Lisbon is the main city of Portugal, situated right in the centre of the country in the northern margin of the river Tagus. Its International airport is at 15 minutes from the city centre and from all the main hotels.
The most important European Airlines, as well as some North America Airlines, operate direct daily flights to Lisbon, from the most important European Capitals and North America.
For delegates making intercontinental flights, the best connecting hubs in Europe are Amsterdam, Munich, Zurich, Frankfurt, Paris, Brussels, Madrid or London.
Once landed at Lisbon’s Airport, a scheduled bus is operating regular transfers between the Airport and the city centre. Catching a taxi is easy and from Lisbon’s airport to the city centre it will cost approximately € 10.
Lisbon International Airport, 7 km from the city centre, has daily flights to and from the major cities in Europe and the world. The Portuguese airline TAP – Air Portugal, as well as major international airlines, fly to and from Lisbon.
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Lisbon is easy to get to. It is a short flight away from most European cities.
Arriving in Lisbon by road is a pleasant experience, as the visitor can enjoy the beautiful countryside along the way. The city has good road accesses and the most frequently used routes are: the A1 motorway. the 25th April Bridge, the new Vasco da Gama Bridge, and the CREL, the outer ring-road for the Lisbon region.
Scores of national and international trains arrive in Lisbon every day. In addition to Santa Apolónia terminal station, the city now has the new Gare do Oriente, which opened in 1998 adjacent to the Parque das Nações. Both stations have direct bus or underground connections to the city centre.
The Port of Lisbon is the busiest port on the European Atlantic coast. It has three terminals for cruise ships: the Alcântara, Rocha de Conde d’Óbidos and the Santa Apolónia terminals. Lisbon+ is often a port of call for many cruise ships (coming from many different places). Furthermore, the city also has marinas for pleasure boats in the docks of Belém, Santo Amaro, Bom Sucesso. Alcântara and, most recently, the Olivais Docks.