how to reach the conference Hotel

There are three major international airports in Portugal, being Faro (FAO) the closest to Portimão (Praia da Rocha). Lisbon airport (LIS), from where major intercontinental flights arrive/depart is 280 km North Portimão, but there are several daily flights, express buses and trains from Lisbon to Algarve.

We will make our best to collect everybody that will fly to Faro on Saturday, 17th. In order to optimize our bus transportation service to the conference hotel, please let us know in advance - no later than Monday 12th October - your arrival time at Faro airport writing us at


You may also fly to Lisbon and proceed to Portimão (or Faro) using the following options:

Flights (Lisbon – Faro):

Trains (Lisbon-Faro):

Get a taxi from Lisbon airport to the Entrecampos train station. From there you can get a train ticket Lisboa (Entrecampos) – Faro. This trip takes around 3-4 hours and costs approximately 20 €. Please note that the last train on 17th October will depart from Entrecampos at 18:50. We may also organize transportation from Faro train station to Praia da Rocha. If you already know your arrival time in Faro, please send us that information by mail to


and Express buses (Lisbon – Portimão) at:

This is the preferred transportation mode, as the bus station is at a short walking distance from the conference hotel.
Get a taxi from Lisbon airport to Terminal Rodoviário de Sete Rios. From there you can get a EVA express bus to Praia da Rocha. This trip takes around 3:20 hours and costs approximately 19 €. Please note that the last bus on 17th October will depart from Sete Rios at 18:50.


There other possibilities to arrive to Praia da Rocha from Lisbon. In case you cannot follow any of the above-mentioned chances, please let us know, writing to



The conference hotel has a special agreement with AVIS. In case you are interested in renting a car, please contact the Hotel Algarve Casino,
(Miss Laura Silva: ) that will make the reservation for you.

The prices of this special agreement are as follows:

Group A car:
            3 days – 89€
            4 days – 118€
            5 days – 148€
            6 and 7 days – 177€
            additional day – 25€

Group B car:
            3 days – 96€
            4 days – 128€
            5 days – 160€
            6 and 7 days – 192€
            additional day – 27€

Group C car:
            3 days – 130 €
            4 days – 174 €
            5 days – 217 €
            6 and 7 days – 261 €
            additional day – 37 €

The payment (credit card) will be made directly to the Hotel Algarve Casino. For more information please contact Miss Laura Silva :

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