Aeropuerto T4 to the line 8 (pink). We recommend taking the metro if you go to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Metro stop at Nuevos Ministerios station connected with line 10 (dark blue), line 6 (grey) and Cercanías lines

 

Cercanías Train

Cercanías train is the best option from the airport to the center of Madrid from T4. Take this one until Sol and then take metro Line 3 (yellow) to SAN FERMIN-ORCASUR station.

 

Cercanias Line C1 connected to Airport T4 and with some train and metro stations

– Chamartín (connection with long distance trains, other Cercanías Lines, Metro): 11m.
– Nuevos Ministerios (connection with other Cercanías Lines, Metro):: 18m.
– Atocha (connection with long distance trains, AVE, other Cercanías Lines, Metro): 25m
 

More information: http://www.renfe.com/viajeros/cercanias/madrid/index.html

 

 

Bus

 

The bus is also a comfortable and cheap way to arrive to the center. There are some lines connected from the Adolfo Suarez- Madrid Barajas Airport to some points in the city. There is a express line connected to Chamartin and Atocha stations too.

 

The Express line connects the Airport with Atocha (Cibeles at night time) in just 40 minutes. The service works 24 hours. The bus stops are Airport (T1, T2, T4), O´Donnell, Cibeles and Atocha.

 

Other regular buses lines from EMT connect the airport with other areas in the city center:

 

Line 101: Airport- Canillejas (route http://www.crtm.es/tu-transporte-publico/autobuses-emt/lineas/6__101___.aspx?origen=2)

Line 200: Airport- Avenida América (route http://www.redtransporte.com/madrid/autobuses-emt/linea-200.html)

 

 

Taxi

Taxi is the most confortable transport from the airport to the city center but it also can be quite expensive (around 40 euros). There are official stops at all terminals.