How to get to Portugal

Besides the regular flight companies, there are some low-cost flight options within Europe to Portugal. Ryanair flies to Porto and Lisbon, and Easyjet flies to Lisbon.

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

There is a metro from Lisbon Airport to Oriente train station that takes 10 minutes approximately, and costs €1,40. (More info on Lisbon Airport here )
(More info on Lisbon Metro here)

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.