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-Shuttle service to CasaPiedra convention center
We will provide a regular shuttle service exclusively for 16WCEE attendees (free of charge). Buses will pick up passengers from two easy-to-reach and well known locations: Mar de los Zargazos Street (Manquehue Metro station) and Intercontinental Hotel (Tobalaba Metro station). The buses will be leaving every 15 minutes, from 7:15 to 8:30 in the morning, and from 18:30 to 20:00 in the evening; the rest of the day buses will be leaving less frequently. This is a limited service and its availability will depend on the amount of people using it.
-16WCEE Uber Service: download the APP
You can pay with credit card or Chilean pesos (cash). Uber will provide CasaPiedra as the main arrival and departure location.
The cost will depend on the hotel where you will be staying. If is near to the convention center (see here) the cost will be approximately of 5 or 6 USD .
- Transantiago (public transportation) you will need special card - BIP card. You can buy this card at any metro station (one trip cost 1 USD).
The buses numbers that you should use in order to get to CasaPiedra from Escuela Militar metro station (to the north) can be: 425 (35 minutes and you should walk 4 blocks); C07 (44 minutes-directly in front of the venue) and C03 (51 minutes-directly in front of the venue).
Also you can use the Hotel cab drives.
Please remind that you should uses the official transportation mentioned above.
CasaPiedra Convention Center
CasaPiedra Santiago is one of the best convention centers in Chile. It is close to major hotels, attractive shopping areas, and the International Airport. It offers 4,800 m2 of conference rooms plus 4,000 m2 for exhibitions, 60,000 m2 of green areas, and parking lots that can accommodate 1,200 vehicles. CasaPiedra has a proven track record when it comes to handling international conferences.
Convention Center Address: Avda. San Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer 5600 Vitacura, Santiago, Chile