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Flights to Porto

The best price found from United States to Porto is on February 19th, 2019, travelling with Southwest Airlines. See more options, compare prices and book: search flights.

DCA
Washington Ronald Reagan
from $240.00
OPO
Porto

Getting around by air

Porto has excellent connections to a number of major European cities and destinations. The airport is served by a handful of budget airlines.

Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport

Situated around 16km northwest of the city centre, the gleaming, ultra-modern Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport operates direct flights to major international hubs including London, Brussels, Madrid, Frankfurt and Toronto.

TAP (www.flytap.com) has multiple daily flights to/from Lisbon. There are also low-cost carriers, such as easyJet (www.easyjet.com) and Ryanair (www.ryanair.com), with nonstop services to London, Madrid, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Brussels.

Transport Options

  • The Metro do Porto (http://en.metrodoporto.pt) violet line E (direction Estádio do Dragão) links the airport to downtown Porto; change at Trindade onto yellow line D (direction Santo Ovídio) for Aliados and São Bento stops. A one-way ticket costs €2 and the journey takes around 45 minutes.
  • A daytime taxi costs €20 to €25 to/from the centre. Taxis authorised to run from the airport are labelled ‘Maia’ and/or ‘Vila Nova de Telha’; the rank is just outside the Arrivals Hall. In peak-traffic time, allow an hour or more between the city centre and the airport.
  • STCP (www.stcp.pt) runs a couple of public buses between the airport and the centre; the most useful is the 601 to Cordoaria, departing every 30 minutes from 5.30am to 11.30pm. A single costs €2.