Porto bus map

porto bus map

How to get to Porto by bus?

206 Porto Bus at Campanha Station Portos buses radiate out from bus stations near major train and metro stations in Porto such as Sao Bento, Campanha, Bolhao and Casa da Musica to outlying areas of the city. Buses in Porto usually run from around 5.30 am to 12.30 am.

What are the lines of the Metro do Porto?

There are six main lines in the Metro do Porto system (the company which operates the Metro in the city): A, B, C, D, E and F. Each line as a colour associated with it, so you should easily identify them. Depending on the places you want to visit, you pick the fastest line and hop on.

What do the bus numbers in Porto mean?

The 3-digit bus numbers are coded by their first digit. Thus 2 signifies west Porto, 3 is the north of the city, 4 east, 5 is Matosinhos, 6 is the Maia district, 7 Valongo, 8 for Gondomar and 9 for Vila Nova de Gaia across the Douro. Bus stops often have an electronic signboard which give arrival times of the next buses at the stop.

Is there a tram in Porto?

There are three short tram routes still in operation in Porto -- number 1, number 18, and number 22. Number 1 is a pleasant ride, as it goes through the riverfront all the way to the beaches of Foz. Tickets are bought from the driver. Taxis in Portugal are inexpensive when compared to the rest of Europe.

What do the bus stop numbers mean in Portugal?

Each bus is “codified” by a 3-digit sign and the first number is related with the destination place: 2 is for West Porto, 3 for North, 4 for East, 5 for Matosinhos, 6 for Maia, 7 for Valongo, 8 for Gondomar and 9 for Vila Nova de Gaia. In case of doubts, consult the bus stop itinerary, which indicates all the stops during your route.

How to use public transport in Porto?

The ticket is bought once you get on the bus and you need to validate it right after you purchase it. The validation machines are also found inside the bus. Public transport in Porto is widely known to be fast and easy to use. The main reason why is the Metro.

What are the lines of the Metro do Porto?

There are six main lines in the Metro do Porto system (the company which operates the Metro in the city): A, B, C, D, E and F. Each line as a colour associated with it, so you should easily identify them. Depending on the places you want to visit, you pick the fastest line and hop on.

How to get from Porto Airport to city centre?

You normally have to exit the Porto airport, cross the street where you find taxis and transfers and then catch the metro on the other side. You will hop on the purple line, also known as line E. From there, you can get to the city’s centre easily. The journey can last half an hour on average.

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