Travel & Accessibility

Getting to the city

The Metro operates from a station under the airport, running to the city between 6.30am and 1am. A one-way fare is €1.40, and a 24-hour pass is €6; both require the purchase of a Metro card for €0.50. Carris coaches run every day between 5.35am and 12.30am, connecting Lisbon Airport to the city centre. Tickets cost €1.80 when purchased on the bus, or you can buy a 24-hour pass for €6. The Aerobus also travels to the city centre every 20 minutes between 7am and 11.20pm; tickets start at €3.50.


There is a wide range of passenger services at Lisbon Airport including ATMs, bureaux de change, showers, a post office, left luggage, baby care facilities, meeting rooms and a help desk in both Arrivals and Departures. There are a wide variety of restaurants and shops, including a duty-free. Disabled facilities are good; passengers requiring wheelchairs should contact their airline.


Short-term parking at Lisbon Portela Airport, in lot P1, starts at €0.85 per 15 minutes. Lot P2 is further away from the terminal building but slightly cheaper, and lot P3 offers long-term parking at rates of €14 per day. Note that online discounts are available for pre-booked parking through the airport’s website.

Airport taxi’s

Taxis are available outside Terminal 1.
Some taxi drivers will charge an extra fee for luggage and all will charge for night drives. Fares are 20 percent higher on weekends, holidays and at night.

Transfer between terminals

There is a free shuttle bus connecting the two terminals.

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.

Lisbon Portela Airport


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