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Porto Airport

Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO)


One of Portugal's busiest airports, Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport serves more than five million passengers each year, nearly half of which comes from Germany and France. However, the airport offers flights to many worldwide destinations. These include London, Toronto, Milan, Montreal, Amsterdam, Casablanca, Caracas and Zurich.

Located 6.8 miles (11km) northwest of Porto, the airport is a graceful structure with curving lines reminiscent of Gaudi. The interior, though spacious and comfortable, has an unfortunate lack of natural light. There are several dozen shops and restaurants, as well as a children's play area, Aerolândia, in the terminal.


6.8 miles (11km) northwest of Porto.

Getting to the city

Porto Airport is served by the Metro's Violet Line. It runs to the Estádio do Dragão, operating every 20 to 30 minutes and dependent on the time and day of the week.

Taxis are available outside the terminal. Passengers may prefer to order one via phone.

Numerous shuttle companies transport passengers across the city from the airport. These include the Airport Shuttle, Barquense, getBUS, Goin'Porto, Ovnitur Viagens, Transdev and Autna.

STCP bus lines 601 and 602 run to Cordoaria from 5:30am to 23:30pm. Resende bus services operate every day except Sunday from 06h10 to 19h30, every 30 minutes. Schedules are altered on Sundays and public holidays, running every 40 minutes from 07h25 to 14h05 and every 30 minutes from 14h30 to 19h30.


GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies operating out of Porto Airport include Avis-Budget, Europcar, Goldcar, Guerin, Hertz and Sixt.

Airport Taxis

Taxi's are available, and are the most convenient and fastest method of getting to the city centre. The journey from the airport to the city takes about 20 to 30 minutes.


Parking rates in section P2 for 15 minutes is the cheapest option, charging £0.70. Depending on parking section and duration of parking, the fee could rise up to £10.



Free wifi connection is available.

Business Lounges

Get straight to work in the CIP Lounge which provides privacy, meeting rooms and audio visual equipment. Alternatively, the less business-orientated ANA Lounge is a spacious environment with brilliant panoramic views.

Porto Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.