How To Arrive

The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) is located at the Asprela Campus in the heart of the main research and academic district of Porto.

From Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport to FEUP

From Porto city centre to FEUP

From Campanhã Railway Station to FEUP

From s. Bento Railway Station to FEUP

Transportation

Metro

The metro system is the most convenient way to move around in Porto. The Asprela Campus is served by the yellow line (line D, direction Hospital São João – station IPO). This line connects the Asprela Campus to the city centre in less than 10 minutes. The D line (yellow) connects the University Pole to the Town Hall of Gaia in 15 minutes, passing through Trindade, where it has connection with lines A (blue), B (red), C (green) and E (violet). You must get out at the IPO station, contour the Campus S. João, and carry on that long street.

You must cross the transversal road and get to FEUP! Inside the city limits you need a Z2 ticket (1.20€ for 1 trip). The ticket, called Andante, is individual and needs to be validated at the entry of every station (the ticket is valid for one hour). Andante ticket is also valid on the bus lines marked with the Andante sign. For more information, please consult: www.metrodoporto.pt

Bus

There are 4 bus lines in FEUP’s area: 204, 300, 301 and 803. From the S. João Hospital, there are other lines of STCP and regular routes to other cities. To choose which one is more appropriate for you, please consult: www.stcp.pt

Car

The best way is to follow the indications to Hospital de S. João. We present you now the routes from the principal origins to FEUP.

If you come from Ermesinde, Gondomar and Valongo by the “Estrada da Circunvalação (EN12)”: You must go by the EN12 until you find the Hospital de S. João on your left. Continue through the traffic lights with Roberto Frias Street and keep left. At the next crossing with traffic lights, turn left onto António Bernardino Almeira Street (IPO will be on your right) and go straight until the intersection with Dr. Plácido da Costa Street, where you should straight ahead. Keep to the left until the next crossing, where you must turn left. Drive straight along this street until you reach another intersection, where you must turn left. Continue until the end of the road that intersects with Dr. Roberto Frias Street, where you must turn left. Keep right until the intersection with Via Estruturante, where you must turn right.

If you come from Maia and Matosinhos by the “Estrada da Circunvalação (EN12)”: You must go by the EN12 until you find the IPO on your right. At the crossing with traffic lights, turn right onto António Bernardino Almeira Street (IPO will be on your right) and go straight until the intersection with Dr. Plácido da Costa Street, where you should straight ahead. Keep to the left until the next crossing, where you must turn left. Drive straight along this street until you reach another intersection, where you must turn left. Continue until the end of the road that intersects with Dr. Roberto Frias Street, where you must turn left. Keep right until the intersection with Via Estruturante, where you must turn right.

Train

If you arrive to Porto by train, you’ve got 2 choices:

To get out at the Campanhã Station. In this case, you must catch the metro and choose one of the following lines: A (blue), B (red), C (green) and E (violet). You must do the transfer at the Trindade Station and catch the D line (yellow). After that, you must follow the indications that are given in the “Metro” option.

To get out at the S. Bento Station. In this case, you must catch the D line (yellow) of the metro. You do not have to do any transfer. Then, just follow the indications that are given in the “Metro” option.

Plane

The quickest way to get to FEUP, if you don’t have your own car and if you don’t want to go by taxi, is to catch the metro, E line (violet). You must do the transfer at the Trindade Station and catch the D line (yellow). After that, you must follow the indications that are given in the “Metro” option. Taxis are not very expensive and within the city limits, the rates charged are those shown in the meter at the end of the ride. On Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays, and Monday to Friday between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., a 20% additional rate applies to normal fares. The FEUP-Airport cab trip costs around 25€.

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