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Tourism Information Offices

Many spaces dedicated to receiving visitors with information areas and commercial areas. In some places also have access to the Internet and other convenience services.

Tourism Office - Centre

Address: Rua Clube dos Fenianos, 25, 4000-172 Porto Tel.: +351 223393472 Fax: +351 223323303 E-mail: visitporto@cm-porto.pt Website: http://www.visitporto.travel/ Description: Porto Tourism Office situated next to the City Hall and Avenida dos Aliados. This office is the oldest of all the tourism offices in the city and also the busiest. It has been opened to the public since 1980. There are also technical and administrative services within this centre. As well as providing tourism information, you can also buy tourism products such as the Porto Card, Municipal Porto Young Persons Card, Andante tickets, promotional material in various languages and merchandise. Now free wifi access to the internet is available. Report incorrect data.

Tourism Office - Sé (Old City Hall)

Address: Terreiro da Sé, 4050-573 Porto Tel.: +351 223393472 E-mail: visitporto@cm-porto.pt Website: http://www.visitporto.travel/ Description: Porto Tourism Office. This tourism office has been opened since September 2005 and is located next to the Cathedral. Its location aspires to be an appropriate departure point for tours, due to its global view of the city. As well as providing tourism information, you can also buy tourism products such as the Porto Card, promotional material in various languages and a variety of merchandise.

iPoint Campanhã

Address: Estação de Campanhã - Largo da Estação, 4300-173 Porto E-mail: visitporto@cm-porto.pt Website: http:// visitporto.travel Description: Tourist information point where it is possible to purchase Porto Card, merchandising and tourist guides, located by the ticket offices in the Campanhã Railway Station. 

iPoint Ribeira

Address: Praça da Ribeira, 4050-513 Porto E-mail: visitporto@cm-porto.pt Website: http://www.visitporto.travel/ Description: Mobile tourist information point, located in the Historical Centre, on Praça da Ribeira, by the River Douro. It offers tourists and visitors a quality support service with the necessary information to visit the city and enjoy the stay the best way possible.

iPoint Serralves

Address: Rua de D. João de Castro, 210, 4150-417 Porto Tel.: +351 223393472 E-mail: visitporto@cm-porto.pt Website: http://www.visitporto.travel/ Description: Tourist Information Point (Kiosk) of the Porto City Council, next to the Reception Desk of the Serralves Contemporary Art Museum , consisting on a multimedia kiosk with direct access to the Tourism Portal, free direct telephone line to the Tourist Office - Centre, and offer of the official city map. 

 

Transportation

Train
Tel : (+351) 808208208
www.cp.pt

City

Porto is served by international trains, Alfa Pendular (high-speed train), intercity, inter-regional, regional and urban trains, connecting the city to several destinations inside and outside the country.

For further information check the CP - Comboios de Portugal’s website

The Campanhã train station is the busiest in the city and the S. Bento railway station is the most central one.

 

From Campanhã, you can travel to the city centre by train to S. Bento (this journey is included in the Alfa ticket), or by metro on lines:

 

A - Blue (Estádio do Dragão - Senhor de Matosinhos);

B - Red (Estádio do Dragão - Póvoa de Varzim);

C – Green (Campanhã / ISMAI);

E – Violet (Estádio do Dragão - Aeroporto) and

F – Orange (Fânzeres/Senhora da Hora).

The Andante ticket needed for this journey can be purchased at any of the automatic ticket machines in the Metro stations, occasional ticket (Z2)'. It costs 1.70€, is valid for 1 hour and is rechargeable.

 You can take the 207 bus to the city centre or go by taxi, which costs around 10.00€.

CP´s urban trains allow you to travel to nearby towns, such as Vila Nova de Gaia, Espinho, Guimarães, Braga, Viana do Castelo and Aveiro. Train tickets must be purchased before your journey, from sales points or automatic ticket machines.

For further information check the CP – Comboios de Portugal’s website

 

Bus (STCP)

STCP buses operate:

Daytime service: 05:00 - 00:30 (Some lines only run until 21:00)

Night service (Lines 1M to 13M): 00:00 - 05:00

Some buses are already equipped with access platforms for people with reduced mobility.

 STCP tickets (to be validated upon entering the bus) can be purchased from Payshop offices, train station ticket offices, post offices, Andante shops, automatic ticket machines and at the STCP or Andante service points.

The Andante tickets can be bought at the ticket machines in the metro stations, the Andante shops, Andante sale points, STCP service points, train station ticket offices with Andante sale points and in the Mobility Centre (S. Bento railway station).

It is also possible to get a Single Trip Ticket (Título Agente Único) in the bus (bought for that trip only) - 1.85€, and the Andante Tour 1 – 7.00€ - that allows you to travel on the Andante network for 24 consecutive hours after your first validation.

 

Tram (STCP)

There are 3 lines operating:

1 – Infante/Passeio Alegre

18 – Massarelos/Carmo

22 – Batalha/Carmo

Timetables can be found at each stop.

Single trip tickets can be bought in the tram at a cost of 2.50€.


Taxi

Available 24 hours a day from clearly signposted taxi ranks throughout the city or by phone.

Most taxis have a capacity of 4 passengers, however there are also 8 passenger taxis available.

Every taxi has a meter indicating the cost of your journey which is to be paid at the end of the trip. The receipt is compulsory.

Tariff charges are posted on the window of the rear door, on the left side of the taxi.




Metro (Metro do Porto)

Running daily between 06:00 - 01:00, the Porto metro service has 6 lines that connect the outskirts of the city to the centre:

Line A (Blue) - Estádio do Dragão - Senhor de Matosinhos

Line B (Red) - Estádio do Dragão - Póvoa de Varzim

Line C (Green) - Estádio do Dragão - ISMAI

Line D (Yellow) - Hospital São João – D. João II

Line E (Violet) - Estádio do Dragão - Aeroporto

Line F (Orange) – Senhora da Hora – Fânzeres

The Andante travel pass can be bought at the Andante shops, Andante sale points, STCP service points, train station ticket offices with Andante sale points and in the Mobility Centre (S. Bento railway station).

The Andante occasional ticket, from Z2 to Z12, depending on the number of zones included in your journey, can also be purchased from the automatic ticket machines in the Metro stations and from the Tourism Office – Centre (25, Rua Clube dos Fenianos). This ticket is valid for the minimum of an hour and is rechargeable.

There are also Andante Tour tickets, 1 day – 7.00€ (available at the Trindade metro and S. Bento train station ticket offices and on the buses) and 3 days – 15.00€ (also available at the Trindade metro station and the S. Bento train station ticket offices). This ticket allows you unlimited travel on bus and metro.​ For further information check Metro do Porto.



Guindais funicular (Metro do Porto)

Connects the Batalha area to the Ribeira area.

Nov to Apr - daily – 08:00-20:00

May, Jun, Jul, Sep, Oct - 08:00-22:00 (Sun to Wed) and 08:00-24:00 (Thur to Sat)

August - daily – 08:00-24:00

A single trip Funi can be purchased on site - 2.00€.