TRAVEL INFORMATION

HOW TO GET TO THE VENUE?

How to get to the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (CCU) from the Airport

The best way to get to the CCU from the airport is by taxi and it should cost between 12-18€.

Ask for “Fundação Champalimaud” (foon-DA-sow cham-PAL-ee-mow) or “Doca Pesca” (Doka Pesh-ka).

How to go from the airport to downtown Lisbon 

By Taxi (10 to 15 min depending on traffic)

With luggage, it should cost you between 10 and 15€ .

By Metro (underground, 15 to 20 min)

The station at the airport, on the red line, quickly takes you to the centre of the city, reaching the final station of São Sebastião in about 20 minutes.

By AeroBus

The airport special bus runs between the airport and the city centre. A ticket may be purchased directly from the driver and currently stands at 3.50€. They run every 20 or 30 min. and stop at important points in the city, such as Marquês de Pombal, Avenida da Liberdade, Restauradores, Rossio, Praça do Comércio and Cais do Sodré. On board, there are screens showing each stop as the bus approaches the area.

How to get to the CCU from downtown Lisbon

By Taxi (10 to 15 min)

Ask for “Fundação Champalimaud” (foon-DA-sow cham-PAL-ee-mow) or “Doca Pesca” (Doka Pesh-ka).The ride should cost around 10€.

By Train (10 min + 10 min walk)

Take the train (direction Cascais) from Cais do Sodré station (Metro: “Cais do Sodré” green line). Exit in Algés. When exiting Algés train station, go down and then to your right, towards the river.

By Tram (45 min + 10 min walk)

Take the 15 tram from Praça da Figueira. Exit in Largo da Princesa. Cross the bridge to the other side of the train tracks (on the same side of “Vela Latina” Restaurant) and walk through the Belém Tower park to the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (river will be on your left).

 

Taxi Apps

A taxi ride from downtown Lisbon should cost around 10€. Tell the driver to take you to “Fundação Champalimaud”, in Belém, at Av. Brasília, Doca de Pedrouços.

MyTaxi

Coop Taxis

Cabify

Uber

Where to print

If you need to print your poster for the Symposium you can get a 10% discount at:

COPYSHOP Algés

Rua Dr. António Granjo 26 A

1495-009 Algés

Telf. 214 150 213

Telm. 910 780 415

alges@copyshop.pt

Just tell them you are going to the Champalimaud Research Symposium.

Adress

Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown

Avenida Brasília,

1400-038 Lisbon, Portugal

You can find us on Google Maps

Or using our GPS coordinates : 38.6935° N, 9.2215° W

Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown

 

 

WHERE TO STAY?

Lisbon has a vast selection of places for you to stay comfortably accommodated. With all types of prices, you can find hostels, B&Bs, private accommodation (e.g. AirBnB), or a great variety of hotels.

We offer discount rates in four different hotels, located close to the beach, nearby the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, or in downtown Lisbon.

 

Hotel Vila Galé Ópera – 10% discount

Travessa Conde da Ponte

Lisboa – Portugal

For Reservations with a 10% discount please use the code C_R_S_2019. You can also contact them by telephone +351 213 605 400.

 

Hotel Jerónimos 8 – 10% discount

Rua dos Jerónimos, 8

1400-211 Belém | Lisbon

T: (+351) 213 600 900

For Reservations with a 10% discount please send an email to jeronimos8@almeidahotels.pt and mention Champalimaud Research Symposium 2019 in the subject field. You can also contact them by telephone +351 21 3600 900.

Lisb’on Hostel – 10% discount

Rua do Ataíde, Nº7A

1200-034 Chiado | Lisbon

T +351 213 467 085

For Reservations with a 10% discount please send an email to lourenco.pinto@lisb-onhostel.com and mention Champalimaud Research Symposium 2019 in the subject field. You can also contact them by telephone +351 21 346 70 85.

Hotel Praia Mar – 10% discount

Rua do Gurué, 16

2775-581 Carcavelos

T: (+351) 214 585 100

For Reservations with a 10% discount please send an email to praiamar@almeidahotels.pt and mention Champalimaud Research Symposium 2019 in the subject field. You can also contact them by telephone +351 21 3600 900.