Transportation

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Getting to Lisbon

By plane

Lisbon is serviced by the Lisbon Portela Airport, which is the largest and most crowded airport in Portugal. There is a plethora of airline companies operating at the airport, ensuring the connection between Lisbon and virtually all corners of the world.

By train and bus

Lisbon can be easily reached from Portuguese national locations by train (http://www.cp.pt ) or by bus (http://www.rede-expressos.pt or http://www.renex.pt).

It is also possible to reach Lisboa from internatonal locations by train and bus. You can find more information on how to get to Lisbon by train in international train information on seat61. Alternatively, some bus companies operate services from International cities to Lisbon: ALSA and Eurolines.

The two main train stations in Lisbon are Gare do Oriente and Santa Apolonia. Both are connected to the Metro (subway) network through the red and blue lines, respectively. The two main bus stations are Gare do Oriente and Lisboa Sete Rios bus terminal (served by Metro blue line).

Getting to the venue

The venue is located less than 10km away from the airport in the financial centre of Lisbon. It can be easily reached taking the Metro (subway) red line from the Airport until Saldanha station. You can buy the one-way ticket for 1.90€ or the daily pass (which allows you to use the metro, bus, trams and trains) for 6€. Metro trains run every few minutes from 06:00 to 01:00 daily http://metro.transporteslisboa.pt/.

Alternatively, it is also possible to reach the venue by bus or by taxi. For more information about how to reach the city center from the airport, visit reaching Lisbon center information on TripAdvisor.

More information about the Venue can be found in Venue information.

Getting around Lisbon

The public transportation system in Lisbon is far-reaching and reliable. It consists of four main services: Bus (run by Carris, also includes trams, funiculars and the Santa Justa Elevator), Metro, Train (with CP and the private company Fertagus) and ferries across the river. For more information regarding public transportation in Lisbon, fares and passes, visit Lisbon public transportation information on TripAdvisor.