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Fly to Porto

Please make your travel arrangements to fly to Porto (OPO). You may have to use a European hub such as Frankfurt, London, Paris, Brussels, Madrid ...

The EUCOMES 2014 conference will take place at the University of Minho in Guimarães, a town in the north region of Portugal, in the Minho province. The city of Guimarães is located approximately 50 km from Oporto International Airport and is easily accessible, whether travelling by car or train

How to Arrive to Guimarães

There are several options to go from Porto Airport to Guimarães:

1. Take a direct bus from Porto airport to Guimarães (8 Euros). It is possible to buy the ticket in the bus or online

2. Take a taxi (about 60 Euros, OK if you are a party of 3);

3. Take the Metro* line E (purple) to Campanhã train station, direct (after leaving arrivals area, follow the Metro signs to de -1 floor and get a pre-boarding Z4 ticket from machines and validate before boarding), 33 min, 1,70 Euros (+0,50 the first time so keep the ticket as you can reload it next time);

4. In Campanhã train station get a ticket (2,80 Euros) and take the next urban train** to Guimarães, 1h13min, direct, no changes (trains leave nearly every hour at 20 min past the hour);

5. From Guimarães train station, walk or take a taxi to hotel (3 hotels are very close to station, within walking distance).