Madrid-Barajas Airport (code IATA: MAD, code ICAO: LEMD) is located on the northeast of Madrid, Barajas district, only 12 kilometers from Madrid city centre.
There are a variety of options for getting from Barajas airport to your hotel available on the airport’s website:
Iberia Airlines are proud to be the official airline partner of ISHA 2019.
The largest airline in Spain, Madrid-based Iberia (IB) flies non-stop to about 15 domestic destinations and about 60 international destinations within Europe, and in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North America and South America.
A discount code will be sent to registered delegates with your ISHA 2019 registration confirmation.
ISHA 2019 has negotiated a 30% discount with RENFE on train tickets from anywhere in Spain, to Madrid and back, for all attendees. You may use this discount for either single (one-way) or return journeys.
A Renfe discount voucher will be sent to you with your registration confirmation.
You can also request a voucher by emailing: email@example.com
For international passengers, we suggest that you try to allow yourself at least a day in which to adjust to the time difference and relax after your flight before the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy 2019 ASM commences.
Entry into Spain for stays not exceeding 90 days within a 180-day period is subject to the conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) Nº 2016/399, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 9 March 2016 on a Union Code on the rules governing the movement of persons across borders (Schengen Borders Code)
The document must be valid for at least three months following the projected exit from the territory of the Members States, and must have been issued within the last ten years. Citizens from any State of the European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein only need a valid national identity document or passport. Citizens from the United Kingdom and Ireland will require a passport since their countries are not members of the Schengen Area. In the event of a minor travelling with a national identity document, the latter must be accompanied by parental authorization.
This is required of nationals of third countries included on the list of countries whose nationals must be in possession of a visa when crossing the external borders, unless in possession of a valid residence permit or a valid long-term visa issued by another Member State.
Foreigners holding a valid residence permit or a long-term visa issued by another Schengen State may travel through the territory of the other Schengen States for a maximum of 90 days within any 180-day period, provided that they are in possession of a valid passport or travel document, that they justify the purpose and conditions of their intended stay, substantiate having sufficient means to support themselves for the duration of their intended stay in Spain, and that they can prove they are not threat to public health, public order, national security, or international relations of Spain or of other States with which Spain has an agreement to this end. Furthermore, they must not to appear on the national list of alerts [for refusal of entry] of the Member State in question.
At any event, entry may be refused (even with a valid passport and/or visa) at police checks for: journeys of a professional, political, scientific, sporting or religious nature or undertaken for other reasons
The presentation of any of the following documents may be required:
1. Invitation from a company or an institution to take part in meetings, conferences, etc., of a commercial, industrial or similar nature.
2. Document proving the existence of commercial, industrial relations, etc.
3. Entry tickets to trade fairs, congresses, conventions, etc.
4. Invitations, tickets, bookings or programmes indicating, as far as possible, the name of the host organisation and the duration of the stay, or any other document indicating the purpose of the visit.
Further information on Visa requirements for travelling to Spain can be found from the following websites:
The ISHA 2019 Organisers hold no responsibility for visa applications.
ISHA 2019 will offer invitation letters to persons who have registered and paid the complete registration fee. The letter will provide proof of registration and proof of payment.
It should be understood an invitation is intended to help potential participants obtain a visa. It is not a commitment on the part of the ISHA 2019 ASM to provide any financial support.
You may request such a letter on the online registration form or from the ISHA 2019 Registration Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.