There are 6 ways to get from Porto to Coimbra by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B Intercity

$9 - $17

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Rideshare  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Porto to Coimbra 74.1 miles

$9

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Coimbra 10

$11 - $29

Train via Aveiro  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Porto(Sao Bento) to Aveiro Regional
  2. Take the train from Aveiro to Coimbra Regional

$11 - $19

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Porto to Coimbra 74.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Coimbra 74.1 miles

$16 - $25

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Coimbra. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Coimbra-B. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Porto and Coimbra is 106 km. The road distance is 118.5 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Coimbra without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs .

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The train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B takes 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Porto to Coimbra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Coimbra is to train which takes 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Porto to Coimbra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Coimbra station.

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Porto to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Coimbra-B station.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Coimbra.
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  • Distance: 66.4 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Coimbra, Portugal?

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Porto to Coimbra hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Coimbra every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

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Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Porto(Sao Bento) to Aveiro
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Aveiro to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Porto to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Porto to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Taxis Invicta
Phone
+351 225 076 400
Website
taxisinvicta.com
Porto Taxi
Phone
+351 302 099 910
Website
portotaxi.com
RadiTaxis
Phone
+351 225 073 900

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Coimbra is 119 km. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Porto to Coimbra.

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There are 291+ hotels available in Coimbra. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Porto and Coimbra. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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