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Stayed at Oriente Metro Station. Safe, clean, Fresh air and on time. Lisboa Card was the perfect... read more

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Ideal way to travel

The metro is by far the best way to get around the city - it is cheap, clean, efficient and the... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Stayed at Oriente Metro Station. Safe, clean, Fresh air and on time. Lisboa Card was the perfect package for us. Bought at the airport “Ask me Lisboa” counter at 40 Euros for 72 hours. Metro, bus, lift, funicular, train to Cascais and Sintra, Free access...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The metro is by far the best way to get around the city - it is cheap, clean, efficient and the various lines have good interchange points which are clearly labelled. If you are using public transport, the best ticket is the 24 hour one....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A good metro system but the ticket system can be confusing for non locals There are multiple ways to use the card that you need to travel with and the options are far from clear At metro stations that are also two sets of ticket...More

1  Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not normally one for using undergrounds whilst on city breaks but with our hotel a little out of town I must say it's a very quick and efficient way of getting around. We used it to get to the airport, Benfica FC as well...More

1  Thank Stevetarn2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I tend to be nervous about traveling on Subways in big cities after having traveled on many. So we decided to give it a try and researched the 3 various lines and there destinations. The service costs about 1.45 Euros. We went...More

1  Thank Frank D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This subway network must be one of the best in the world, for a number of reasons. Firstly it's like you never wait long on the platforms and your train arrives, secondly the trains always seem to be clean internally, and thirdly there's some pride...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Lisbon to find that the taxi drivers were on strike! This did us a favour and made us look at alternative ways of getting to our hotel. We opted to buy a 3 day 'Lisboa Card'. These are excellent, giving unlimited use...More

1  Thank nero2005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE took the metro a few times while we stayed 4 days in Lisbon. It is inexpensive and you buy your trip card at vending machines in the stations.

1  Thank djb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most interesting architectures within metro stations and public transports in Europe IMO. Definitely recommend it if you like contemporary art

1  Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Metro takes you everywhere anc with the Lisboa card you csn take any kind of public transportation. So a great way to get around.

1  Thank mpdijs
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Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
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Hi, I will be spending 6 days in Lisbon soon. I have been reading the reviews regarding the excellent Metro system; however I find the ticketing system described by many confusing. My questions are: 1) There are two types of electronic card available, the Viva Viagem and the Lisboa card..which one should I get and why? 2) I read that with the Viva Viagem card you can charge it with anything from 3 Euros to 40 Euros but it only allows you 24 hours of use...is this so or is it unlimited time usage as long as you have credit on it? 3) You can choose instead to get a 24hour multi trip option costing about 6.30 Euros and charge it by this amount every 24 hours if you intend travelling a lot..is this so? 4) Finally I am told that if you initially use your card to buy the 24hour unlimited trip 6.30Euro option you cannot then use the same card to purchase unlimited travel/unlimited days on the same card...is this so ? Please reply to each numbered question if possible. My thanks in advance.
17 October 2018|
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Response from alan H | Reviewed this property |
We have used the Viva Viagem card. We purchased it at the airport metro station. The card costs 50 cents and lasts for 1 year. Each journey is 1.45 Euro. You can use cash or card to purchase the card or tickets in the... More
21 March 2018|
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Response from Shaunsanders | Reviewed this property |
I don't know exactly, but the 4 metro lines are interlinked, and getting to the main railway stations is very easily reached by metro. Hope this helps?
23 February 2018|
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Response from DavidandPaula | Reviewed this property |
by the way, if you do not speak Portugese then station staff often are unwilling or unable to help. The ticket booth staff cope with English a lot better