Train Station in Guarda

Train Station

Fast IC trains serve Garda's train station from Lisbon and Coimbra.To get to the centre from the station, which is some 5km to the northeast, there are infrequent buses or you can take a taxi for €6 to €7.
Bicycle Hire in Coimbra

By Bike

Hires out bikes and E-bikes which they'll deliver to wherever you're staying. Also runs various tours of the city and river environs (from €12 for a 2½-hour city bike tour).
Bus in Aveiro


Bus operator serving destinations across the Beiras. Information is available (in Portuguese) from the office near the stops on Rua Clube dos Galitos.
Bus in Trancoso

Rede Expressos

Runs services to Viseu (€6.70, 70 minutes, two daily), with connections via Celorico da Beira to Guarda (€8.60, 50 minutes to 1½ hours, two daily).
Bicycle Hire in Aveiro


Provides bikes for use within the town limits, all for free. Bike quality can vary a bit. Leave an ID such as your driver's licence or passport.
Lift in Coimbra

Elevador do Mercado

Half-lift half-funicular, this two-part elevator whisks you up from the lower new town to the university district.
Bus in Coimbra

Rede Expressos

Runs at least a dozen buses daily to/from Lisbon and Porto, as well as direct services to/from Braga and Faro.
Bus Station in Trancoso

Bus Station

Serves Rede Expressos buses to Viseu and other Beiras destinations.
Bus in Figueira da Foz


Runs buses from Figueiras' bus station to the beach destinations of Buarcos, Cabedelo and Gala.
Bus Station in Seia

Bus Station

Serves buses to/from Lisbon, Coimbra, Guarda, Covilhã, Gouveia, Viseu, and local villages.