"IV La Plata International School on Astronomy and Geophysics (LAPIS)"
How to Arrive in La Plata
Municipalidad de Ezeiza. Terminals A and B. Tel: +54-11-5480-0066/9383
Municipalidad de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Outside terminals A and B. Tel: +54-11-5305-2610/2612
Taxi Fare > Contact the authorized stands
Manuel Tienda León:
Transfer Express: Tel: +54-11-5480-0196/5480-2679, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vip Cars: Tel: +54-11-5480-4590/4594.
The sale points are at the Terminals A and B > ground floor > public sector.
Buenos Aires-La Plata Motorway. Another alternative is RN 1. From San Miguel del Monte: RN 215, which connects with RP 2. From Bahía Blanca: RN 3. From the Atlantic Coast: RP 2 - RP 11 and RP 36
From Buenos Aires:
Frequent coaches from Plaza Once, Constitución and Retiro. There are also many coaches from the main cities of each Argentine province.
Ferrocarril Roca at Constitución Train Station via Quilmes or Témperley. Trains every 40 minutes to La Plata Train Station (1st Street and 43rd Street). It takes about 1 hour and a half to get from Buenos Aires to La Plata. You are advised not to leave your luggage unattended as it might get stolen.
Once in La Plata, follow these directions to get to Facultad de Ciencias Astronómicas y Geofísicas:
Facultad de Ciencias Astronómicas y Geofísicas (Observatorio Astronómico de La Plata) is located in "Paseo del Bosque", a large green area close to the centre of La Plata and which can be reached from 53 Avenue and 1 Avenue.
The possible entries into the city are 7 Avenue or 13 Avenue (coming from "Camino Centenario") or 74 Diagonal (coming from Buenos Aires-La Plata Motorway). If you come from the motorway, go down 74 Diagonal, cross the railways, turn right at the first street opposite the square (38 Avenue), turn left at 2 Street and go along to 53 Avenue. Turn left here and cross 1 Avenue. Then turn right at Avenida Pereyra Iraola in Paseo del Bosque, go past the zoo (on your left), turn left at the roundabout (there is a monument) and go down Avenida Centenario. You will see the Observatory (Facultad de Ciencias Astronómicas y Geofísicas) on your right.