There are 5 ways to get from Porto to Coimbra by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car
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Train • 57 min
$9 - $17
Rideshare • 1 h 37 min
3 alternative options
Bus • 1 h 30 min
$12 - $29
Taxi • 1 h 11 min
$95 - $120
Drive • 1 h 11 min
$16 - $25
Questions & Answers
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 costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 57 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto and arriving at Coimbra Bus Terminal. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.
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 57 min.
The distance between Porto and Coimbra is 106 km. The road distance is 118.5 km.
The best way to get from Porto to Coimbra without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs 8€ - 15€.
The train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Porto to Coimbra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto station.
Porto to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Vila Nova de Gaia station.
The best way to get from Porto to Coimbra is to train which takes 57 min and costs 8€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 30 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 57 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Coimbra every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.
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.
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Coimbra-B
- Ave. Duration
- 57 min
- Estimated price
- $9 - $17
- 2nd Class
- $9 - $13
- 1st Class
- $11 - $17
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Coimbra Bus Terminal
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.
Rideshare from Porto to Coimbra
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 37 min
- 5 times a day
- Estimated price
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More Questions & Answers
Porto to Coimbra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Coimbra Bus Terminal station.
Porto to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Coimbra-B station.
Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Coimbra is 119 km. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Porto to Coimbra.
There are 295+ hotels available in Coimbra. Prices start at $43 USD per night.
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.