Transportation from the port of Leixoes (Porto)

Subway

Subway from Leixoes (Porto) to Porto

€2 per person
4-6 per hour
25 minutes

Matoshinhos, the district where your cruise ship will dock, is very well connected to Porto city center by metro. Actually it's a fast tram line managed by Metro do Porto. It’s a fast and cheap way to get downtown. Metro’s run frequently almost every 10 to 15 minutes and a one-way ticket will cost less then €2 euro per person for a 25 minute ride. Take a metro direction Estadio do Dragao and get off either at Casa da Musica or Trindade, which is very close to Porto historic center. Here you can find more info about the metro from Leixoes to Porto.

How do I get to the metro station from Leixoes (Porto) cruise port?

This depends on where exactly you will dock in Leixoes cruise port.

If your ship docks at the cruise terminal dock nr.1, the closest metro station is Mercado. Exit the gate of the pier and go to the right. A couple of hundred meters away you will already see a drawbridge. Cross it. Down on the other side of the dock you will find Mercado metro (tram) station.

If you dock close to Matosinhos Beach, exit the docking area and go to the right. At the roundabout, where you will also find the Matosinhos Tourist Office, go up east into the Avenida Da Republica, cross the next roundabout with the statue, and you will end up at the Matosinhos Sul metro (tram) station.

Public bus

Public bus from Leixoes (Porto) to Porto

€2 per person
1-2 per hour
30-40 minutes

A bus trip from Leixoes to the center of Porto takes about 30 to 40 minutes. Buses run frequent (1-2 per hour) and you will pay less then €2 per person (one way). Popular stops are Casa Da Musica, Cordoaria or Sao Bento on walking distance from the historic center of Porto. Here you can find more info about the public bus from Leixoes to Porto.

How to get to the bus station from Leixoes (Porto) cruise port?

This depends on where exactly you will dock in Leixoes cruise port.

If your ship docks at the cruise terminal near dock nr.1 you find the nr. 507 bus stop at the exit gate of the pier along the Avenida Dr. Antunes Guimaraes.

If you dock near Matosinhos Beach, leave the pier gate, go up east along the Avenida Da Republica where you will find the nr. 500 bus stop.

Taxi

Taxi from Leixoes (Porto) to Porto

€15-€20 per taxi
up to you
15-20 minutes

On both docking locations you will find taxi’s queuing up on port days. You will pay between €15 to €20 for a taxi ride (4 persons, one way) from Leixoes cruise port to the city center of Porto. It's about 10 to 12 kilometers from Leixoes to Porto.