Arriving by plane

The closest airport to the city of Braga is Sá Carneiro International Airport in Porto, about 11 Km away from the center of Porto and 50 Km away from the center of Braga. Sá Carneiro is served by regular flights from Faro and Lisbon, in Portugal, as well as direct flights from several cities around the world. From this point, and in addition to taxi service and train (Porto – Braga), you can also take a bus directly to Braga.

 

From Porto to Braga

  • By Bus service

There is a direct bus service (GETBUS) from the airport to Braga Coach Station and back. The GETBUS service will provide an easy and low-cost way of travel between these two destinations: Timetable/Price.

 

  • By Train

It is also possible to travel from Porto to Braga by train from the centrally located “Campanhã” train station. As Braga is located on Portugal’s rail network, it can also be accessed from Lisbon and other stations across Portugal, as well as from over the border in Spain, for instance from nearby Vigo as well as further afield. 

To reach Braga by train, take the subway to “Campanhã” train station, from where there are regular daily departures. From there take an Alfa Pendular or a Regional train to Braga, please refer to the CP – Comboios de Portugal website for more information on routes, schedules, tickets and more. All ride can take up to 2-3 hours and the price is around 6€.

 

  • By Taxi

Should you wish to take a taxi to Braga from the airport: the journey takes approximately 40 min. and the price is between 55€ and 70€.

 

  • By Car  

Car hire is also available at Sá Carneiro International Airport.
This is the address to get to the University of Minho:

Campus de Gualtar, Rua da Universidade, Braga (Portugal)

Gps coordinates: [lat: 41° 33' 32.16'' N - long: 8° 23' 54.06'' W]

Recommended route from Porto (58Km)

 

From Braga train station to the venue:

Once in Braga, we recommend the use of Braga Urban Transportation System (TUB). At the bus stop by the train station (bus stop "Rotunda Estação") you can take Bus 43, which connects the Train station with the Venue:

Download Bus 43 Schedule and Itinerary