UMinho OA seminar – travel

Universidade do Minho (UMinho)

Largo do Paço

4704-553 Braga


The University of Minho is currently among the most prestigious institutions of higher education in the country, and it has also gradually come to assert itself on the international scene. Founded in 1973, the University has two major poles: the campus of Gualtar in Braga, and the campus of Azurém in Guimarães.

Gualtar Directions


Campus de Gualtar

Rua da Universidade

Gps: [latitude: 41° 33′ 32.16” N   – longitude: 8° 23′ 54.06” W]



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From Oporto airport (Aeroporto Sá Carneiro)

The closest airport to the city of Braga is the Sá Carneiro Airport in Oporto, about 50 km away.

From the airport the more convenient options are:

Bus Transfer – Airport-Braga city center – It takes 50 min. and costs 8€ one Way, 14€ Return ticket – Check schedules and buy tickets here.

Taxi – Takes approximately 40 min. and costs around 60€.

You can also combine subway and train (but it will take you 90 to 120 min.). Take the subway to Porto, line E (violet line) Airport – Estádio do Dragão, get out at Campanhã stop-off, which gives direct access to the Railway Station with the same name. Trains bound for Braga depart from that station (Campanhã).


Visit the portal where you can consult the train schedules and available lines to reach Braga.

Tel.: +351 808208208



You can also travel between Porto and Braga city centers by Bus. Here you can find information on some of the companies that provide travel services between Porto and Braga.

Rede Expressos

Schedules available at:

Tel.: +351 213 581 460


Schedules available at:

Tel.: +351 213 581 460


Schedules available at:


Schedules available at:

Tel: +351 259 340 710

From City Centre to UMinho – Campus Gualtar

Here you can find information on some of the bus services between Braga city centre and the University of Minho, Campus Gualtar.

42 – Residência Universitária – Universidade do Minho 2375

43 – Estação CF – Universidade do Minho 15478

943 – Estação CF – Universidade do Minho 6350

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