Coimbra is halfway between Lisbon and Porto, which makes it one of the most popular stops between these two cities. Use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Coimbra where you can visit one of the world’s oldest universities, established in 1290.
Electric scooters are fun, fast, and make getting around Lisbon easier. Tourists are also using them more often. After the Californian-based Lime, several other scooter-sharing companies like Bungo, Flash, Hive, Iomo, Tier, Voi, and Wind, are now operating in the city.
Lime, the California-based company, has recently arrived on the sidewalks of Lisbon, with almost 400 electric scooters, trying to conquer the city and its seven hills.
Lisbon has six tram routes, three funiculars, and one vertical lift. Information on fares and how to get tickets, where they go and which one to ride if you’re going to a specific place or you’re just riding for fun.
The historic yellow tram runs again on route 24 between Campolide and Largo do Camões in Chiado, having been suspended for 23 years. This is one tram ride you don’t want to miss while in Lisbon.
For a day trip or a longer stay, use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Porto. Set aside the Rio Douro, Porto is Portugal’s second city. Its historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
For a day trip or longer stay, use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Cascais, a coastal village with several beaches to explore, a harbour seafront and historic buildings.
There’s a choice of transport links from Lisbon airport to the city centre. Find out about the best option to get to your hotel.
The Viva Viagem card is a quick and easy way to pay for journeys on public transport in Lisbon. You can use a Viva Viagem card to travel on metro, bus, tram, ferry and urban train.
Find out how to get to the riverfront Parque das Nações. If you’re staying in the city centre, your best bet is to take the metro. It’s about 30 minutes to reach there.
To visit the Unesco World Heritage sites of Belém, Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower, as well other fascinating monuments and museums in this riverside district, there are two practical transport options. Follow these directions to reach Belém from the city centre.
The oldest, and least touristy, of all three funiculars still operating in Lisbon climbs up Calçada do Lavra in two minutes. At the top, the viewpoint of the tiny park Jardim do Torel is just a short walk away.
Your guide to transport in Lisbon. Find all the information you need to travel in Lisbon during your visit, by metro, bus, tram and funicular. Find out what the Viva Viagem card is and how to use it.