Generally not required for stays of up to 90 days; some nationalities will need a Schengen visa.
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An increasingly popular destination, Portugal is well connected to North America and European countries by air. There are also handy overland links by bus and train to and from Spain, from where you can continue on to other destinations on the continent.
Flights, cars and tours can be booked online at www.lonelyplanet.com/bookings.
The best price found from United States to Portugal is on April 1st, 2019, travelling with TAP. See more options, compare prices and book: search flights.
Transport in Portugal is reasonably priced, quick and efficient.
Train Extremely affordable, with a decent network between major towns from north to south. Visit Comboios de Portugal for schedules and prices.
Car Useful for visiting small villages, national parks and other regions with minimal public transport. Cars can be hired in major towns and cities. Drive on the right.
Bus Cheaper and slower than trains. Useful for more remote villages that aren’t serviced by trains. Infrequent service on weekends.