Transfer to/from - Porto airport (OPO)


Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Porto airport (OPO)


Porto airport (OPO)
Porto airport is connected to the urban area by line buses and shuttles, Metro, taxis, private transport and ride-sharing apps such as Uber.

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What shuttle services have a stop at the airport?

Shuttles connecting the airport with the city of Porto and neighbouring towns:
Airport Shuttle (Tel +351 960 426 692) connects the enclosure with the city centre, operating every 30 min. from 4:00 am to 0:35 am. Fares from €6.00.

Goin'Porto (Tel +351 918 745 870) offer private or shared shuttle services to different areas of Porto, while Transdev (Tel +351 222 006 954) has regular trips to Porto bus terminal (€2.80), Braga and Guimarães.

Buses from Barquense (Tel +351 258 454 303) travel several times a day to Esposende (€11.00), Viana do Castelo (€12.00), Ponte de Lima (€13.00), Arcos de Valdevez and Ponte da Barca (€16.00).

Get Bus (Tel +351 253 262 371) runs to Braga and Guimarães, with a journey time of 50 min. and a fare of €8.00.
Ovnitur Viagens (Tel +351 962 621 309) goes to Póvoa de Varzim (€6.30), Esposende (€7.50), Viana do Castelo (€7.00), Lanheses and Ponte de Lima (€8.00).

There are also AUTNA buses (Tel +351 251 821 043) to the Spanish cities of Valencia (€8.05; 1 hour and 20 min.) and Vigo (€12.00; 2 hour and 50 min.)

What Metro line has a stop at the airport?

Line E Violet from Metro do Porto (Tel +351 225 081 000) connects the enclosure with Estádio do Dragão in 40 minutes, with a frequency of 20-30 min. from 6:00 am to 0:45 am. The fare is €2.00 + 0.60 (Metro card). Intermediate stops at Botica, Verdes, Crestins, Esposade, Custóias, Sete Bicas, Viso, Ramalde and Trindade.

Which line buses have an airport connection?

There are different services from STCP (Tel +351 229 999 540 / 350 530) from the enclosure, with a frequency of 25-30 minutes: 601 - Cordoaria, Praça Galiza, Boavista, Exponor, Pedras Rubras (from 5:30 am to 1:10 am); 602 - Cordoaria, Monte dos Burgos, Padrão da Légua, Ponte de Moreira, Pedras Rubras (6:00 am to 8:45 pm); 604 - Hospital São João, Ponte da Pedra, Vasco da Gama, Maia, Padrão Moreira, Crestins, Pedras Rubras (6:10 am to 9:00 pm). A single ticket has a cost of €2.00 and journey time to the city centre is 35 min.

What is the taxi fare from the airport to the city centre?

The average per ride is about €25.00. Cabs from ANTRAL (Tel ​+351 225 353 359) available around the clock outside the Arrivals Hall. The journey to downtown Porto takes 20-30 minutes.

What's the Uber ride fare and where's the pick-up zone?

An Uber ride ranges between €13.00 and €18.00. At the time of requesting the trip, the app will ask you if you prefer to wait for it in the boarding or arriving area.

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Latest updates: March 02, 2022

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.

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