The European Planetary Science Congress 2014 will take place in Portugal for the first time and will be hosted at Estoril Conference Centre (ECC), near the Portuguese capital, Lisbon.
How to reach CCE
If you arrive at Lisbon Airport
Lisbon Airport Website
Leaving the Airport
Here you may find helpful links to plan your trip to Estoril Conference Centre
By car or taxi
Lisbon airport is 20 minutes by car or taxi via the motorway (A5), to the door of the Estoril Conference Centre (ECC).
This is the fastest way to reach Estoril. They are lined up outside Lisbon Airport terminals, and with luggage, it should cost you between 35 and 45 Euros. Be sure to ask for a receipt.
By Bus & Train
Leaving the Lisbon Airport you may want to take the Bus & Train combo to reach Estoril Conference Centre.
- Bus Lisbon Airport – Cais do SodréThe Aerobus is a good way to travel. This service provides regular daily links between the main points of the city like the Cais do Sodré rail terminal.Line 1 – City CenterAirport – Cais do Sodré: 07:00am–11:20pmCais do Sodré – Airport: 07:45am–11:00pm (working days); 07:30am–10:40pm (Weekends and Public Holidays)
Daily departures every 20 minutes.
Direct connection to both airport terminals (Terminal 1 & 2)
- Train Cais do Sodré – EstorilLisbon Suburban Train Line CascaisFirst step: Take the train that departures to Cascais and then leave at Estoril Stop.
By Metro & Train
Leaving the Lisbon Airport you may want to take the Metro & Train combo to reach Estoril Conference Centre.
- Metro Lisbon Airport – Cais do SodréLisbon Metro WebsiteFind map here.Plan your trip: Take the Red Line from Aeroporto (Airport) Stop to Alameda Stop and than take the Green Line from Alameda Stop to Cais do Sodré Stop
- Train Cais do Sodré – EstorilLisbon Suburban Train Line CascaisTake the train departing to Cascais and then leave at Estoril Stop.
- Sit on the left side of the train for the best views.
- There are frequent trains (every 15-30 minutes) from early morning (06:30 until around 01:00 am).
- Tickets are purchased from either the ticket office, or the green machines (which accept coins, notes and credit cards).
- A single ticket costs around €2.75.
- Tickets must be validated at the yellow machines or turnstyles before boarding the train.
- Departure boards are easy to follow, with time of departure and platform clearly displayed. You should take the train that says Cascais.
- Estoril is two stops before Cascais (which is the terminus).
From Porto Airport
If you are coming to Portugal and if your flight connections have Porto as a reference you can also consider arriving to Porto Airport. Porto is the second largest city in Portugal (around 300km from Lisbon). From the airport you can take the Metro to Campanhã Stop and then fast train to Lisbon.