How to Reach the Congress Auditorium


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flying to portugal

The closest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport in Oporto, located some 70kms to the north of Aveiro. Portela International Airport in Lisbon is located 250kms to the south of Aveiro. Click here for airports information.

from oporto to aveiro

The journey from the airport to the railway station (called Porto-Campanhã) which has direct rail connections to Aveiro can be done by taxi for around 20€ and takes around 30 minutes. A less expensive way to reach the Porto-Campanhã railway station is to use the Metro, Violet (E) Line, which has a terminal at the airport. The trip between the airport and the railway station take about 32 minutes (Z4 ticket). Click here for metro information.
The train journey to Aveiro takes about 40 minutes if you take the Alfa Pendular train and Intercidades or 60 minutes if you take a regular urban train. There are many trains running regularly to Aveiro from Porto. Click here for train timetables.

from lisbon to aveiro

If you are arriving by plane, the best way to come to Aveiro is by train, from Lisboa - Gare do Oriente railway station. To get to the train station, you can take a taxi, which takes about 10 minutes, but there are less expensive ways to reach Gare do Oriente railway station is to use Metro, Red Line, which has a terminal at the airport. The trip between the airport and the railway station takes about 10 minutes. Click here for metro information and here for train timetables.

to reach the university campus

Aveiro railway station is located at about 15 minutes walking distance or 5 minutes taxi ride from the University Campus or 10 minutes bus (line 4) which departs from outside the railway station. Click here for city map, here for bus timetables.

The congress will be held at the main auditorium of Rectorate building. Click here for campus map - search for the building number 25.

by road

From the north using the A1 motorway or from the east using the A25: take the A1 motorway headed to Lisbon. Exit the A1 in the direction of Aveiro and take the A25. There are two exits to the city from the A25, first "Aveiro-Norte" and some kilometers further on, the "Aveiro" exit. This second exit is the best for reaching the University of Aveiro campus.
From the south using the A1 motorway: take the A1 motorway in the direction of Porto, exit the motorway at "Aveiro-Sul/Águeda" (exit 15) and follow the EN235 road directly to the University Campus. From the south, using the A8 and A17 motorways: exit the motorway at "Aveiro-Sul" and follow the EN235 road directly to the University campus. Click here for road connections.

Congress Collaborators

  • Iolanda Rocha
  • Sara Costa
  • Ariana Moutinho
  • Nuno Costa
  • Inês Bulhosa
  • Isabel Damas
  • Bárbara Santos
  • Emanuele Fasola
  • Cátia Venâncio
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