If you would like to explore the local area surrounding Casa Gaia we strongly recommend you rent a car. Traveling around without a car is hard, as there is no public transport and a 40 minute walk will only take you as far as the closest village cafe.
If you don’t want to drive, then the train is the most economical and ecological way to get here.
The trains are generally reliable, comfortable and high speed. The closest train station to Casa Gaia is Coimbra-B.
You can take a train to Coimbra-B:
From Porto Estação de São Bento (1 hour and 9 minutes)
From Lisbon Estação do Oriente (1 hour and 34 minutes)
From Faro (4 hours and 34 minutes)
click here to view official train site.
From Coimbra-B to Casa Gaia:
Coimbra-B train station is 37 kms or a 45 minute drive to Casa Gaia . You you can either rent a car, or take a taxi.