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Transportation to and from Porto Airport


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 Taxi
16 km
20 min
€ 25.-

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 15 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 € 18.00 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 – BUY TICKETS

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
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!

Discover and book tickets, activities and tours:



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.


FC Porto: Museum & Stadium Tour

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.


Porto: Cálem Cellar Tour, Fado Show & Wine Tasting

See and hear live Fado performed at Cálem Wine Cellars in Porto. Take a guided tour of the cellars and enjoy the taste of a special reserve port wine and white wine served during the performance.



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.


Douro Valley: Wine Tour with Lunch, Tastings & River Cruise

Explore the stunning beauty of the Douro Valley on a tour to 2 wine estates. Visit the town of Amarante and taste regional wines at both wine estates. Have a delicious lunch and then sail through the lush landscapes of the Douro Valley on a river cruise.


Porto: 6 Bridges Douro River Cruise

Hop aboard a typical Douro boat and discover the only city in Europe containing 6 bridges. Navigate past the historic center of Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, and the mouth of the Douro River.

Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Porto Card with Transportation (1, 2, 3 or 4 Days)

See the sights of Porto and save money with a Porto Card valid for 1-4 days. Use the public transport system to get around, and get over 150 discounts and benefits, including free access to 6 museums and 50% off on a visit to a port wine cellar.

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.

Tour & transport

Porto: River Douro 6 Bridges Cruise

Follow in the footsteps of the wine merchants of Portugal on a classic “Six Bridges” cruise of Porto. Sail down the River Douro along the route of the “Rabello Boats” that served the area.


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