Lisbon Airport Information

Lisbon Airport Information

Lisbon's airport is the most important airport in Portugal. It's the main hub for the Portuguese flag carrier, national airline TAP Portugal, and every year 25 million passengers pass through its halls.

Lisbon Portela Airport, also known as Lisbon Airport (LIS), is the largest airport in Portugal and is one of the busiest in Europe.

How to get to the city center from the Airport?

There are several different ways to get to the city center from Lisbon Airport:

Transfer services

A transfer from Lisbon airport to your hotel is undoubtedly the most comfortable option. A driver will pick you up at the airport with a sign with your name on it, so you don't have to worry about anything. You can book a transfer from Lisbon airport to the hotel using this link.

Terravision Bus

Terravision buses run from the airport to the center of Lisbon every day between 8 am and 9 pm. The ticket costs 18 (US$ 19.40) each way.

Airbus

Every 20 minutes from 7:30 am to 11 pm, this bus connects the airport with the center of Lisbon.

Subway

Fast and economical. The recent expansion of the lines makes it possible to get from the airport to the center of Lisbon by metro for a price of 1.50 (US$ 1.60).

Local buses

Five bus lines of the Carris company connect the airport with the center of Lisbon. The price of a single ticket is 2 (US$ 2.20).

Taxi

A comfortable and relatively inexpensive option. The fare to get to the city center is usually about 40 (US$ 43). You can buy a prepaid pass at the cab stand to know the exact amount and not have any last minute surprises.

An Insider's Tip

The cheapest way to get from the airport to the center of Lisbon is to buy the 7 Colinas Card as soon as you arrive at the airport. You can do this at the newspaper store on the second floor.

At the time of purchase, you can recharge the card with the amount for a single trip or a full day pass.