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Important Dates

Submission deadline
25-11-2007
Author Notification
16-02-2008
Final submission
07-03-2008

IEEE ITW 08

Visa

Portugal is a country belonging to the European Union and a member of the Schengen Agreement . With a Schengen visa, you may enter one country and travel freely throughout the Schengen region during the validity of the visa. In the Schengen Office , you can obtain information regarding the countries that need a visa to enter a Schengen country. If you are a citizen of a country not belonging to the European Union and to the Schengen Agreement, you are advised to contact a Portuguese embassy or consulate, where you can request further information. To find the Portuguese embassy or consulate closest to you, please visit Embassy Information - Republic of Portugal (english) or Postos Consulares - Secretaria de Estado das Comunidades Portuguesas , Missões Diplomáticas Portuguesas (portuguese only).

Travel

Travel information from the airport to the conference hotels and venue is included below.

If you would like to take a taxi, the estimated costs for the trip from the airport to each of the hotels are:

  • Hotel Pestana Porto - 17,50 EUR
  • Hotel Infante Sagres - 15,00 EUR
  • Hotel Ipanema Park - 15,00 EUR
  • Hotel Ipanema Porto - 15,00 EUR
  • Hotel Fenix Porto - 15,00 EUR
  • Hotel Tuela Porto - 15,00 EUR
  • Hotel Mercure Batalha - 17,50 EUR
  • Grande Hotel Porto - 15,00 EUR
  • Best Western Hotel Inca - 15,00 EUR
  • Pálácio da Bolsa (Conference Venue) - 17,50 EUR

    The extra tax for travelling with luggage is 1,60 EUR.

    Alternatively, you can use public transports. For traveling in Porto's public transportation, an ANDANTE ticket must be purchased at the machines in the stations. The ticket must be validated each time that you enter a different type of public transportation. For information regarding other routes in public transportation, please follow this link: "Itinerarium.net - Public Transport Routes (Porto)". All subway stations are marked in this map:


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    The directions, both from the airport and from the main train station (Campanhã), are included here:

    Directions from Airport:

    Hotel Pestana

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) TRINDADE (travel time: 24 min)

    Take Line D (yellow color), direction JOÃO DE DEUS

    Leave at (station/stop) S.BENTO (travel time: 2 min)

    Walk to Hotel Pestana (travel time: 8 min)

    Recommended Ticket: type Z4 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,40 EUR

    Hotel Infante Sagres

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) TRINDADE (travel time: 24 min)

    Take Line D (yellow color), direction JOÃO DE DEUS

    Leave at (station/stop) ALIADOS (travel time: 1 min)

    Walk to Hotel Infante Sagres (travel time: 2 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z4 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,40 EUR

    Hotel Ipanema Park

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) CASA DA MÚSICA (travel time: 21 min)

    Go to bus stop CASA DA MÚSICA (METRO) (inside the subway station, take the exit "Av. 5 de Outubro". The bus stop is right at the exit.)

    Get in bus nr 204 (direction FOZ)

    Leave at stop LORDELO (travel time: 10 min)

    Walk to Hotel Ipanema Park (travel time: 1 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z3 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,15 EUR

    Hotel Ipanema Porto

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) CASA DA MÚSICA (travel time: 21 min)

    Go to bus stop CASA DA MÚSICA (METRO) (inside the subway station, take the exit "Av. 5 de Outubro". The bus stop is right at the exit.)

    Get in bus nr 204 (direction FOZ) or ZL or 902 (direction LAVADORES) or 903 (direction LABORIM)

    Leave at stop JUNTA MASSARELOS (travel time: 5 min)

    Walk to Hotel Ipanema Porto (travel time: 1 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z4 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,40 EUR

    Hotel Fenix Porto

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) CASA DA MÚSICA (travel time: 21 min)

    Walk to bus stop BOAVISTA-CASA DA MÚSICA (inside the subway station, take the exit "Av. França".)

    Get in bus nr 501 (direction Sá DA BANDEIRA) or 601 (direction CORDOARIA)

    Leave at stop BOM SUCESSO (travel time: 2 min)

    Walk to Hotel Fenix Porto (travel time: 2 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z4 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,40 EUR

    Hotel Tuela Porto

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) CASA DA MÚSICA (travel time: 21 min)

    Walk to bus stop BOAVISTA-CASA DA MÚSICA (inside the subway station, take the exit "Av. França".)

    Get in bus nr 501 (direction Sá DA BANDEIRA) or 601 (direction CORDOARIA)

    Leave at stop BOM SUCESSO (travel time: 2 min)

    Walk to Hotel Tuela Porto (travel time: 3 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z4 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,40 EUR

    Hotel Mercure Batalha

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) TRINDADE (travel time: 24 min)

    Take Line D (yellow color), direction JOÃO DE DEUS

    Leave at (station/stop) S.BENTO (travel time: 2 min)

    Walk to Hotel Mercure Batalha (travel time: 5 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z4 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,40 EUR

    Grande Hotel do Porto

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) TRINDADE (travel time: 24 min)

    Walk to Grande Hotel do Porto (travel time: 9 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z4 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,40 EUR

    Hotel Inca

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) TRINDADE (travel time: 24 min)

    Walk to Hotel Inca (travel time: 8 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z4 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,40 EUR

    Palácio da Bolsa

    From AEROPORTO (Airport)

    Take Line E (purple color), direction EST. DRAGÃO

    Leave at (station/stop) TRINDADE (travel time: 24 min)

    Take Line D (yellow color), direction JOÃO DE DEUS

    Leave at (station/stop) S.BENTO (travel time: 2 min)

    Walk to Palácio da Bolsa (travel time: 6 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z4 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 1,40 EUR

    Directions from the Train Station of Campanhã

    Hotel Pestana

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Take a train with direction PORTO - SÃO BENTO

    Leave at stop PORTO - SÃO BENTO (last stop) (travel time: 4 min)

    Walk to Hotel Pestana (travel time: 8 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR

    Hotel Infante Sagres

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Take a train with direction PORTO - SÃO BENTO

    Leave at stop PORTO - SÃO BENTO (last stop) (travel time: 4 min)

    Walk to Hotel Infante Sagres (travel time: 5 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR

    Hotel Ipanema Park

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Go to the bus stop near the train station

    Get in bus nr 207 (direction MERCADO DA FOZ)

    Leave at stop LORDELO (travel time: 21 min)

    Walk to Hotel Ipanema Park (travel time: 1 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR

    Hotel Ipanema Porto

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Go to the bus stop near the train station

    Get in bus nr 207 (direction MERCADO DA FOZ)

    Leave at stop JUNTA MASSARELOS (travel time: 16 min)

    Walk to Hotel Ipanema Porto (travel time: 1 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR

    Hotel Fenix Porto

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Go to the subway station inside the train station (follow the signs for METRO)

    Take Line A (blue color), direction SR. MATOSINHOS, or Line C (green color), direction ISMAI, or Line E (purple color), direction AEROPORTO

    Leave at stop CASA DA MÚSICA (travel time: 9 min)

    Walk to bus stop BOAVISTA-CASA DA MÚSICA (inside the subway station, take the exit "Av. França".)

    Get in bus nr 204 (direction FOZ) or 902 (direction LAVADORES) or 903 (direction LABORIM)

    Leave at stop BOM SUCESSO (travel time: 2 min)

    Walk to Hotel Fenix Porto (travel time: 2 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR

    Hotel Tuela Porto

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Go to the subway station inside the train station (follow the signs for METRO)

    Take Line A (blue color), direction SR. MATOSINHOS, or Line C (green color), direction ISMAI, or Line E (purple color), direction AEROPORTO

    Leave at stop CASA DA MÚSICA (travel time: 9 min)

    Walk to bus stop BOAVISTA-CASA DA MÚSICA (inside the subway station, take the exit "Av. França".)

    Get in bus nr 204 (direction FOZ) or 902 (direction LAVADORES) or 903 (direction LABORIM)

    Leave at stop BOM SUCESSO (travel time: 2 min)

    Walk to Hotel Tuela Porto (travel time: 5 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR

    Hotel Mercure Batalha

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Go to the bus stop near the train station

    Get in bus nr 207 (direction MERCADO DA FOZ) or 400 (direction S.BENTO)

    Leave at stop BATALHA (travel time: 7 min)

    Walk to Hotel Mercure Batalha (the hotel is really near to the bus stop)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR

    Grande Hotel do Porto

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Take a train with direction PORTO - SÃO BENTO

    Leave at stop PORTO - SÃO BENTO (last stop) (travel time: 4 min)

    Walk to Grande Hotel do Porto (travel time: 6 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR

    Hotel Inca

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Go to the subway station inside the train station (follow the signs for METRO)

    Take Line A (blue color), direction SR. MATOSINHOS, or Line C (green color), direction ISMAI, or Line E (purple color), direction AEROPORTO

    Leave at stop TRINDADE (travel time: 5 min)

    Walk to Hotel Inca (travel time: 8 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR

    Palácio da Bolsa

    From: Train Station CAMPANHÃ

    Take a train with direction PORTO - SÃO BENTO

    Leave at stop PORTO - SÃO BENTO (last stop) (travel time: 4 min)

    Walk to Palácio da Bolsao (travel time: 8 min)

    Recommended Ticket: Type Z2 (ANDANTE's ticket)

    Total Cost: 0,90 EUR