By Plane

Porto Airport → Aveiro For those arriving at Porto Airport, the trip between the airport and the Porto-Campanhã railway station, which has direct rail connections to Aveiro, can be done by taxi and takes around 30 minutes. A less expensive way to reach the Porto-Campanhã railway station is to use the Metro, which has a terminal at the airport. The trips between the airport and the railway station take about 32 minutes. The train journey to Aveiro takes between 40 and 75 minutes, depending on the type of train used. There are regular trains to Aveiro from Porto.

Lisbon Airport → Aveiro For those arriving at Lisbon Airport, the simplest way to get to Aveiro is by train from Lisboa-Oriente railway station. To get to the train station, you can use a taxi, which takes about 10 minutes, but there are less expensive ways to get there, by bus or Metro.

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By car

Aveiro is located 40 minutes away from Oporto, 2 hours from Lisbon (motorway A1) and only 2 hours from Spain (motorway A25). Distances: Coimbra 60 Km, Oporto 70 Km, Vilar Formoso (spanish border) 190 Km, and Lisbon 250 Km.

Electronic tolls

There are some highways in Portugal on which the tolls are electronic only. It means that there are no cabins and the passing of vehicles is detected by devices placed at the beginning of those highways.

The highways are identified at the beginning with: "Electronic toll only". For more informations regarding this system please consult:,frameless.htm

From train station to university - The distance between the train station of Aveiro and the university is about 2.5 km. One can do this course by walking during about 30 minutes. Anyway, there are taxis or buses. In particular, the buses of line 11 depart from the train station to the university.

By train

Oporto-Aveiro-Lisbon train is a good choice for those who want to reach Aveiro. Some trains take only 2 and a half hours to reach Lisbon. For more information contact the portuguese railways service (CP): Tel.: 808 208 208 or see its site at

Taxi Information (Aveiro)

Train Station Taxi Telefone: +351 234 422 943

Central Radio Taxi Telefone: +351 234 385 799

Aveiro Plaza Taxi Telefone: +351 234 316 148