The Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport is located to the north of the centre of Porto, 15 km away. There are direct flights or flights with stopovers, from all cities in the worlds.
To get from the airport to the city centre, you can use public transport or hire a car.
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Aerobus provides quick connections, every half hour, from the airport to the centre of Porto and its major hotels.
Operating times: Airport /Centre from 07h10 to 20h00. Centre/Airport from 06h45 to 19h15. You can purchase your ticket on the bus for 4.00€. It is valid until the end of the day on all STCP (Sociedade de Transportes Coletivos do Porto) routes.
STCP bus routes no. 56 and no. 87 will also take you from the airport and various different places right into the city centre. The ticket costs 1.20€ and is valid only until the end of a single journey.
The Porto Metro links the airport directly to the City. To get to the Tryp Porto Centro just switch at Trindade to the Yellow Line and exit at the Marquês station which 600m away from the Hotel.
A taxi ride from the airport costs an average of around 23.00€. The amount to be charged for the journey is the same, and does not depend on the number of passengers in the vehicle. If your luggage exceeds 55x35x20cm it must be carried in the boot of the taxi or on the roof-rack. In this event, you may have to pay an extra charge. Wheelchairs, cots and baby buggies are carried free of charge. Tipping is not compulsory.
You can hire a car at airport arrivals, via a car rental company. Another option is to book in advance.
You can get to Porto by land on the train, by bus or car. There are three motorways from Porto towards Lisbon (A1), Minho (A3) and Trás-os-Montes (A4). Another major highway (IC1/A28) connects Porto to Valença.
Road transport companies, such as Rede Nacional de Expressos and InterNorte, connect Porto up to various different points in Europe. InterNorte provides travel to almost all the major cities in Europe. Other coach companies cover the entire country, from the north to the south.
Porto has two main train stations for domestic and international journeys. Campanhã Station: Rail transport to Lisbon, Douro, Minho and international destinations. S. Bento Station: Regional connections, Galiza, Douro and Minho regions, Aveiro and Coimbra.
You can make reservations via the CP - Comboios de Portugal call centre (808 208 208 or +351 223 394 040).
Within the city, the available means of transport are buses and the Porto Metro network.