Archive for the 'metro & train' Category

Santa Apolónia, Lisbon’s International (and central/nord of Portugal) Train/Metro Station & mark of honour to Humberto Delgado, the Fearless General

International trains arrive in Lisbon every day, mainly to Santa Apolónia Station and to the Gare do Oriente. Estação Santa Apolónia, opened on May 1st 1865, is the oldest railway terminus in Lisbon, situated in the city’s central part on the bank of the Tagus river in the historical district of Alfama. Santa Apolónia International […]

From beautiful Rossio train- and metro Station Lisbon to The Pena National Palace Sintra or Queluz Palace & tourist information

Rossio train- and metro station (Estação do Rossio) is incredibly unique, located between Rossio and Restauradores in Lisbon. Formerly known as Central Station (Estação Central), and that designation still appears in its façade. The beautiful neo-manueline architecture was designed by architect José Luís Monteiro, completed in 1887. Rossio train- and metro station Lisbon The Neo-Manueline […]

Impressive Metro Station Baixa-Chiado city center Lisbon: free escalators route avoiding hundreds of stairs from Baixa to Chiado district

Metro Station Baixa-Chiado is a unique and impressive subway, opened in 1998, created by architect Álvaro Siza Vieira. Metro station entrance Baixo-Chiado Lisbon, Rua do Crucifixo. Metro station Baixo-Chiado is one of the most important transfer stations, and one of the most crowded of Lisbon. New is the extension towards the international Santa Apolónia train station, opening […]

Cais do Sodré, Lisbon’s major railway station, train line to Estoril, Cascais, ferry terminal to Cacilhas & the beaches of Caparica

Cais do Sodré is Lisbon’s major bus, metro, trainstation ‘Linha de Cascais’ , name of the train line joining Lisbon to Cascais and ferry terminal to Cacilhas , Seixal, Montijo and ferries to Trafaria and Porto Brandão (near the beaches of Caparica). Cais do Sodré railway station Lisbon to Cascais Cais do Sodré railway station is serving westbound suburban […]

High-speed train Alfa Pendular from Lisbon Oriente station to Faro, vice versa, also connecting north portugal & online reservation

Station Oriente is a very beautiful and very famous station, the hub for the various networks of public transportation serving the eastern area of Lisbon, with a metro station, trains, buses, taxis and easy airport links.  The station was created by master architect Santiago Calatrava with a roof of glass and steel. Station Oriente. A ticket from Lisbon Oriente Station to […]

Transfer from Lisbon airport (Portela) to the city by bus, metro or taxi (check the electronic meter), a hint & long term parking

There’s three ways of getting to the center of Lisbon from the Portela airport. A taxi is not necessarily more expensive then the bus connections. It depends on the number of persons you’re travelling with. Portela airport is located at about 7 kilometers from the city center, a ride to the city in normal traffic shouldn’t […]