This Porto metro guide will help you travel around the city using public transportation.
Sparkly and new, the Porto metro is a great and inexpensive way to get around the city. Porto is mostly navigable on foot, but there are several destinations further afield that make using the metro a good choice.
For example, the Violet line of the Porto metro is a great way to get from the Porto airport to the city center. It is much less expensive than taking a taxi or hiring a car, and it takes you directly to the center of Porto without any changes.
The Trindade metro station is the central station where all lines meet. If you need to transfer, it is a good place to do so.
The Porto metro is a convenient way to get to Campanha train station for trains to Lisbon and other cities. It is also useful for getting to attractions further afield such as Rem Koolhaas’ amazing Casa da Musica.
To save money and hassle on the Porto metro, get an Andante Card for easy, inexpensive metro use. It can be purchased at any metro station, and you can top it up when your balance is depleted.