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Congress venue

Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto

The Alfandega Porto Congress Centre, a 150 year old building, located in the heart of Porto's historic city centre, used to be a Custom´s House, and was refurbished by Pritzer prize winning Portuguese architect – Souto Moura, that made it´s singular architecture stand out from the usual Porto landscape.

The venue surprises with its simultaneous tradition and modernity, with the entirely modern and fully equipped congress centre that lies in between its historic walls.

The Alfândega Porto Congress Centre has all the necessary material to host any type of event and business partnerships with the best and most up-to-date companies in Portugal, in order to join all the required services to make your event a success.

The Alfândega Porto Congress Centre, considered for the 4th consecutive year as “Best Congress Centre in Portugal”, and in 2014, 2015 and 2017 as “Best Meetings and Conference Centre in Europe” has unique and high quality conditions in the local, national and international panorama.

Contact

Rua Nova da Alfândega Edifício da Alfândega 
4050-430 Porto
Portugal

(+351) 223 403 000/24
(+351) 223 403 099
Email: geral@ccalfandegaporto.com
Website: www.ccalfandegaporto.com

How to get to the congress venue

By Plane

To arrive at the Alfândega Porto Congress Centre from the airport:

Catch the metro “Line E”, destination Estádio do Dragão and exit at Trindade”.
Duration of trip: 24 minutes
Travel ticket: Z4

At Trindade change to “Line D”, destination Santo Ovidio and exit at São Bento”.
Duration of trip: 4 minutes
Travel ticket: use same travel ticket as before

Exit the metro station and at the STCP bus stop catch the 500 bus, destination Matosinhos (Mercado) and exit at Alfândega bus stop.
Duration of trip: 4 minutes
Travel ticket: use same travel ticket as before

By Train

To travel to the Alfândega Porto Congress Centre by train, there are two possible train stations:

Campanhã Train Station

1st Option

Catch the train/metro to São Bento.
Duration of trip: 4 minutes
Travel ticket: Z2

Exit the train/metro station and at the STCP bus stop catch the 500 bus, destination “Matosinhos (Mercado) and exit at “Alfândega bus stop.
Duration of trip: 5 minutes
Travel ticket: use same travel ticket as before

2nd Option

Catch the Metro “Line A, B, C, E or F” at Campanhã” and exit at “Trindade.
Duration of trip: 6 minutes
Travel ticket: Z2

Change to “Line D” destination Santo Ovideo” and exit at São Bento”.
Duration of trip: 4 minutes
Travel ticket: use same travel ticket as efore

S. Bento Train Station

Exit the train/metro station and at the STCP bus stop, catch the 500 bus, destination Matosinhos (Mercado) and exit at Alfândega bus stop.
Duration of trip: 5 minutes
Travel ticket: Z2

By Bus

The Alfândega Porto Congress Centre can be reached by the following bus lines:

500
Praça da Liberdade – Matosinhos (Mercado)

ZR
Alfândega – Areias

ZM
Cordoaria – Bom Sucesso (Boavista)

By Metro

To reach the Alfândega Porto Congress Centre by metro, catch the “Line A, B, C, E or F”, exit at Trindade and change to “Line D”, destination Santo Ovidio and exit at São Bento.

Exit the metro station and catch the STCP “500” bus, destination Matosinhos (Mercado) and exit at “Alfândega”.
Duration of trip: 5 minutes
Travel ticket: Z2

Taxi

Taxi from the airport to the congress venue takes approx. 25 minutes.

All the taxis in Porto are beige or black and have a green coloured roof. Before getting into a taxi, always make sure they have a taximeter and that they switch it on when it starts driving.

On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays (all day) and every day between 9 pm and 6 am, the rates increase 20%. The driver’s taximeters calculate the increase automatically.

If you have suitcases, you’ll be charged a supplement of €1.60.

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