Lisbon Airport Information

Lisbon Airport has two terminals:

Terminal 1 is for International Departures and International and Domestic Arrivals.

Terminal 2 is for Domestic Departures only. This Terminal connects Lisbon to Faro, Oporto, Bragança, Vila Real, Madeira and Azores. There are several ways to get to this terminal:

  • Free Shuttles, that connect both terminals. Available at the departures of Terminal 1 and 2.
  • Taxi
  • Tourism buses
  • Car, as long as drivers accompanying passengers do not need to park

Note: Terminal 2 does not have yet its own car park.

You will need a valid passport to enter Portugal, but no visa is required for people coming from European countries. For people arriving from Canada, New Zealand or the USA, you can stay for a maximum of 90 days without a visa.

Lisbon International Airport address

Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas 1700-007 Lisboa

Phone: (+351) 218 413 500
Fax: (+351) 218 413 675

Getting to Lisbon Airport by BUS

Listed below are the bus route numbers with the respective names of their "end of the line" terminals. The airport stop is located mid-journey for these routes.

BUS N.º 5 - Estação do Oriente / Aeroporto / Areeiro
BUS N.º 22 - Portela / Aeroporto / Marquês de Pombal
BUS N.º 44 - Moscavide / Aeroporto / Cais do Sodré
BUS N.º 45 - Prior Velho / Aeroporto / Cais do Sodré
BUS N.º 83 - Portela / Aeroporto / Amoreiras

A one way BUS ticket costs around 1.35 Euro and can be purchased from the driver as you board.

BUS Nº 91 (Aerobus) - makes the run between Lisbon Airport and the city centre. Service begins at 07:45am and ends at 08:15pm. Buses pass every 20 minutes. A Ticket for all-day travel costs around 3.35 Euro.

Getting to Lisbon Airport by Taxi

There are two taxi stands within the perimeter of the airport, one at arrivals and the other at departures.

The fare on the taxi meter should read 2.50 Euro (daytime pick-up). Outside the city limits, city fares are charged per kilometer (km=0,42). 1,60 Euro is charged for the transportation of luggage or animals. Before taking a taxi, inquire about the fare*. You can get more info and purchase a Taxi Voucher at the Tourism Information Counter in the airport's Arrivals Hall.

* An additional 20% is charged for services on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays and for nighttime service from 9pm to 6am.

Getting to Lisbon Airport by Metro (Subway)

Although there is no direct connection to the airport, the nearest metro stations are 15 minutes away by bus via Gare do Oriente (Red line) or Areeiro Stations (Green Line). The Metro ticket is around 0.75 Euro.

Getting to Lisbon Airport by Car (driving)

If you plan arriving at the airport using your own vehicle, you may use one of the following motorways, depending on your point of origin. Listed below are rudimentary directions taking you to the "2ª Circular/Segunda Circular", the Lisbon ring road that leads to the airport.

  • From the North: Take the A1 Motorway (from Oporto to Lisbon) to the 2ª Circular
  • From the Torres Vedras area: Take the A8 Motorway to the CRIL (IC-17) to the 2ª Circular
  • From the South (crossing the Tagus River): Take the Vasco da Gama Bridge to the 2ª Circular or take the 25 de Abril Bridge to the Eixo Norte/Sul (North/South Axis) to the 2ª Circular
  • From Cascais/Estoril: Take the A5 Motorway to the CRIL (IC-17) to the 2ª Circular
  • From Sintra/Amadora: Take the IC-19 to the 2ª Circular (entering from the south) or take the IC-19 to the IC-17 to the 2ª Circular (entering from the north)