The Sá Carneiro International Airport in Porto (OPO) is about 11 Km away from the centre of Porto. From the airport, several options exist for getting to Braga. Please see below the options recommended by the local organizing committee:
By Shuttle Bus service Recommended option
There is a direct bus service (GETBUS) from the airport to Braga Coach Station and back.
The GETBUS service will provide an easy and cost-effective way (Return Trip: € 14) of travel between Braga and the airport.
By Train (combination of metro + train) Low-cost option, takes longer
To reach Braga by train, from OPO airport take the subway to “Campanhã” train station, from where there are regular daily departures. From there take an Urbano train (about € 3.1, ± 1 hour train ride) to Braga, please refer to the CP – Comboios de Portugal website for more information on routes, schedules, tickets and more. The whole ride (metro + train) can take up to 2-3 hours.
By Taxi More convenient option
Should you wish to take a taxi to Braga, the journey takes approximately 40 minutes and the price is between € 55 and € 70. Taxis are available at taxi ranks outside the airport.
By Car / Rental
Car hire is also available at Sá Carneiro International Airport (OPO). 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]