The ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics 2023 takes place at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) Congress Center situated in the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture building (Pavilhão de Civil).
IST (Alameda Campus) is located at a convenient distance from hotels, restaurants and diverse cultural sites.
Being close to the Lisbon city center, IST is easily reached by metro (metro station "Alameda" - Red and Green lines; metro station "Saldanha" - Red and Yellow lines), bus, taxi or car from any location in town, including the airport (metro station "Aeroporto"- Red line), which is only a 10 minute taxi ride.
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
GPS: Lat: N38º 44’ 14,98’’ - W9º 8’ 14,42''
You can take a taxi at the airport plaza, call it by phone or use one of the several local and international apps. Uber can be used in Portugal. There are two taxi stands within the perimeter of the airport, one at arrivals and the other at departures. The fare on the taxi meter should read 3.25 € (daytime) or 3.90 € (night time). Outside the city limits, city fares are charged per kilometer (0.47 €/km daytime; 0.56 €/km night time). An additional 1.60 € is charged for the transportation of luggage or animals. Before taking a taxi, inquire about the fare.
Lisbon Airport has its own Metro Station - "Aeroporto" - Red Line, which is the most convenient public transport.
There are several bus lines going through the airport. The bus route numbers and the names of the "end of the line" terminals are:
N. 208: Cais Sodré – Aeroporto – Estação Oriente
N. 705: Estação Oriente – Aeroporto – Estação Roma-Areeiro
N. 722: Pç. Londres – Aeroporto – Portela
N. 744: Marquês Pombal – Aeroporto – Moscavide
N. 783: Amoreiras – Aeroporto – Portela / Prior Velho
Traffic drive on the right in Portugal and international traffic signs are used. The minimum age for driving is 18 years old. Speed limits are: 120 km/h (75 miles/h) on highways, 90 km/h (60 miles/h) on roads and 50 km/h (30 miles/h) in urban areas.
Main highways: From North peninsula take A1 or A8, from East take A6 or A23, from South take A2.
The most convenient way to move around Lisbon is by subway (Metro), by bus (Carris), or by taxi.
Public transports need electronic reusable cards called “Viva Viagem". This card can be bought in vending machines inside Metro Stations and you can buy trips or load money on the card.
- Reusable card "Viva Viagem": 0,50 €
(you need to buy trips in machines inside the Metro stations)
- One ticket (valid for 1 hour, within Metro and Carris network): 1,50 €
- One ticket (valid for 24 hours, within Metro and Carris network): 6,40 €
- Bus (carris) onboard fare: 2,00€
Emergency Phone Number: 112
Time Zone: GMT/UTC +1 in Summer
Electricity: 220 V, 50Hz. Power sockets follow European standards.
Working hours: Banks: 08:30 - 15:00 (Monday to Friday)
Buses: 06.30 - 24:00 (everyday; some buses run all night)
Metro: 06:30 - 01:00 (everyday)
Pharmacies: 09:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:00 (Monday to Friday; some are open 24 hours a day, everyday)
Shops: 09:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:00 (Monday to Friday), 9:00 - 13:00 (Saturdays)
Shopping Malls: 10:00 - 24:00 (everyday)
Embassies: 09:00 - 15:00 (Monday to Friday)