The congress takes place at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Av. de Berna 26, in central Lisbon.
Getting from the airport
If the queue for the taxis at Arrivals is excruciatingly long, go back inside, walk one floor up to Departures where you will probably find lots of taxis waiting. From the airport to most locations in central Lisbon should cost no more than 10€ plus baggage and call-out charges.
The following buses serve the airport stop and the area of the congress/accommodation. 1.80€ tickets may be purchased onboard: 722, 744, 783 (weekdays only), 208 (night only), 705 (weekdays only), 745.
Important: If your luggage is larger than 50x40x20cm you must use the Aerobus/Aeroshuttle bus:
– Aerobus (91) runs between Lisbon Airport and the city centre, every 20 minutes, starting at 07:45, ending 20:15. Tickets may be purchased onboard and cost 3.50€ for all-day travel.
– Aeroshuttle (96) connects Gare Oriente – Airport – Entrecampos – Sete Rios – Praça de Espanha; it runs every 30 minutes between 07:00 and 23:00. Tickets may be purchased onboard and in the Tourism Office at arrivals (public area); they cost 3.50€.
The nearest stops to the congress venue are Avenida de Berna, Campo Pequeno, and Praça de Espanha.
AThe best way to connect from the airport is by subway/metro (red line). The nearest metro stations from the congress are 5 minutes away: S. Sebastião (red/blue line) and Campo Pequeno (yellow line) and the fare is 1,25€.
Useful links: Transporlis and Lisbon Metro
Taxi phone numbers
Autocoope – Taxis de Lisboa: +351 217 932 756
GEOTAXI: +351 218 444 400
Taxis 7C: +351 934 959 169 / +351 966 346 030
Taxitours + 351 964 120 673
Rádio-táxis de Lisboa: +351 218 119 000
Lisbon taxis are cheap and run on the meter: fares are calculated on the basis of an initial flat charge. Luggage larger than 55x35x20cm costs 1.6€. The call-out is charged at 0.80€. Tips are voluntary. Taxis charge 25% more after 9pm and on weekends (using rate 2 rather than rate 1).
Easy, accessible and relatively cheap, the metro has four main lines: yellow (Rato – Odivelas); green (Cais-do-Sodré – Telheiras); blue (Santa Apolónia – Amadora Este); red (S. Sebastião- Oriente). Closest stations to our venue: São Sebastião (red/blue line) and Campo Pequeno (yellow line).
The first trains leave 06:30 from the terminal stations of each line; the last trains leave at 01:00 from the terminal stations of each line.
Buy (0.50€) and charge an electronic ticket at the ticket office or machine: Viva Viagem (or 7 Colinas).
Check your card balance using the machines, choosing the option ‘carregamento/leitura’.
Tip: recharge with the approximate number of trips in mind, as you get a small bonus each time you charge it with more than 5€.
A single ticket 1 zone costs 1,25 € and is valid for one journey, after validation, in one zone.
A one-day ticket Carris/Metro is valid for an unlimited number of journeys throughout the Carris and Metro networks for 24 hours after validation.