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How to arrive

From Lisbon

 

By train

At the airport, follow the signs to the metro station and take the Red Line towards “S. Sebastião” direction. Leave the metro train at “Oriente” (~10 min journey), where the “Gare do Oriente” railway station is located. For tickets and prices, please visit Metropolitano de Lisboa (www.metrolisboa.pt). At the “Gare do Oriente”, buy a train ticket to Coimbra B (~2 h journey). Choose an “Alfa Pendular” or “Intercidades” type of train. For reservations, information on train timetables and ticket prices, please visit CP-Comboios de Portugal (www.cp.pt).

By bus

You will need to catch a taxi to “Sete Rios” Bus Station. The journey should take approximately 10 minutes. Express buses to Coimbra run every hour, the journey should take about 2 and a half hours. Check here (www.rede-expressos.pt) the timetable and prices.

By transfer

The shared transfer service Coimbra Airport Shuttle offers numerous daily shuttles going to or departing from the airports of Lisbon and Porto. Check here (www.airportshuttle.pt) the timetable and prices.

Traveling by car

At both Lisbon airport there are several rent-a-car stands. Please ask for information at the rent-a-car stand concerning payment of motorway and highway tolls. Leaving from Lisbon Airport, follow the indications to the A1 Motorway towards Porto (the A1 motorway goes from Lisbon to Porto through Coimbra), and leave the A1 Motorway at the first exit to Coimbra.

 

From Oporto

 

By train

At the airport, follow the signs to light-rail station “Metro do Porto” and take the E line (Violet) light-rail train towards “Estádio do Dragão”. Leave the light-rail train at “Campanhã”, near the Campanhã railway station (“Estação da Campanhã”) (~37 mins journey). For tickets and prices, please visit Metro do Porto (www.metrodoporto.pt). At the “Estação da Campanhã”, take a train to Coimbra B (~1 h journey). Choose an “Alfa Pendular” or “Intercidades” type of train. For reservations, information on train timetables and ticket prices, please visit CP-Comboios de Portugal (www.cp.pt).

By bus

You will need to travel by metro (line E) until the “24 de Agosto” Stop (30 minutes). From there, walk to the Bus Station “Terminal Rodoviário”, Street: “Campo 24 de Agosto, n.º 125” (2 minutes). Express buses to Coimbra run every hour, the journey should take about one hour and a half. Check here (www.rede-expressos.pt) the timetable and prices.

By transfer

The shared transfer service Coimbra Airport Shuttle offers numerous daily shuttles going to or departing from the airports of Lisbon and Porto. Check here (www.airportshuttle.pt) the timetable and prices.

Traveling by car

At Porto airport there are several rent-a-car stands. Please ask for information at the rent-a-car stand concerning payment of motorway and highway tolls. Leaving from Porto Airport, follow the indications to the A1 Motorway towards Lisbon (the A1 motorway goes from Lisbon to Porto through Coimbra) and leave the A1 Motorway at the first exit to Coimbra.