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Porto Airport

Porto Airport

The Porto Airport is called Aeroporto Francisco Sa Carneiro and is situated 11 kilometres north of the city. To reach the airport you can use the lightrail. It departs every 30 minutes. www.metrodoporto.pt From here you can also take buses number 601, 602, 604 and 3M into the city centre. www.stcp.pt There are also shuttle buses and taxis available at the airport. Shuttle www.goinporto.com Getbus getbus.eu Taxi Antral +351 22 5353350 www.antral.pt
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Public Transport

Porto has a good bus and tram network with routes serving all the key tourist spots and is operated by STCP. A single ticket costs €1.80. The city also has a Metro system that is still clean and efficient. A metro ticket costs €1.20 and can be bought at the station and in other sale spots. You can buy tourist cards that allow you to get around Porto on all means of transportation. A daily ticket costs €7 and a 3-day ticket costs €15.
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Taxi

Taxis in Porto are very convenient and also great for airport transfer. Taxis Invicta +351 22 507 64 00 www.taxisporto.com RadiTaxis:
Post

Post

To find a post office in Porto, look for the red sign saying CTT. Letter boxes are also red. Post Office:
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Pharmacy

Chemists are normally open from 9 am-1 pm and from 3 pm-7 pm. All areas have one chemist open all night or on Sunday. A white cross on a green background marks out the chemists. Farmácia Sá da Bandeira:
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Telephone

Country Code: +351 Area Code: (0)22
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Electricity

230/400 V/50 Hertz. European standard sockets.
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