Travel Information

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  • Weather

    Maritime temperate, no extreme temperatures but possibility of light showers in May.

  • Time Zone

    GMT/ UTC + 1 hour in summer

  • Currency

    € (Euro)

  • Telephone
    Access code

    Portugal: +351
    Porto: 22

Emergency: 112 ·

Tourism Police: +351 222 081 833 ·

Tourism Office: +351 223 393 472

Opening Hours

Banks: Monday to Friday - 08:30/15:00

Street commerce: Monday to Friday - 09:00 or 10:00/19:00. Some shops open on Saturday all day.

Shopping centers: Daily - 10:00/24:00

Restaurants: Lunch - 12:00/15:00, Dinner 19:00/22:00

Pharmacies: Monday to Friday - 09:00/19:00> 09:00/13:00 Saturday. Rotas for 24 hour pharmacy service displayed at all pharmacies.

Most museums in the city are closed on Monday.If you want to visit a museum on this day, make sure it is open.


Tips are not typically included in the final price, they are at the discretion of the customer.

Passports and Visa

Visa information may be found at

If you require an invitation letter for visa purposes, please contact


Air Travel

The Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport operates regularly with 14 different airlines to 64 destinations.
For further information visit: ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal.


Open daily from 6:00 – 01:00 Porto´s metro has 6 lines that connect the city.

Travel passes called “Andante” can be bought at the Andante shops, sales points, train station ticket offices, and in the Mobility centre (São Bento railway station).

There is an Andante Tour ticket for 1 or 3 days – 7 Euros and 15 Euros available at the Trindade metro and São Bento train station offices.

For further information check: Metro do Porto

Taxi Travel

Auto Táxis Matos e Vieira
Unipessoal: 961906901

Taxi Invicta: 225076400

Taxi CV Porto: 220416176

Raditáxis: 220441110

Taxi Applications