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Lisbon Portela Airport

Transportation to Leeds Airport from the City Center

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from Leeds city center. The airport is accessible from the city center by taxi, bus, and rental car.


Taxis are a less preferred transportation alternative because buses in the city are well developed and affordable. However, if you are in a hurry and want to enjoy a quiet and convenient ride to the airport then taxis are the ideal choice. There are many taxi companies that operate in the city that you can easily call and arrange a vehicle with.


Bus line 757 provides easy and quick transportation to the airport from the city center. This bus line departs from the central bus station and many other stops throughout the city. These buses are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and operate from 5:33 am to 10:20 pm every day. During the week these buses run every 30 minutes and less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport. There are many well-known rental car companies located in the city. Rental car companies located throughout the city that you can choose from include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and more. You can also easily book a vehicle online.

Airport Information

Leeds Bradford Airport covers a large area and offers passenger services out of one terminal building. In addition to the terminal building there is a rather large parking area outside. The airport offers free parking for the first hour. Leeds Bradford Airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. Passengers who want to relax and enjoy free internet access can head to the Yorkshire Premiere Lounge. The airport also contains a Multi-faith Prayer Area for travelers who want to pray in a quiet and calm environment.

The terminal, which has a designated smoking area for smokers, also includes ATMs and a Travelex currency exchange office to meet your monetary needs. Passengers who want to go shopping can head to World Duty Free, Cargo, WH Smith and Superdrug. Leeds Bradford Airport also features a variety of dining options including fast food venues and places that serve local delicacies. Passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink at The Saltaire Bar and Eatery, Burger King, Camden Food Company, Sports Bar and Caffe Ritazza.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

Transportation to Lisbon City Center from Airport

You have options such as metro, bus, airport shuttle, and taxi and car rental to reach your destination from this airport which is just 7 kilometers from the city center.


The fastest and cheapest way to get to the city center from the airport is taking metro. The red line of the Lisbon metro goes up to the airport and departs every 6 to 9 minutes. The red line starting from the airport stops at "Encarnaçao", "Moscavide", "Oriente", "Cabo Ruivo", "Olivais, Chelas", "Bela Vista", "Olaias", "Alameda" and "Saldanha", and reached Sebastiao station. Some of these stops intersect with the green, yellow and blue lines of the Lisbon metro. You can change to the green line at "Alameda" stop, to yellow line at "Saldanha" stop, and to the blue line at "S. Sebastiao "stop. For example, if you would like to go to the city center, Baixa-Chiado, upon your arrival without going to your hotel, you need to get off at the "Alameda" stop and change to the green line. You can also change to the train line in the city at the Oriente stop and go to other cities of Portugal from here. When you arrive at the city you can explore the metro by taking a metro map or browsing the internet. It is a quite regular system that can take you to many places in the city easily and quickly. The duration of the journey varies depending on your destination. You can get to the financial center in 15 minutes and the city center in 25 minutes on average. The Lisbon metro runs between 6.30 am and 1 am. You have to get one of the pre-paid 7 Colinas or Viva Viagem electronic cards. If you buy a daily or 3-day unlimited use ticket, depending on the length of your stay, you can travel more economically in the city. You can also use these cards in buses.


You can also take advantage of the buses that arrive at the airport's arrival terminals. But you cannot take these buses if you have much luggage. There is a limit on the size of your luggage and you only have one hand luggage allowance. The journey can last about 30 to 50 minutes depending on your destination and the traffic conditions. Nevertheless, if you want to use the bus,  bus number 744 works between "Marques Pombal" - "Airport" and "Moscavide" and passes through many important tourist stops of the city every weekday from 5.35 am to 8.40 pm. You can also take a short city tour with this bus. In addition, you can also use buses number 705 (Oriente - Airport - Rome / Areeiro) and 783 (Amoreiras-Airport-Portela), operating between 6.40 am and 8.10 pm, working days only. These buses do not operate at night. After midnight, you can take the bus number 208 which runs between "Cais Sodre" - "Airport" and "Oriente" till 05.30 in the morning. In order to take advantage of the buses, you have to buy the prepaid "7 Colinas" or "Viva Viagem" electronic cards. If you buy a daily or 3-day unlimited use ticket, depending on the length of your stay, you can travel more economically in the city.

Airport Shuttle

If you have a lot of baggage, you can take AEROBUS, airport shuttle that operate between the airport and city center or the financial center every day of the week. You can take the AEROBUS from both terminals of the airport.  AEROBUS Line 1 runs between "Airport" and "Cais do Sodre" stops. These buses departing every 20 minutes stop at "Entrecampos", "Compo Pequeno", "Av. REpublica", "Saldanha", "Picoas", "Fontes Pereira de Melo", "Av. Da Liberdade", "Restauradores", "Rossio"(City Center), "P. Comercio", and reach "Cais do Sodre" stop. The shuttle operates between 7 am and 11.20 pm. The AEROBUS Line 2 departs every 40 minutes and after the airport, stops at "Entrecampos", "Catholic University", "Sete Rios", "Praça de Espanha", "Av. Jose Malhoa (Sul)" and reaches “Av. Jose Moalhoa” stop. The working hours for this line are between 7.30 am and 11 pm.  After 8 pm, the shuttle does not depart every 40 minutes, but every hour. AEROBUS stops are metro stops at the same time. You can get off at these stops and change to metro. If you are not traveling alone, the fare that you would pay to the taxi might be close to the fare you would pay to AEROBUS. For this reason, we recommend you to compare the fares of these alternatives. Discounts are provided for those travelling as a group of four, to children and to those who buy return ticket. You can buy tickets online, at the bus, or at the airport's arrival terminal.


As soon as you leave the arrival terminal of the airport you can take one of the taxis waiting for the passengers. However, you may encounter the problem of finding a taxi at busy times. In such cases, you can take the elevator to the departure terminal and take a taxi from here. Moreover, you pay less if you get your taxi from the departure terminal. You may need a taxi especially at night, when the metro and AEROBUS shuttles do not operate. Nightly buses remain as an alternative to public transport at night, but there are baggage restrictions in these buses. In Lisbon, airport taxis charge extra per luggage. In addition, at weekends, official holidays and night time fares increase by 20 percent.

Car Rental

If you are evaluating car rental option, which provides you flexibility on your journeys, you can find the offices of Avis, Europcar, Guerin, Hertz and Goldcar car rental companies at Lisbon Airport. If Lisbon is your starting point for your trip in Portugal, which is already a rather small country, and if you are traveling in groups of several people, renting a car may be an even better option. Also remember that you have to pay for many parking areas in the city.

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2017

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Which airports can I use for Leeds-Lisbon flights?

For Leeds-Lisbon flights, you can use Leeds Bradford Airport as departure airport, and Lisbon Portela Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Leeds-Lisbon and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Leeds-Lisbon is 1777 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Leeds-Lisbon flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Leeds-Lisbon flights is Monday.

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