May 30, 2011 to June 3, 2011
IST Congress Centre
Europe/Lisbon timezone

Travel Information

Travel Information

  • How to reach Lisbon

Getting to Lisbon is very easy and convenient. The Lisbon airport is located close to the city center (approximately 5 Km far from IST), and can be easily reached by public buses or by taxi. If you intend to take a taxi from the airport to your hotel, we strongly suggest you to do it at the "Departures" floor of the airport (taxi ride to IST: 10 euros at most).

If you plan to reach Lisbon by train, there are two main train stations, namely "Gare do Oriente" and "Santa Apolónia", both connected to the Metro network (red and blue lines, respectively). Check the CP website for detailed information.

  • Visa information

In case you need to apply for a visa to come to Portugal, please let us know as soon as possible. We will send you an invitation letter for the visa application.

  • How to reach IST

The whole city of Lisbon is provided with an urban transport network with convenient timetables.

The IST Alameda Campus is located on the top of "Alameda D. Afonso Henriques" and can be reached by Metro, bus (Carris) or taxi.

The nearest Metro stops are "Saldanha" (yellow and red lines) and "Alameda" (green and red lines). For more details see the map below (click to enlarge) or the
interactive Metro plan

The following buses stop near the IST Alameda campus:

Rovisco Pais: 22 (from/to the airport), 720, 740, 760, 767
Av. Duque D'Ávila: 713, 716, 726, 742, 797
Saldanha: 21, 36, 44, 83, 91 (Aerobus), 108, 727, 732, 738, 745, 780
Alameda: 7, 10, 717, 718, 720, 735, 793

For additional options, check the
Carris route simulator.



There are four main entrances to the IST Campus (indicated in the map above).

Entrance A: Alameda D. Afonso Henriques
Entrance B: Av. Rovisco Pais
Entrance C: R. Alves Redol
Entrance D: Av. António José d'Almeida

Notice that taxis are allowed to enter the IST campus only through entrance B (Av. Rovisco Pais).

The conference venue is the IST Congress Center, located at the Civil Engineering building (Pavilhão de Civil).  


  • Touristic information

Lisboa is an illuminated city. The almost constant presence of sunshine and the River Tagus transforms the Portuguese capital into a mirror of a thousand colours - highlighting the city’s unique architecture and beauty.  
There are so many things to see and do in Lisboa that visitors have access to a wide array of different experiences.

For more informations about what to see and do in Lisboa check the Visit Lisboa website.