Lisbon Transport


From the Airport
Lisbon airport is located 8 km from the centre. There is a shuttle service that links the airport with the main hotels which runs everyday from 7am to 9pm every 20 minutes. The quickest way to get to your destination is by taxi; cabs are metre operated and charge an extra fee for the luggage on top.
There is also a bus service, which, although cheaper, can be rather lengthy during peak hours.

Around Lisbon
The Lisboa Card is a pass that allows access to all the city’s forms of transport as well as discounts on museums, certain shops and restaurants. There are three types: 24 hours, 48 hours or 72 hours; you can purchase your pass at the tourist offices all over town.

Underground – 4 lines with 44 stations covering a total of 30 km; it runs from 6.30am to 1am

Elevador – vertical lifts and tram-like lifts that help to climb the steep slopes of Lisbon. The most famous lift is the Elevador de Santa Justa, a 32 m high iron structure in Baixa

Electricos – trams that have become a real feature in Lisbon, they connect all the old quarters by the Tago River

Taxi- Taxis are readily available in Lisbon and are not expensive; there are two tariffs: one is valid Monday to Friday from 6am to 9pm and the other, 20% more expensive is for weekends and night time hours

Ferry – a ferry service connects various fluvial stations on the river banks. The main fluvial station is Terreiro do Paço close to Praça do Commercio from where there are many ferry connections to Barreiro, Montijo, Seixal and Cacilhas. Ferries to Trafaria and Porto Brandao go from Belem; while from Parque das Naçoes there are 5 ferries a day to Seixal and Cacilhas.