University of Aveiro
Campus Universitário de Santiago
Phone: +351 234 370 361
40º 37′ 53” N
8º 39′ 27” W
Flying to Portugal
The closest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport in Oporto, located some 70 kms to the north of Aveiro. Humberto Delgado International Airport in Lisbon is located 250 kms to the south of Aveiro.
From Oporto to Aveiro
The trip between the airport and the railway station (called Porto-Campanhã), which has direct rail connections to Aveiro, can be done by taxi for around 20€ and takes around 30 minutes. A less expensive way to reach the Porto-Campanhã railway station is to use the trotro, which has a terminal at the airport. The trips between the airport and the railway station take about 32 minutes and the ticket costs 2 € (Z4 ticket). Click here for Metro information.The train journey to Aveiro takes between 40 minutes and 1h15, depending on the type of train used. There are regular trains to Aveiro from Porto. Click here for train timetables.
From Lisbon to Aveiro
If you’re arriving by plane, the simplest form of transport to Aveiro is by train from Lisboa-Oriente railway station. To get to the train station, you can go by taxi, which takes about 10 minutes and costs around 10 €, but there are less expensive ways to get there, by bus, for example (lines 5 and 44). Click here for train timetables.
From the north using the A1 motorway or from the east using the IP5/A25. Take the A1 motorway in the direction of Lisbon. Exit the A1 in the direction of Aveiro and take the IP5/A25. There are two exits to the city from the IP5/A25, first “Aveiro-Norte” and some kilometres further on, the “Aveiro” exit. This second exit is best for reaching the University of Aveiro, which is near the hospital.
From the south using the A1 motorway. Take the A1 motorway in the direction of Porto. Exit the motorway at “Aveiro-Sul/Águeda” (exit 15) and follow the EN235 road directly to the University Campus, which is near the hospital. From the south, using the A8 and A17 motorways. Exit the motorway at “Aveiro-Sul” and follow the EN235 road directly to the University campus.
Driving to Aveiro
Driving southward on A1, exit at “Aveiro (A25)”. On A25 there are two exits to the city: “Aveiro Norte” (North exit) and, a few miles ahead, “Aveiro”. If you’re heading for the University of Aveiro, the latter is advisable – refer to the City Map. After leaving A25 and arriving to the first roundabout, follow the direction “Universidade de Aveiro” and then turn right at the traffic lights. You will find yourself in Rua da Pêga, located between the University and the Ria de Aveiro – refer to the Campus Map.
Driving northward on A1, exit at Aveiro-Sul/Águeda (exit 15) and then drive along EN235 until you reach the university campus.
To reach the University Campus
Aveiro railway station is located about 20 minutes walking distance or 5 minutes taxi ride from the University campus. To reach the campus, you can also use the bus (green line) which departs at regular intervals from outside the railway station. It might be easier to print the map of the campus and indicate the place where they should drop you off. Please refer to the Campus Map.