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Porto Airport

General information

Porto Airport has one runway and is an important hub for airlines TAP Air Portugal, Ryanair and easyJet. From the airport, Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia are easily accessible by metro. Braga and Guimarães can be reached by car and bus. Porto Airport is the second busiest airport in Portugal, after Lisbon Airport (#1) and before Faro Airport (#3).


Where is Porto Airport situated?

Porto Airport is located north of Porto in the corner where the A28 and A41 motorways intersect.

How many terminals does Porto Airport have?

The airport has a modern terminal, consisting of several floors. The Departures hall and check-in desks can be found on Level 3, there are four entrances (A, B, C, D). The Arrivals hall, car rental companies, bus stops and metro station are located on Level 0. The metro station of Porto Airport is accessible via Level -1, you can make use of escalators and lifts.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Porto Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Portugal.

Airport Distance
Santiago de Compostela Airport (Spain) 185km



The distance from Porto Airport to the centre of Porto is 16 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Porto.

From OPO Airport to Porto City centre by Car
16 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Porto Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Porto Airport you can travel by metro. Visit the Porto Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Porto Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Porto Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Porto is about € 25.-. Book your taxi at Porto Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From OPO Airport to Porto City centre by Taxi
16 km
20 min
€ 25.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Porto Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Enterprise, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), National (Enterprise Holdings), Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Porto Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Porto Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Porto Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Porto Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Porto Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Porto Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • TAP Air Portugal
  • Ryanair
  • easyJet
  • Transavia France
  • Vueling


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Porto Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Park Hotel Porto Aeroporto, Maia

Park Hotel Porto Aeroporto is located within a 3-minute walk of Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport in Porto. It features soundproofed rooms with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.


OPOHOTEL Porto Aeroporto, Maia

Located 400 metres from Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport, OPOHOTEL Porto Aeroporto features a restaurant and a bar in Maia. Among the facilities at this property are luggage storage space and free WiFi throughout the property.


AirPorto Hostel, Maia

Featuring a common living area with fireplace, AirPorto Hostel was refurbished to provide all modern comforts. It is located a 10-minute walk from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport.

Hotels in Porto

Looking for the best hotels in Porto? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Porto Trindade Hotel, Porto

Located 150 metres from Trindade Metro Station, offering a direct connection to Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, Porto Trindade offers trendy rooms with free internet. The Santo Ildefonso Church is a 15- minute walk away.


HF Ipanema Park, Porto

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, this 5-star hotel offers a rooftop bar with Porto and Douro River views. The HF Ipanema Park is 1 km from Serralves Museum and Garden.


SUPERNOVA - Hostel & Café, Porto

Located in Porto historic centre, the SUPERNOVA - Hostel & Café hostel is a 1-minute walk from the central Trindade Metro Station. This renovated and charming hostel has a 24-hour front desk, a bar, as well as high-speed free WiFi access.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Porto Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Porto: Palácio da Bolsa Guided Tour

Take a guided tour of the Palácio da Bolsa, a neoclassical style building located in the heart of Porto and considered one of Portugal's most important historic monuments.


From Porto: Douro Valley w/ Boat Tour, Wine Tasting & Lunch

Take in the landscapes of the Douro Valley on this full-day trip from Porto. Taste port wine and olive oil, enjoy a traditional lunch, and relax with a cruise along the Douro River.

Tour & transport

Graham's Port Lodge Tour & Premium Tasting with Pairings

Learn about the history of the 1890 Graham's Port Lodge, the production process of Port wine, and enjoy a premium wine tasting with chocolate, cheese, and Pastel de Nata parings.


  2 reviews

Have you visited Porto Airport lately? So far, 2 airport passengers have written an airport review about Porto Airport. This airport has an average score of 5 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport review

Swanhild Bernstein
3 years ago

The airport in Porto is a very nice airport. It is a little bit noisy like many other airports. But to play constantly music is not what I appreciate. It is hard enough to understand what is said to the customers anyway.
I like the Metro in Porto very much. It is easy to access, at the airport and other major stations there are people to help you.
Be aware that you have to change lines when going from the airport to the major train stations (and vice versa).
I'm extremely disappointed that line E doesn't connect the major train stations with the airport any more. For me that might be a reason to fly to Lisbon instead of Porto because the connection there is much better.

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