The Portela International Airport (+351 218413500) lies 3 kms from Parque das Nações, 15 kms away from the city centre. There are direct flights or flights with stopovers, from all cities in the world.
TAP is Portugal’s main airline (707205700). It has branches in many cities to which it flies. Portugália Airlines (+351218938 or 707789090) – PGA – also has domestic and international flights. Other airlines, including low-cost airlines, also fly to Portugal.
To get from the airport to the city centre, you can use public transport or hire a car.
Aerobus provides regular connections between Lisbon airport, various different central points in the city, and road and train terminals. This transport service stops at the city’s main hotels and operates daily from 7h to 23h.
Adult: 3.50€ / 3.15€ Child (4 to 10 years): 2.00€
Adult: 5.50€ / 4.95€ Child (4 to 10 years): 3.00€
Your Aerobus ticket will get you a 25% discount on the following Yellow Bus tourist circuits: Tagus Tour, Olisipo Tour, Hills Tramcar Tour, Pena Palace Tour, Sintra Tour, Fátima Tour (if purchased on the vehicle or at the official ticket office at Praça do Comércio).
A taxi ride from the airport costs an average of around 15.00€. The amount to be charged for the journey is the same, and does not depend on the number of passengers in the vehicle. If your luggage exceeds 55x35x20cm it must be carried in the boot of the taxi or on the roof-rack. In this event, you may have to pay an extra charge. Wheelchairs, cots and baby buggies are carried free of charge. Tipping is not compulsory.
You can hire a car at airport arrivals, via a car rental company. Another option is to book in advance.
You can get to Lisbon by land on the train, by bus or car.
There are three motorways from Lisbon to Porto (A1), the Algarve (A2) and Spain (A12). Another major highway (A8) connects Lisbon and the West.
Lisbon has two main train stations for domestic and international journeys, particularly to Madrid.
Santa Apolónia Station:
Rail transport to Porto, Faro and international destinations.
International and regional connections, Madrid, Aveiro, Coimbra, Porto, Braga.
You can make reservations via the CP - Comboios de Portugal call centre (808 208 208 )
Within the city, the available means of transport are Carris buses and the Lisbon Metro network.