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 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.
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.
Find how to get from the airport to your hotel. Lisbon International Airport is located about 10 kilometers from the city centre. You can get to your hotel by metro, aerobus, bus, taxi and private transfer.
The classic, cross-city tram 28 takes you in a ride through the most picturesque parts of Lisbon – between steep hills and breathtaking views.
For a day trip to Sintra or Cascais, or longer distance trips to Porto, the Algarve, or the rest of the country, here’s essential information about Lisbon transport hubs.
Connecting Largo do Calhariz and Rua de São Paulo, the nineteenth century funicular, ascends one of Lisbon’s steepest hills, crossing the Bica district and leading up to the Bairro Alto neighbourhood.