Porto is a modern European city served by an international airport, railways and a public transportation system that includes both bus services and subway lines.

Airport Transfer

If travelling by plane, there are several ways to get to the city centre (hotel or ISEP). See links below for additional or updated info.


The easiest way to get from Porto Airport to the city center is to take the metro. Line E (Violet) connects Airport Station to “Estádio do Dragão” Station, and, naturally, to all metro’s network (Trindade station).The access to the Station from the interior of the Airport is extremely simple and practical, being fully signalled.

The occasional Andante title required for travelling between the Airport Station and Oporto city centre is a Z4. In the Andante shop located in the arrivals zone of the Airport you can also buy the Andante Tour, an unlimited and intermodal title valid for 1 or 3 days. The journey to the city centre takes about 30 minutes and a single fare is €1.80.


There are regular bus connections to the city centre (buses 601, 602, 604 and 3M serve the airport). A single fare is also €1.80 (Buses and Metro share the Andante system).


Taxis are available 24 hours a day from outside Arrivals. A 20% surcharge is payable at weekends, on public holidays and between 21:00 and 06:00.Taxi service to the Porto centre should cost about 20 euros and take between 20 and 30 minutes. Large size baggage may incur on additional cost (about 3 EUR).


There is a low cost shuttle service between the airport and the Porto hotels. You must book in advance in 100RUMOS (http://100rumos.com/product/porto-airport-shuttle/), the cost is 9 EUR per person.

Getting to ISEP

ISEP is located in the main university area of Porto, 10 minutes away from the city centre by subway. Easily accessible by public transportation, the campus is just across the IPO subway station (yellow) line and is also served by the 300, 301, 603, 803 buses.