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Conference Venue

The TO-BE Spring Meeting 2015 will be held at the Reitoria building of the University of Aveiro, Portugal .

The Oporto Airport is the best choice to arrive by plane. From there, it is possible to take a Taxi (about €20) or the E line of Metro do Porto, buying the Andante Z4 Ticket (€ 1.85), to the Campanhã train station. There are train connections from Porto to Aveiro every hour: Urbano (1 h journey - €3.40) or IC / Alfa (30 to 40 min journey - from € 11.70 to € 19.70).

Arriving at Lisbon Airport is the other choice. From there, it is possible to take a Taxi (about €10) or the Red line of Metro de Lisboa, buying the "Viva Viagem" card (€0,50) along with the 1 hour Travel Ticket (€ 1.40), to the Oriente train station. There are train connections from Lisboa to Aveiro every hour: IC / Alfa (2h to 2h30m journey - from € 20.20 to € 37.90).


Aveiro's railway station is located in the city's centre, with urban/regional trains and fast services to all main cities in Portugal. For more information on tickets and schedules just go to


Train Timetable Porto-Aveiro Metro Timetable - Airport-Porto(Campanhã)


It takes between 45 minutes and 1 hour to travel from Porto to Aveiro, using either the A1 or the A29 highways. Travelling from Lisbon will take about 2 hours, using either the A1 highway or, best choice, the A8 and A17 highways.

Portugal Tolls

Pay attention to Electronic Tolls: Some highways in Portugal have electronic tolls exclusively. All lanes with electronic tolls are properly identified using the reference "Electronic toll only". For more information, please go to