Lisbon airport

The main international airport in Lisbon (Lisboa) is Lisbon Airport also knowing as Portela Airport, located near the center of the city with a wide variety of services, including shopping and eating places. There are more than 30 different airlines operating in this airport, offering several options of arrivals and departures for each customer to schedule.

Where is the airport located?

The airport is located 7km (4.3mi) northeast, at approximately 20 minutes near the center of Lisbon (Lisboa) city, the capital of Portugal, with various ways of getting there by taxi, local buses and metro.

How many terminals does the Airport have?

There are two terminals in this airport, with Terminal 1 as the most important and largest terminal with several shops and services, it is the international terminal and all arrivals are processed in this terminal. Terminal 2 is now dedicated to low cost departures with a faster process making boarding more convenient.

You can get to Terminal 2 using Aerobus, that leaves from Cais do Sodré and stops at different points of Lisbon, or you can take any public transport to get to the airport. If you go by car, Terminal 1 has several options for parking, there is park p1 for Departures and p2 for Arrivals, which is more convenient for all of those who are dropping passengers at Terminal 2, which doesn’t have car parking only free shuttles.

What is the distance from the airport to the center of Lisbon (Lisboa)?

To get the center of Lisbon it will take approximately 20 minutes and there are several options, one is to take the Aerobus, which is a shuttle service that has two different routes and departs every 20 minutes from 8am to 11pm, buying a one way ticket. But if you do not wish to expend and need to get there in a faster way, there is the option to go by Metro, which has a one single ticket cost.

There are also Local Buses, with 5 bus routes by Carris Company and a one way ticket cost. However if you prefer a more comfortable way, taking a taxi will be the best option paying approximately € 20, but the most expensive option is the Airport Transfer Service with a chauffeur included, which you can book directly on

Which airline fly to and from Lisbon airport?

  • KLM
  • Ryanair
  • Tap Portugal
  • Lufthansa
  • Eurowings

These are some of the airlines, but the complete list is on Lisbon Airport airlines.

How to get to Lisbon Airport?

To get to Lisbon Airport, there are several options, taking a taxi is one of the best option and it will only take 20 minutes to get to the airport, there is also the choice of taking a Local Bus which is more cheap. However if you are trying to get there in a much faster and economic way, taking the metro will be the best alternative.

How much does a taxi cost to and from Lisbon?

Taking a taxi is one of the most comfortable ways and the price goes around € 20 (US $21.60), and you can always buy a pre-paid ticket, which helps knowing the price before and avoid surprises.

What rental companies are available at Lisbon Airport?

There are several companies that provides the best rental car services, with top safety measures, comfort, variety and flexibility. You will find Avis Budget, Europcar, Goldcar, Guerin, Hertz, and Sixt.

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