Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO)
Travel and Ground Transport

(Porto, Portugal)

Porto Airport (OPO) Travel and Transport: Photo showing the actual airportPublic buses and metro trains provide cheap and direct transport with the centre of Porto from Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport.

There is also a popular shuttle service, which runs to hotels and the city centre. Taxis provide the fastest transport option.


STCP public buses run to the city and beyond from the airport and one ticket covers the use of STCP buses and trams, Porto Metro, the funicular railway and suburban trains throughout the day. Bus numbers 601 and 87 run to various locations in the city, while number 120 goes between Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport and Santa Cruz, Leça, Matosinhos, Guifões and Custóias; buses run every 20 to 30 minutes.

Rail / Metro

A fast metro subway service connects downtown Porto with Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport and operates between the hours of 06:00 to 01:30. This is a fast way and direct way to reach the city centre and the journey time is generally just less than 30 minutes. The metro station is easy to find and located next to the airport terminal itself.

Shuttle Buses

The Aerobus shuttle is an efficient and cheap transport option from Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport to the city and hotels for those on a budget. The shuttle service runs throughout the day and goes from directly outside the Arrivals exit.

Taxi Cabs

Taxis are readily available for transport to downtown Porto, various out-of-town locations and city hotels. Taxis are metered and there is a 20 per cent price hike on weekends and holidays.

Porto Airport OPO

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