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Lisboa offers an efficient network of public transportation.

Trains and Railway Stations

Lisbon’s main departure point for central/northern Portugal is Santa Apolónia station located on Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, eastern district of Alfama, on the Tagus River banks. All the trains that depart from Santa Apolónia Station stop at Estação Oriente in Expo.

Located in Restauradores, Rossio train station runs trains to Sintra every 10 minutes. From Cais do Sodré railway station, trains reach Cascais, Estoril and Oeiras.

Located in the other side of the River Tagus, Barreiro station runs trains to southern destinations like Costa Azul (Blue Coast) and Algarve. Station is accessible by the ferries departing from the Terreiro do Paço at Praça do Comércio.

Please be aware that on-the-spot fines are payable if you travel without a ticket.


Carris is the transportation company that runs buses, trams and funiculars in Lisbon for many years. It is advisable to buy the tickets in advance as they will be much cheaper and more convenient. When buying tickets in the bus cost is of 1.80€


Metro trains run every day from 06h00 until 01h00, costing a single journey to any station on the network € 1.40. Other options are provided such as zipping (when charging viva card with 5€/10€/15€ the cost per journey will be reduced to 1.25€) or 1 day ticket (6€ with 24hour access).

Lisbon Metro Diagram


Taxis of Lisbon are beige coloured and offer very reasonable prices to get around.


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