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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  53 min

  1. Intercity

$9 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 37 min

  1. 74.1 miles

$9

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. 10 / ...

$12 - $40

Metro, taxi  •  2 h 23 min

  1. E

$155

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. 74.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. 74.1 miles

$16 - $25

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Porto to Coimbra hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $18 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Coimbra hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
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 - $18
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$11 - $18
Metro do Porto
Phone
+351 22 508 1000
Email
metro@metro-porto.pt
Website
metrodoporto.pt
Train from Trindade to Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
metrodoporto.pt
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Porto Airport to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$153
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
BlaBlaCar
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Porto and Coimbra is 106 km. The road distance is 119 km.

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Coimbra is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 1 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Porto to Coimbra is to train which takes 53 min and costs 8€ - 15€.

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.

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.

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