Lisbon Portela Airport

Lisbon Airport (LIS) is also known as the Humberto Delgado Airport and the Portela Airport. It services Portugal’s historical capital city, and is one of the largest aviation hubs in Europe. Seeing around 20 million passengers annually, Lisbon’s international airport offers over one hundred destinations to North and South America, Europe, and Africa to anyone transiting through its gates.

There are premium services across both of the airport’s terminals, like executive lounges, a business centre, access to free and unlimited wireless internet, first aid centres, a couple of pharmacies, ATMs, currency exchange counters, and information desks.

There is an impressive array of eateries offering tapas, fast food, coffee, breakfast foods, ice cream and fine dining. If you’d like to enjoy a little retail therapy while you are waiting, Lisbon’s airport is perfect. There are a few designer labels like Burberry and Versace, plus high street brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Swatch and Desigual. There are toy shops, book stores, duty-free shops and many more retailers you can browse to while away your transit time.

Look for flights to Lisbon with Emirates, British Airways, Air Canada, Air France, TAP Portugal, Lufthansa, ANA, China Southern, Turkish Airlines and KLM. All flights with these carriers will include one or two layovers in destinations like Guangzhou (CAN), Singapore (SIN), Dubai (DXB), Frankfurt (FRA) and Paris (CDG).

Travel Information

· The drive to Lisbon from the airport is only 6km, and around 15 minutes. When you leave the airport. Take Avenue Alm. Gago Coutinho, and Avenue Alm. Reis to R. Febo Moniz and turn right. Then turn left onto the R. Santa Barbara, which will take you into the main part of town. There are six car hire companies at the airport, including Sixt, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Enterprise, or you can utilise the Skyscanner car hire search tool.

· The Lisbon Airport is connected directly to the city centre via the underground Metro system. This is a fast connection, taking only 20 minutes and costing a cheap and cheerful 1.40EUR ($2) for a one-way ticket, or 6EUR ($9) for a day pass.

· Airport transfers are available for booking online, otherwise there are five routes that travel between the airport and various points in the city, the 208, 705, 722, 744, and the 783, all of which cost the same as the Metro, unless you purchase the ticket on the actual bus instead of in the airport, tickets bought on the bus are set at the slightly more expensive rate of 1.80EUR ($2.60).  There are also shuttle buses, which are a bit faster, and head to particular parts of the city, such as the city centre (Line 1), or the financial centre (Line 2), with tickets coming in at 3.50EUR ($5.20).

· Taxis are probably the fastest way to reach Lisbon’s CBD, but they are the most expensive. The 15 minute journey will cost you 10-15EUR ($15-22) in total.

Please note that information is correct as of August 2016

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 Airport Contact Details

Lisbon Airport

Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas,
P-1700-111 Lisbon,

Tel:+351 (0)218 413500
Fax:+351 (0)218 413675


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 Location Details

Longitude:9° 7' 59'' W
Latitude:38° 46' 54'' N

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