How to Get to Coimbra-B Portugal by Train

How to get to Coimbra-B Portugal by train

The most popular way to visit Coimbra is via the high-speed Alfa Pendular trains. These trains are fast, comfortable, and reliable. They also offer a range of discounts if you book early. You can check availability and prices here.

A cheaper option is to travel by bus. There are many bus companies that offer services between Lisbon and Coimbra. However, the main company is Rede Expressos and they offer regular services at a low price. Check out this deal to Coimbra from Lisbon.

If you are travelling with a large group, it might be best to hire a car. This will give you more flexibility and allow you to make stops on the way. However, you will need to factor in the cost of fuel and road tolls. If you don’t want to drive, there are also a number of private transfer options available.

Once you arrive at the Coimbra train station (Coimbra B) you can take a taxi to the city center for around EUR5. It is also possible to catch bus number 103 from the station and ask for Largo D. Dinis, or Casa da Lusofonia.

Coimbra is a university town and as such has plenty of cafes and restaurants. You can find all sorts of things here from typical Portuguese cuisine to Asian. A great place to eat is Sete Restaurante which is close to the Igreja de Santa Cruz and gets packed with locals for lunch. The food is slightly pricey for Portugal but it is worth it for a nice meal in the heart of Coimbra.

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