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Arriving

By Train -- The train station is on Largo da Estação (tel. 25/327-85-52 or 808/208-208). Some 20 trains per day arrive from Porto after a 1 1/2-hour trip. It costs 13€ one-way. From Coimbra, 15 trains a day make the 4-hour trip. A one-way ticket costs 19€.

By Bus -- The bus station is at Central de Camionagem (tel. 25/320-94-00), a few blocks north of the heart of town. Buses arrive every hour from Porto; the trip takes 1 1/2 hours and costs 5.70€ one-way. From Guimarães, there is one bus daily; the trip takes an hour and costs 5.70€. From Lisbon, eleven daily buses make the 5 1/2-hour trip. The fare is 18€ one-way.

By Car -- From Guimarães, head northwest along N101.

Visitor Information

The Braga Tourist Office is at Av. da Liberdade 1 (tel. 25/326-25-50; www.cm-braga.pt). It's open October to June Monday to Friday 9am to 12:30pm and 2 to 6:30pm, Saturday and Sunday until 5:30pm; July to September Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 12:30pm and 2 to 5:30pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.