Useful Information

How to get to Braga and to BabeliUM

The nearest airport to Braga and Guimarães (about 50km) is the Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, in Porto.
There are non-stop buses from Porto Airport to Braga.
There are 14 different daily schedules.
Tickets can be purchased at the airport or online at Getbus
A round ticket costs €14.
More information available at: www.getbus.eu

The bus lines 601 and 604 take you directly from the airport to the centre of Porto (every 20 minutes). A one-way ticket costs around €1.45.
You can also take the Subway. Line E (purple) connects the airport to one of Porto’s train stations (Campanhã) and/or to the bus stop of Trindade. The trip takes about 35 minutes and costs €1.45. From the city centre, there are many ways you can get to Braga:

  • Bus: non-stop connections to Braga are available in the city centre every 30 minutes/1 hour, on Rua Alfredo Magalhães.
  • Train: from the centre of Porto, students can take the train to Braga, whether in São Bento Station or in Campanhã Station (every hour). The trip takes about 1 hour.
  • Taxi: from the airport, the trip to Braga lasts approximately 40 minutes and costs around €50

When in Braga, it is best to take a taxi to the University Residence Hall (if you have reservations there). Whether by train or by bus, the trip to Braga costs around €5.00.
University Residence Hall of Santa Tecla
Rua Francisco Machado Owen
Sta Tecla
4715-021 BRAGA
Phone number: +351-253601780

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