Transport

ARRIVAL

If you come from Lisbon

1. Taxi or Metro and Train

You can take the Metro (3 stops) to the railway station Lisboa Oriente (costs about 3 euro, takes about 10 minutes). Take the train to Coimbra-B. The ride takes 2 hours. The price of the ticket is about 20 euro (depends on the type of railway train you take Alpha Pendular or the IC). 

From 07.00 until 21.30 there goes almost each hour a railway train to Coimbra. (more info at www.cp.pt , choose English version). From Coimbra-B you can walk (about 15 minutes) or take a taxi ( € 5,-) to the busstation (Rodoviaria). There you can take the bus to Vila Nova de Poiares where you will stay the first 2 nights.

AST* Taxidrivers are obliged to use the calculator.

2.Bus:

Taxi and bus to Coimbra: You can take a taxi to the bus station of Rede Expressos in Sete Rios (costs about 8 euro). At the bus station of Rede Expressos you take the bus to Coimbra. The ride to Coimbra takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes and it costs about 14 euro. Timetable time of departures from Lisbon working- and Sunday

Departure times Rede-Expressos:
Workingdays:    07:00, 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:30, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 14:30, 15:15, 15:45, 17:00, 18:00, 18:45, 19:30, 21:15, 22:30, 00:15.
Saturday:       07:00, 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:30, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 14:30, 15:15, 15:45, 17:00, 18:00, 18:45, 19:30, 21:15, 22:30, 00:15.
Sunday:         00:15, 07:00, 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:30, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 14:30, 15:15, 15:45, 17:00, 18:00, 18:45, 19:30, 21:15, 22:30,
For more information look at : www.rede-expressos.pt
Departure time Coimbra-Vila Nova de Poiares (ca. € 3,50) When you arrive at Vila Nova de Poiares we can pick you up after a call to the Quinta.
Working days:    07.15; 08.00; 10.30; 12.30; 13.30; 14.30; 16.00; 16:15; 17.00; 17.30; 18.15; 19.00; 19.30
Saturday:       10.30; 17.30 en 19.30

Sunday:          12.30 en 17.30

You can also take a taxi. When you do this please let the taxi take you to the busstation in Vila Nova de Poiares (´terminal dos autocarros´). 

COIMBRA_UnivTransfer Airport Lissabon-Quinta no Pinhal

2 persons      €97,50 pp./per drive

4 persons      €55,00 pp./per drive

6 persons      €50,00 pp./per drive

8 persons      €42,50 pp./per drive

Transfer Coimbra-Quinta no Pinhal

If you will let us know at what time you´ll arrive at Coimbra-B, we can arrange a taxi ready waiting for you, costs € 30,-.

If you come from Porto

1.Train: 

From the airport you can take the Metro to the railway station Porto-Campanha (it takes about 35 minuten and the Metro departs every 20 minutes ). From Porto-Campanha you can take the train to Coimbra-B. This trip lasts 1 hour and from 5:45 to 20:45 ;almost every hour a train departs, it costs about € 17,50. ( more info at www.cp.pt ). From Coimbra-B you can walk (about 15 minutes) or take a taxi ( € 5,-) to the busstation. There you take the bus to Vila Nova de Poiares where you will stay the first 2 nights at Quinta no Pinhal.

2.Bus: 

From the airport you can take the Metro to the stop (Campo) 24 de Agosto. From there you can take the "Rede Expressos" bus. The metro departs every 20 minutes . The bus trip takes 1½ hour (costs € 13,-). In Coimbra take the bus to Vila Nova de Poiares where you will stay the first 2 nights. When you arrive at Vila Nova de Poiares we can pick you up after a call to the Quinta.

Departure times Rede-Expressos:

Working days :  06:45, 07:15, 09:30, 10:45, 14:00, 14:30, 16:30, Saturday:          17:00, 18:15, 20:30, 00:45 

Sunday:            06:45, 07:15, 10:45, 12:00, 14:00,   14:30,16:30,17:00, 18:15, 20:15, 22:00, 00:45

For more information look at : www.rede-expressos.pt

Departures Coimbra-Vila Nova de Poiares (ca. € 3,50)

Working days:      07:15, 08.00; 10.30; 12.30; 13.30; 14.30; 16.00;     16:15; 17.00; 17.30; 18.15; 19.00; 19.30

Saturday:         10.30; 17.30 en 19.30

Sunday:            12.30 en 17.30

You can also take a taxi. If you will let us know at what time you´ll arrive at Coimbra-B, we can arrange a taxi ready waiting for you, costs € 30,-.

Transfer Airport Porto-Quinta no Pinhal

2 persons       €72,50 pp./per drive

4 persons       €42,50 pp./per drive

6 persons       €40,00 pp./per drive

8 persons       €33,50 pp./per drive



DEPARTURE


If you go to Lisbon

We will bring you to the busstation where you can take the bus from Vila Nova de Poiares to Coimbra, trip time 50 minutes.


Working days:   06:30; 07:00, 07:30, 08.00; 09:00; 10:15; 12.15;   13.45;15.00; 17:15; 18.45; 

Saturday:       08:00; 10.15; en 13.30

Sunday:          08:15; 13:15.


You can also take a taxi, costs about € 30,-.


1. Train:

You are going to the train station Coimbra-B and take a train to Lisbon Oriente. The train departs from 6:45 uur to 21:45 alomst every hour and the trip takes 2 hours (more info at www.cp.pt ). From the station you can go by Metro(3 stops)or take a taxi (costs € 8,-) to the airport.

2. Bus:

At the busstation in Coimbra you can take the Rede-Expressos to Lisbon trip time 2¼ hours). From the busstation Sete-Rios you can take the bus or take a taxi to the airport.



Departure times: Rede-Expressos:

Working days:      06:15, 07:30, 08:15, 08:45, 09:30, 10:00; 10:15, 10:30, 11:15, 12:15, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 17:30, 18:15, 19:00, 19:30, 20:00, 22:00, 02:15.

Saturday:          06:15, 07:30, 08:15, 08:45, 09:30, 10:00, 10:15, 10:30, 11:15, 12:15, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 17:30, 18:15, 19:00, 19:30, 20:00, 22:00, 02:15.

Sunday::           06:15, 07:30, 08:45, 09:30, 10:00; 10:15, 10:45, 11:15, 12:15, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 17:15, 17:45, 18:15, 18:45, 19:00, 19:30, 20:00, 20:15, 22:00, 02:15

For more information see : www.rede-expressos.pt 


If you go to Porto:

We will bring you to the bus station where you can take the bus from Vila Nova de Poiares to Coimbra, trip time 50 minutes.


Working days:      06:30; 08.00; 09:00; 10:15; 12.15; 13.45; ; 15.00; 17:15; 18.45; 

Saturday:          06.30; 08:00; 10.15; 13.30 en 16.00

Sunday              08:15; 13:15.


We can also arrange a taxi for you, costs € 30,-.


1.Train: 

From the train station Coimbra-B take the train to Porto-Campanha. Departures from 7:45 uur to 23:30 almst every hour. Trip time is 1 hour (more info at www.cp.pt ). At Porto-Campanha you can take the metro to the airport (trip time about 35 minutes, departure of the metro every 20 minutes).

2.Bus: 

At the bus station take the Rede-Expressos to Porto. The Rede-Expressos bus station is Campo 24 de Agosto where you can take the metro to the airport, The trip takes 30 minutes and the metro departs every 20 minute.


Departures Rede-Expressos:

Working days, Saturday and Sunday: 07:30, 08:30*, 09:30, 10:00, 11:00, 14:00, 15:30, 17:15*, 18:30, 19:30, 21:30, 03:00. 

* Not on Sunday.

For more information see : www.rede-expressos.pt



Environment

In this region, called the Pinhal Interior, because of the great number of pine trees, also exist a lot of olive orchards, eucalyptus and citrus trees but also cork oaks and of course the big amount of "vinhas" vineyards. In spring the mimosa with it´s typical yellow sweet smelling flowers decorates this region. Often you will meet the peasant cart with the dunkey. A lot of the portugese people here live of agriculture. In the summer there are a lot of markets and festivals with music and dancing to honour the saint.

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