Travel & Accommodation
How to travel to WOMEX 21, how to get around and where to stay.
The Airport Francisco Sá Carneiro is located at 15 kms from the city center (20 min. drive), is at about 3 hour average distance from major European Union cities, has more than 110 regular destinations covered by 30 airline companies.
You can easily get to the city center by metro. Line E runs every 20 or 30 minutes, depending on the time and day of the week, and takes about 30 minutes to Trindade station (city center). The Andante ticket needed can be purchased at the automatic ticket machines in the metro station. The occasional ticket (Z4) costs 2€ and is valid for 1 hour and 15 minutes and is also rechargeable.
We will provide bus shuttle transfers that help you reach some of the WOMEX 21 Venues. Click on the button below to see the Shuttle Bus schedule.
At the airport there are also a wide range of shuttles making connections to the city center according to a previous booking.
Another option is to take a taxi, which costs between 20€/25€, and that are available 24/7 at the taxi ranks, or rent a car directly at the airport.
Special Offer for WOMEX 21 Delegates
WOMEX 21 Official Carrier, TAP Air Portugal is offering 15% discount on economy and business class to all the WOMEX 21 participants. To avail this discount, book your tickets via TAP Air Portugal's website by adding the correct code corresponding to your currency. Please find all the information and the discount codes here.
Travelling by train is the most environment-friendly way to travel. Thanks to our local partners in Portugal, AMG Music, this year WOMEX has partnered with CP - Portuguese Railways to bring you exclusive discounts. If you plan to travel via train within Porto or from Porto to Lisbon or any other cities in Portugal, you can redeem special offers as WOMEX delegates.
Please note: to receive this special discount, please present this PDF form with your details at the train ticket office in Portugal along with your passport or ID. The discount is valid from 22 October until 02 November 2021 for travel via train within Porto and from Porto to other cities in Portugal.
Connection to Lisbon by train takes 3 hours and cost around 40€. Campanhã train station is the busiest in the city and São Bento railway station is the most central one. Tickets can be purchased online or at sales points.Getting Around
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