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There are 7 ways to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama by subway, train, tram, bus, taxi, shuttle, towncar or foot

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from Aeroporto to Oriente Vermelha - S. SEBASTIÃO
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Re / ...

2€ - 7€

6 alternative options

Subway, tram  •  36 min

  1. Take the subway from Aeroporto to Alameda Vermelha - S. SEBASTIÃO
  2. Take the tram from Rua Maria Andrade to Rua das Escolas Gerais 28E

5€ - 16€

Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Airport to Lisbon Rossio Line 1 / ...

3€ - 6€

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama 8.4 km

9€ - 12€

Shuttle  •  8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lisbon Airport to Alfama

17€

Towncar  •  8 min

  1. Take a town car from Lisbon Airport to Alfama 8.4 km

17€ - 24€

Walk  •  1h 24m

  1. Walk from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama 7 km

Lisbon Airport (LIS) → Alfama
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alfama is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alfama is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alfama is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama is to subway and train which costs 2€ - 7€ and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama is to taxi which costs 9€ - 12€ and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon Airport and arriving at Lisbon Rossio. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 min.

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It is approximately 6 km to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama.

The best way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama without a car is to subway and train which takes 24 min and costs 2€ - 7€.

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It takes approximately 24 min to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama, including transfers.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama bus services, operated by Aerobus Lisbon, depart from Lisbon Airport station.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama train services, operated by Metro Lisboa, depart from Aeroporto station.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama bus services, operated by Aerobus Lisbon, arrive at Lisbon Rossio station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama.
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  • Distance: 6.4 km
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal and Alfama, Portugal?

Aerobus Lisbon operates a bus from Lisbon Airport to Lisbon Rossio every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 4€ and the journey takes 37 min. Carris also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Metro Lisboa
Phone
(+351) 213500115
Email
atendimento@cmt.pt
Website
metrolisboa.pt
Subway from Aeroporto to Oriente
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 6€
Website
Metro Lisboa
60-Minute Ticket
1€
Single Journey Ticket
1€
24h-Ticket
6€
Subway from Aeroporto to Alameda
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 6€
Website
Metro Lisboa
60-Minute Ticket
1€
Single Journey Ticket
1€
24h-Ticket
6€
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
1€
Carris
Phone
(+351) 213 500 115
Email
atendimento@cmt.pt
Website
carris.pt
Tram from Rua Maria Andrade to Rua das Escolas Gerais
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Carris
Cable Car
3€
Funicular
4€
Bus operators
Aerobus Lisbon
Phone
(+351) 218 503 225
Email
yellowbus@carris.pt
Website
aerobus.pt
Bus from Lisbon Airport to Lisbon Rossio
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€
Website
Aerobus Lisbon
Carris
Phone
(+351) 213 500 115
Email
atendimento@cmt.pt
Website
carris.pt
Bus from Aeroporto to Terreiro Do Paço
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€
Website
Carris
Other operators
Taxi from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Taxivision
Phone
+351 969 219 034
Nuno Miguel Silva Rodrigues
Phone
+351 961 176 490
Tele Taxis
Phone
+351 218 111 100
Website
teletaxis.pt
TaxiTours
Phone
+351 964 120 673
Lisbon Taxi
Phone
+351 302 099 910
Website
lisbontaxi.net
Taxis Almada
Phone
+351 926 549 000
Ratalma-Cooperativa Rádio Táxis de Almada
Phone
+351 21 294 7070
Website
ratalma.pt
Jayride
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Lisbon Airport to Alfama
Estimated price
17€
Towncar from Lisbon Airport to Alfama
Estimated price
17€ - 24€

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Alfama train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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