How to reach UA

Flying to Portugal

The closest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport in Oporto, located some 70 kms to the north of Aveiro. Portela International Airport in Lisbon is located 250 kms to the south of Aveiro. For more information please visit ANA (airports).

From Oporto 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 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 trip between the airport and the railway station takes about 32 minutes (Z4 ticket). For more information please visit Metro do Porto maps and timetables.

The train journey to Aveiro takes about 40 minutes if you take the fast Alfa Pendular train and Intercidades or 1h15 if you take a regular train. There are many trains running regularly to Aveiro from Porto. For more information please check online train timetable.

From Lisbon to Aveiro

If you're arriving by plane to Lisbon, the best way to come to Aveiro is by train from Lisboa-Oriente railway station. To get from the airport to the train station, the most convenient way is to take the metro (red line) and you will be there in 6 minutes. The train journey to Aveiro takes about 2 h if you take the fast Alfa Pendular train or 2 h 30 min if you take Intercidades train. For information on the train journal to Aveiro please check online train timetable.

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To reach the University Campus

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.

By road

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 kilometres further on, the "Aveiro" exit. This second exit is the best one 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.