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How to get to Covilhã?


From Lisbon

From Lisbon, Covilhã can be reached by train, by bus or by car.


Transport from Lisbon Airport

A. If you want to go to Covilhã by train, you should go to Lisboa- Oriente Station

            .  by AeroShuttle, by Bus or by Taxi

B. If you want to go to Covilhã by Bus, you should go to Sete Rios (Rede Expressos Nacional)

            . by AeroShuttle, by Bus or by Taxi

C. If you want to go to the city centre

            . by Aerobus, by AeroShuttle, by Bus or by Taxi


For more information:


Lisbon airport site:


Lisboa - Oriente Station

This is the city's main station. Located in the heart of Parque das Nações.

Trains From Lisboa-Oriente to Covilhã

            . Intercidades (IC) Services (time: +/- 4hours)

            . Regional (R) Services (time:between 5 and 6 hours)


For more information (timetables):

            National Railways:


Terminal Rodoviários Sete Rios (Bus Station):

This bus terminal can be easily reached by metro ("Jardim Zoologico" stop)

Tel.: (+ 351)707223344


Buses from Lisbon to Covilhã (time: +/- 4 h)


For more information:  

                Bus (National Services):    (timetables = “horários e preços”)     


 If you want to go to Covilhã by car: (time: +/- 3 h)

. Follow signs for A1 and merge onto A1

. Take exit 7 toward Abrantes/Torres Novas

 . Merge onto A23

. Take exit 30 Covilhã Sul /Hospital


For more information:


Other useful inks:

Lisbon Buses (Carris) (routes and timetables):

Lisbon Subway -

Other information:




From Oporto Airport to Covilhã

From Oporto, Covilhã can be reached by train, by bus or by car.

From Airport of Oporto to Railways (Campanhã Station)
By subway [33 minutes]:
Line Violeta – Connection to city downtown and interface with Railways.
Oporto Airport:

Oporto Subway:

By rail:
From Oporto/Campanhã Station to Covilhã:
take Alfa Pendular (AP) or Intercidades (IC) Services

Oporto – Entroncamento: 2 hours
[rail change]
Entroncamento – Covilhã: 3 hours

National Railways (Timetable) :

By bus [3 hours 40 minutes]:
     Rede Expressos Service (National Services)
     Address: Rodoviária Beira Litoral - Garagem Atlântico
     Rua Alexandre Herculano nº366
     4000 Porto

To get here you can take:
1. the Subway at the Airport – take Line Red and change to Line Green at Trindade Station. Then exit at Bolhão Station. After a 5 minute walk, you will reach Bus Station.
2. the Bus (Oporto Services) or a Taxi at Campanhã Station.

Bus (National Services):

Bus (Oporto Services):

By car [3 hours]:
1º Take A1 Route from Oporto to exit toward Viseu.
2º Merge A25 Route and take exit 30 (toward Lisbon).
3º Merge A23 Route and take exit 31 (Covilhã Norte).

Google Maps: