Cáceres is a city far from the main destinations in Spain but it is not difficult to reach it. The distance from Madrid to Cáceres is 300 km. Once you arrive at the airport in Madrid you have different ways to get to Cáceres.
If you are arriving on June 4th or 5th and you can sync the flight from your origin to the ones landing in Badajoz, this is the best choice. BADAJOZ is a small airport near Cáceres with a daily Madrid-Badajoz flight operated by Air Nostrum-Iberia . You can see the location of the airport in the following URL. ICWE 2018 organization will charter a shuttle bus from the airport to the hotels in Cáceres on Monday, June 4th and Tuesday, June 5th, for those attendees wishing to use this mean of transport. The bus ride will take around 1h20m.
You can buy online tickets for the flight at AIR NOSTRUM's website. Select "Madrid (MAD), Spain" as origin and "Badajoz (BJZ), Spain" as destination.
The timetable for Madrid-Badajoz flights during the week is as follows:
|Day||Departure Time||Departure Terminal||Arrival time|
|June 4th||16:20||Terminal T4||17:25|
|June 5th||12:15||Terminal T4||13:20|
|June 6th||12:20||Terminal T4||13:25|
|June 7th||08:55||Terminal T4||10:00|
|June 8th||08:55||Terminal T4||10:00|
Please note that shuttle busses will only be available on Monday and Tuesday. If you plan to arrive on another day, you must take care of the transportation to Cáceres. In that case, the best choices are to rent a car at the airport or take a taxi. If this is your case, do not hesitate to request more information by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, please note that, unfortunately, the flights mentioned are operated with small aircrafts. The availability of tickets is limited. Therefore, if you plan to use this way we suggest that you make the purchase of your tickets as soon as possible.
There are several daily trains operating between Madrid and Cáceres. Information on the full schedule can be found at RENFE's website where you can also buy tickets online. For this, you must select MADRID-ATOCHA CERCANÍAS as departure station and CÁCERES as destination.
The current schedules provided by RENFE are valid only until the end of May. RENFE will soon provide new summer schedules that will be valid as of June. ICWE 2018 will publish those schedules here as soon as they are available. In any case, the new schedules will not introduce very sensitive changes with respect to the current ones. These current schedules are the following:
|Departure time||Arrival time||Type of train||Observations|
|08:04||12:22||REGIONAL EXP||Tickets are not available yet|
|10:25||14:19||MEDIUM DIST||Tickets already on sale|
|16:08||19:35||TALGO||Tickets already on sale
Recommended because it takes less time and makes fewer stops
|18:47||23:00||REGIONAL EXP||Tickets already on sale|
If you decide to reach Cáceres by train you will need to get MADRID-ATOCHA CERCANÍAS Station from the Airport. You can do it by several ways:
There are several daily busses connecting Madrid (Madrid-South Terminal) with Cáceres operated by AvanzaBus. You can buy tickets online at AvanzaBus' website. Select MADRID as departure and CACERES as destination. The current daily Schedule is the following:
|Departure time||Arrival time||Type of bus||Observations|
|15:30||19:10||EXPRESS||Recommended because it takes less time and makes fewer stops|
|20:00||23:50||EXPRESS||Recommended because it takes less time and makes fewer stops|
If you choose the bus you should go to the bus station from the airport. For this you can choose one of the following means:
You can get Madrid from Cáceres using any of the above mentioned means but in the opposite direction. Additionally, the last social event of the conference will be a trip to Madrid with a tourist stop at Yuste Monastery - the last residence of Carlos I – Karl V. See the ICWE 2018 social events section for more information on the following link.