New University of Lisbon (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

Directions, Transport and Travel To and From Lisbon University
(Lisbon, Portugal)

The University of Lisbon and its faculty buildings are easily accessible by bus or taxi. The city roads are littered with signposts directing commuters and visitors to the university, nearby buildings, and student residences.

Visitors coming to Lisbon can reach the city by driving through Spain where they have to pass through the border and checkpoints. The major road systems they can use to drive to Lisbon are the A1, A8, A9, and A2. The travel time from Madrid to Lisbon can take up to nine hours. Those coming from Porto can reach the city in just three hours.

Travel by Air

Lisbon is the main gateway of visitors coming to Portugal. The country's most essential airport, the Lisbon International Airport, is located in Lisbon. It has regular international flights and stopovers before going to Middle Eastern and Asian countries. The Lisbon International airport is only seven kilometres away from the city centre.

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Car Parking

The Lisbon International Airport has several parking garages that visitors can use for long and short-term parking for a fee. The New University of Lisbon has parking areas located outside the faculty buildings. However, they are always full and are restricted to unauthorized visitors.

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Travel by Trains and Rail Travel

To get to Lisbon by rail, visitors can take the rail from Madrid or Paris. Train travel can be cramped, uncomfortable, and take a long time, especially during the peak season. Because of the lack of high-speed trains in Portugal, visitors have to endure around 10 hours of travel time from Madrid to Lisbon.

Travel by Buses and Coach Travel

Traveling by bus is an inexpensive way of going around the city. Visitors can take a bus outside the airport, hotels, and train stations. Buses follow a daily schedule that can take visitors to the city in just 20 minutes. They can also take the bus shuttles from the hotels that can take them to the tourist spots around the city.

Travel by Taxis

Visitors can take a taxi outside the airport, bus terminals, and train stations. They can hail a taxi at any time of the day. The taxis can drive them back to their hotels and accommodation in less than half an hour. The taxis in Lisbon charge by the kilometre.

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