Lisbon Airport Guide to Lisbon Airport (LIS)

Lisbon Airport Metro

If you want to travel safe and sound from Lisbon Airport to the city centre without leaving the terminals, you should definitely take the metro.

The “Aeroporto – Saldanha” line, the red line, gets to Lisbon within 18 minutes. The line stops at 10 stations.

Opening hours: From 06:30 am to 01:00 am. Frequency: Between 6 to 9 minutes.


The Lisbon Airport metro station is located at Terminal 1.

To take the metro from Terminal 2, you’ll need to get to Terminal 1 by the free shuttle bus service. Please, take a look at Terminal map section for further details.


In order to travel by metro, first you need to purchase the 7 Colinas / Viva Viagem electronic card. It has a cost of € 0.50.

Note that you can also use the card to travel by bus and tram. 

See below the Lisbon metro fares:

  • One-way ticket: € 1.45
  • 24 hours pass: € 6.15 


You can purchase your ticket at the ticket vending machines or from the ticket offices at any metro station in Lisbon.