Lisboa City Card

Unlock Convenient Transportation with the Lisbon Card: Enjoy Free Travel in Lisbon

Lisbon City Card & Public Transportation

  • Unlimited access: The Lisbon City Card provides unlimited access to public transportation in Lisbon, including buses, trams, and the metro.
  • Convenience: The card allows you to travel seamlessly throughout the city without the hassle of searching for correct change or buying tickets at every stop.
  • Flexibility: You can hop on and off buses, trams, and the metro as often as you like, giving you the freedom to explore different areas of Lisbon at your own pace.
  • Time-saving: With the Lisbon City Card, you can bypass ticket lines and quickly board public transportation, saving valuable time during your visit.
  • Integrated travel: The card covers various modes of public transportation, allowing you to switch between buses, trams, and the metro easily, making it convenient to reach different parts of the city.

Public Transportations in Lisbon

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  • Number of Lines: The metro system consists of four autonomous lines, each color-coded for easy identification and navigation.
  • Number of Stations: There are a total of 56 stations spread across the four lines, providing extensive coverage throughout Lisbon.
  • Line Transfers: Passengers have the convenience of switching lines at six designated stations, allowing for seamless travel and connectivity.
  • Timings : Metro opens at 6:30 AM and closes at 1 AM. every day, including weekends and public holidays.

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The Cais do Sodré station, located next to the Tagus River in Lisbon, serves as a gateway to exciting destinations.

  • Cascais Line: 33-minute train ride from Cais do Sodré. Explore cosmopolitan Cascais, beautiful beaches, and delicious seafood.
  • Sintra Line: 40-minute journey from Rossio. Discover stunning palaces, museums, and natural landscapes in romantic Sintra.
  • Interconnectivity: Sintra Line connects with Azambuja Line, serving eastern Lisbon and attractions like Sete Rios and Oriente station.
  • Lisbon Oceanarium: Adjacent to the East station. Europe's largest and world's second-largest oceanarium, surrounded by shopping, dining, and river views.

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CARRIS, Lisbon's transportation company, operates a comprehensive network spanning 667km, including:

  • Daytime Service: Bus, tram, and elevator lines like Santa Justa, Glória, Lavra, and Bica.
  • Night Service: Dawn Network, operating every night with regular fares.
  • Special Services: Available for individuals with reduced mobility, including the Bike Bus service and Mob Carsharing.

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How to Use Lisbon Card to Access Free Public Transportation

Boarding Buses and Trams:

  • Approach the bus or tram stop and wait for the arrival of the appropriate vehicle.
  • Show your Lisbon Card to the driver or the ticket inspector when requested.
  • The card will be visually inspected or scanned to confirm its validity.
  • Once validated, find a seat or hold on to a handrail as necessary for a comfortable journey.

Using the Metro:

  • Locate the nearest metro station using a map or by asking for directions.
  • Approach the metro station entrance and find the ticket gates.
  • Look for the designated entry gate for Lisbon Card holders, which is usually marked with the Lisbon Card logo.
  • Tap the Lisbon Card on the card reader or place it on the designated area for validation.
  • Proceed through the gate once it opens, and collect your card from the reader if necessary.

Access to Top Attractions of Lisbon With Lisbon Card


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How to Activate Lisbon Card

To activate the Lisbon Card, follow these steps:

  • Write the start date and time on the designated space on the card.
  • The card becomes active upon its first use.
  • Use the card for the first time at an attraction, museum, or when boarding public transportation.
  • The card's validity period (24, 48, or 72 hours) starts from the moment of activation.
  • Show the card to the staff at the entrance of attractions for free entry or to the driver when boarding public transportation for validation.
  • The card will be automatically validated and activated for the designated duration.
  • Keep the card with you throughout your visit to enjoy its benefits and discounts.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Transportation With Lisbon Card

What modes of transportation are included with the Lisbon Card?

The Lisbon Card provides unlimited access to various modes of transportation, including buses, trams, and the metro within Lisbon.

How do I use the Lisbon Card on public transportation?

Simply show your Lisbon Card to the driver when boarding a bus or tram, or scan it at the ticket gates when using the metro. The card will be validated for the designated duration of your choice (24, 48, or 72 hours).

Can I use the Lisbon Card on the famous Tram 28 route?

Yes, the Lisbon Card is valid for Tram 28, one of the most iconic tram routes in Lisbon. You can hop on and off the tram using your card.

Does the Lisbon Card cover transportation to and from attractions outside of Lisbon?

No, the Lisbon Card is valid for transportation within Lisbon's public transportation network. It does not cover transportation to attractions located outside the city, such as Sintra or Cascais.

Can I use the Lisbon Card for multiple journeys on the same mode of transportation?

Yes, the Lisbon Card allows for unlimited travel within the designated time period. You can take multiple trips on buses, trams, and the metro without any additional charges.

Can I share the Lisbon Card with others?

No, the Lisbon Card is personal and non-transferable. Each person needs their own card for transportation and admission to attractions.

Do I need to validate the Lisbon Card on each journey?

No, once the card is activated, you do not need to validate it again for each journey. It remains valid for the designated duration (24, 48, or 72 hours) from the moment of activation.

Can I use the Lisbon Card during the nighttime?

Yes, the Lisbon Card is valid for transportation during the nighttime. However, please note that specific schedules and routes may vary for night services.