Useful Contacts

Aveiro is a thriving industrial and university town in west-central Portugal, less than an hour from Portugal’s second greatest city of Porto. It offers many amenities to make a stay in the city both comfortable and enjoyable. In order to help you plan your trip, or in the event that you need to locate important contacts during your stay, we have compiled the following list of useful telephone numbers, websites and addresses:

Transport information

General transport information:
ACP – Automobile Club in Portugal:
CP – Comboios de Portugal (train services):
Brisa – national motorway network company:
Rede Expressos (national coach company):
Central Nacional de Táxis Digital (national digital taxi line): +351 707 277 277
Car Hire: +351 234 345 246

Porto Airport

Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport
Pedras Rubras
4470-558 Maia
Tel: +351 229 432 400

Tourist Information

Aveiro Tourist Office
Rua Joao Mendonça, 8
3800-200 Aveiro
Tel: +351 234 420 760

Public Services

We hope that once you arrive in Aveiro your time will be taken up exploring the wonderful historical buildings, canals, shops, cafes and attractions. However, in the unlikely event that you require them, the following numbers will be of use in case of an emergency:

Aveiro Police

National emergency number: 112
PSP – Polícia de Segurança Pública:
GNR – Guarda Nacional Republicana:

Aveiro hospitals

There are several private and public Aveiro hospitals, as well as clinics and independent Aveiro doctors. Visit for information about local health care.

Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa (Portuguese Red Cross): +351 213 913 933

Emergency: +351 219 404 990

Farmacia Saude – Pharmacy
Rua de Sao Sebastiao 102
Tel: +351 234 422 569

Rua do Brasil, 18, Loja E
Tel: +351 234 040 398

Border and Immigration Service
Tel: +351 808 202 653