The only capital city in Europe so close to a coastline, Lisbon makes an ideal destination for sun seekers in search of beautiful beaches, warm climates, and some of the most unspoiled coastal views and landscapes on the continent.
Don’t wait to book until you get there. Search in advance for the best rates and room availability during Lisbon’s busiest months, ensuring you’ve got the perfect base from which to enjoy all the festivities up close. Plenty of budget friendly establishments near LIS airport are catering to the business customer, and those only in town for a night or so.
Find great deals on stays throughout the year, with cheap room rates and event deals for those in town to see their favourite sport team (Benfica Lisbon, Sporting Club Lisboa,…), singer, or performer.
Location — The airport is located 7km (4 miles) from Lisbon city centre.
Time zone — GMT (GMT + 1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : To reach the airport from the north, take the A1 Oporto/Lisbon motorway and then the 2ª Circular. From the south, cross the Vasco da Gama bridge, and take the 2ª Circular.
From Cascais/Estoril, take the A5 motorway, then CRIL (IC 17) and then the 2ª Circular. From Parque das Nações, take Marechal Gomes da Costa avenue to the Rotunda do Relógio, then the Alameda das Comunidades Avenue Dr Alfredo Bensaúde to the 2ª Cicular.
The airport is clearly signposted.
Address — Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, 1700-111 Lisbon, Portugal
Airport Code — LIS
Country Code — 351
Car Hire — Companies include A A Castanheira/Budget, Auto Jardim, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National/Alamo and Sixt/Auro Rent, with desks located in the Arrivals area.
Public Transport — #Bus : The CARRIS AeroBus 91 runs to the city centre (journey time – 20 minutes) and to the Cais do Sodré railway station. Local buses 5, 22, 44, 45 and 83 serve several destinations in and around central Lisbon.
— #Taxi: Metered taxis are available 24 hours a day, the taxi rank is situated outside the Arrivals and Departures areas.
Lisbon’s main railway station Rossio and the University campus can easily be reached from LIS Portela.