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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. 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. 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
Boat Porto also has a few marinas for those who enjoy sailing: the Freixo Marina, in the Freixo area, and the Porto Atlântico Marina, in Leixões, outside the city. Rio Douro Crossing – Lordelo do Ouro/Afurada Crossing the river Douro between Cais do Ouro (near the Arrábida bridge), in Porto, and Afurada, in Vila Nova de Gaia.
Operates every 15 mins from 09:00 - 18:00 in the winter, and from 09:00 - 22:00 in the summer, depending on the weather, (15 min/ 45 min - Ouro Quai; hour / 30 min- Afurada Quay) Tickets cost 1.50€ per person and 1€ per bike. They can be purchased on the boat.
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 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
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€.
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€.
Funicular dos Guindais
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 - 2.50€.