Travel & Hotels
International Conference: Telecollaboration in University Foreign Language Education
The organizers of the event have agreed special rates for a limited amount of rooms in the following hotels. Please mention the conference and confirm the price when reserving your room with the hotel:
Price of single room including breakfast (special rate)
The airport of Leon is located on the outskirts of León, 6 kms away from the city centre. It takes about 10 minutes by taxi (around 14€) to get to the town centre. There are connections with the international airport of Barcelona.
Trains to León depart from Chamartin Train Station. To get to the station from the airport, you can take a taxi (approx. 25€) or you can get a direct commuter train from Terminal 4 to the train station. For further information about train schedules and prices, visit the Renfe website.
When choosing trains, it’s recommended to choose an ‘Alvia’ train as these are much more comfortable and faster than other trains. An Alvia usually takes less than 3 hours to travel to León.
By bus (from Madrid):There are two options:
From Barajas Airport T4 terminal. It is possible to travel to León taking the bus at Barajas Airport (Madrid). The route goes from the ALSA bus stop, located in front of T4 Arrivals Terminal, to Madrid bus station and then on to León Bus Station. For further information and to buy your ticket online, visit the Alsa website. When you are entering your ‘departure point’, choose ‘Madrid Barajas Airport T4’. This means you will be able to get your bus to León directly from the airport Terminal 4 bus stop.
From the Bus Station Estación Sur de Autobuses, also called Estación de Méndez Álvaro. Subway station "Mendez Alvaro"(line 6). The bus company that connects to León is called "ALSA". Again, it is possible to buy the ticket online through their website
The bus will arrive at the León Bus Station, which is located at Avenida Ingeniero Saenz de Miera.
By car: From Madrid it can be reached by car taking the A-6 motorway, way-out A-66 after passing Benavente.
León is a wonderful old Spanish city, full of historical monuments, a magnificent Gothic cathedral and boasts a great collection of bars and restaurants.
You can learn more about the things to do and see in León in the following websites: