Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, 1700-111 Lisboa, Portugal
IATA airport code: LIS
Also known as Humberto Delgado Airport and Portela de Sacavém Airport
Where is Lisbon Airport?
Lisbon Airport is located in an urban area between Loures and Lisbon. The airport has two terminals, Terminal 1 is the largest and most important. Terminal 2 is used by low-cost airlines like Ryanair and easyJet and only for outbound flights, Terminal 1 handles all inbound flights (departures only). For changing terminals you can use the shuttle bus that runs every 10 minutes. Lisbon Portela Airport is the main hub of flag carrier TAP Portugal, it’s accessible by road via the E1 motorway (junction 2 or junction 3).
What is the distance from Lisbon Airport to the centre of Lisbon?
The centre of Lisbon (Baixa-Chiado) is 7 kilometres away from the airport, by car it takes about 15 minutes to cover the distance.
Which airlines fly to and from Lisbon Airport?
- TAP Portugal
- British Airways
- Wizz Air
How to get from Lisbon Airport to Lisbon, Sintra, Estoril and Cascais?
Airport transfers in Portugal are relatively cheap. Book a reliable taxi to and from Lisbon Airport.
Public transport – Metro (Lisbon)
Since July 2012 it is possible to travel to and from the airport by metro, Aeroporto is the terminus of the red metro line (Linha Vermelha). Every 6 to 9 minutes between 06:30 and 01:00 hours leaves a metro to and from Lisbon Airport. If you want to use the metro you have to purchase a Viva Viagem or 7 Colinas card for € 0.50, these electronic cards can be charged with money. A ride on the metro from the airport to any metro station in Lisbon will cost € 1.95 the first time and € 1.40 each time afterwards. You can buy a 24-hour ticket for € 6.15 (+ € 0.50) if you plan to use the metro, bus or tram multiple times within 24 hours of purchase. However, using the zapping option is the easiest way of paying for public transport in Lisbon, you pay only € 1.30 per trip. You need to buy one Viva Viagem or 7 Colinas card per person and load it with money (€ 10.00 is 7 rides). The journey time from Lisbon Airport to the metro station Baixa-Chiado in the city centre is 33 minutes. In that case you will have to change to the green metro line at Alameda or to the blue metro line at São Sebastião. Lisbon’s main railway station Oriente, used by high-speed trains, can be reached by the red metro line within 10 minutes and without making any change. Please consult website Metro Lisboa for more information.
Public transport – Bus (Lisbon)
Buses 705, 722, 744, 783 and 208 (night bus) operate between Lisbon Airport and the city. You can only make use of these buses if you have no more than one piece of hand luggage. A ticket on board the bus costs € 1.85, but it is also possible to use a Viva Viagem or 7 Colinas card. Travellers carrying multiple baggage pieces must use the Aerobus, which runs in two directions. Line 1 goes to the city centre, whereas line 2 goes to the financial district of Lisbon. The price of a 24-hour ticket valid on both lines of the Aerobus costs € 4.00, children from 4 up to 10 years pay only € 2.00. Aerobus line 1 runs every 20 to 25 minutes, the final stop is Cais do Sodré railway station near the centre of Lissabon. Please consult website Carris (bus and tram) and website and timetable Aerobus for more information.
Public transport – Bus or metro and train (Sintra)
Lisbon is not the only popular destination in proximity of the airport, also the municipality of Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and beach towns Estoril and Cascais are growing in popularity. These places are on the Costa Lisboa, known as the Portuguese Riviera. Sintra is famous for its beautiful palaces such as Palácio da Pena and nearby Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of the European mainland. From the airport, you must first take the bus (705 and 744) or metro to Oriente railway station, from here you can travel to Sintra with the commuter train CP (Linha de Sintra). The journey including one change takes 60 minutes. A bus ticket costs € 1.85, a metro ticket € 1.45 and a ticket for the regional train € 2.20. From the city it is better to take the train from Rossio railway station, the journey time to Sintra is 40 minutes and a ticket costs € 2.20. Bus 434 is a local bus for tourists heading to Palácio de Pena, travel time is 15 minutes and the price of a ticket is € 3.00 for a single trip. The bus runs in a loop from the railway station of Sintra to Palácio de Pena and also stops in the historic city centre (Palácio Nacional de Sintra) and at Castelo dos Mouros. Please consult website Comboios de Portugal for more information.
Public transport – Bus or metro and train (Estoril and Cascais)
Estoril and Cascais are also accessible by train, but from Cais do Sodré railway station near the centre of Lisbon. From here you can travel to Estoril and Cascais with the commuter train CP (Linha de Cascais), the journey time is 28 minutes and 33 minutes respectively. The price is the same for both destinations, i.e. € 2.20. Trains run every day of the week, from 05:30 to 01:30 hours. The station of Cais do Sodré is located in the south of the city and is accessible from Lisbon Airport by bus (Aerobus among others) and by metro. The regional trains from Cais do Sodré train station to Cascais train station stop in Belém and Oeiras as well. The beautiful beaches of Praia da Cresmina and Praia de Guincho are within easy reach of Estoril and Cascais. Please consult website Comboios de Portugal for more information.
How much does a taxi cost from your front door to Lisbon Airport?
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How much is the taxi fare to and from Lisbon?
The taxi fare to the centre of Lisbon is € 15, you don’t have to pay anything extra for your luggage. It is cheaper to catch a taxi in front of the Departures hall. Make a taxi reservation Lisbon Airport through TaxiTender, an online booking platform for reliable and reasonable priced airport transfers.
What car rental companies are present at Lisbon Airport?
In the Arrivals hall you will find the desks of Avis, Budget, Europcar, Goldcar, Guerin Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt. Compare prices of well-known car rental companies and local suppliers at Lisbon Airport through EasyTerra Car Rental, save time and book online.
What are the car parking prices at Lisbon Airport?
Lisbon Airport has five parking possibilities. P1 (Premium) and P2 (Executive) are covered and intended for short-term parking. P6 (Classic), P3 (Low Cost Plus) and P5 (Low Cost) are open-air car parks and can be used for a longer period. The parking spaces of P6 and P3 are more advantageous if you make an online reservation. Shuttle buses run between P3 and Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Please check out the full list of parking prices Lisbon Airport.
|Parking prices||P1||P2||P6 and P3||P5|
|60 minutes||€ 3.40||€ 3.20||€ 3||€ 1.70|
|1 day||€ 43.15||€ 18||€ 14||€ 5|
|2 days||€ 86.30||€ 37||€ 28||€ 10|
|3 days||€ 129.45||€ 56||€ 42||€ 15|
|1 week||€ 302.05||€ 132||€ 98||€ 35|
|2 weeks||€ 604.10||€ 265||€ 196||€ 70|
|3 weeks||€ 906.15||€ 398||€ 294||€ 105|
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