Getting There

Lisbon is just a short flight away. It stands 1 to 3 hours away from most European cities and 5 to 8 hours from North America. The city welcomes daily nonstop connections from all the European capitals and leading cities.

The Lisbon airport is served by 47 airlines reaching 121 destinations across US, South America, Africa and Asia. It is a strategic European hub to Brazil and one of the most relevant European gateways to Africa.

The airport is the central hub of TAP Portugal, the Portuguese airline company, which serves 81 destinations in 34 countries. TAP Portugal will offer special conditions for ITS European Congress

Once you landed

The Lisbon airport Is centrally located only 15 min transfer from the city centre and has a wide variety of available getting around options.


Aeroporto Metro station lies at the Southern edge of Terminal 1 arrivals area. It takes approximately 10 minutes to reach Parque das Nações / Gare do Oriente station and 20 minutes to reach downtown Lisbon (Cais do Sodré Station, where the connection to the venue can be made).

The subway network currently covers most of the city and allows for an easy circulation in Lisbon.

Buses and shuttles

City buses stop at the airport arrivals section and connect to the main central areas in Lisbon (Parque das Nações, Marquês de Pombal, Cais do Sodré, Belém, Amoreiras, Saldanha). An airport shuttle is also available, connecting the airport to the main destinations downtown.

Shuttles are available to transport travellers around the airport, and to locations not served by Aerobus. Lisbon city taxis are readily available 24 hours a day outside the arrival and departure areas of the airport. A trip to Lisbon city centre by taxi takes approximately 15 minutes.

Car Sharing and Bicycles

Lisbon also has car sharing companies that operate in the city. There are a few that offer their services at Lisbon Airport.

Two bicycle paths connect the airport to the city’s 70 km cycle infrastructure network.

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