Porto - Essential Information


The airport in Porto is called Aeroporto Francisco Sa Carneiro and is situated 11 kilometers north of the city. From there you can take buses 601, ZA, 602 and 604 into the city center.

AddressPedras Rubras, Maia
Phone+351 22 943 24 00

Public Transport

Porto has a good bus and tram network with routes serving all the key tourist spots and operated by STCP.

The city has a Metro system that is still clean and efficient.


Taxis Invicta
+351 22 507 64 00

+351 22 507 39 00

Health Care

Clinics open from 08.00 to 20.00 and hospitals provide 24-hour emergency service.

Chemists are open 09.00 until 13.00 and then from 15.00 to 19.00. All areas have one chemist open all night or on Sunday. A white cross on a green background marks out the chemists.


Country Code: +351

Area Code: (0)22


230/400 volts/50 hertz, European standard sockets.