Porto International Airport (Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport)

Updated information always at hand

The Porto international airport is also known as Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport. Elected again, in 2015, by ACI – Airports Council International – one of the five best European Airports, a distinction it has been enjoying since 2006, Porto Airport, reached the 9 million passengers mark in the end of 2016. The airport is increasingly reinforcing its role as a key contributor to the attractiveness of both the city and the region it serves. Is located about 10 km, a quick 20 minutes’ drive, from the Porto city centre where most of the hotels are located. The airport is served by Porto Metro (underground) that links the airport to Porto city centre. Public transport buses and dedicated shuttle bus services are also connecting the airport to the city.

Message to the passengers
At ANA we are trying to minimize the impact of COVID-19 at the 10 airports we manage, prioritizing the safety of our workers and passengers.
Our airports are in permanent contact with the authorities, complying with government guidelines, and our teams operate in accordance with the safety standards indicated by Portugal’s Directorate-General of Health (DGS).
We have taken a set of measures in order to mitigate this threat.
In view of this difficult moment, we urge our passengers to remain calm, guaranteeing, on our part, permanent surveillance and updated information.
We emphasize the importance of reducing visits to airports to what is strictly necessary and only by passengers, in order to avoid crowds in the terminal.

Measures implemented


Safe Bag
The new Safe Bag service cleans, disinfects and protects your baggage, ensuring that your belongings arrive at destination safe, sound and sanitised.
The products used, which assure the disinfection seal, are certified and approved by health authorities.
Where: Before Security
Opening hours: 05:00-21:00

Waste management during COVI-19
“Protect yourself and take care of the environment”

Immigration and Borders Service (SEF)

Emergency health line (national health service-SNS)
SNS 24 – 808 24 24 24

Official Carrier

TAP Portugal will offer discount rates to the participants of the EuCNC Conference who make their flight booking and buy their ticket exclusively through TAP Portugal’s website.
Booking code and all details of discount rates will be available at the conference website at the time of the registration opening.
The discount applicable to this event is only valid for online bookings made through TAP Portugal’s website http://www.flytap  and with payment by credit card. The ticket will always be an electronic ticket.
Bookings made previously by travel agencies or at our desks are not eligible for this discount
The discount applies only for travel to the event. It is valid for round trip journeys from any TAP destination to Lisbon or Porto.
The booking can be made at any time. The travel dates must be comprehended in the period of 10 days before / 10 days after the event dates. The dates of the event must be comprehended in the period of travel
The discount is also extended to the participants accompanying persons (adults).


To arrive in the city centre or to the Alfândega Porto Congress Centre:

COVID-19 METRO (underground) and bus





The set of decisions taken in matters of hygiene and safety has contributed to ensuring that all rules issued by health authorities are fully complied with. On the other hand, the exemplary civility and sense of responsibility that customers of the system demonstrate stand out.
– Current demand represents around 20% of a normal business day (pre-March 2020);
– There is no record of vehicle overcrowding problems, with the maximum occupancy being less than 75 passengers / vehicle, well below the 2/3 capacity limit (150 passengers);
– The behaviour of demand over the various time periods of the day follows a distribution very similar to that of the pre-pandemic period;
– The current supply is more than sufficient in relation to demand;

Metro station (underground)
At the airport take the metro line “E- Violet”, Destination “Estádio do Dragão”. Exit at “Trindade”
Travel ticket: Z4
At “Trindade” change to “Line D” – Destination “Santo Ovidio” and exit at “São Bento”
Travel ticket: Use same travel ticket as before
To continue to the congress centre;
Exit the metro station and at the STCP bus stop, catch the “500″ bus – Destination “Matosinhos (Mercado)”- Exit at “Alfândega” bus stop.
Travel ticket: Use same travel ticket as before.

Public bus transportation or shuttle bus
To get to the city centre by bus, you can take either line 601, 602 or 3M (00:00-05:00). In this case, you can buy a single trip ticket on the bus, costing 2€.
There are also shuttle services available, to and from the city centre.
Please make your booking in advance with the respective service operator.
GOin (Airport/City Centre/Airport)
Transdev – (Airport/City Centre/Airport)

The city is served by 700 taxis and a taxi ride from the airport to the city centre should cost between 20 and 30€.
Taxis Invicta: +351 225 076 400/+351 912 301 251