CISPEE 2018 will be hosted at Creative Science Park – Aveiro Region, an adjacent structure to the Aveiro University, just next to the Ria de Aveiro, at about 3 minutes from the center of the cities of Aveiro and Ílhavo and with an easy access to major highways - A17 and A25.


Creative Science Park – Aveiro Region
PCI - Parque de Ciência e Inovação S.A.
(University of Aveiro)

Via do Conhecimento
3830-352 Ílhavo

GPS: 40,618596, -8,666885

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Porto (Aeroporto de Francisco de Sá Carneiro) → Aveiro

For those arriving at Porto Airport, the trip between the airport and the Porto-Campanhã railway station, which has direct rail connections to Aveiro, can be done by taxi for around €20 and takes approximately 20 minutes. A less expensive way to reach the Porto-Campanhã railway station is to use the Metro, which has a terminal at the airport. The metro takes about 40 minutes between the airport and the railway station and the ticket (Z4 ticket) costs €1.85.


The train journey to Aveiro takes between 40 and 75 minutes, depending on the type of train used. There are regular trains between Aveiro and Porto. More information about Portuguese Train timetables is available at


Lisbon (Aeroporto de Lisboa) → Aveiro
For those arriving at Lisbon Airport, the simplest way to get to Aveiro is by train from Lisboa-Oriente railway station. To get to the train station from the airport you can use: a taxi, which takes about 10 minutes and costs approximately €10; the Red line of Metro de Lisboa, buying the “Viva Viagem” card (€ 0,50) along with the 1 hour Travel Ticket (€ 1,40); or bus, for example (lines 5 and 44). There are hourly trains from Lisbon to Aveiro, and the journey takes between 2 to 2.5 hours depending on the type of train used – “IC” or “Alfa” -from € 20,20 to € 37,90). More information about Portuguese train timetables and tickets is available at


By Road
Aveiro is located 40 minutes away from Oporto, 2 hours from Lisbon (motorway A1) and only 2 hours from Spain (motorway A25). Distances to major cities: Coimbra 60 Km, Porto 70 Km, Vilar Formoso (spanish border) 190 Km, and Lisbon 250 Km.
Electronic tolls – There are some highways in Portugal on which the tolls are electronic only. It means that there are no cabins and the passing of vehicles is detected by devices placed at the beginning of those highways. The highways are identified at the beginning with: “Electronic toll only”.

For more information regarding this system please consult:,frameless.htm


By Train
The Porto-Aveiro-Lisbon train line is Portugal’s principal train line and a convenient option to reach Aveiro. More information about Portuguese train timetables and tickets is available at