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Figueira da Foz Portugal
The popular seaside town of Figueira da Foz lies on the west coast of Portugal between Porto and Lisbon (known as the Silver Coast) and we're located mid-way between the train/bus station and the Beach (just 10 mins walk).
Porto and Lisbon are the closest airports and they operate cheap flights with RyanAir, Easyjet, British Airways and TAP amongst others.
Figueira da Foz is approx 1hr30mins by car from Porto airport and 1hr45mins from Lisbon using the motorways, which are very quick and uncrowded. Car hire is available at both airports and cheaper when booked online. See below for GPS co-ordinates and full address.
From Porto airport, you will need to take the metro 35mins to Campanha station (a few euros) and then jump on a train to Figueira da Foz changing once at Coimbra (student city and Portugal's old capital). Journey takes 1hr each leg and costs approx 15 - 20 Euros in total.
From Lisbon airport, you will need to grab a taxi 2km to Oriente station (a few euros) or the metro and then jump on a train to Figueira da Foz. Journey time takes between 2 - 3hrs and prices 14 - 20 Euros.
Trains in Portugal are frequent, clean and good value for money.
Click www.cp.pt for timetables, offers and student discounts.
The bus journey from Porto is infrequent, expensive and not as quick at the train. From Lisbon (zoo) though the direct buses are 3 per day to Figueira da Foz and cost 14,70 Euros for 2hrs45 journey. Click www.rede-expressos.pt for timetables, offers an student discounts.
On arrival into Figueira da Foz, leave the bus/train station and walk or cycle straight along Rua da Republica until you reach Praca 8 de Maio. Walk though the square past the taxis, Casa do Benfica and Gamisabe car garage on the corner. Continue up Rua dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra then first right at the cafe/bakery. Our street (Rua da Clemencia) is first on your left.
Just for our guests we can provide airport transfers and pick-ups from Coimbra.
Please see prices below for a single journey and always book in advance to avoid disapointment.
Surf Van Surf Jeep
(max 6 persons + luggage) (max 3 persons + luggage)
Lisbon €150 €120
Porto €120 €100
Coimbra €50 €40
Latitude 40.15122 Longitude -8.85604
c/o Rua da Clemencia, 9, 3080-117 Figueira da Foz, Portugal
Phone +351 233 43 66 33 :: Mobile +351 916 678 202