Transportation

 

Transfer service  Madrid-Bragança

Saturday, June 3

  • 6:00 p.m., Spanish hour (local time: GMT, UTC +1)

Sunday, June 4

  • 5:30 p.m., Spanish hour (local time: GMT, UTC +1)

Meeting Point

  • Meeting Point: Adolfo Suárez Airport, Barajas,  T1 (Terminal 1), Arrivals,  Level 0, at the exit leading to Parking 1
  • A member of the SEB Meeting staff, wearing a TShirt with the SEB Meeting log, will be waiting for attendees and will bring them to the coach
  • Travel from Madrid to Bragança will take approximatly 3h30m, depending on traffic in Madrid. However in Portugal it will be 1h earlier (Portuguese local time: GMT, UTC +0)
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Barajas airport, Madrid, Meeting Point T1, floor 0

Transfer service  Porto-Bragança

Saturday, June 3

  • 6:30 p.m., Portuguese hour (local time: GMT, UTC +1)

 Sunday, June 4

  • 3:00 p.m., Portuguese hour (local time: GMT, UTC +1)

Sunday, June 4 (small coach, few places previously and specifically booked)

  • 9:30 p.m., Portuguese hour (local time: GMT, UTC +1)

Meeting Point

  • Meeting Point: Airport Sá Carneiro, arrivals, Level 0 (PISO 0), in front of the Post office, see a column with a yellow sign announcing PONTO DE ENCONTRO/MEETING POINT
  • A member of the SEB Meeting staff, wearing a TShirt with the SEB Meeting log, will be waiting for attendees and will bring them to the coach
  • Travel from Porto to Bragança will take approximatly 3h, depending on traffic
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Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, Porto, Arrivals, Level 0

Transfer service  Bragança-Madrid, Barajas airport

Friday, June 9

  • 5:00 a.m., arrival previewed at 9:00 – 9:30 a.m., according to traffic in Madrid, all Portuguese hour (local time: GMT, UTC +1)

  • Terminal will be announced later according to the first flight departure

Meeting Point announced during the event considering users accomodations sites in Bragança


Transfer service  Bragança-Porto, F. Sá Carneiro airport

 Friday, June 9

  • 5:00 a.m., arrival previewed at 8:30 a.m., all Portuguese hour (local time: GMT, UTC +1)

  • 8:00 a.m, arrival previewed at 11:30 a.m., all Portuguese hour (local time: GMT, UTC +1)

     

Meeting Point announced during the event considering users accomodations sites in Bragança


Please read these important notes about transfer service

  • Standard time zone in Portugal: UTC/GMT +0 hours (see http://24timezones.com/#/map)
  • Transfer arrangement is only to and from the nearest Airports in Porto and Madrid and will happen on Saturday, June 3, Sunday, June 4 and Friday June 9.
  • Delegates interested in transfer services will have to book their travel options online during  the registration process. Transfers are additional charges at delegates own expense, that must be paid in advance during registration.
  • There are no public bus or trains connecting Madrid and Bragança.
  • We will not be able to provide an airport transfer to meet every flight but we will aim to provide a service that might successfully deal with delegates needs.
  • Transfer schedules have been elaborated taking into account detailed information on the interest and the fligts arrival and departures of the participants. 
  • Sunday, June 4 transfer service from Porto at 9:30 p.m., Portuguese hour, needs specific booking. In case of interest, please mail to seb2017@ipb.pt
  • Using tranfers may involve waiting times at airports.


International and domestic flights

The nearest International Airport is in Porto (OPO), International Airport/Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro. Other possibilities for international travelers are Lisbon Airport (LIS) and airports in Spain, namely Valladolid (VLL), Salamanca (SLM) and Barajas Airport in Madrid (MAD).

There are daily domestic flights from Lisbon to Bragança and from Bragança to Lisbon. Early reservation is recommended given aircraft size. For more information including schedules,  fares and for online reservation visit the webpage of the operator AeroVip. Information about the airport of  Bragança here

The organization provides airport transfers from and to Porto International Airport by coach. It  will be also possible to offer transfer services by coach from and to Barajas Airport in Madrid. The cost of this transfer service is about the same as for public transport, but you may find it more convenient, as it will be direct; However, be aware that  public transport is not available between Madrid and Bragança, there are no bus and no raillway between the two towns.

If your itinerary option is via Madrid you need to use the meeting transfer services or to hire a car to get to Bragança, Portugal.

Moreover, traveling from/to Porto/Madrid airports to/from Bragança will take about 3h-3,5h depending on traffic volume on Porto and Madrid.


Bus connection

Delegates are invited to use the multiple connections by public bus transportation available daily from Lisbon, Porto and other cities in Portugal to Bragança.

The following bus companies operate to and from Bragança:

NEW ADRESS SINCE May 1: Rede Expressos Bus Station in Porto: Terminal Rodoviário do Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto, nº 125 4300-504 Porto. Coordinates GPS: 41º08’57.3″N 8º35’55.3″W

Rede Expressos Bus Station in Lisbon: Terminal Rodoviário de Sete Rios, Praça Marechal Humberto Delgado – Estrada das Laranjeiras 1500-423 Lisboa, nearby the Zoo.

If you arrive at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (Oporto)  and are planning the travel to or from Bragança on your own, it might interest you to know there are daily  shuttles between the airport and the bus station of  Rede Expressos, in Porto. See http://www.transdev.pt/aeroportoporto/


Travelling by car

By highway, Bragança is 215 km east of Porto and 520 km north of Lisbon.

  • Porto – Bragança – 215 Km | 02h00m
    A4-Porto/Amarante. IP4- Amarante-Vila Real. A4 Vila Real/Bragança
  • Lisboa – Bragança – 491 Km | 05h00
    A1 |IP6 | A23 |IP2| A4: Lisboa – Torres Novas – Abrantes – Guarda – Macedo de Cavaleiros – Bragança
  • Madrid – Bragança – 362 Km | 03h15m
    A6/N.VI- Madrid/Tordesilhas- N122/E.82 Tordesilhas/Zamora/Alcañices – IP4 Bragança)
  • Valladolid – Bragança – 204 Km | 02h00m
    N.620/E.80- Valladolid/Tordesilhas- N122/E82 Tordesilhas/Zamora/Alcañices – IP4 Bragança
  • Salamanca – Bragança – 169 Km | 01h45m
    N.160- Salamanca/Zamora/Alcañices – IP4 Bragança
  • Zamora-Bragança – 101 km | 01h 10m
    E82 – Zamora/Alcañices – IP4 Bragança

Major car rental companies operate in Portugal . Cars can be rented at airports and most cities in the country.