The closest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport in Oporto, located some 70kms to the north of Aveiro. Portela International Airport in Lisbon is located 250kms to the south of Aveiro. ANA (airports).
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 €20 and takes around 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. The trips between the airport and the railway station take about 32 minutes (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.
If you’re arriving 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 and costs around €10. There are also less expensive routes to get there, by metro (Red line), it also takes only 10 minutes and the ticket is €1.40 (more details here) or by bus. Click here for train timetables.
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Aveiro railway station is located at about 20 minutes walking distance or 5 minutes taxi ride from the University Campus. To reach the Campus, you can also use the bus (green line) which departs at regular intervals from outside the railway station.
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, first “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.
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