Easy to get to
Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
Porto has great connectivity from all around Europe and also the North and South America. The airport is located approximately 11 km north of the city centre and is easily accessible by metro,bus or taxi.
Direct flights from: Amsterdam, Basel, Barcelona, Berlin,Bordeaux, Brussels, Copenhagen, Eindhoven, Frankfurt,Geneva, Hahn, Helsinki, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Lille,Lisbon, London, Luxembourg, Marseille, Memmingen,Milan, Newark- NYC, Paris, Prague, Zurich, Rome.
Getiing to the Conference venue (Faculty of Engineering, IPO metro station) from the Airport:
You need to use the metro line F (Airport – Trindade) and then change at Trindade to line D and continue to IPO. The journey takes around 35-40 minutes.
Easy to get around
Porto is a very compact city. You can get around easily on foot or by bike. The city is well connected by tram and bus networks and has also 6 metro lines.
The Venue (Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto – s/n, R. Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal) is located 800 metres from the IPO subway station (line D). Line D offers a fast connection between the area and the Porto city center (Sao Bento) – 13 minutes ride – and operates throughout the day.
Number of hotels are located in the area around the Engineering faculty (in proximity of the Sao Joao Hospital), however it is also a good option to stay in the city center in order to discover Porto and use the fast metro line D to reach out to the Venue every day.
For more information, you can use the Journey planner
on the Porto subway website.