By train…From the airport which lies to the north of the town, you can take a taxi to the main railway station of Porto Campanha (this should cost 20-25 €) or you can go from the airport to the station by underground ( This will take approximately 35 minutes and cost 1,35 €. Underground station is at the airport which means you don’t have to leave the airport to get to it. Trains depart station hourly with a journey time of one and quarter hours for Alfa Pendular and InterCity trains, and approximately two hours for regional trains. Rail fares cost between 17 and 25 €. Get off at Coimbra B. You can take another train for Coimbra A station on the same ticket from where many hotels are within walking distance.

Please note that Intercidades trains do not stop at Coimbra A station, so you must get off at Coimbra B.

By bus…

If you arrive at Oporto airport and you want to come by bus, you must take a taxi to the “bus station” (around 17€). Price from Oporto to Coimbra is 10.20€, single fare.


If the visiting professors/lecturers need any help upon arrival to the city, he/she should inform in advance about expected schedules for the arrival to the train/bus station. One of the ESEC students will be pleased to provide any help concerning transportation to the hotel.