The best way to reach Aveiro is by train, from the Porto-Campanhã train station: there are three kinds of trains linking the two cities. Alfa Pendular (AP) are the fastest ones, reaching Aveiro in about 47 minutes. Tickets cost 15,10€ (1st class) or 20,80€ (2nd class). Intercidades (IC) trains take about 53 minutes to cover the distance, and tickets cost 13,20€ (1st class) or 12,20€ (2nd class). There are also suburban (U) trains linking the two cities, but these take around 1h10m to reach Aveiro and could be packed with passengers, depending on hour you choose to travel. Tickets for these trains cost 3,55€ and are loaded on a card that must be bought by 0,50€. Timetables for trains are available at www.cp.pt, tickets for Alfa Pendular and Intercidades trains can also be bought online on this website, and they might be cheaper if bought in advance. Tickets for suburban trains must be bought at the train station.
To arrive to the train station from the Airport Francisco Sá Carneiro you can take a cab (or uber, or similar), metro or bus. By cab, the trip should take around 30 minutes.
A practical way to reach the train station is by metro. There is a metro terminal at the airport leading to the Trindade station. There you can take a metro to Campanhã. The trip should take around 30 minutes and cost 2€ (Z4 ticket) plus the cost of the rechargeable Andante card (0,60€). Metro timetables and information about tickets, prices and the layout of the metro are available at www.metrodoporto.pt .
By bus, you can travel with Getbus or STCP. You can take a Getbus bus from the airport to the Campo 24 de Agosto bus station. The trip will take about 30 minutes and cost 2,80€. From there, the Campanhã station is at walkable distance (1,4km), but you might prefer to get the Metro at the 24 de Agosto station and leave at Campanhã (Z2 ticket, which costs 1,25€ but also requires the 0,60€ worth Andante card) or the 206 STCP (you can use a Z2 ticket or buy the ticket from the bus driver, which costs 2€). You can find additional information on Getbus and buy tickets at www.getbus.eu/pt/.
You can also take the STCP 602 line from the Airport to Cordoaria, where you can take the 207 line, which has its final stop at the Campanhã train station. You can do this trip using an Andante card (0,6€) loaded with a Z4 ticket (2€), or you can buy your ticket from the bus driver. In this case, you will need a ticket from each bus, and each will cost 2€. Timetables and other information on Porto buses might be found at https://www.stcp.pt. You can also travel from Porto to Aveiro by bus. Buses leave at Campo 24 de Agosto and take about 1h to reach Aveiro. If you buy the ticket online the price might vary, but it should cost between 5 and 15€. Timetables and other information are available at https://rede-expressos.pt.
Tickets might also be bought at the bus station. From the airport, you can arrive at the Campo 24 de Agosto bus station by cab or Uber (or similar), by metro or by bus. If you choose the first option, you can take the metro at the airport, change lines at Trindade, and leave at the 24 de Agosto station. The bus station is nearby. You will need a Z4 ticket (2€) and an Andante card (0,6€), and the trip will take around 25 minutes. You can also take a Getbus bus from the airport directly to the bus station (2,80€), and then take a bus to Aveiro.
If you are arriving at the Lisbon Airport, the best way to reach Aveiro is by train, from the Lisboa-Oriente station. There are two types of trains travelling between the two cities: Alfa Pendular (AP) and Intercidades (IC). Travelling in the rst one will take about 2h and cost 39,80€ (1st class) or 27,70€ (2nd class), while the second one takes around 2h20m and costs 31€ (1st class) or 21,10€ (2nd class), although prices might drop if the tickets are bought online and in advance. You might buy tickets, consult timetables and get further information at www.cp.pt.
To get to the Lisboa-Oriente train station from the airport, you can take a cab, Uber or similar, a bus or the metro. The rst option should take 5-10 minutes. BYou can also take the 705 (only at weekdays) or the 744 Carris bus at the airport and leave at the Estação Oriente bus stop. The trip costs 2€ if you chose to buy the ticket from the bus driver, or 1,50€ plus the Viva Viagem card that you must buy and charge with the ticket (0,50€). More information about the Carris buses might be found at https://www.carris.pt/. You can also take the metro red line from the airport and leave at the Oriente station. The trip takes 7 minutes and costs 1,50€ plus the Viva Viagem card that you must buy and charge with the ticket (0,50€). Metro timetables and other information might be found at https://www.metrolisboa.pt.
Another option is to travel form Lisbon to Aveiro by bus. You can take a bus instead of a train at the Oriente station. If bought online, tickets might cost between 5€ and 17,50€, but they can also be bought at the station. The trip takes 3h-3h30m. You can buy tickets and get information on timetables at https://rede-expressos.pt
If you are arriving at Faro, you might choose to travel to Aveiro by train or bus. There is one Alfa Pendular and one Intercidades daily train connecting the two cities. The rst one will cost 69,30€ (1st class) or 50,40€ (2nd class) and takes around 5h10 minutes to arrive, while the second one costs 54€ (1st class) or 39,05€ (2nd class) and takes about 6h15m. Tickets might be cheaper if bought online and in advance. You can also take a train to Lisbon and then another one to Aveiro. More information, timetables and tickets at www.cp.pt. You can get to the train station form the airport by cab (or similar) or by bus. If you choose to travel by bus, you should take the line 16, which takes around 25 minutes to arrive. The ticket costs 2,35€ if bought from the bus driver, or 2,35€ if loaded in a previously bought card.
You can also travel by bus. The trip will take 8 to 10 hours and costs 33€. You can buy tickets and get information on timetables at https://rede-expressos.pt. You might travel to the bus station by cab (or similar) or taking the 16 bus at the airport. The bus takes around 25 minutes to arrive, and the ticket costs 2,35€ if bought from the bus driver, or 2,35€ if loaded in a previously bought card
Both Aveiro railway station and Aveiro bus station are located at about 25 minutes walking distance (2km) or 5 minutes cab ride from the University Campus. To reach the Campus, you can also use the bus (line 11) which departs at regular intervals from outside the railway station. More information on Aveiro urban buses here: https://www.aveirobus.pt.
From the north using the A1 motorway or from the east using the A25. Take the A1 motorway headed to Lisbon. Exit the A1 in the direction of Aveiro and take the A25. There are two exits to the city from the A25, rst “Aveiro-Norte” and some kilometers further on, the “Aveiro” exit. This second exit is the best for reaching the University of Aveiro.
From the south using the A1 motorway. Take the A1 motorway in the direction of Porto. Exit the motorway at “Aveiro-Sul/Águeda” (exit 15) and follow the EN235 road directly to the University Campus. From the south, using the A8 and A17 motorways. Exit the motorway at “Aveiro-Sul” and follow the EN235 road directly to the University campus.
We also would like to inform you that the use of masks in the University of Aveiro premises is still mandatory. More information about Covid-19 and procedures to follow at the University of Aveiro is available here: https://www.ua.pt/en/covid-19-info