Transportation to the Venue

Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (FMUP), is located on the northern edge of the city of Porto, near the Circunvalação Road (EN12), sharing some facilities with Hospital de S. João.

Public transportation is a good option for getting around the city of Porto. The city has a well-developed public transportation network, including buses, subway, and trams (known as "elétricos"). These kinds of transportation are efficient and often cover a large part of the city, making it easy for residents and visitors to get around. Be prepared to pay for your metro and bus tickets. You can buy tickets at metro stations or use the Andante card for more convenience. The prepaid Andante card can be used for the metro, STCP buses, and trams. Don't forget to validate your Andante card at the beginning and end of each journey.


The Porto Metro system is one of the most efficient ways to get around the city. The nearest station to FMUP is typically "Pólo Universitário," which is located near the university campus. If the starting point is the city centre, you can take Line D (Yellow Line) towards Hospital São João and get off at the "Pólo Universitário" station. Line D (yellow Line) connects FMUP and the University Campus to Câmara de Gaia in about 20 minutes, passing through Trindade, where it connects with the other lines (A - blue, B - red, C - green, E - violet, and F - orange).
Please note that public transportation routes and schedules may change, so it's a good idea to check the latest information on the Porto public transport website or app before you travel. After arriving at "Pólo Universitário" metro station, you can walk to Faculdade de Medicina, which takes about 10 minutes.


Buses can also be a good alternative, depending on the area you are travelling from. Visit the STCP website to find out the bus routes that pass near FMUP / Hospital de S. João.

Other types of transportation

You can also get there by car. You can get a taxi available throughout the city or you can use apps like Uber or Bolt to request your ride.