Lisbon Portela Airport is located 7km (4 miles) from Lisbon city centre.
A new runway is planned for future development.
How to get there
To reach Lisbon Portela Airport from the north, take the A1 Oporto/Lisbon motorway and then the 2ª Circular. From the south, cross the Vasco da Gama bridge, and take the 2ª Circular. From Cascais/Estoril, take the A5 motorway, then CRIL (IC 17) and then the 2ª Circular. From Parque das Nações, take Marechal Gomes da Costa Avenue to the Rotunda do Relógio, then the Alameda das Comunidades Avenue Dr Alfredo Bensaúde to the 2ª Circular. Lisbon Portela Airport is clearly signposted.
Information about parking possibilities at the Lisbon Portela Airport
Access by public transport
The Carris Aerobus 91 runs to the city centre (journey time: 20 minutes; fare: €3.50) and to the Cais do Sodré railway station. Local buses 22, 44 and 83 serve several destinations in and around central Lisbon (tel: 213 613 010; www.carris.pt). The fare for local buses from Lisbon Portela Airport to the city centre starts at €1.75.
Metered taxis are available 24 hours a day; the taxi rank is situated outside Arrivals and Departures. The journey time to central Lisbon is around 10-15 minutes, and the fare starts at around €15.
There are information counters in the Arrivals and Departures halls and a tourist information counter in the Arrivals hall.