The Symposium on Bioengineering will take place at the Great Auditorium of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP)
. As all cosmopolitan and international cities, Porto offers many ways for you to quickly get to our venue. We suggest a few:
To Aeroporto Sá Carneiro, and then by car or subway (choose line E, with connection to line D at Trindade, direction "Hospital de São João").
A1 highway (direction South to North) - Ash bridge: Take the "Porto - Paranhos" exit and follow the signs towards S. João Hospital.
A4 highway: Take the "Porto Centro" exit and follow the signs towards S. João Hospital.
A3 highway: Head towards S. João Hospital
A28 highway: Take the A4, direction "Vila Real - Porto Centro"; head towards S. João Hospital.
BY LONG DISTANCE BUS
From Rodonorte/Rede Expressos/Tâmega station, head to Av. Aliados.
Then take the subway, direction "Hospital S. João" (line D) or
Take the bus: 204, 300, 301 and 803.
There are also other buses near São João Hospital.
For more information, visit: www.stcp.pt
Choose line D (yellow) direction "Hospital de São João" and exit on "IPO". After that, follow Rua Dr. Plácido da Costa on foot to FEUP (5 minutes).
For more information, visit: www.metrodoporto.pt
Arrival at Campanhã station – take lines A,B,C or E of the subway to Trindade and then change to line D, direction "Hospital de São João".
Arrival at São Bento station – take the subway (line D), direction "Hospital de São João".
For more information, visit: www.cp.pt
Comboios de Portugal (CP)
will take you to the 8th Symposium on Bioengineering! As a participant in the event, you can buy train tickets for roundtrips to Porto in the urban network for only 2 euros (only on the 8th and 9th of April).
For group trips, in IC services between Coimbra-Porto and Lisboa-Porto, there is a 50% discount (Saturday) and 20% (Sunday) on a selection of train trips to the Symposium. If you are planning your trip with a group of more than 10 people, please send us a email for firstname.lastname@example.org
to get more information on this discount.
NOTE: The discount in train travelling by CP is only appliable upon presentation of a personal ID document and a participation proof document, which will be sent to you by the organizing committee in due time, and upon payment of your registration.
You should have both documents on you upon buying your train tickets as well as during your trip, for fiscalisation purposes.
Saturday (April 8th) - Alfa Pendular no.131 (50% discount on Adult 2nd class ticket): departure from Lisbon (Oriente) at 07h09; Coimbra-B at 08h45; arrival at Porto (Campanhã) at 09h44.
Sunday (April 9th) - Intercidades no.526 (20% discount on Adult 2nd class ticket): departure from Porto (Campanhã) at 19h52; arrival at Coimbra-B at 20h57; arrival at Lisbon (Oriente) at 22h52.