Lisbon International Airport (LIS) also known as Lisbon Portela Airport, is the main international gateway to Portugal and is one of the largest airports in Southern Europe. More information can be found at their website, www.lisbon-airport.com.
Airport Shuttles will be offered from Lisbon airport to the Festival Venue and the principal Festival hotel areas on Friday October 25. Buses will also be scheduled from the Festival venue to Lisbon airport on Thursday October 31. The cost of the airport shuttle each way is €15 and must be paid in full when booking. Airport Shuttles must be booked by September 20, after which time due to contractual obligations, no refunds can be given.
The following transfer times are provisional and may be amended according to final demand.
Friday October 25
8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am
1.00pm, 3.00pm, 5pm, 6pm
Thursday October 31
From the airport take the Metro Red Line to Alameda. At Alameda change and take the Green Line to Cais do Sodre. Change at Cais do Sodre and take the Cascais train line to Cascais (last stop on the line). The Metro from the Airport to Cais do Sodre will take about 35 minutes and will cost €1.40. The Train from Cais do Sodre to Cascais will take about 40 minutes and cost €2.15. Useful links: Metro/Train map, Metro website, and Train website.
From the airport take the Aerobus to Cais do Sodre. At Cais do Sodre take the Cascais train line to Cascais (last stop on the line). The Aerobus from the Airport to Cais do Sodre will take about 30 minutes and will cost €3.50. The Train from Cais do Sodre to Cascais will take about 40 minutes and cost €2.15. Useful links: Aerobus website and Train website.
A taxi from the airport to Cascais will cost around €35. It is always wise to ask the taxi driver first approximately how much the fare will be.
Take the A5 (partial toll road) west from Lisbon. At exit 12, take the N9-1 (partial toll road) south to Cascais.