Here you can find useful information about how to travel to Madrid, how to get to the centre from the airport and tips to help you find your way once you arrive in Madrid.

Discount with Renfe (Spanish National Railways)

Renfe is offering a discount of 30% to travel to the LAC Conference 2021 upon presentation of the corresponding “Discount Authorization”. This offer is valid for all trains and all national routes, for one way or return journeys, and is not cumulative with any other commercial offers. Important: The “Discount Authorization” is strictly personal and must include your name. Presentation of a printed copy is mandatory upon ticket inspection which may occur at any point of your journey. To obtain the personalised “Discount Authorization”, you need to write to  indicating:

Your full name

Your ID/passport number

Please do not request the “Discount Authorization” unless you are sure you want to use it.


The Venue

The venue of the LAC Conference 2021 is the CCHS. The Centre for Human and Social Sciences (CCHS) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is a public research institution whose mission is to contribute to the advancement of society by producing and transferring relevant knowledge from the Human and Social Sciences.

Its creation in 2007 has been the most significant step taken by the CSIC in its history in the area of Human and Social Sciences. In fact, the CCHS (the Spanish abbreviation) emerged from the integration of six research institutes:

The research in these Institutes covers a great variety of topics and provides the opportunity for developing multidisciplinary studies.

With more than 500 people working at the CCHS, its main vocation is to encourage scientific research in its 18 departments and its 62 research groups.

How to get to the Venue

The CCHS is located in the neighbourhood of San Blas in the east side of Madrid.  Madrid´s public transport system offers easy, fast and convenient transport not only within the city limits, but also to destinations outside Madrid.

The closest Metro station to the CCHS is “Ciudad lineal” which is just 800 meters away and is on a direct line to Madrid city centre. It’s also 15’ away from the airport by car.

Address: Calle de Albasanz, 26 – 28037 Madrid

Telephone: +34 91 602 23

You can find more about the CCHS location at:

Welcome Reception

The LAC2020+1 Welcome Reception will be held on the evening of Tuesday 8th June 2021 at The National Archaeological Museum (MAN) which houses one of the world’s most important antique collections. Its collection comprises pieces from the Iberian Peninsula, from Prehistory to the Early-Modern Age. However, it also has collections from outside Spain, especially from Ancient Greece and, to a lesser extent, from Ancient Egypt, in addition to a small number of pieces from the Near East.

The National Archaeological Museum is located on Calle Serrano beside the Plaza de Colón, sharing its building with the National Library.


Calle Serrano, 13

How to get there:

Address and Google Maps link

Metro: Serrano, line 4; Retiro, line 2.
Cercanías: Recoletos, lines C1, C2, C7, C8 and C10.
Bus: 1, 5, 9, 14, 19, 21, 27, 45, 51, 53, 74 and 150

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