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LISBON PORTUGAL TRANSPORT - LISBON TRAINS PORTUGAL

Lisbon Portugal TransportLisbon Transport - So you should have no problem getting to and from your destinations, but we do want to let you know you will sit in traffic for a little while at times. There are many ways that you can use to get around.

The main Transportation System in Lisbon is the Metro. It connects the city with the upper and eastern districts. There are also bus, funicular and tram services. They are supplied by the Companhia de Carris de Ferro de Lisboa (Carris)

Helping to conntect the city with Tagus are two important bridges: The longest suspension bridge in Europe is called the April 25 Bridge and it was completed on August 6, 1966. The other bridge is called Vasco da Gama Bridge and it is one of the longest bridges in the world and it is the longest bridge in Eroupe. With these connections it is possible to rent a car to see the sights in Lisbon. There are three cirucular motorways, the 2ª Circular, the CRIL and the CREL, which connect Lisbon to its suburbs.


Getting to and from Lisbon offers travellers many different options. 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 airlines, TAP - Air Portugal and the PGA - Portugália Airlines, as well as major international airlines, fly to and from Lisbon every day. You can also get to the city of Lisbon by boat.

The Port of Lisbon is the busiest port on the European Atlantic Coast because it has three terminals for cruise ships. Te Alcântara, Rocha de Conde d'Óbidos and the Santa Apolónia terminals and the cruise ships come in from many different areas around the world. There are also plenty of marinas for pleasure boats as some people come from all over on their own watercraft.

The city of Lisbon also has an exceptional amount of train service, both national and international service. The Santa Apolónia Terminal Station and the new Gare do Oriente have direct connections into the city by bus or underground means.

As you can see there are many different transportation options for your use. For residents and travellers alike accessing the city and its suburbs will be relatively stress free.

 

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