There is no train connection yet with Porto Airport. Plans for the new subway system to connect the airport to Porto are in the advanced stages. It was planned to have the connection ready in 2005, but the project has been postponed indefinitely.
Car and bus
The airport is easily accessible from highway IC-1 between Lisbon and Vigo, to the north of Porto, in Spain.
Between 7:30 and 20:00 an Aerobus leaves every 30 minutes to the center of Porto, the bus stops by the most important hotels, a ticket costs €4.00 and is valid the whole day on public transportation in Porto as well as the regional train services to Valongo, São Bento and Coimbrões.
The Transporte Resende bus line 120, costs €1.25, goes to known locations in Porto: Santa Cruz, Leça, Matosinhos, Guifões and Custóias.
Two times per day there is a direct bus connection with Vigo, Spain, and once per day at the weekend, and costs €10.00. Information is available at the Spanish telephone number (tel: +34(0)986 288 030).
Car rental - Porto Airport
On the ground floor of the Arrivals Hall there are seven counters for car rental companies: A.A. Castanheira/Budget, Auto Jardim, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National Car Rental and Sixt. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.
Taxis can be found in front of the Arrivals Hall, and each are equipped with a meter. The price is €0.74 per kilometer on top of the “taking off” price. A ride to the center of Porto costs approximately €13.00, at weekends and holidays there is a 20% surcharge, there is also a surcharge for extra large baggage.
There are four parking lots: P0, costs €1.50 for the first hour and P1 costs €1.10 for the first hour, are close to the terminal building, and P2 and P3, costs €6.40 per day, are north of the terminal. You can park for a month at P1 for the same price as parking at P2 or P3. For information about long-term parking (tel: +351(0)229 410 787).