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There are 4 ways to get from Porto to Covilhã by bus, train or car

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Bus Citi Express  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Covilhã L01

$15 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus Transportes Barquense  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Viseu Centro
  2. Take the bus from Viseu to Covilhã

$29 - $42

Train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Entroncamento Ic
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Covilha Ic

$31 - $61

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Porto to Covilhã 155.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Covilhã is to bus which costs 13€ - 21€ and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Covilhã is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto and arriving at Covilhã. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Covilhã. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Covilha via Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 41m.

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The distance between Porto and Covilhã is 134 km. The road distance is 248.9 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Covilhã without a car is to bus which takes 3h 41m and costs 13€ - 21€.

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The bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Covilhã takes 3h 41m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Porto to Covilhã bus services, operated by Citi Express, depart from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto station.

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Porto to Covilhã 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 Covilhã is to bus which takes 3h 41m and costs 13€ - 21€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 26€ - 55€ and takes 5h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Covilhã.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

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

Citi Express operates a bus from Porto to Covilhã every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 3h 41m. Rede Expressos also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Covilhã via Entroncamento in around 5h 41m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Entroncamento to Covilha
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$18 - $28
Bus operators
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Covilhã
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Covilha
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.viageos.com
Bus from Porto to Viseu
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
barquense.com
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Viseu to Covilhã
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt

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Porto to Covilhã bus services, operated by Citi Express, arrive at Covilhã station.

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Porto to Covilhã train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Covilha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Covilhã is 249 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Porto to Covilhã.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Covilhã. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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