How to get to Festival Forte

Rua Fernão Mendes Pinto3140-276

Montemor-o-VelhoPortugal


GPS: 40°10’22.7″N 8°40’58.9″W

Forte Express


In order to make your trip comfier, Festival Forte will provide a bus shuttle service between Lisbon and Porto airports that will drive you directly to the festival, in Montemor-o-Velho. There is also the possibility of returning back to the airports.

AIRPLANE


You can choose between two airports:

LISBOA (HUMBERTO DELGADO) and PORTO (FRANCISCO SÁ CARNEIRO).

Montemor-o-Velho is located between the both cities, about 200 km away.

TRAIN


Train travels are made through CP-COMBOIOS DE PORTUGAL.
All international trains coming to Portugal stop at Coimbra-B.
You can check schedules and prices at the website of RENFE.

BUS


Arrive by bus from anywhere in the country. Take a bus to Coimbra or Figueira da Foz using Rede Expressos.

Check the prices and timetables here

FORTE SHUTTLES

Connections between Coimbra, Montemor-o-Velho & Figueira da Foz provided by Festival Forte in partnership with Moises Buses

Thursday August 30

COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION >> MONTEMOR-O-VELHO

forte shuttle
13:00

FREE*

forte shuttle
15:00

FREE*

forte shuttle
17:00

FREE*

forte shuttle
20:15

FREE*

forte shuttle
23:15

FREE*

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO >> COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION

forte shuttle
14:00

3€

forte shuttle
16:15

3€

forte shuttle
19:30

3€

forte shuttle
22:30

3€

ALFARELOS TRAIN STATION >> MONTEMOR-O-VELHO

forte shuttle
13:45

FREE*

forte shuttle
15:45

FREE*

forte shuttle
17:45

FREE*

forte shuttle
21:00

FREE*

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO >> ALFARELOS TRAIN STATION

forte shuttle
13:35

3€

forte shuttle
15:35

3€

forte shuttle
17:35

3€

forte shuttle
20:50

3€

FIGUEIRA DA FOZ >> MONTEMOR-O-VELHO

forte shuttle
18:45

3€

forte shuttle
21:45

3€

forte shuttle
00:45

3€

forte shuttle
02:15

3€

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO >> FIGUEIRA DA FOZ

forte shuttle
18:00

3€

forte shuttle
21:15

3€

forte shuttle
00:15

3€

forte shuttle
01:30

3€


Friday August 31, Saturday September 1 & Sunday September 2

COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION >> MONTEMOR-O-VELHO

forte shuttle
15:00

FREE*

forte shuttle
17:00

FREE*

forte shuttle
20:15

FREE*

forte shuttle
23:15

FREE*

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO >> COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION

forte shuttle
14:00

3€

forte shuttle
16:15

3€

forte shuttle
19:30

3€

forte shuttle
22:30

3€

ALFARELOS TRAIN STATION >> MONTEMOR-O-VELHO

forte shuttle
13:45

FREE*

forte shuttle
15:45

FREE*

forte shuttle
17:45

FREE*

forte shuttle
21:00

FREE*

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO >> ALFARELOS TRAIN STATION

forte shuttle
13:35

3€

forte shuttle
15:35

3€

forte shuttle
17:35

3€

forte shuttle
20:50

3€

FIGUEIRA DA FOZ >> MONTEMOR-O-VELHO

forte shuttle
07:00

FREE

forte shuttle
18:45

3€

forte shuttle
09:00

FREE

forte shuttle
21:45

3€

forte shuttle
11:00

FREE

forte shuttle
00:45

3€

forte shuttle
13:00

FREE

forte shuttle
02:15

3€

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO >> FIGUEIRA DA FOZ

forte shuttle
06:00

3€

forte shuttle
18:00

3€

forte shuttle
08:00

3€

forte shuttle
21:15

3€

forte shuttle
10:00

3€

forte shuttle
00:15

3€

forte shuttle
12:00

3€

forte shuttle
01:30

3€

*Fruit of the partnership between CP and FESTIVAL FORTE the connections from Coimbra-B train station and Alfarelos train station are free

Bus tickets payments are made with your cashless card

BUS STOPS:

COIMBRA-B – After the train station exit you should turn left. The bus stop is about 100 meters away

ALFARELOS – Opposite to the station’s entrance.

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO – In front of the Ticket Office

FIGUEIRA DA FOZ – In front of Sweet Atlantic Hotel & Spa

NORMAL BUS LINES

Public Buses / Moises

Wednesday 29, Thursday 30, Friday 31 August & Monday September 3

COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION >> MONTEMOR-O-VELHO

7:25 | 8:35 | 9:10 | 10:10 | 11:15 | 12:20 | 13:20 | 14:15 | 15:25 | 16:10 | 16:25 | 17:30 | 17:50 | 18:40 | 19:20 | 00:15

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO >> COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION

7:05 | 7:35 | 8:20 | 8:55 | 10:00 | 13:10 | 14:15 | 15:05 | 16:15 | 17:20 | 18:10 | 19:00


Saturday September 1

COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION >> MONTEMOR-O-VELHO

7:30 | 8:40 | 12:25 | 13:55 | 16:15 | 17:55 | 19:25

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO >> COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION

7:20 | 9:00 | 11:50 | 14:15 | 17:20


Sunday September 2

COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION >> MONTEMOR-O-VELHO

8:40 | 17:40

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO >> COIMBRA B TRAIN STATION

12:25


Tickets are purchased on the bus and charged by the bus driver / PRICE: 3.75 

BUS STOPS:

COIMBRA-B – After the train station exit you should turn left. The bus stop is about 100 meters away

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO – In front of the Ticket Office

If you’re traveling by car follow these instructions:


CAR


Travel from Lisbon (200km):
1 – Follow Highway A8 and then A17
2 – Exit at Figueira da Foz and catch A14 the direction of Coimbra.
3 – Turn on exit 4 and follow the national route: Estrada Nacional N111 until Montemor-o-Velho.
Travel from Porto (135km):
1 – Follow highway A1 in the direction of Lisbon.
2 – Turn on exit 13 to Figueira da Foz / Montemor-o-Velho.
3 – Stay on A14 and turn on exit 5 to the national route: Estrada Nacional N111, in the direction of Montemor-o-Velho.
4 – Follow the route Estrada Nacional N111 until you arrive at Montemor-o-Velho.

From other origins:
1 – Go in the direction of Figueira da Foz
2 – Catch the highway A14 towards Coimbra and follow the national route Estrada Nacional N111 until you arrive at Montemor-o-Velho.

Alternatively:
1 – Go in the direction of Coimbra.
2 – Catch the highway A14 in the direction of Figueira da Foz and exit on Montemor-o-Velho, then follwing national route Estrada Nacional N111 OR
3 – Get on the national route: Estrada nacional N111, and go in the direction of Figueira da Foz until you arrive in Montemor-o-Velho.

FAQ

From Lisbon airport catch the subway to ORIENTE (3rd station from the airport)
1- Get a VIVA Viagem Card. In the Metro network, these cards can be purchased and loaded directly from the Automatic Ticket Vending Machines and Ticket Offices.
2- Always remember to validate your ticket at the entrance gates.
3- At ORIENTE train station catch a train to COIMBRA-B
At Coimbra-B station, you will have  bus connections to the center of Montemor-o-Velho

From Porto airport catch the Metro do Porto to CAMPANHÃ
1- Get a ANDANTE BLUE TICKET Card. These cards can be purchased and loaded directly from the Automatic Ticket Vending Machines and Ticket Offices.
2- Validate your ANDANTE ticket when you start your travel. You must validate, at most, 10 minutes before your travel starts.
3- At CAMPANHÃ train station catch a train to COIMBRA-B
At Coimbra-B station, you will have bus connections to the center of Montemor-o-VelhoC

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO CASTLE PORTUGAL

30, 31 AUGUST 1&2 SEPTEMBER 2018