SC Braga v Wolverhampton Wanderers FC travel advice

Travel advice for Football match

Date: Thursday 28 November 2019

Venue: Estádio Municipal de Braga

Kick off time: 5:55pm (local time)

As well as this advice, check out our travel advice for Portugal

Get ready for Brexit

To visit Europe after Brexit there are things you need to do before you travel. These include:

  • check your UK passport is valid for travel to Europe using the GOV.UK passport checker
  • get travel insurance that provides health cover in Europe
  • check you have the right driving documents
  • check pet travel rules with your vet at least 4 months before you travel

Passports and visas

  • you don’t need a visa to travel to Portugal, but your passport should be valid for the period of your stay

  • you must show some form of identification if asked by the police or judicial authorities; in most cases, it should be sufficient to carry a photocopy of the data page of your passport, but you can be asked to produce the original document

  • if you lose your passport, you can apply for an emergency travel document online; you will have to collect the document from the Consulate in Lisbon or Portimão; travel from Porto to Lisbon takes at least 4 hours and to Portimão at least 8, so remember to factor this in to your travel arrangements

  • remember to bring your European Health Insurance Card(EHIC) but also take out travel insurance even if you’re only going for a short period, it could save you a lot of money if you get into difficulties.

Getting to the stadium

  • the nearest airport to the stadium is Porto; you can reach Porto city centre from the airport by underground (Metro)

  • if you’re arriving at another airport, there are trains and buses to Porto; the main railway station in Porto is Campanhã and the bus station is at Praça de Batalha; domestic flights to Porto from Lisbon and Faro are operated by TAP Air Portugal

  • the Estádio Municipal de Braga is a 30 minute walk from the centre of Braga

  • there is a rail link between Porto Campanhã and Braga; there is also a regular bus service from Campo 24 de Agosto

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