Travel Information

ARRIVING BY PLANE

Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport in Porto is the closest airport to Braga. It receives all types of flights, including low cost flights. The airport is located 45 km (approx. 28 miles) from Braga.

Alternative Airport: Vigo, Spain.

Shuttle: GetBus offers you a comfortable and economic express service with daily connections between Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport and the city of Braga. Make your reservation through the website or at the coach station in Braga: http://www.getbus.eu/index.php?lang=en&seccao=2

Taxi: from Sá Carneiro airport to Braga it costs about 60€. In Braga, the taxi rates depend on the distance, commonly ranging from 3€ to 9€. Please, note that that at night and on Sundays and holidays, taxis are more expensive.

ARRIVING BY CAR

Whether you are coming from the North or the South, the A3 motorway is the main access to Braga. Take exit no. 8 of the A3, signposted A11 Guimarães/N14 Braga Celeirós. At the toll, continue straight on, signposted Braga Sul Celeirós/Estádio Braga. Turn right onto the N14 Porto/Celeirós/Braga Sul. Head toward Braga Sul. Pass the sign for Braga (N101)/Guimarães/Braga/Chaves. Pass the sign for Braga Este/Chaves. Pass the Minho shopping center. Take 4th exit at the roundabout, signposted Barcelos N103/Porto N14. After the 1st tunnel, get into the right-hand lane. The hotel is on the first right.

ARRIVING BY TRAIN

From Porto:

The train ride from Porto (Campanhã or S. Bento train stations) to Braga takes about one hour. Porto-Braga/Braga-Porto timetables are available at:

http://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en/train-times

From Lisbon:

From Lisbon to Braga you can either take the Alfa Pendular train or the Intercidades train. The Alfa Pendular is a high-speed train, but it is more expensive than the Intercidades.

Lisbon-Braga/Braga-Lisbon timetables are available at:

http://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en/train-timescp/