Transportation to and from Porto Airport

Car

What is the distance from Porto Airport to the centre of Porto?

The city centre (Praça da Liberdade) is situated 16 kilometres / 9.9 miles from the airport. By car, you can cover the distance in 20 minutes.

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

Public transport

Metro to Porto

Line E (purple) of Metro do Porto connects the airport with Porto’s city centre. The metro runs on average every 20 minutes from 06:00 hours in the morning to 00:30 hours at night. The journey time to the middle of Porto (Trindade subway station) is 26 minutes. Here it is possible to change to metro line A, B, C, D and F. The metro stations in Vila Nova de Gaia are accessible by metro line D (yellow). From the Arrivals hall it is only a few minutes’ walk to the metro station at Porto Airport, you will get there via Level -1. Metro line E from Porto Airport always runs in the direction of Estádio do Dragão, the football stadium of FC Porto.

Metro tickets
The price of a single Andante Azul ticket is € 2.00 (zone Z4), this ticket is valid for 1 hour and 15 minutes. An Andante 24 ticket costs € 6.90 (zone Z4) and may be a better option if you plan to use metros, buses and trams more often within the 24 hours after arrival. The first time you are required to pay an extra € 0.60 for a rechargeable ticket. Tickets can be purchased from the vending machines at the airport and metro stations. You need to validate your ticket at the yellow machines before boarding the metro, also when you change to another line or vehicle. Please consult website Metro do Porto for more information.

Train stations
Porto has two major railway stations, one in the centre of the city (São Bento) and one in the east of the city (Campanhã). São Bento Station is accessible via Trindade metro station, you have to change to metro line D. Travel time is 32 minutes. Campanhã Station is directly accessible from the airport in 32 minutes. Do you prefer to travel from door to door, for example from Porto Airport to your hotel, then the Airport Shuttle operated by 100rumos is a good alternative. They take travellers in shuttle buses to and from the airport. The prices are reasonable, depending on the number of passengers you will pay € 6.00 to € 12.00 per person.

Top 5 activities in Porto
1. Douro Valley day trip with lunch and wine tasting
2. Hop-on Hop-off bus, river cruise and port cellar tour
3. Visit Calem’s wine cellars, including a Fado show!
4. Wonderful small group tour to Braga and Guimarães
5. Entrance ticket Torre dos Clérigos

Bus services

GET BUS to Braga and Guimarães

Two other major cities in proximity to the airport are Braga (192,000 inhabitants) and Guimarães (158,000 inhabitants). Both cities are about 55 kilometres away from Porto Airport and can be reached by bus service GET BUS. The shuttle bus runs 12 times a day between the airport and Braga, 8 to 10 times a day there is a connection available to and from Guimarães. Travel time from Porto Airport is the same for both locations, around 50 minutes.

GET BUS tickets – BUY TICKETS
Tickets are available from the GET BUS ticket desk, bus driver and online through the website. Children up to 4 years of age always travel free with GET BUS. You can also reach Braga and Guimarães by public transport (metro and train), then you should take into account a journey time of 2 hours. Please consult website and timetable GET BUS for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults € 8 € 14
Children, 5 up to 12 years € 4 € 8

Car sharing

There is no car sharing service available at the airport. If you are planning to rent a car in Porto, take a look at our car rental tips and see the full list of car rental companies at Porto Airport!

Tickets

FC Porto: Museum & Stadium Tour

€ 12

Explore the home of the Portuguese Primeira Liga football team FC Porto with an entrance ticket to the FC Porto Museum and Dragão Stadium. Follow in the footsteps of famous match fixtures, including titles collected in the UEFA Champions League.

MMIPO Museu da Misericórdia do Porto Admission Ticket

€ 5

Visit one of the best museums in Porto and learn about the history of the Misericórdia do Porto, a charity organization that has played a key role in the city’s history. Admire the paintings and sculptures in the museum’s stunning collection.

Porto: Torre dos Clerigos Entrance Ticket

€ 5

Enjoy panoramic views of Porto from the top of the baroque Torre dos Clérigos, and climb the 225 steps of the city’s iconic Bell Tower at your own pace. Marvel at the adjoining church and its intricate façade of seashells and garlands.

Activities

Porto: 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

€ 16.20

Take a Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus with a convenient 2-day ticket in Porto. Easily visit numerous sites, such as the contemporary art museum, the Cais de Gaia esplanade, and the Foz do Douro beaches, avoiding tired feet and extra public transit costs.

Porto Delicious Food Walk Tour

€ 59

Get a taste for Porto on a guided gastronomy and wine tour through the Old Town. Discover Porto's cuisine and learn the history of the city’s food. Enjoy trying different wines, coffee and other local specialties.

Porto: Magic Train Tour and Port Wine Tastings

€ 10

Climb aboard the fun Magic Train for a 2-hour Port wine tasting tour of Porto. Visit one of the oldest wine cellars in Portugal, stop for 2 Port wine tastings, and marvel at the Romanesque monuments of the historic center, including Sé Catedral.

Tours and transport

Porto Airport: 1-Way Transfer to/from Porto Hotels

€ 24.50

Take the worry out of your transportation needs between Porto Airport and accommodations in the city center. Avoid the unreliable local taxis and avail of a guaranteed arrival or departure transfer instead.

Porto: Private Walking Tour

€ 20

Get an insider's view of Porto on a 3-hour guided walking tour of its main attractions. Discover the city’s history, culture, and traditions as you visit historic neighborhoods and narrow streets and admire fantastic views of the city and Douro River.

Douro Valley 4WD Tour with Wine Tasting and Picnic

€ 90

Get off the beaten path and explore the famed Douro Valley wine region by 4WD vehicle on a full-day tour from Porto. Drive across the mountains past vineyards and stunning viewpoints, taste the port wines of the region and more.

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