MEO Arena in Lisbon

How to make your way to and from Web Summit: Transport in Lisbon

Web Summit arrives in the Altice Arena (formally known as MEO arena) and FIL in Lisbon in early November along with thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, media and startups.

For many Web Summit attendees, it may be their first time in Lisbon or Portugal. This guide is everything you need to keep you on the right track.

 

From the airport to Lisbon city centre

 

By metro

Web Summit metro passes will be available from a kiosk in Lisbon airport until Monday, November 6. These will also be available to purchase from kiosks within the main entry and exit point to Web Summit in FIL from Monday, November 6. We will have three ticket options available. €10 for a one day ticket, €20 for a three day ticket and €25 for a five day ticket. All tickets will be valid in Carris, Metro and CP (Sintra, Cascais, Azambuja and Sado lines). These tickets are not valid for tourist routes or Airport shuttle services. Please note that the Metro opening hours are 6.30am – 1am.

From the airport follow the red line until São Sebastião exchanging to the Blue line to Baixa-Chiado or at Alameda exchanging to the green line to Baixa-chiado/Cais do Sodré.

At Oriente take the train to Santa Apolónia which connects to the subway Blue line. Or by subway once more follow the red line until São Sebastião where you can change to the Blue line. The red line also connects to the yellow line at Saldanha.

By bus

From the airport, take the No. 91 Carris bus service to Cais do Sodré Railway Station. Carris bus schedules and further route details are available at carris.transporteslisboa.pt. Aerobus also offers various routes linking the airport to Downtown Lisbon. Aerobus bus schedules and further route details are available here.

More options can be found here.

By taxi

There is a taxi rank located outside arrivals at Lisbon airport.

By car

If travelling by car from Lisbon airport to Lisbon City Centre, the exit route is the 2a circular.

 

From Lisbon city centre to Web Summit

 

By metro

Take the green line from Baixa-Chiado station until Alameda station. From here, take the red line to Oriente Station (Estação Oriente).

Please note that Web Summit Metro tickets will not be available to purchase at Oriente Station. Web Summit Metro tickets will only be available at the airport from Saturday until Tuesday and the FIL from Monday. Timetables and further route details are available here.

By bus

Those travelling by bus to the Web Summit venue should travel to Oriente Station (Estação Oriente), which is a 5-minute walk from the venue. There will be additions to the usual bus schedules for Night Summit. Further details are available here.

By taxi

Dedicated taxi drop-off and collection points at the Web Summit venue will be in operation on event days.

By train

Get out at Orient Station (Estação Oriente), which is a 5-minute walk from the venue. Timetables and further route details are available here.

 

From the airport to Web Summit

 

By metro

From the airport, take the red line and get out at the Oriente Station (Estação Oriente). Please note that the Web Summit Metro ticket will only be available to purchase at the airport from Saturday until Monday and from FIL on Monday onwards.

Timetables and further route details are available here.

By bus

Bus numbers 705 and 744 leave Lisbon airport regularly and travel to Oriente Station (Estação Oriente), which is a 5-minute walk from the Web Summit venue. Bus schedules and further route details are available here.

By taxi

There is a taxi rank located outside arrivals at Lisbon airport.

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