Stay close to Francisco Sá Carneiro
If you need a room for a night, long weekend, mid week break or longer, there’s plenty of accommodation near to Porto Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport in Portugal. The airport itself is located around six miles from the city centre of Porto while many hotels and hostels are within walking distance.
There’s a good choice of accommodation whether it’s for a group of friends, families, couples or single travellers. Let’s check out some of the very best hotels near Porto OPO Airport.
Best hotels and hostels near Porto Airport
1. OPOHOTEL Porto Aeroporto ★★★★
Distance to OPO Airport: 9 minutes walk to terminal
Walking Distance, Restaurant, Free Airport Shuttle
2. Park Hotel Porto Aeroporto ★★★
Distance to OPO Airport: 7 minutes walk to terminal
Walking Distance, Restaurant
3. Solar Antigo Porto Aeroporto ★★★
Distance to OPO Airport: 6 minutes walk to entrance
Walking Distance, Free Airport Shuttle, Breakfast Included
Distance to OPO Airport: 13 minutes walk to terminal
Walking Distance, Hostel
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Accommodation in Portugal near International Airport in Porto
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You won’t be disappointed with what’s on offer whether you’re searching for hotels or hostels to stay in while visiting Portugal. If you’re planning to travel to Portugal on business or pleasure, don’t miss out on last minute accommodation deals via the net. There are also huge savings to be made by browsing online especially if you decide to book well in advance of your visit.
Before making online reservations for accommodation, why not read the many hotel and hostel reviews? This will give you a good idea of what to expect in terms of location to the airport, room sizes, amenities, concierge services, Wi-Fi availability and prices. Many people have taken time to leave their comments online about hostels and hotels in Porto which can help you when making a reservation.
Search for the cheapest hotel rooms in the greater Porto area nearest to the airport located 11 km or 6.8 miles northwest of the Clerigos Tower in the centre of Porto, in the municipalities of Maia, Matosinhos and Vila do Conde. Cheap and luxury hotels that offer family rooms, spa, restaurant, free shuttle transportation, fitness, internet access, etc.. nearby Air Transat, EasyJet, Ryanair, TAP Portugal check in terminals.
Portugal is a top tourist destination so it’s advisable to make an online reservation early for hotels and hostels.
Buffet style breakfasts are served in most accommodation and if you’re on business in Porto, free Wi-Fi is also usually available.
What’s more there are often free shuttle bus services to and from the airport from many hostels and hotels. Keep checking online to get the best hotel deals near Porto Airport.
There are lots of cheap, mid range to high end accommodation on offer whatever time of year you decide to travel.
There’s also a reliable public bus transport service, subways and taxis which can take you to Downtown Porto if you fancy exploring this beautiful city. Main train lines in Porto arrive/depart at Porto Campanha station or from São Bento station in the city centre.
Visit some nearby attractions
When staying in hotels or hostels close to Porto Airport, why not set aside some time to visit the city’s many attractions ?
Spend a morning or afternoon seeing Porto Cathedral, the Church of Sao Francisco, Soares dos Reis National Museum or Queijo Castle and the Boavista area. Porto is a large city, in fact the second largest in Portugal, so there are plenty of things to do and see.
The Old City Centre has been designated as a World Heritage Site with fascinating history, traditional Portuguese cuisine, exciting events and colourful festivals.
Football fans can enjoy a match in the iconic Estádio do Dragão Stadium, the home ground of FC Porto.
Thousands of people travel to Porto to enjoy the city’s exciting events and festivals. Plan your accommodation to coincide with The Festival of Portuguese Rock, the International Folk Festival, St John’s Festival or the Queima das Fitas.
As you can imagine, when an event or festival is taking place, hotels and hostels especially near the airport can be in high demand. Search the net for accommodation availability in this popular part of Portugal, so you don’t miss out on any of the fun.
Porto International Airport – Francisco de Sá Carneiro
Porto Airport — It is a single terminal airport which offers flights to and from 30 destinations, both domestic and international. The Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport receives passengers and other users in the greatest of comfort, taking up the role of primary travel hub for the north-western corner of the Iberian Peninsula.
The airport terminal offers visitors a wide selection of services including cafeterias and shops as well.
The airport is located in the northern Portuguese city of Porto and is actually called Francisco Sá Carneiro, which was the name of the Portuguese prime minister that passed away in 1980 when his airplane crashed.
At that time there was a discussion about the question of the choice to name an airport after someone who died in an airplane crash. Despite the objections, the name change was carried out.
Location — Porto airport is 11 kilometers ( 6 miles ) northwest of the City of Porto in Portugal.
Time zone — GMT (GMT + 1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : The main roads to access the Porto airport are the Porto/Lisbon highway, the IP4 linking Vila Real and Bragança, the A3 linking Porto and Braga as well as the IC 1 and IC 24.
Address — Pedras Rubras, 4470 Maia, Portugal
Airport Code — OPO
Country Code — 351
Car Hire — On the ground floor of the Arrivals Hall are seven counters for car rental companies: A.A. Castanheira/Budget, Auto Jardim, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National Car Rental and Sixt.
Public Transport — #Bus : Local buses can be found outside Arrivals, and follow routes across the city and surrounding areas.
Shuttle buses offer direct services to your hotel and the city centre. Services run during the day only and leave every 30 minutes. They are incredibly convenient, but are also more expensive than local buses.
— #Taxi: Taxis can be found outside of the terminal building and are there day and night. They will take you to wherever you want to go and are metered and fairly inexpensive. There is a 20 per cent rise in fares at evenings and weekends.
— #Subway: Line Violeta. Connection to city downtown and interface with Railways.
Airport – Casa da Música >23 minutes, Airport – Trindade> 28 minutes, Airport -Campanhã Station > 33 minutes, Airport – Dragão Stadium> 35 minutes
Relevant Internet Information
More Information — www.ana.pt