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Do cruise ship dock close to the centre of Lisbon?

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Do cruise ship dock close to the centre of Lisbon?

Visiting Lisbon by cruise ship in July. Prefer to make own arrangements for site seeing. Do Cruise Ships dock close to the centre?

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1. Re: Do cruise ship dock close to the centre of Lisbon?

Cruise ships usually dock beneath the April 25th bridge in Alcantara which is west of the centre of Lisbon. You need to either board the #28 bus eaxstbound and get off at Praca do Commercio or take the #15 tram into Praca da Figueira. Both cost E1.30 cash. Buy the ticket from the driver of the bus, or from the ticket machines on the tram. If you wish buy the 7 colinas card for one day at E4.00 from the Carris Kiuosk outside of Alacantara Mar station and ride all trams/buses/funiculars/Metro for the entire day. Some may advise taking the train to Cais de Sodre and switch there to trams etc. I don't advise doing that myself.

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2. Re: Do cruise ship dock close to the centre of Lisbon?

Distance-wise it is a good couple of miles into the city centre alongside very busy roads, just in case you were thinking of walking! I would definitely take the tram.

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3. Re: Do cruise ship dock close to the centre of Lisbon?

Thanks for the info. Very helpful.

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4. Re: Do cruise ship dock close to the centre of Lisbon?

HI,

Ships also dock at Santa Apolonia, wish is much more close to city centre aqnd have a metro station, very convenient.

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5. Re: Do cruise ship dock close to the centre of Lisbon?

If your ship does dock at Santa Apolonia, then you walk over to the big train station by the military museum, and go downstairs to the metro (blue line). Buy a ticket from the machine (E1.25 = E0.50 + E0.75) and ride over a couple of stops to Baixa-Chiado and get off. You have a choice to climb up to Chiado or climb down to Baixa (using either stairs or escalator). Return by putting the ticket in the machine and adding E0.75 for the return trip. If you think you will ride a lot of transit, then purchase the day card for E4.00 at the kiosk in the station, and ride all of the bus/metro/tram/elevador for the entire day.

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