WAM 2015 June 25-27 Aveiro, Portugal - Travelling

TRAVELLING

  • Flying to Porto Airport (Aeroporto Porto)

    http://www.ana.pt/en-US/Aeroportos/porto/Porto/Pages/Homepage-Porto.aspx

    Then you will have to take the underground METRO Linha E (Linha Violeta-Line Violet) direction Estádio do Dragão and get off at CAMPANHÃ (it takes about 30 minutes to the train station PORTO CAMPANHÃ);
    http://www.metrodoporto.pt/en/

    At the Porto Campanhã train station , you will have to buy the train ticket to Aveiro train station and the journey time depends on the type of train:

    U (Urbano-Urban) direction Aveiro, takes around an hour;
    IC (Intercidades-Intercities) direction Lisboa, takes around 40 minutes;
    AP (Alfa Pendular – Alpha Pendular) direction Lisboa, takes around 30 minutes.
    https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en/

    When arriving to the AVEIRO Train Station
    http://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en/train-times/Stations/aveiro
    you will need to go down the stairs, exit the station and then you can walk to the Hotel. Public transportation in Aveiro is for longer distances and nearly unnecessary because most things are within walking distance. It will take you the maximum of 20-30 minutes walking. There are always some taxis, if needed.

  • Flying to Lisbon Airport (Aeroporto Lisboa)

    http://www.ana.pt/en-US/Aeroportos/lisboa/Lisboa/Pages/HomeLisboa.aspx

    Then you will have to take the underground METRO Linha Vermelha (Red Line) direction S. Sebastião and get off at ORIENTE (it takes around 5-7 minutes to the Train Station ORIENTE; http://metro.transporteslisboa.pt/eng/
    or the Bus
    N.º 705: Est. do Oriente – Aeroporto – Est. Roma/Areeiro (work days only).
    http://carris.transporteslisboa.pt/en/home/

    At the ORIENTE train station, you will have to buy the train ticket to Aveiro train station and the journey time depends on the type of train:

    IC (Intercidades-Intercities) direction PORTO/BRAGA/GUIMARÃES, takes around 2h20m;
    AP (Alfa Pendular – Alpha Pendular) direction PORTO/BRAGA/GUIMARÃES, takes around 2h10m.
    https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en/

    Once you have arrived at AVEIRO, you can exit directly the station and then you can walk to the Hotel. Public transportation in Aveiro is for longer distances and nearly unnecessary because most things are within walking distance. It will take you the maximum of 20-30 minutes walking. There are always some taxis, if needed.