V José Plínio Baptista School on Cosmology
October 19-23, 2020
Pedra Azul, Domingos Martins-ES, Brazil
A bus is scheduled to transport the registered participants from the federal university (UFES), at Vitória-ES, to the place of the event on Sunday 18, at 16:00h. The return will be on Friday 23 at 18:00h. The trip lasts at least 1:30h (please, take this into account when planning your trip to Vitória).
How to get in Vitória
Vitória is the capital of the Espírito Santo (ES) state and it is well connected to all mainly capitals cities in Brazil.
Vitória has an official taxi service serving the city, white cars with an orange stripe. Payments should be made preferable in cash, but sometimes is possible to pay by card (ask for it before). Both the bus station and the airport have taxi stations therein. A taxi from the Rodoviária to UFES should cost around R$ 45,00 and from the airport to UFES about R$ 20,00.
There are also private companies such as Uber and 99. They work through their mobile apps and can be much cheaper than a taxi. In this case, payment through the app is the preferable option.
The public transportation in Vitória works with buses only. The payment for the service are made directly inside the vehicles and the cost is approximately R$ 4,00. There are several lines going from the Rodoviária to UFES: 527-T. Carapina, 506-T. Laranjeiras and 509-T. Carapina are among them. From the airport to UFES, there are the lines 539-Jd. América, 541-T. Vila Velha, 123-Bela Vista and 122-Rodoviária.
The Brazilian Currency is the Real (R$). There are few currency exchange offices in Vitória, the main options being located in the airport and Shopping Vitória. The great majority of the commercial activities, including restaurants, bars and hotels, accept payment by credit card. Mastercard and Visa are the more commons accepted cards.