How to reach UA
Flying to Portugal
The closest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport in Porto, located some 70kms to the north of Aveiro. Portela International Airport in Lisbon is located 250kms to the south of Aveiro.
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From Porto to Aveiro
The journey from the airport to the Porto railway station (called Porto-Campanhã) which has direct rail connections to Aveiro can be done by 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). Click here for Metro information.
The train journey to Aveiro takes about 40 minutes if you take the Alfa Pendular train and Intercidades or about 1 hour if you take a regular train. There are many trains running regularly to Aveiro from Porto. Click here for train timetables.
From Lisbon to Aveiro
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 the Metro, Red Line, which has a terminal at the airport. The trip between the airport and the railway station takes about 10 minutes. Click here for Metro information.
The train journey to Aveiro takes about 2 hours if you take the Alfa Pendular train or Intercidades train. Click here for train timetables.
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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.
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.