There are 3 ways to get from Porto to Covilhã by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Covilhã L01

$15 - $24

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Train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$31 - $61

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Covilhã 155.6 miles

$35 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Covilhã. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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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 5 h 31 min.

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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 3 h 47 min and costs .

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The bus from Porto to Covilhã takes 3 h 47 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Porto to Covilhã bus services, operated by Citi Express, depart from Porto 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 3 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 31 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Porto to Covilhã.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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

Citi Express operates a bus from Porto to Covilhã 5 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 47 min. Rede Expressos also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Covilhã via Entroncamento in around 5 h 31 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 Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Entroncamento to Covilha
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 to Covilhã
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt

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

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There are 207+ hotels available in Covilhã. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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