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.
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 operator serving destinations across the Beiras. Information is available (in Portuguese) from the office near the stops on Rua Clube dos Galitos.
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).
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.
Half-lift half-funicular, this two-part elevator whisks you up from the lower new town to the university district.
Runs at least a dozen buses daily to/from Lisbon and Porto, as well as direct services to/from Braga and Faro.
Serves Rede Expressos buses to Viseu and other Beiras destinations.
Runs buses from Figueiras' bus station to the beach destinations of Buarcos, Cabedelo and Gala.
Serves buses to/from Lisbon, Coimbra, Guarda, Covilhã, Gouveia, Viseu, and local villages.