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Lisbon is easy to get to. It is a short flight away from most European cities, and is just as easily accessible by road, railway or sea.

By air
Lisbon International Airport, 7 km from the city centre, has daily flights to and from the major cities in Europe and the world.

Flight times to Lisbon from some European Cities
City Time of flight City Time of flight City Time of flight
Amsterdam 2h50 Kiev 4h50 Prague 2h25
Brussels 2h40 London 2h50 Rome 2h45
Barcelona 1h45 Luxembourg 2h40 Sofia 4h20
Budapest 3h50 Madrid 1h05 Stockholm 4h15
Copenhagen 3h30 Milan 2h30 Stuttgart 2h50
Dublin 2h40 Moscow 5h25 Vienna 3h20
Frankfurt 2h55 Munich 3h05 Warsaw 4h00
Geneva 2h25 Oslo 3h55 Zurich 2h40
Istambul 4h25 Paris 2h20
Several popular airlines fly into Lisbon Airport
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Flight stats for Lisbon, Portugal

By rail
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.

By sea
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.

By road
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 highway (E90) entering from the north or A2/ A6 highway and then the 25th April Bridge or Vasco da Gama Bridge entering from the south for the Lisbon region.