Lisbon is easy to get on, it is a short flight from most European cities, and is juts as easily accessible by road, railway or sea.

By Air:

Lisbon International Airport is just 7km from the city center, has daily flights to and from major cities around the world.

At the Airport:

Lisbon Airport is currently welcoming more than 12 million passengers and with an annual average growth of 7% in the last ten years, is set on continuing to be one of the fastest growing airports in Europe. In 2007 Lisbon airport route map covers 93 airports in 88 cities. The attractive international atmosphere, the growth in transfer traffic from Europe to Brazil and the increasing demand contributed to a positive evolution over the last ten years.

Important Contacts at the Airport:

ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal
Aeroporto de Lisboa
Ph: (+351) 218 413 500
[email protected]

Information on flight arrival and departure time
Ph. (+351) 218 413 700

Bagagge Claim (Lost and Found)
GroundForce – Ph. (+351) 218 415 565
Portway – Ph. (+351) 218 445 182

Public Transportation to and from the Airport
Aerobus – Linking the Airport to downtown Lisbon and Cais do Sodré Train Station. Every 20 minutes from 7.40am to 8.45pm.
Public Buses – 5, 22, 44, 45, 83 (more information at
Taxis – Available right outside the Arrival and Departure halls

By Road:

The city has good road accesses and the most frequently used routes are: the A1 motorway, the 25th April Bridge, the Vasco da Gama Bridge, and the CREL, the outer ring-road for the Lisbon region.

By Rail:

Scores of national and international trains arrive in Lisbon every day. In addition to Santa Apolónia terminal station, the city has the Gare do Orient, which opened in 1998 adjacent to the Nations Park. Both station have direct bus and undergound connections to the city center.

By Sea:

The Port of Lisbon is the busiest port on the European Atlantic coast. Is has three terminals for cruise ships: The Alcântara, Rocha Conde d’Óbidos and the Santa Apolónia terminals. Lisboa is a port of call for many cruise ships. Furthermore, the city also has marinas in the docks of Belém, Santo Amaro, Bom Sucesso, Alcântara and Olivais Docks.

Informations provided by ITP – Instituto de Turismo de Portugal –