How to Get From Lisbon to Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra is a good place to stop on the way to Porto or Madrid

Praca do Comercio in Lisbon
••• Praca do Comercio in Lisbon. (c) Damian Corrigan

On this page you'll find information on how to get from Lisbon to Coimbra by bus, train, car and flights.

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Where Should You Go After Coimbra?

Porto, home of port wine, is the most obvious place to visit after Coimbra. Read more about getting from Coimbra to Porto. Coimbra is also a good starting for getting to Madrid.

Read about travel from Coimbra to Madrid.

What's the Best Way to Get to Coimbra?

If you don't plan on using Coimbra as your stepping stone to Porto or Madrid, you could take a . For my money, nothing beats a guided tour on a day trip - your epert guide can give you all their local knowledge and all the logistics are planned out for you.

Alternatively, the train is a great option as it is quicker than the bus and only slightly more expensive.

See also: Compare Prices on Hotels in Coimbra

Lisbon to Coimbra by Train

The train from Lisbon to Coimbra takes about 1h45 and starts at about 17€. You'll arrive in the Coimbra-B station but you can easily connect to the center of town (Coimbra-A station) via a five-minute train ride that is included in your ticket. Book from Rail Europe (book direct).

See also: Lisbon Train and Bus Stations

Lisbon to Coimbra by Bus

The bus from Lisbon to Coimbra takes about 2h30 and costs about 15€.

It's about a 10 minute walk to the center of town or you can connect with a local bus. Book from Rede Expressos.

Lisbon to Coimbra by Car

The journey from Lisbon to Coimbra takes 2h and is about 200km. Compare Prices on Car Rental in Portugal