How to get to Portugal
The closest airport to Aveiro is the Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro, in Porto.
Arriving in Porto
You can take a taxi from the airport to Campanhã train station, which will take approximately 15 minutes (depending on traffic), and which costs approximately €20.
There is also a metro between the airport and Campanhã train station, which leaves every half hour. The journey takes about 35 minutes, and costs €1,80.
(More info on Porto metro here)
To Aveiro From Porto
By train: there are frequent services to Aveiro from Campanhã train station. The train options are the Alfa-Pendular, the Intercidades or the Urbano, which range in price from €14,20 to €3.35 respectively. The train journey from Porto to Aveiro takes between 30 minutes to approximately one hour, depending on the type of train (the Alfa-Pendular is the fastest). (More info on trains here)
By car: Just take the A1 towards Lisbon, or the A29 towards Aveiro. The journey takes approximately 50 minutes (78 km), and the toll cost is approximately €4,70.
Arriving in Lisbon
To Aveiro From Lisbon
By train: at Oriente train station there are regular services to Aveiro (Alfa-Pendular train or Intercidades train). The journey to Aveiro takes approximately 2 ½ hours, with train tickets varying between €26,30 to €20,20. (More info on trains here)
By car: take the A1 towards Porto (254 km/approximately 2 ½ hours). Turn off at the exit for Aveiro Sul (exit/ saída 15). Aveiro is a further 10 minutes drive along the N235.
How to get to the University of Aveiro
From Aveiro train station:
On foot, it takes approximately 30 minutes to reach the University.
By bus, the journey takes 15 minutes.
By taxi, the journey takes approximately 5 minutes (depending on traffic), and costs around €5.
By car: once you reach Aveiro, the University is well sign-posted.