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Historical and Masonry Structures Group
University of Minho
Department of Civil Engineering
P-4800-058 Guimarães

GPS 41°27'01.4"N 8°17'37.9"W
Phone: +351 253 510 218
Fax: +351 253 510 217
Web page: 

How to reach us

The nearest airport to Guimarães is the “Sá Carneiro” International Airport (in Porto), at a distance of about 50 Km. From the airport you can take the metro to “Campanhã” railway station. The trip takes about 30 minutes. At “Campanhã”, trains leave to Guimarães every two hours. The trip takes about one hour. In Guimarães, the taxi fare from the railway station to the University of Minho is around 5 Euro. 

If you wish to take a taxi from the airport to Guimarães, the journey takes approximately 45 minutes and the fare is around 50 Euro.

You can also rent a car at “Sá Carneiro” International Airport. From the airport the journey takes approximately 45 min, the majority through motorway.

If you have a GPS facility, you can look for “Alameda da Universidade, Guimarães” or input the GPS coordinates given above as your destination.