Getting to Coimbra is easy thanks to the International Airport that is able to handle millions of passengers each year. Despite being smaller than a number of other Portuguese airports it is accessible for disabled passengers providing easy to use toilets and ramps to accommodate wheelchairs.
Coimbra Airport is just 5 miles southwest of the town of Coimbra and can easily be reached by car. It is located in such a way that there is a way to get there from all parts of Coimbra and the surrounding area. As well as by car there is a bus service that goes straight to and from the airport and this is run by Transportes Urbanos de Coimbra. For a more personal touch there are taxis and they will be available to go into Coimbra and the surrounding area. Trains stop in the centre of Coimbra and once there it is possible to get to anywhere in Portugal.
There is just one Terminal at Coimbra Airport but it is more that capable of providing a service for all of the passengers. This will deal with passengers travelling abroad and also to other parts of Portugal. Staff will be able to provide information for passengers via an information location and this is based on the ground floor near to the check in area. There are restaurants for visitors and also a duty free shop and other stores. It is also possible to get money as there are ATMs and a currency exchange will provide the currency required. There is also a department that can deal with lost property and left luggage. For business travelers there are business and conference rooms that can be arranged. While passengers wait they can use the Executive Lounge room and this will be a more comfortable place for them to sit.
Various companies provide car hire at Coimbra Airport but to make sure that the car you want is available it will be sensible to book the car before you leave home. www.tripindicator.com will be able to arrange the car you want and make sure it is at the airport waiting for you when you arrive. Parking is not a problem as there are facilities for both long and short term parking and there is also valet parking provided.