Many travelers arrive in Porto on a train from Lisbon. It ends at Campanhã Station (pictured above), from where it is easy to hop on the Metro to reach the center of the city.
Another option is an express bus, which ends its journey at a terminal by Jardim do Campo 24 de Agosto (just a few feet from the 24 de Agosto station of the Metro).
By train the journey takes about 2 hours and 45 minutes, and by bus it takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes.
With the expansion of the city's airport and the increasing number of airlines flying into Porto, many visitors now also arrive by air.
The major airlines that fly to Porto are: TAP Air Portugal, United Airlines, Air France, Lufthansa, EasyJet, Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, Air Europa, Vueling, Iberia, and Azores Airlines.
And the following major cities have direct flights to Porto:
Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bilbao, Bordeaux, Brussels, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dubai, Dublin, Edinburgh, Faro, Frankfurt, Funchal, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, Lisbon, Liverpool, London, Luxembourg, Lyon, Madrid, Manchester, Marseille, Milan, Montreal, Munich, Naples, New York (Newark), Nice, Palma Mallorca, Paris, Ponta Delgada, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, São Paulo, Seville, Stuttgard, Toronto, Valencia, Venice, and Zurich.
The Metro is the easiest form of transportation to reach the center from the airport, but if you have a lot of luggage, it's a better idea to take a taxi or, best of all, book a private transfer:
Once in the city, it's quite easy to get around. The main sights in the center are all within walking distance, while the Serralves Museum, the Foz district, and many of the city's top restaurants can be reached by several buses or an inexpensive taxi.
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