Flying to Portugal
The closest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport in Porto, located some 70kms to the north of Aveiro. Portela International Airport in Lisbon is located 250kms to the south of Aveiro. Both are operated by regular and by low-cost companies. Click here for ANA airports information.
From Porto to Aveiro
The journey from the airport to the railway station (called Porto-Campanhã) which has direct rail connections to Aveiro can be done by taxi for around 27€ or by Uber for around 20€ and takes 20 to 30 minutes. A less expensive way to reach the Porto-Campanhã railway station is to use the Metro, Violet (E) Line, which has a terminal at the airport. Note that you have to change in Trindade station to lines A, B, C or F (all of them go to Campanhã). The trip between the airport and the railway station takes 33 minutes and costs 2€ (Z4 ticket). Click here for Metro information.
The train journey to Aveiro takes about 40 minutes if you take the Alfa Pendular train and Intercidades or 1h15 if you take a regular train. There are many trains running regularly to Aveiro from Porto. Click here for train timetables.
From Lisbon to Aveiro
If you're arriving in Lisbon by plane, the best way to come to Aveiro is by train from Lisboa-Oriente railway station. To get to the train station, you can take a taxi, which takes about 10 minutes, or use the Metro, Red Line, which has a terminal at the airport. The trips between the airport and Oriente railway station take about 10 minutes and cost €1.50 (+ viva viagem card €0.50). Click here for Metro information and here for train timetables.
To reach the University Campus
Aveiro railway station is located at about 30 minutes walking distance or 5 minutes taxi ride from the University Campus. To reach the Campus, you can also use the bus (number 11) which departs at regular intervals from the Bus Terminal outside the railway station (leaving the station via the East side exit).
If you are going to the hotel check on Google Maps if it is within walking distance from the station, most of them are 15 min away using the West exit towards city centre.