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There are 6 ways to get from Olaias to Alfama by subway, bus, tram, taxi or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway  •  11 min

  1. Take the subway from Olaias to Alameda Vermelha - S. SEBASTIÃO
  2. Take the subway from Alameda to Rossio Verde - CAIS DO SODRE

€2 - €12

5 alternative options

Bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from Lg. Chelas to Cais Lingueta 794 - Estação Oriente

€2

Subway via São Sebastião  •  17 min

  1. Take the subway from Olaias to São Sebastião Vermelha - S. SEBASTIÃO
  2. Take the subway from São Sebastião to Terreiro Do Paço Azul - STª APOLÓNIA

€2 - €12

Tram  •  21 min

  1. Take the tram from Rua Maria Andrade to Rua das Escolas Gerais 28E

€5 - €16

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Olaias to Alfama 5.7 km

€7 - €9

Walk  •  43 min

  1. Walk from Olaias to Alfama 3.6 km

Olaias to Alfama by subway

The subway journey time between Olaias and Alfama is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 4 km. The fastest subway normally takes 10 min. Operated by Metro Lisboa, the Olaias to Alfama subway service departs from Olaias and arrives in Rossio. Typically 937 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
13 min
Fastest subway time:
10 min
Subways per week:
937
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
06:45
Last subway departs at:
22:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Olaias to Alfama subway schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Olaias → Alfama
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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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  • Nationwide control measures in place
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  • 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.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Olaias to Alfama is to subway which costs €2 - €12 and takes 11 min.

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The fastest way to get from Olaias to Alfama is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs €7 - €9.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lg. Chelas and arriving at Cais Lingueta. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Olaias to Alfama. However, there are services departing from Olaias and arriving at Rossio via Alameda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Olaias and Alfama is 3 km.

The best way to get from Olaias to Alfama without a car is to subway which takes 11 min and costs €2 - €12.

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It takes approximately 11 min to get from Olaias to Alfama, including transfers.

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Olaias to Alfama bus services, operated by Carris, depart from Lg. Chelas station.

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Olaias to Alfama train services, operated by Metro Lisboa, depart from Olaias station.

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Olaias to Alfama bus services, operated by Carris, arrive at Cais Lingueta station.

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Map of how to get from Olaias to Alfama.
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  • Distance: 3.2 km
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Olaias, Portugal and Alfama, Portugal?

You can take a vehicle from Olaias to Alfama via Alameda in around 11 min. Alternatively, Carris operates a bus from Lg. Chelas to Cais Lingueta every 4 hours. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
Metro Lisboa
Phone
(+351) 213500115
Email
atendimento@cmt.pt
Website
metrolisboa.pt
Subway from Olaias to Alameda
Ave. Duration
1 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 Alameda to Rossio
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €6
Website
Metro Lisboa
60-Minute Ticket
€1
Single Journey Ticket
€1
24h-Ticket
€6
Subway from Olaias to São Sebastião
Ave. Duration
5 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 São Sebastião to Terreiro Do Paço
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €6
Website
Metro Lisboa
60-Minute Ticket
€1
Single Journey Ticket
€1
24h-Ticket
€6
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
Carris
Phone
(+351) 213 500 115
Email
atendimento@cmt.pt
Website
carris.pt
Bus from Lg. Chelas to Cais Lingueta
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2
Website
Carris
Other operators
Taxi from Olaias to Alfama
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
€7 - €9
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

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