How to get there 

Contact/Hotline: +351 917403181 (Peter Bouda)

Detailed information on how to get there
Timetable of the shuttle bus
Timetable of the train from Lisbon to Entroncamento
Timetable of the train from Oporto to Entroncamento

Locations:

Centro Ciência Viva do Alviela - Carsoscópio [Conference]
Address:
Praia Fluvial dos Olhos d'Água do Alviela 
Louriceira 
2380-450 Alcanena
Portugal
GPS: 39.445444,-8.710393

Fábrica de Cultura [Language Fair / Music Festival]
(old textile factory Emídio da Silva Raposo)
Address:
Avenida São Sebastião
2395-104 Minde
Portugal
GPS: 39.517769,-8.689448 

Distances:
from LISBON | PT : 114 Km
from PORTO | PT : 217 Km

Shuttle Bus: There will be a regular shuttle bus between the train station in Entroncamento and Alcanena / Minde. There will also be a shuttle bus between Minde and Alcanena during the event.

Routes

Lisbon to Minde

Airport: Lisbon | LIS | Portugal | Airport Site

Train: From the airport we suggest that you take the metro, bus or taxi to the Oriente train station. The easiest way is to just get on the metro at the Airport and travel three stations to Oriente (diagramm of Lisbon metro). From Oriente you can take the Intercity or Alfa Pendular trains to Entroncamento, it takes about an hour to get there (site of train company). In Entroncamento there will be a shuttle bus that will bring you to your accomodation in Alcanena or Minde. There is also a taxi station in front of the station in Entroncamento. A taxi to Minde or Alcanena costs around 25-30 Euros.

Bus: There is a direct bus line from Lisbon to Alcanena and Minde (please check the site of Rede Expressos for time tables). To get from the airport to the bus station in Lisbon you have to take the AeroBus 2 to Sete Rios (AeroBus site). Tickets are available in the bus. At Sete Rios you can buy a long-distance ticket to Alcanena or Minde.

Car: You can also rent a car in the airport and follow the GPS coordinates described at the top of the page. Find more information about car rent here.

Oporto to Minde

Airport: Oporto | OPO | Portugal | Airport Site

Train: At the entrance of the airport there are taxis that can take you to the train station ("Campanhã") or you can take the metro. If you take the metro you should exit in "Campanhã" station and buy the ticket to Entroncamento train station (site of train company). In Entroncamento there will be a shuttle bus that will bring you to your accomodation in Alcanena or Minde. There is also a taxi station in front of the station in Entroncemento. A taxi to Minde or Alcanena costs around 25-30 Euros.

Car: You can also rent a car in the airport and follow the GPS coordinates described at the top of the page. Find more information about car rent here.