The Congress takes place in the Edifício do Mar building of the Oceanarium (shown on the left), which includes an area dedicated to temporary exhibits, the Mar da Palha auditorium and the Tejo restaurant.
Address: Lisbon Oceanarium, Esplanada Dom Carlos I, 1990-005 Lisboa, Portugal.
GPS: 38°45'42.0"N 9°05'37.6"W
Getting to the Conference
Public transportation in Lisbon is quite easy to use and very affordable. The front desk of your hotel will have maps available. The best way is to get a ticket on the subway ticket selling machines. Each ticket is €1,40. Subway venue stop is Oriente station, from there you can walk 5 minutes to Oceanarium.
Metro: Red Line - Estação do Oriente.
Nearest station: Estação do Oriente
705, 708, 725, 728, 744, 750, 759, 782, 794, 208, 210 (the last two only at dawn).
Transtejo to Cais do Sodré or Terreiro do Paço
CRIL - variante à EN-10 -, Ponte Vasco da Gama, Eixo Norte/Sul.
Av. Marechal Gomes da Costa.
Av. Infante D. Henrique.
Public car parking
Parque do Oceanário/Oceanarium - 274 lugares/parking slots.
Parque da Doca - 700 lugares/parking slots.
FIL - 830 lugares/parking slots.
Torre Vasco da Gama - 250 lugares/parking slots.
Parque da Estação do Oriente - 2000 lugares/parking slots.
Arriving Lisbon from the Airport
Lisboa is easy to get to. It is a short flight away from most European cities, and is just as easily accessible by road, railway or sea.
On Arrival: If you flew to Lisbon, you’ll need to get to the city from the airport. The best way is to take the subway on the subway station at the airport. The venue is just 3 stops away (venue stop is Oriente station) and a ticket is €1,40.
Lisbon’s Metro is a fast underground traveling option between several city locations. The airport is served by the terminal station of Metro’s red line (station Aeroporto).
Single ticket price: €1.40 (valid for one hour after obliteration, on Metro and Carris buses)
One day ticket price: €6.00 (valid for 24 hours after the first obliteration, on Metro and Carris buses)
Note: Buying tickets for the first time requires the acquisition of an electronic card, which costs €0.50.
More information at the Metro website.
There are two taxi stands within the perimeter of the airport’s main terminal, one is located at the arrivals floor and the other at the departures floor (above).
All taxis in Lisbon are metered and the fares are the same, regardless of the taxi company. The cost of traveling by taxi is given by a minimum fare cost plus a variable cost that depends on traveling distance, waiting time and usage of the baggage boot. An estimated travel cost by taxi from the airport to the QOMEX Venue and nearby hotels, is 7.5 euros.
Regular bus lines
There are also a few regular bus lines serving the airport: 705, 708, 744 and 750.
More information at the Carris website.
Several national and international trains arrive in Lisboa every day in Gare do Oriente, which is very close to the QoMEX venue and nearby hotels.
More information at the CP website.