Plan your stay

How to get to Coimbra

From Porto: 121 km, travelling from the north.  
From Lisbon: 208 km, travelling from the south.
Train Station in Coimbra city: Coimbra B.

Venue: Convento de São Francisco, Coimbra, Portugal

Travelling from Lisbon International Airport

By train: You can take a taxi or the Lisbon Metro (opens at 06:30 and closes at 01h00) from the airport to the “Oriente” train station. The trip should take around 10 minutes, but for the taxi it may vary depending on traffic conditions. “Oriente” trains to Coimbra are frequent (your destination will be Coimbra-B station). You should choose one of the following type of trains: the IC, Inter Cidades, that makes a few stops in major cities before Coimbra or the AP, Alfa Pendular, which is faster and more comfortable than the first one. You can see the train schedule and other information on the following site: www.cp.pt/passageiros/en

By bus: The easiest way is to take a taxi from the airport to the bus station (Terminal Rodoviário de Sete Rios). The trip should take around 30 minutes, but it may vary depending on the traffic conditions. Buses to Coimbra are frequent. You can see the bus schedule and other information on www.rede-expressos.pt/en and www.rodonorte.pt/en.

When you get to Coimbra by train or bus, you can simply take a taxi.

Travelling From Porto International Airport

By train: You can take a taxi or the Porto Metro from the airport to the “Campanhã” train station. The trip should take around 30 minutes, but for the taxi it may vary depending on traffic conditions. Trains to Coimbra are frequent (your destination will be Coimbra-B station). You could choose the IC, Inter Cidades, that makes a few stops in major cities before Coimbra or the AP, Alpha Pendular, which is faster and more comfortable than the first one. You can see the train schedule and other information at www.cp.pt/passageiros/en.

By bus: The easy way is to take a taxi from the airport to the bus station (Garagem Atlântico – rede-expressos). The trip should take around 30 minutes, considering normal traffic flow conditions. Busses to Coimbra are frequent. You can see the bus schedule and other information at www.rede-expressos.pt/en

When you get to Coimbra by train or bus, you can simply take a taxi.

Alternatives

Travelling by car: If you prefer renting a car, the trip should take about 1.5 hours from Porto and two hours from Lisbon.

Travelling using Coimbra Airport Shuttle : Coimbra Airport Shuttle provides a door-to-door shared transfer between Coimbra and the airports at Lisbon and Porto. The Coimbra Airport Shuttle service offers numerous daily shuttles going to or departing from the airports. You can schedule and see other information at coimbra.airportshuttle.pt


Accommodation

Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra

Address
Rua Abel Dias Urbano, 20
3000-001 Coimbra
Contact
+351 239 240 000
Email
coimbra@vilagale.com
Webpage
www.vilagale.com/en/hotels/center-of-portugal/vila-gale-coimbra


Hotel Tivoli Coimbra

Address
Rua João Machado, 4/5
3000-226 Coimbra
Contact
+351 239 858 300
Email
htcoimbra@tivolihotels.com
Webpage
www.tivolihotels.com/en/tivoli-coimbra


Hotel Quinta das Lágrimas

Address
Rua António Augusto Gonçalves
3041-901 Coimbra
Contact
+351 239 802 380
Email
reservas@quintadaslagrimas.pt
Webpage
www.quintadaslagrimas.pt/quinta-das-lagrimas