There are 4 ways to get from Castelo Branco to Coimbra by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Castelo Branco to Proença-A-Nova 9
  2. Take the bus from Proença-A-Nova to Coimbra 9 / ...

$20 - $24

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Train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Entroncamento Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Coimbra-B Regional / ...

$18 - $35

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castelo Branco to Coimbra 87.3 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Castelo Branco to Coimbra 87.3 miles

$19 - $29

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No, there is no direct bus from Castelo Branco to Coimbra. However, there are services departing from Castelo Branco and arriving at Coimbra via Proença-A-Nova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Castelo Branco to Coimbra. However, there are services departing from Castelo Branco and arriving at Coimbra-B via Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Castelo Branco and Coimbra is 90 km. The road distance is 139.8 km.

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The best way to get from Castelo Branco to Coimbra without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Castelo Branco to Coimbra, including transfers.

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

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Castelo Branco to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Castelo Branco station.

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The best way to get from Castelo Branco to Coimbra is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Castelo Branco to Coimbra.
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  • Distance: 56.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Castelo Branco, Portugal and Coimbra, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Castelo Branco to Coimbra via Proença-A-Nova in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Castelo Branco to Coimbra via Entroncamento in around 4 h 15 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 Castelo Branco to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$11 - $18
Train from Entroncamento to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$10 - $17
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Castelo Branco to Proença-A-Nova
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Proença-A-Nova to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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Taxi from Castelo Branco to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Táxis Domingos Roque
Phone
+351 966 082 639
Website
taxisdr.alojamentogratuito.com
Praça Táxis Antral De Castelo Branco
Phone
+351 272 341 539

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Yes, the driving distance between Castelo Branco to Coimbra is 140 km. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Castelo Branco to Coimbra.

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

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