Travel Information

Transportation from USP, Unicamp, USP-São Carlos/UFSCar

Transportation to Maresias will be offered to the participants on Sunday August 13 at the times given below . Buses will depart from São Paulo (IF-USP USP), Campinas (IFGW-UNICAMP) and São Carlos (USP/UFSCar). All buses will return on Friday August 18 after the closing session.

For reservations, the participant must send an email with his/her name and ID number (RG or passport)  to the local contact (see emails below) with copy to bwsp18@if.usp.br

São Paulo: IFUSP 14h (Instituto de Física da USP - Mário Schenberg building - Estacionamento do "Morro da Coruja". Endereço:  Rua do Matão 1371) - Amina S. L. Ribeiro - amina_ribeiro@usp.br

Campinas: IFGW 13h (Instituto de Física "Gleb Wataghin" - Estacionamento próximo da cantina. Endereço: Rua Sérgio Buarque de Holanda 777) - Odilon D. D. Couto - odilon@ifi.unicamp.br

São Carlos: USP 12h15  (Entrada principal em frente a USP, do lado de fora, ao lado da entrada da Arquitetura. Endereço: Avenida Trabalhador São-Carlense, 400). UFSCar 12h30 (Rotatória fora da portaria Sul. Endereço: Rodovia Washington Luis) - Fernando M. de Oliveira - nando.oliver@df.ufscar.br

Participants from other states may also use those buses.

International participants arriving at the SP international airport (GRU): there are a very few places available in the vans that will take the invited speakers to the hotel. Notice that we cannot guarantee a place in those vans. Please contact the Organizing Committee for details. 

Regular Bus from the Tietê Terminal to Maresias

There are regular buses leaving from the Tietê terminal in São Paulo  to Maresias running 5 times a day. The bus ticket is about R$ 60 and the trip takes about 5 hours. Schedules and prices can be found in the links below.

Litorânea bus from the Tietê terminal to Maresias: schedule for Sunday, August 13
Litorânea bus from the Tietê terminal to Maresias: schedule for Monday, August 14.
Litorânea bus from the Tietê terminal to Maresias: schedule for Tuesday, August 15.

Regular Bus from GRU to Maresias

There are regular buses leaving from the International Airport in São Paulo (GRU) to Maresias running 6 times a day. The bus ticket is about R$ 40 and the trip takes about 4 hours. Schedules and prices can be found in the links below.

Litorânea bus from GRU to Maresias: schedule for Sunday, August 13
Litorânea bus from GRU to Maresias: schedule for Monday, August 14.
Litorânea bus from GRU to Maresias: schedule for Tuesday, August 15.

Visa Information

• Passports: Passports valid for at least six months from date of entry required by all except nationals of Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay arriving in Brazil directly from their own countries and holding a national identity card. 

• Return ticket: All travellers must be in possession of onward or return tickets and sufficient funds to cover their stay. 

• Visa: Required by all except citizens of: 
 


Andorra
Argentina
Austria
Uruguay
Barbados
Belgium
Bolivia
Bahamas
Czech Republic
Chile
Colombia
Bulgaria
Denmark
Ecuador
Finland
Costa Rica
Germany
Greece
Honduras
France
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Hungary
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Macau
Italy
Monaco
Morocco
Mexico
Malaysia
New Zealand
Norway
Namibia
Netherlands
Paraguay
Peru
S.M. Order of Malta
Panamá
Portugal
San Marino
Philippines
Poland
South Africa
South Korea
Slovakia
Slovenia
Sweden
Switzerland
Spain
Surinam
Turkey
United Kingdom
Thailand
Trinidad & Tobago
Vatican
Venezuela


• Visa required to attend the conference: Tourist Visa (scientists, professors or researchers attending cultural, technological or scientific conferences, seminars). 

• It takes about 10 days to get the visa. Please, try to get your visa as soon as possible (30 days before your trip) to avoid undesired and unexpected delay problems. 

• Attach your invitation letter and a printed copy our the ECC9 home page to the documents that are required to submit to the Brazilian Consulate to get your visa. 

• Procedures - See the specific information applicable to your country with the Brazilian Consulate in your country (see bellow):
 

• Brazilian Consulates:

• Australia: http://www.brazilsydney.org/ 

• USA: http://www.brasilemb.org/ 

• Canada: http://www.consbrastoronto.org/1024/main.htm 

• Japan: http://www.consbrasil.org/ 

• China: http://www.emb-brazil.org.cn 

• India: + (9111) 301 7301 

• New Zeland: http://www.brazil.org.nz