IEEE Global Communications Conference
7–11 December 2021 // Madrid, Spain // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Connecting Cultures around the Globe

Travel Information


By plane: Madrid Barajas airport is located only 10 minutes from the exhibition center (IFEMA), and just 15 kilometres from the city centre, with which it is connected by Metro (Airport station T-1, T-2 and T-3). Now a top international airport, boasting a new fourth terminal airport station T-4, it guarantees daily connections from IFEMA to all Spain's cities and to those throughout the world.

The taxi fare from Madrid Barajas airport to IFEMA is less than 15 euros.

By Metro: Access to IFEMA is possible from anywhere in the city by means of Campo de las Naciones station on Line 8, whose exit is at the South Entrance of the complex. Line 8 also connects the exhibition complexes with the different terminals of Barajas International Airport.

By bus: A wide bus network provides access to IFEMA from different points in the city:

  • Route 112-Mar de Cristal-Feria de Madrid-Bº Aeropuerto. 
  • Route 122-Avda. de América-Campo de las Naciones-Feria de Madrid.
  • Route 828-Universidad Autónoma-Alcobendas-Canillejas-Feria de Madrid.

By Taxi: With ranks at each entrance to the exhibition complex, more than 15,000 taxis are available to visitors to IFEMA.

By car: IFEMA is linked by road to Madrid's major access routes and ring roads: the M11 (Exits 5 and 7), the M40 (Exits 5, 6 and 7) and the A2 (Exit 7). The South, North and East Entrances to the exhibition complex provide direct access to the various parking areas.



If you fly to Spain from other countries it is mandatory to fill in the Health Control Form (FCS)associated with your trip, in order to present it at the Health Control of the airport of arrival in Spain.

Click to access the electronic Health Control Form to fly to Spain from any country.

All passengers who come from a risk country/area in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, must present, in order to enter Spain, a certificate with a NEGATIVE PCR result (COVID-19 RT-PCR), carried out in the 72 hours before arrival in Spain. The list of the risk countries/areas is updated every 15 days.

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This certificate or supporting document must be the original, must be written in Spanish, English, French or German and may be presented in paper or electronic format. If it is not possible to obtain it in these languages, the certificate or supporting document must be accompanied by a translation into Spanish, carried out by an official body.

The document will contain, at least, the following information: traveller's name, passport or ID number, test date, identification and contact details of the centre that performs the analysis, the used technique and a negative test result. The personal identification number (passport/ID number) that you use to get your QR code must be the same as the identification number that appears on the negative PCR/TMA certificate.

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