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BUS / TRAM (Lisbon)
15E (Tram - Praça Figueira – Algés) - www.carris.pt/pt/electrico/15E/ascendente/
723 (Desterro – Algés) - www.carris.pt/pt/autocarro/723/ascendente/
729 (Bº P. Cruz – Algés) - www.carris.pt/pt/autocarro/729/ascendente/
750 (Estação Oriente – Algés) - www.carris.pt/pt/autocarro/750/ascendente/
751 (Campolide – Linda-a-Velha) - www.carris.pt/pt/autocarro/751/ascendente/
201 (night bus - Cais Sodré – Linda a Velha) - www.carris.pt/pt/autocarro/201/ascendente/
Schedules and stations info here: www.metrolisboa.pt.
Get the subway to “Cais Sodré” station. At “Cais Sodré” get the train to “Algés” (all trains stop in “Algés” train station. Check train schedules here: www.cp.pt/StaticFiles/CP/Imagens/PDF/Passageiros/horarios/lisboa/linhacascaisin.pdf
From Cais Sodré / Cascais
More info and schedules for all Portuguese railroads
The festival venue has a prime location near Algés Train Station that allows the public to arrive easily to Optimus Alive avoiding the necessity to bring your own car, traffic and parking.
For those who travel from the big Lisbon area there are trains every 15 minutes or less from the city center and the Cascais Villa that stop in Algés. During the dawn of July 13, 14 and 15 there will be extra trains that depart from Algés in both directions (city centre and Cascais Villa) in the following schedules: 2.30am, 3.00am, 3.30am, 4.00am and 4.30am.
There's a special ticket for the festival that is valid for this trains and also to enter the venue. Still, if you already bought your festival ticket you can always buy the train ticket separately.
For those coming from the North and Center of Portugal there are always trains to Lisbon during the day (they don't stop in Algés, so you have to pick up another train or bus to the festival). At night, there's a special train that departs from Santa Apolónia (Lisbon Train Station) at 2.0am. This train heading for Oporto also stops in Santarém, Entroncamento, Pombal, Coimbra-B, Aveiro, Espinho and Gaia. To see the full schedule go to www.cp.pt
There's a free shuttle from the festival venue to Santa Apolónia for those with a ticket to the 2.00am special train heading for Oporto.
Get to “2ª Circular”, direction “Benfica”, take the exit “Eixo Norte-Sul” going South. Go through “Eixo Norte-Sul” and take the exit to “IC17” and go ahead to “Algés” and take that exit.
From the center of Lisbon
Go to “Praça de Espanha”, go to “Avenida de Ceuta” until it ends, in “Alcantara”. In “Alcantara” turn to “Avenida da India” and go all the way ahead in that road (“Marginal”). Exit in “Algés”.
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If you're driving to the festival, Alegro Shopping Center in Alfragide has a good solution for you: 800 free parking spaces, during the 3 days, for ticket holders for Optimus Alive and a free ride in one of their panoramic buses to the venue and back.
The buses start at 4.00pm and keep on running in both directions (from the mall to the venue and from the venue to the mall) in 30 minutes intervals until 4.00am.
At Alegro Alfragide Shopping Center, you can also exchange your 3 Day Ticket for the wristband that gives you access to Optimus Alive during the 3 days. The exchange point at Alegro Alfragide works on July 11 and 12 between 10.00am and 11.00pm near the information stand.