Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Lisbon, Portugal - Airport to Hotel Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade

he Hotel Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade, located on Avda. da Liberdade.
This Hotel is situated about 8 km from the airport. 
Taxi Cost will depend on time of day/night/week-end and nº. of bags and can be estimated at the time of writing at between € 9.00 and € 15.00.
If one takes a taxi, MAKE SURE:
1) one gets a 4 seater cab not a 6 seater or the price goes up
2) the driver switches the meter on BEFORE he/she starts moving. (Any probs, there is usually a police office on duty around the stand. )
The Hotel is about 100m from the Metro Avenida Station.
To travel there by Metro, turn right when exiting the baggage hall, bear right when reaching the bottom of the ramp, one will see two large glass doors and signs for the Metro. Enter the Metro, "Red Line - Linha Vermelha" , buy a ticket and jump on any train and stay on until one reaches the Terminus at São Sebastião.
At São Sebastião, follow the signs for the "Blue Line - Linha Azul", direction Stª. Apolonia. Jump on any train and at the third two stop exit at Station "Metro Avenida."
Metro Map here: