Coming by Plane
Lisbon Airport (LIS), also known as ‘Lisbon Portela Airport’ or ‘Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport’ is just 6km from the Aula Magna, and 7km from the centre of Lisbon. The airport is very well connected by Metro, bus and taxi.
Coming by Train
Many national and international trains arrive in Lisbon every day. The closest train station to the Aula Magna venue is Entrecampos. Other major terminal stations are Lisboa-Oriente and Lisboa Santa Apolónia. All the stations have direct bus and underground connections to the city centre. For more information on trains in Portugal please visit the site www.cp.pt.
Getting around Lisbon
Lisbon Metro begins service at 06:30 and the last trains run at 01:00. You can find out more about this on Metropolitano de Lisboa. To use the Metro you will need to purchase a Viva card when you make your first trip. It costs 0,50€ and you can top it up as you go.
Buses are also available day and night. Please visit Carris — Transportes-Lisboa. Buses accept Viva cards (see above) and cash.
Taxis in Lisbon are quite good value for travelling around the city and are convenient for tired tourists or late night arrivals. All taxis charge a €1,60 fee for luggage in the boot.
Rádio Táxis de Lisboa (+351) 219 362 113
Lisbon Taxi (+351) 302 099 910
You can also use Uber or Cabify in Lisbon.
Getting to the Aula Magna
Buses that stop at the Aula Magna are 731, 735, 738, 755, 764, 768.
The stop is Cidade Universitária. It takes around 20 minutes from the airport to the venue by bus.
The closest Metro station is Cidade Universitária (on the yellow line). The Aula Magna is immediately visible as you exit the station. A metro map of Lisbon can be found below.